The Next Iron Chef

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  • TV-G
  • 2007
  • 5 Seasons
  • 6.6  (600)

The Next Iron Chef is a limited run series where ten semi-famous professional chef's compete to be named Iron Chef. Iron Chef is a much coveted title, held by eight chefs; only one of which is a woman. Iron Chef America is a TV show that takes place in Kitchen Stadium. Each week a food is chosen and 4 dishes must be prepared using that food. The dishes are prepared by a chef and the Iron Chef that he or she has chosen to compete against. They are given an hour to complete the four dishes. Three judges rate the food and give scores. Rarely does an Iron Chef lose. To win the Next Iron Chef competition contestants must avoid elimination week after week until they are the final contestant. Each week there is a different theme. Some weeks they are given what they must use. Some weeks they must be creative and choose what they think will give them the upper hand in the competition. They must be quick on their feet and quick thinking. They must perform under all conditions whether on an island cooking with a fire pit or cooking in Kitchen Stadium, the setting for the Iron Chef series. Each week those rated the lowest for that week are forced to defend their position in a Secret Ingredient Show Down. The winner or winners of the Secret Ingredient Show Down remains to compete another day where the loser is sent home. The latest season of The Next Iron Chef consist of chefs that have competed in previous seasons. They face the challenges that brought them down the first time and must over come them in order to stay in the competition. The first time they competed they were sent home as losers. This time at least one of them will be named Iron Chef. Only time will tell who the lucky winner is.

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Seasons
Passion and Respect
8. Passion and Respect
December 23, 2012
During the fifth season finale, the three remaining chefs must incorporate ingredients into their dishes the judges are passionate about. Then the final two head to Kitchen Stadium to prepare food that pays respect to the culinary heritages of Iron Chefs Bobby Flay, Michael Symon and Masaharu Morimoto. Who will become the Next Iron Chef?
Transcendence
7. Transcendence
December 16, 2012
The chef are paired up and must create the ultimate Vegas buffet.
Fusion
6. Fusion
December 9, 2012
The chefs attempt to fuse unusual ingredients together into an Iron Chef worthy dish.
Risk
5. Risk
December 2, 2012
The remaining chefs must take risks sometimes to impress the judges.
Transformation
4. Transformation
November 25, 2012
The 7 remaining chefs must transform condiments and later fair food into Iron Chef worthy dishes.
Simplicity
3. Simplicity
November 18, 2012
Photographs are used as the inspiration in a challenge, which is to create a simple bite that perfectly represents the chef's personality.
Innovation
2. Innovation
November 11, 2012
Innovation is vital to the traits of an Iron Chef and both challenges in this episode must exude it.
Resourcefulness
1. Resourcefulness
November 4, 2012
In the fifth season opener, the chefs' resourcefulness is put to the test by foods that sent them home previously.
Meet The Chef Holly Smith
Meet The Chef Holly Smith

Clip - 1 min 42 sec

Meet The Chef Eric Greenspan
Meet The Chef Eric Greenspan

Clip - 1 min 47 sec

Meet The Chef Dominique Crenn
Meet The Chef Dominique Crenn

Clip - 1 min 34 sec

Meet The Chef Jehangir Mehta
Meet The Chef Jehangir Mehta

Clip - 1 min 41 sec

Meet The Chef Jose Garces
Meet The Chef Jose Garces

Clip - 1 min 52 sec

Meet The Chef Brad Farmerie
Meet The Chef Brad Farmerie

Clip - 1 min 37 sec

Description

The Next Iron Chef is a limited run series where ten semi-famous professional chef's compete to be named Iron Chef. Iron Chef is a much coveted title, held by eight chefs; only one of which is a woman. Iron Chef America is a TV show that takes place in Kitchen Stadium. Each week a food is chosen and 4 dishes must be prepared using that food. The dishes are prepared by a chef and the Iron Chef that he or she has chosen to compete against. They are given an hour to complete the four dishes. Three judges rate the food and give scores. Rarely does an Iron Chef lose.

To win the Next Iron Chef competition contestants must avoid elimination week after week until they are the final contestant. Each week there is a different theme. Some weeks they are given what they must use. Some weeks they must be creative and choose what they think will give them the upper hand in the competition. They must be quick on their feet and quick thinking. They must perform under all conditions whether on an island cooking with a fire pit or cooking in Kitchen Stadium, the setting for the Iron Chef series.

Each week those rated the lowest for that week are forced to defend their position in a Secret Ingredient Show Down. The winner or winners of the Secret Ingredient Show Down remains to compete another day where the loser is sent home.

The latest season of The Next Iron Chef consist of chefs that have competed in previous seasons. They face the challenges that brought them down the first time and must over come them in order to stay in the competition. The first time they competed they were sent home as losers. This time at least one of them will be named Iron Chef. Only time will tell who the lucky winner is.

The Next Iron Chef is a series that is currently running and has 5 seasons (38 episodes). The series first aired on October 7, 2007.

Where to Watch The Next Iron Chef

The Next Iron Chef is available for streaming on the Food Network website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Next Iron Chef on demand at Philo, Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV and Food Network.

  • Premiere Date
    October 7, 2007
  • IMDB Rating
    6.6  (600)