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.
S10, E09 (First Aired: Jan. 22, 2012)
Iron Chef Zakarian vs chef Sawyer.
S12, E09 (First Aired: Jun. 7, 2014)
Iron Chefs Alex Guarnaschelli and Geoffrey Zakarian are paired with pastry-chefs Johnny Iuzzini and Elizabeth Falkner in a tropical desserts battle; judges are Judy Joo, Michael Ruhlman and Sherry Yard.