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Season 8, Episode 5

Symon vs. Vetri

Chef Marc Vetri of Philadelphia's Vetri Italian restaurant enters kitchen stadium to take on Iron Chef Michael Symon. Will Vetri's treatment of the secret ingredient earn him a win, or will he fall to Iron Chef Symon's cuisine? Tune in to see whose cuisine reigns supreme!

Sunday
Apr 16
3pm | 2c
Season 10, Episode 6

Flay/Vallodolid vs. Morimoto/Zimmern

Two Iron Chefs are teamed up with special guests in this All-Star Kitchen Stadium battle. Marcela Valladolid, who appears on Food Network's 'Mexican Made Easy' is paired with Iron Chef Bobby Flay; and Andrew Zimmern, of Travel Channel's 'Bizarre Foods,' joins Iron Chef Masuhara Morimoto. Judges are Penn Jillette, Donatella Arpaia Stewart and Simon Majumdar.

Monday
May 8
1am | 12c
Season 9, Episode 10

Symon/Burrell vs. Cora/Irvine

The Chairman is turning down the temperature in Kitchen Stadium for a super-sized battle of culinary masters! Iron Chefs Symon and Cora both step in to battle along with Chef Anne Burrell and Chef Robert Irvine. They have what it takes to whip the Worst Cooks in America into shape, but can they handle the cold in Kitchen Stadium?

Monday
May 15
1am | 12c
Season 0, Episode 12

Symon vs. Culinary Students

The Chairman has an unprecedented battle up his sleeve. He has invited 3 culinary students from The International Culinary Schools at The Art Institutes. To battle them, the Chairman has chosen Iron Chef Symon, accompanied by two young proteges of his. In this incredible battle of will and culinary wit, tune in to see whose cuisine reigns supreme!

Wednesday
Jun 21
2pm | 1c
Season 10, Episode 4

Flay vs. Hastings

Iron Chef Bobby Flay faces off against Challenger Chris Hastings, chef and owner at Hot and Hot Fish Club in Birmingham, Alabama. Judges are Anthony Anderson, Donatella Arpaia Stewart and Simon Majumdar.

Wednesday
Jul 5
7pm | 6c
Season 0, Episode 20

Thanksgiving Showdown

Team Iron Chef America (Iron Chefs Michael Symon, Marc Forgione and Geoffrey Zakarian) takes on Team Chopped (Chefs Aaron Sanchez, Scott Conant and Marc Murphy) in this Thanksgiving Showdown. The Judges are Anthony Anderson, Donatella Arpaia, Simon Majumdar and Hal Rubenstein.

Wednesday
Nov 8
11pm | 10c
Season 0, Episode 22

Iron Chef: Outside the Stadium

For America's original Iron Chefs like Bobby Flay and Wolfgang Puck, achieving Iron Chef status cemented their legacy. For the next generation, like Jose Garces, Alex Guarnaschelli, Michael Symon, Geoffrey Zakarian and Stephanie Izard, becoming an Iron Chef was a life-changing experience. From restaurants to television, find out what projects these talented chefs are up to now.

Thursday
Nov 9
3am | 2c
Season 8, Episode 1

Flay vs. Greenspan

After appearing in Next Iron Chef Season 3 Chef Eric Greenspan enters Kitchen Stadium to Challenge Iron Chef Bobby Flay. Will Chef Greenspan wow the judges with his culinary creations, or feel the fiery flames of defeat at Iron Chef Flay's hands? Tune in to see whose cuisine reigns supreme.

Wednesday
Nov 22
4pm | 3c
Season 12, Episode 6

Vegas High Rollers: Flay vs. Sosa

It's Vaya con Vegas, baby, as the Chairman rolls the dice and pits Iron Chef Bobby Flay against challenger Angelo Sosa in a fight for the culinary title. The judges for this battle are Hal Rubenstein, Judy Joo and Billy Harris.

Wednesday
Nov 22
5pm | 4c
Season 12, Episode 4

Big Game Day: Symon/Forgione vs. Morimoto/Garces

Two teams of Iron Chefs skirmish in a Big Game Day clash. (Michael Symon and Marc Forgione vs. Masaharu Morimoto and Jose Garces) Judges are Donatella Arpaia, Mike Greenberg and Caroline Manzo.

Wednesday
Nov 29
10pm | 9c
Season 12, Episode 4

Big Game Day: Symon/Forgione vs. Morimoto/Garces

Two teams of Iron Chefs skirmish in a Big Game Day clash. (Michael Symon and Marc Forgione vs. Masaharu Morimoto and Jose Garces) Judges are Donatella Arpaia, Mike Greenberg and Caroline Manzo.

Thursday
Nov 30
1am | 12c
Season 12, Episode 1

Winter Ice Battle

Iron Chefs Bobby Flay and Jose Garces take on Iron Chefs Masaharu Morimoto and Geoffrey Zakarian in a frozen wonderland, where food must be served on elaborate places carved from huge blocks of ice. Judges are Anthony Anderson, Alfred Portale and Karine Bakhoum.

Wednesday
Dec 13
11pm | 10c
Season 9, Episode 10

Symon/Burrell vs. Cora/Irvine

The Chairman is turning down the temperature in Kitchen Stadium for a super-sized battle of culinary masters! Iron Chefs Symon and Cora both step in to battle along with Chef Anne Burrell and Chef Robert Irvine. They have what it takes to whip the Worst Cooks in America into shape, but can they handle the cold in Kitchen Stadium?

