Premise: Ten talented American chefs compete before a judging panel of food experts for a chance to win a coveted spot in the Iron Chef pantheon alongside Bobby Flay and newly crowned Iron Chef Jose Garces, winner of Season 2. This season's judges include Donatella Arpaia, Iron Chef Michael Symon (the winner of Season 1) and Simon Majumdar.
S03, E01 (First Aired: Oct. 3, 2010)
Ten chefs must make a sandwich that best represents their personality in thirty minutes; the secret ingredient is bread; chefs cook with one ingredient they chose if they were stranded on an island.
S03, E02 (First Aired: Oct. 10, 2010)
The remaining nine chefs must come up with an innovative and creative new dish that is an American favorite in 30 minutes; secret ingredients are coffee and donuts.