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Mission: The Gauntlet

Simon Majumdar breaks down the ingredients on the altar.

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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.

Sunday
Apr 16
11pm | 10c
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.

Sunday
Apr 30
11pm | 10c
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.

Monday
May 1
2am | 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
Jun 21
3pm | 2c
Season 8, Episode 10

Morimoto Vs. Zakarian

New York-based chef Geoffrey Zakarian enters kitchen stadium for the first time to challenge Iron Chef Morimoto. Will their two different styles of cuisine leave the judges in awe? Tune in to see whose cuisine reigns supreme!

Wednesday
Jul 12
5pm | 4c
Season 8, Episode 9

Flay Vs. Stone

Aussie Chef Curtis Stone enters Kitchen Stadium to take on Iron Chef Bobby Flay in a fiery battle to the finish. Will Chef Stone burn Iron Chef Flay with his take on the secret ingredient, or will he leave with the bitter taste of defeat in his mouth? Tune in to see whose cuisine reigns supreme!

Thursday
Jul 13
3am | 2c
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.

Thursday
Nov 9
2am | 1c
Season 9, Episode 6

Flay vs. Knibb

West coast chef, Jason Knibb challenges Bobby Flay to a special seafood showdown. Whose cuisine will reign supreme?

Wednesday
Nov 22
6pm | 5c
Season 8, Episode 16

Symon vs. Okuwa

Chef Makoto Okuwa, a former sous chef to Iron Chef Morimoto enters Kitchen Stadium for the first time as a challenger to Iron Chef Michael Symon. Will Okuwa break under the pressure of leading his own team, or impress the judges with his treatment of the secret ingredient? Tune in to see whose cuisine reigns supreme!

Wednesday
Dec 20
7pm | 6c
Season 0, Episode 15

Sparkling Wine Holiday Battle

It's the holiday season, and the Chairman is celebrating with a festive battle. He welcomes Chef Mike Lata of FIG (Food Is Good) restaurant in Charleston, SC to enter Kitchen Stadium and take on Iron Chef Jose Garces. Will Chef Lata's Food be Good enough to topple the towering Iron Chef Garces? Tune in to see whose cuisine reigns supreme!

Wednesday
Dec 27
11pm | 10c
Season 10, Episode 15

Zakarian vs. Casanova

In his debut battle, Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian takes on Challenger Chef Victor Casanova. Judges are Karine Bakhoum, Art Smith and Jill Zarin. Chef Casanova is Executive Chef at Culina, an Italian restaurant at the Four Seasons Beverly Hills.

Wednesday
Jan 3
5pm | 4c
Season 11, Episode 2

Symon vs. Tio

Iron Chef Michael Symon faces off against Challenger Chef Celina Tio. Chef Tio participated in the third season of The Next Iron Chef, for which Iron Chef Symon was a judge. Judges are Anthony Anderson, Karine Bakhoum and Michael Ruhlman.

Wednesday
Jan 10
4pm | 3c
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 13, Episode 10

Guarnaschelli vs. Anderson

Richmond, Virginia's schnitzel queen, Chef Brittanny Anderson, hopes that she doesn't leave Kitchen Stadium feeling blue after battling one of the Chairman's best, Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli. Antonia Lofaso and Simon Majumdar serve as judges.

Sunday
May 20
10pm | 9c
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.

Sunday
May 20
11pm | 10c
Season 13, Episode 10

Guarnaschelli vs. Anderson

Richmond, Virginia's schnitzel queen, Chef Brittanny Anderson, hopes that she doesn't leave Kitchen Stadium feeling blue after battling one of the Chairman's best, Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli. Antonia Lofaso and Simon Majumdar serve as judges.

Monday
May 21
1am | 12c
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.

Monday
May 21
2am | 1c
Season 13, Episode 10

Guarnaschelli vs. Anderson

Richmond, Virginia's schnitzel queen, Chef Brittanny Anderson, hopes that she doesn't leave Kitchen Stadium feeling blue after battling one of the Chairman's best, Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli. Antonia Lofaso and Simon Majumdar serve as judges.

Sunday
May 27
6pm | 5c
Season 13, Episode 1

Izard vs. Blamey

It's the Chairman's special grill battle, and New York burger master, Chef Victoria Blamey, has a beef with Iron Chef Stephanie Izard. Judges Anthony Anderson and Judy Joo decide which chef makes the grade.

Sunday
May 27
10pm | 9c
Season 0, Episode 19

Military Grill Battle

The branches of the United States military always work together to protect the country, but there also is an intense competitive spirit among the divisions of the armed forces. The Army, Navy and Marines move their rivalry to Kitchen Stadium and join forces with three Iron Chefs in the ultimate Military Grill Battle. Iron Chefs Morimoto, Symon and Cora travel to Hawaii where each will team with a well-seasoned cook from a different branch of the military. At the scenic and historic Marine Base Hawaii at Kane'ohe Bay on the island of Oahu, the Iron Chefs and their military cohorts must cook to impress a tough panel of judges highlighting the usage of a world class grill and a bounty of Hawaiian ingredients in their culinary arsenal.

Sunday
May 27
11pm | 10c
Season 13, Episode 1

Izard vs. Blamey

It's the Chairman's special grill battle, and New York burger master, Chef Victoria Blamey, has a beef with Iron Chef Stephanie Izard. Judges Anthony Anderson and Judy Joo decide which chef makes the grade.

Monday
May 28
1am | 12c
Season 0, Episode 19

Military Grill Battle

The branches of the United States military always work together to protect the country, but there also is an intense competitive spirit among the divisions of the armed forces. The Army, Navy and Marines move their rivalry to Kitchen Stadium and join forces with three Iron Chefs in the ultimate Military Grill Battle. Iron Chefs Morimoto, Symon and Cora travel to Hawaii where each will team with a well-seasoned cook from a different branch of the military. At the scenic and historic Marine Base Hawaii at Kane'ohe Bay on the island of Oahu, the Iron Chefs and their military cohorts must cook to impress a tough panel of judges highlighting the usage of a world class grill and a bounty of Hawaiian ingredients in their culinary arsenal.

Monday
May 28
2am | 1c
Season 13, Episode 1

Izard vs. Blamey

It's the Chairman's special grill battle, and New York burger master, Chef Victoria Blamey, has a beef with Iron Chef Stephanie Izard. Judges Anthony Anderson and Judy Joo decide which chef makes the grade.

Sunday
Jun 3
6pm | 5c
Season 13, Episode 4

Zakarian vs. Taymor

Coastal Californian Chef Ari Taymor rides a wave of success into Kitchen Stadium and immediately gets to the root of the matter against Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian. Judges Leslie Bargar Suter and Dr. Woo will determine the winner.

Sunday
Jun 3
10pm | 9c
Season 13, Episode 4

Zakarian vs. Taymor

Coastal Californian Chef Ari Taymor rides a wave of success into Kitchen Stadium and immediately gets to the root of the matter against Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian. Judges Leslie Bargar Suter and Dr. Woo will determine the winner.

Monday
Jun 4
1am | 12c
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.

Sunday
Jun 10
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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