Overview

Iron Chef America: The Series is an American cooking show based on Fuji Television's Iron Chef, and is the second American adaptation of the series, following the failed Iron Chef USA. The show is produced by Food Network, which also carried a dubbed version of the original Iron Chef. Like the original Japanese program, the program is a culinary game show. In each episode, a new challenger chef competes against one of the resident "Iron Chefs" in a one-hour cooking competition based on a secret ingredient or ingredients, and sometimes theme.

The show is presented as a successor to the original Iron Chef, as opposed to being a remake. The Chairman is portrayed by actor and martial artist Mark Dacascos, who is introduced as the nephew of the original Japanese chairman Takeshi Kaga. The commentary is provided solely by Alton Brown, & Kevin Brauch is the floor reporter. The music is written by composer Craig Marks, who released the soundtrack titled "Iron Chef America & The Next Iron Chef" by the end of 2010. In addition, regular ICA judge and Chopped host Ted Allen provided additional floor commentary for two special battles: Battle First Thanksgiving and Battle White House Produce.

  1. Alton Brown

    Creator

Series Cast

  1. Wolfgang Puck

    Wolfgang Puck

    196 Episodes

  2. Masaharu Morimoto

    196 Episodes

  3. Mario Batali

    Mario Batali

    196 Episodes

  4. Jamie Oliver

    Jamie Oliver

    196 Episodes

  5. Duff Goldman

    Duff Goldman

    196 Episodes

Full Cast & Crew

Last Season

Season 13

2018 | 10 Episodes

Season 13 of Iron Chef America premiered on May 16, 2018.

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Status Returning Series

Network

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Certification -

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 46m, 60m

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