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Redemption Journals: Chef Spike Mendelsohn

Chef Spike Mendelsohn was the fourth rival chef eliminated on Food Network's The Next Iron Chef: Redemption. Flip through his personal scrapbook photo journal to relive the most-memorable moments from his time on the show.
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Spike Mendelsohn

Chef Spike Mendelsohn, owner of We, The Pizza and Good Stuff Eatery, was the fourth rival eliminated from The Next Iron Chef: Redemption after a controversial battle against friend and fellow competitor Chef Marcel Vigneron.

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Chef Spike Says

Each rival chef was given a journal to fill with notes, recipes and ideas during the competition. Chef Mendelsohn filled his with reactions to the challenges, ingredient lists and go-to recipes.

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Redemption Scallops

Chef Spike wasn't thrilled to find a cooler of scallops waiting for him on the beach in the first challenge of Resourcefulness. "Oh nooooo. That sucks," he penned. This would be his final chance to redeem himself with this fateful ingredient after it sent him home from last year’s Super Chefs competition.

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Back Again

Like he did in last season's premiere episode, Chef Mendelsohn faced a head-to-head battle in the first Secret Ingredient Showdown. This time he was competing against barbecue master Chef Tim Love in Battle Pineapple, the Kitchen Stadium "Death Fruit," according to Alton.

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