Premise: Based upon the format of the original Japanese version of ``Iron Chef,'' the series features a Kitchen Stadium filled with culinary equipment. At the beginning of the episode, an outside challenger chooses one of Kitchen Stadium's resident chefs to compete against. Then the host unveils a ``secret ingredient,'' which the competing chefs must incorporate into each dish they create.
S12, E02 (First Aired: Oct. 26, 2013)
Geoffrey Zakarian and Alex Guarnaschelli vs. Spike Mendelsohn and Marcel Vigneron in a trick-or-treat battle.
S11, E18 (First Aired: Aug. 11, 2013)
Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli faces off against chef Robert Clark, the owner of The Fish Counter in Vancouver; the judges are Donatella Arpaia, Art Smith and Elettra Wiedemann.