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, E11 (First Aired: Sep. 6, 2014)
Iron Chefs partner with bartenders to compete in a 60's meal melee; Alex Guarnaschelli and Jeremy Oertel face off against Marc Forgione and Natasha David; judges are Willie Degel, Judy Joo and Simon Majumdar.
S10, E23 (First Aired: Aug. 12, 2012)
Chef Geoffrey Zakarian against chef Jesse Schenker.