Challenger Bruno Menard is well-known for his "sharp" dishes. Will he able to get to the "point" in his escargot showdown with Iron Chef Sakai.
Iron Chef Chen must fend off his own best firend as challenger. Shozo Miyamoto serves up a szechuan and shanghai master chef battle to his old friend.
From Arima Onsen comes the vice president of Japan Chef's Association, challenger Tadamichi Ota. Will Iron Chef Sakai be able to capture a victory in this octopus battle for the ages.
The head chef of the two star restaurant L'Amphycles, Phillipe Groult is determined to defeat French Iron Chef Sakai in this Oyster onslaught.
In a Kitchen Stadium first, Chairman Kaga pits two of his Iron Chefs against each other for the annual Mr. Iron Chef Tournament. Chen and Sakai go head to head for the chance to challenge the defending champion, Mr. Iron Chef Rokusaburo Michiba.
The heated battle between Chen and Sakai reveals Chen the winner, who now has to go against reigning Mr. Iron Chef Michiba, and what better ingredient for this epic battle than the ingredient for kings - Beef. See whose cuisine will reign supreme!
Chen takes on Michiba in the Mr. Iron Chef Tournament. Will Chen take the honors and title of this years Mr. Iron Chef, or will Michiba get to retire on top with a second Mr. Iron Chef title? Tune it to see whose cuisine reigns supreme!
Gao Jinyi, The head chef of Taiwan's #1 hotel "Grand Hotel" goes against Iron Chef Chen, who has never lost except at the New Years battle. Who will reign supreme in this shellfish showdown.
Curry powder is a difficult seasoning to use as a main ingredient. How will Iron Chef French Sakai chefs tackle this theme against challenger Hidetoshi Ushimaru.
Who will get stung when a dangerous looking fish is this week's theme ingredient. Challenger Hiroshi Yamanobe, is a chef from the seaside and determined to win, no matter what. How will Iron Chef Chen fight back?
An award winning pastry chef, Seiji Yanagi comes to kitchen stadium for a special Valentine's Day challenge against Iron Chef Sakai.
Kandagawa sends his challenger Jinichi Tateyama to take on his mentor in French cuisine, Iron Chef Sakai. The heat will be on as Kandagawa's rogue chef faction seeks victory.
Will Iron Chef Chen be ready for the challenger, Takaya Nakazawa from Shizuoka, who happens to know everything about Chinese vegetarian dishes.
Iron Chef Nakamura makes his Kitchen Stadium debut. His first opponent, Kiyoshi Suzuki is from the world famous Club des Trentes school of cooking. Who will reign supreme in this foie gras fight to the finish.
As a leading figure in Japanese cuisine, Tatsujiro Yoshida has tackled the rough waves of the Sea of Japan. Will Yoshida have what it takes when surf is up in Kitchen Stadium vs Iron Chef Chen.
Challenger Senji Osada deploys Vacuum Cooking", a French cooking technique born in the 21st century. Will Senji have what it takes in his Japanese scallop dishes vs Iron Chef Sakai.
Kunbi Lin's former battle in Kitchen Stadium against the legendary Iron Chef Nakamura finished in a draw. Will Lin be able to claim victory this time?
The long-awaited Italian chef challenger Katsuaki Mori has been awarded the prestigious "Chevalier du Taste-Fromage," France's highest honor for cheese. Will he conquer Iron Chef Chen in this spinach showdown.
It's only rookie Iron Chef Nakamura's third battle. Will he be able to withstand challenger Toyoaki Sugunama Egg challenge?
Challenger Gyobun Hou is ready to chop the lettuce with confidence against Iron Chef Chef. Who will reign supreme when we witness this legendary leafy battle?
Iron Chefs always have trouble with women challengers. How will Iron Chef Nakamura fight back against Katsuko Nanao's affectionate home-cooked dishes?
Iron Chef Chen is ready to display his skills in spicy Szechuan cooking against Kitchen Stadium's first Thai cuisine cook challenger, Shunji Morikawa. Be ready for a very "hot" battle.
Kitchen stadium fills with the scent of the sea when french restaurant specialist Challenger Tamotsu Takao challenges Iron Chef Sakai.
The famous Dr.Yukio Hattori was thinking of recommending challenger Kenji Motai as the next Iron Chef Japanese. Iron Chef Nakamura is ready and willing to test Motai's mettle in battle Udon Noodles.
Challenger Ichio Goto's restaurant is famous for having a long waiting list. Can he rise to the Aori Squid challenge of Iron Chef Chen?
It's a chicken battle for the ages when Iron Chef Ishinabe is challenged by chef Jacques Borie who holds the distinguished rank of MOF (Best Craft Worker in France).