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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.

Monday
May 22
1am | 12c
Season 11, Episode 10

Tournament of Champions Finale

In this final round of the Iron Chef America Tournament of Champions, the top two finalists battle in Kitchen Stadium. Judges Donatella Arpaia, Bobby Flay and Karine Bakhoum will crown one Grand Champion.

Wednesday
Jun 21
8pm | 7c
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
Jul 5
4pm | 3c
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.

Wednesday
Nov 8
8pm | 7c
Season 11, Episode 9

Flay vs. Voltaggio

Iron Chef Bobby Flay faces off against challenger Michael Voltaggio. Chef Voltaggio is the Owner/Executive chef of ink in Los Angeles. Mario Rizzotti, Karine Bakhoum and Hal Rubenstein are the judges for this battle.

Wednesday
Dec 13
5pm | 4c
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.

Thursday
Dec 14
2am | 1c
Season 8, Episode 8

Symon vs. Crenn

San Francisco chef Dominique Crenn was a competitor in Next Iron Chef season 2, and has come to Kitchen Stadium to take on the ultimate challenger in Iron Chef Symon, winner of the first season of Next Iron Chef. Will Chef Crenn be able to prove that she has what it takes? Tune in to see whose cuisine reigns supreme.

Wednesday
Dec 20
2pm | 1c
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
Dec 27
6pm | 5c
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.

Sunday
Apr 15
3pm | 2c
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 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 13, Episode 8

Forgione vs. Dang

Vietnamese Chef Thai Dang fishes for a win from the Chairman during his battle against Iron Chef Marc Forgione. Judges Jonathan Waxman and Tanya Holland will determine a winner.

Sunday
Jun 17
4pm | 3c
Season 13, Episode 9

Guarnaschelli vs. Williams

Boston Chef Douglass Williams makes the most of a little vegetable in a battle against Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli. Ming-Na Wen and John T. Edge will determine which chef triumphs.

Sunday
Jun 24
6pm | 5c
Season 13, Episode 2

Izard vs. Battes

Chef Erik Battes -- a fruit of Iron Chef Morimoto's culinary tree -- applies modern takes to an ancient ingredient in a battle against Iron Chef Stephanie Izard. Michael Voltaggio and Ching-He Huang will determine the winner of this fierce competition.

Sunday
Jun 24
10pm | 9c
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?

Sunday
Jun 24
11pm | 10c
Season 13, Episode 2

Izard vs. Battes

Chef Erik Battes -- a fruit of Iron Chef Morimoto's culinary tree -- applies modern takes to an ancient ingredient in a battle against Iron Chef Stephanie Izard. Michael Voltaggio and Ching-He Huang will determine the winner of this fierce competition.

Monday
Jun 25
1am | 12c
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?

Monday
Jun 25
2am | 1c
Season 13, Episode 2

Izard vs. Battes

Chef Erik Battes -- a fruit of Iron Chef Morimoto's culinary tree -- applies modern takes to an ancient ingredient in a battle against Iron Chef Stephanie Izard. Michael Voltaggio and Ching-He Huang will determine the winner of this fierce competition.

Sunday
Jul 1
6pm | 5c
Season 13, Episode 3

Zakarian vs. Darin

Chef Fernando Darin was born into an Italian family in the Brazilian countryside and he's bringing his international flair to his culinary contest with Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian. Anya Fernald and Lolis Eric Elie will determine if either chef chokes.

Sunday
Jul 1
10pm | 9c
Season 10, Episode 13

Flay vs. Isidori

Iron Chef Bobby Flay faces off against challenger Joe Isadori. Chef Isadori is the executive chef at Southfork Kitchen in Bridgehampton, New York. Judges are Joshua Applestone, Georgia Pellegrini and Glen Davis.

Sunday
Jul 1
11pm | 10c
Season 13, Episode 3

Zakarian vs. Darin

Chef Fernando Darin was born into an Italian family in the Brazilian countryside and he's bringing his international flair to his culinary contest with Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian. Anya Fernald and Lolis Eric Elie will determine if either chef chokes.

Monday
Jul 2
1am | 12c
Season 10, Episode 13

Flay vs. Isidori

Iron Chef Bobby Flay faces off against challenger Joe Isadori. Chef Isadori is the executive chef at Southfork Kitchen in Bridgehampton, New York. Judges are Joshua Applestone, Georgia Pellegrini and Glen Davis.

Monday
Jul 2
2am | 1c
Season 13, Episode 3

Zakarian vs. Darin

Chef Fernando Darin was born into an Italian family in the Brazilian countryside and he's bringing his international flair to his culinary contest with Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian. Anya Fernald and Lolis Eric Elie will determine if either chef chokes.

Sunday
Jul 8
6pm | 5c
Season 13, Episode 7

Guarnaschelli vs. Sutherland

Minnesota chef Justin Sutherland brings his contemporary Southern cuisine to Kitchen Stadium in an attempt to fleece Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli. If they want to win, each chef will have to impress judges Susan Feniger and Jonathan Waxman.

Sunday
Jul 8
10pm | 9c
Season 10, Episode 11

Zakarian vs. Schenker

Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian faces off against chef Jesse Schenker, chef and owner of Recette in New York. Judges are Julie White, Art Smith and Anya Fernald.

Sunday
Jul 8
11pm | 10c

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.