Wednesday
Jan 10
11pm | 10c
Season 11, Episode 16

Guarnaschelli vs. Kalt

Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli faces off against challenger Stephen Kalt. Chef Kalt's Southern Italian cuisine can be sampled at Fornelleto, in the Borgata Hotel in Atlantic City and his most recent venture is Caulfield's in Beverly Hills, Calif. Judges are Karine Bakhoum, Art Smith and Elettra Wiedemann.

Wednesday
Apr 25
10pm | 9c
Season 10, Episode 21

Zakarian vs. Gallante

Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian faces off against challenger Shea Gallante, who is the executive chef at Ciano in New York. The judges for this battle are Michael Ruhlman, Candice Kumai and Martin Yan.

Wednesday
Apr 25
11pm | 10c
Season 11, Episode 16

Guarnaschelli vs. Kalt

Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli faces off against challenger Stephen Kalt. Chef Kalt's Southern Italian cuisine can be sampled at Fornelleto, in the Borgata Hotel in Atlantic City and his most recent venture is Caulfield's in Beverly Hills, Calif. Judges are Karine Bakhoum, Art Smith and Elettra Wiedemann.

Thursday
Apr 26
1am | 12c
Season 10, Episode 21

Zakarian vs. Gallante

Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian faces off against challenger Shea Gallante, who is the executive chef at Ciano in New York. The judges for this battle are Michael Ruhlman, Candice Kumai and Martin Yan.

Thursday
Apr 26
2am | 1c
Season 10, Episode 6

Flay/Vallodolid vs. Morimoto/Zimmern

Two Iron Chefs are teamed up with special guests in this All-Star Kitchen Stadium battle. Marcela Valladolid, who appears on Food Network's 'Mexican Made Easy' is paired with Iron Chef Bobby Flay; and Andrew Zimmern, of Travel Channel's 'Bizarre Foods,' joins Iron Chef Masuhara Morimoto. Judges are Penn Jillette, Donatella Arpaia Stewart and Simon Majumdar.

Wednesday
May 2
2pm | 1c
Season 8, Episode 17

Morimoto vs. Hines

Celebrated Seattle Chef Maria Hines enters kitchen stadium to challenge the master himself, Iron Chef Morimoto. Will Chef Hines be able to stand the heat of Kitchen Stadium, or will she leave with the bitter taste of defeat in her mouth? Tune in to see whose cuisine reigns supreme.

Wednesday
May 2
3pm | 2c
Season 8, Episode 20

Cora vs. Kostow

Chef Christopher Kostow of The Restaurant at Meadowood in Napa Sonoma California enters Kitchen Stadium to take on fellow Californian Iron Chef Cat Cora. Can Chef Kostow delicate treatment of the ingredients earn him a win, or will he face defeat? Tune in to see whose cuisine reigns supreme.

Wednesday
May 2
4pm | 3c
Season 10, Episode 20

Morimoto vs. Forgione

It's a battle of the Iron Chefs as Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto faces off against Iron Chef Marc Forgione in an Iron Chef Grilling Battle set in Kitchen Stadium. Judges are John T Edge, Elizabeth Karmel and Rick Abramson.

Wednesday
May 2
10pm | 9c
Season 11, Episode 3

Flay vs. Wexler

Iron Chef Bobby Flay faces off against Challenger Micah Wexler. Chef Wexler is a James Beard award semi-finalist for Rising Star Chef of the Year 2012. Judges are Anthony Anderson, Karine Bakhoum and Michael Ruhlman.

Wednesday
May 2
11pm | 10c
Season 10, Episode 20

Morimoto vs. Forgione

It's a battle of the Iron Chefs as Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto faces off against Iron Chef Marc Forgione in an Iron Chef Grilling Battle set in Kitchen Stadium. Judges are John T Edge, Elizabeth Karmel and Rick Abramson.

Thursday
May 3
1am | 12c
Season 11, Episode 3

Flay vs. Wexler

Iron Chef Bobby Flay faces off against Challenger Micah Wexler. Chef Wexler is a James Beard award semi-finalist for Rising Star Chef of the Year 2012. Judges are Anthony Anderson, Karine Bakhoum and Michael Ruhlman.

Thursday
May 3
2am | 1c
Season 12, Episode 7

Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad 60's Meal

Iron Chefs paired with bartenders compete in a 60's meal melee, as Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli and Jeremy Oertel face off against Iron Chef Marc Forgione and Natasha David. Judges are Willie Degel, Judy Joo and Simon Majumdar.

Wednesday
May 9
2pm | 1c
Season 12, Episode 8

Ultimate Bar Food: Flay/Anderson vs. Morimoto/Majumdar

Iron Chefs paired with amateur cooks raise the bar on common food fare in a food fight brawl. Iron Chef Bobby Flay and actor Anthony Anderson take on Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto and food writer Simon Majumdar. The judges are Billy Harris, Donatella Arpaia and Adam Fleischman.

Wednesday
May 9
3pm | 2c

About the Show

Based upon the Japanese cult sensation, Iron Chef America carries on the legend of Kitchen Stadium and the famed "secret ingredient." Each week, world-class chefs battle the legendary Iron Chefs of America: Bobby Flay, Mario Batali, Masaharu Morimoto, Cat Cora, Jose Garces, Michael Symon, Marc Forgione and Geoffrey Zakarian. Alton Brown serves as Commentator and Mark Dacascos is Chairman.

About the Host

Alton Brown

Alton Brown, host of Good Eats, appears regularly on Food Network Star, Iron Chef America and Cutthroat Kitchen.

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