Iron Chef Gauntlet

October 2018

Season 2 Episode 6 - The Gauntlet Finale

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The last chef standing faces almost insurmountable odds when they must cook their way through the three-round Gauntlet against Iron Chefs Alex Guarnaschelli, Stephanie Izard, and Michael Symon. But in a surprise twist, the Chairman allows the challenger to decide which ingredient they'll battle each Iron Chef with, and jud...

Season 2 Episode 5 - Adaptability

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Three chefs remain, but only one can survive to face the Gauntlet. The Chairman's Challenge narrows the field by forcing the chefs to adapt when they get to choose two difficult ingredients for their competitors to create one unified dish. Then, the two remaining chefs head to Kitchen Stadium for their last Secret Ingredie...

Season 2 Episode 4 - Ingenuity

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The final four chefs are tasked with showing their ingenuity by creating an inventive breakfast for the Chairman's Challenge. One chef reimagines steak and eggs with a modern Asian twist, while another competitor might not have made their dish ingenious enough. Then it's on to a Secret Ingredient Showdown with shellfish, w...

Season 2 Episode 3 - Versatility

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The five chefs must prove their versatility as they take on the Chairman's Challenge to create a dish that epitomises the cuisine of one of five countries: Thailand, India, Spain, Greece, or Japan. It's clear that no one is safe when a previous week's winner lands on the bottom. Then, the competition is neck and neck when ...

Season 2 Episode 2 - Innovation

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The six remaining chefs are breaking bread together as they're tasked with crafting an innovative sandwich in the Chairman's Challenge. An underdog impresses the other chefs, and the winner of the challenge hones their strategy by pitting two front-runners against each other in a Secret Ingredient Showdown featuring a colo...

Season 2 Episode 1 - Resourcefulness

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The competition kicks off with Alton Brown's Chairman's Challenge that forces the seven chefs to show their resourcefulness by using a single protein in as many ways as possible. When one chef takes too many risks and another isn't risky enough, one of them ends up in the bottom. Then, things get real when two chefs fight ...
August 2018

Season 1 Episode 6 - The Gauntlet

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The last chef standing has the Iron Chef title in sight, but they must first run the three-round gauntlet against legendary Iron Chefs Bobby Flay, Masaharu Morimoto and Michael Symon and finish with more points than the Iron Chefs combined. The finalist is given the opportunity to strategically choose which Iron Chef compe...

Season 1 Episode 5 - Five Ingredients

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Less is definitely more, as Alton Brown puts creativity to the test by having the chefs pare down their ingredients. In a Chairman's Challenge twist, one competitor is eliminated on the spot after the tasting. The least successful dish sends one chef out of the kitchen, and only the final two Iron Chef hopefuls are left st...

Season 1 Episode 4 - Classic Combos

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Turning the ordinary into the extraordinary is an important tenet for Iron Chefs, and the Chairman's Challenge assigns each competitor a classic one-two flavour combo. Alton Brown's tasting determines the top and bottom chefs, with the least successful joining the winner's chef of choice in round two. A deceptively simple ...

Season 1 Episode 3 - Sweet And Savoury

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An Iron Chef must be adaptable, so the Chairman's Challenge offers up a combination of ingredients that will be bittersweet for one chef. All items are first-come, first-served and cannot be shared, so the competitors race to the altar to grab their most desired elements. Alton Brown sends the bottom chef to a sea creature...