We started with 10 rivals in Los Angeles. Five went on to Las Vegas. Now it’s down to the last two standing. Marco Canora and Marc Forgione will battle it out in Kitchen Stadium for the title of The Next Iron Chef this Sunday at 9pm/8c.
To put this exciting and exhausting journey in perspective, take a look through the eight eliminated rivals’ journals from the competition. What was the thought process behind the dishes that won challenges—and those that sent rivals packing? Who drew lifelike sketches of their plates and who took meticulous notes? Flip through the pages of the chefs’ red Next Iron Chef journals to see.
Chef Tsai’s Journal (Eliminated Week 7)
Chef Tio’s Journal (Eliminated Week 7)
Chef Caswell’s Journal (Eliminated Week 6)
Chef Chauhan’s Journal (Eliminated Week 5)
Chef Estes’s Journal (Eliminated Week 4)
Chef Dumont’s Journal (Eliminated Week 3)
Chef Pagan’s Journal (Eliminated Week 2)
Chef Kirschner’s Journal (Eliminated Week 1)
Check back next week after the final battle for a look at those last two journals: One from the runner-up, and the other from our newly crowned Iron Chef.
Who will win it all: Marc or Marco? Catch the finale of The Next Iron Chef this Sunday at 9pm/8c.
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