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Find out which Iron Chef you're most like in the kitchen.

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The Secret Ingredient Is ...

Simon Majumdar breaks down the ingredients on the altar.

Plums, Tea and More
Season 11, Episode 8

Tournament 3 TBD vs. Symon

In this second round of the Tournament of Champions, an Iron chef winner from round one battles Iron Chef Michael Symon. The judges for this battle are Ree Drummond, Aaron Sanchez and Trisha Yearwood.

Wednesday
Jun 21
6pm | 5c
Season 9, Episode 8

Flay vs. Stein

It's the Windy City vs. the Big Apple when Chicago-based Chef Todd Stein enters Kitchen Stadium to take on Iron Chef Bobby Flay. Who's cuisine will reign supreme?

Wednesday
Jul 5
2pm | 1c
Season 12, Episode 2

Grill Masters: U.S.A. vs. Australia

Team USA (Iron Chefs Bobby Flay, Marc Forgione and Alex Guarnaschelli) battles Team Australia (Chefs Adrian Richardson, Darren Robertson and Tobie Puttock) in a Grill Masters competition. The judges are Donatella Arpaia, Ryan Kwanten and Elizabeth Karmel.

Wednesday
Jul 12
7pm | 6c
Season 11, Episode 12

Morimoto vs. Cantu

Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto faces off against Challenger Homaro Cantu. When Chef Cantu and Iron Chef Morimoto last met in Kitchen Stadium, Chef Cantu won by a single point, and there's a grudge to settle. Judges are Donatella Arpaia, David Rocco, Kaley Cuoco.

Wednesday
Dec 6
2pm | 1c
Season 11, Episode 1

Flay vs. Pham

Iron Chef Bobby Flay faces off against Challenger Viet Pham. Chef Pham is co-owner of Forage, an award-winning restaurant in Salt Lake City. Judges are Simon Majumdar, Donatella Arpaia and Ben Sargent.

Wednesday
Dec 13
3pm | 2c
Season 10, Episode 2

Flay vs. Allegretti

Iron Chef Bobby Flay faces off against challenger Alain Allegretti, executive chef at La Promenade des Anglais in New York City. Judges are Simon Majumdar, Cady Huffman and Candice Kumai

Wednesday
Dec 13
6pm | 5c
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
Dec 20
3pm | 2c
Season 8, Episode 15

Symon/Psilakis vs. Carro Brothers

Italian brothers Nicola and Fabrizio Carro enter kitchen stadium to take on Iron Chef Michael Symon paired with Chef Michael Psilakis. Will the brothers take down the Michael's with their classic cuisine, or will Symon and Psilakis wow the judges with their paired dishes? Tune in to see whose cuisine reigns supreme!

Wednesday
Dec 20
5pm | 4c
Season 8, Episode 29

Symon Vs. Goldman

Duff Goldman from Food Network's Ace of Cakes takes on Iron Chef Michael Symon in a culinary showdown. Duff isn't here just to make cakes, he's in it to win it with sweet and savory creations. Will he be able to withstand the heat of Kitchen Stadium, or will he feel the singe of defeat to Iron Chef Symon? Tune in to see whose cuisine reigns supreme!

Wednesday
Dec 20
11pm | 10c
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!

Wednesday
Jan 10
6pm | 5c
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
Apr 4
11pm | 10c
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.

Thursday
Apr 5
2am | 1c
Season 10, Episode 7

Symon vs. Nunez

Iron Chef Michael Symon faces off against challenger Jesus Nunez. Chef Nunez is chef and owner of Gastroarte Restaurant in New York. The judges are Jose Andres, Cady Huffman, Andrew Zimmern and Sophie Michell.

Thursday
Apr 12
2am | 1c
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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