Episode: Simon v Yagihashi - 20:00 4 May
Iron Chef Michael Symon faces off against Challenger Takashi Yagihashi, executive chef at critically acclaimed Takashi in Chicago. Judges are Simon Majumdar, Candice Kumai and Peter Jacobson.
Episode: Flay v Allegretti - 20:00 5 May
Iron Chef Bobby Flay faces off against challenger Alain Allegretti, executive chef at La Promenade des Anglais in New York City. Judges are Simon Majumdar, Cady Huffman and Candice Kumai.
Episode: Garces v Cowan - 20:00 8 May
Iron Chef Jose Garces faces off against challenger Madison Cowan. Chef Cowan is the first ever Grand Champion on the hit series Chopped. Judges are Karine Bakhoum, Laurent Tourondel and Farmer Lee Jones.
The stage is set as a new cluster of world-class chefs lock horns in the legendary Kitchen Stadium to become one of an exclusive group of Iron Chefs. A brand new series brings more fierce competition than ever before, as the kitchen is set ablaze with some incredible culinary battles. Iron chefs Bobby Flay and Jose Garces take on fellow champions Masaharu Morimoto and Geoffrey Zakarian in a frozen wonderland to kick off the series, where their food must be served on plates carved from a huge block of ice. A Bavarian battle befalls the stadium when Austro-German chefs enter the fray led by Bernhard Mairinger, in an incredible Oktoberfest challenge. With Thanksgiving, Halloween and Vegas-themed contests to come, the intense climb to the top of the food chain continues, with the coveted title of Iron Chef awaiting those skilled enough to reach out and grab it!