Subtlety isn’t on the menu on the Food Network’s The Next Iron Chef: Super Chefs. Between the gigantic automated doors, the ominous lighting, and Alton Brown’s disappointment-tinged voice, it’s a miracle the contestants don’t drop their knives and run the heck out of the highly intimidating judging room. But I suppose you need guts to be an Iron Chef — and it would probably also be helpful if you knew how to use those guts as a secret ingredient, if needed.
In this exclusive clip of the Oct. 30 premiere episode, take a peek at the contestants as they prepare to face the judge panel, which includes host Brown, returning judges Michael Symon and Simon Majumdar, and newbie judge, Judy Joo. Who looks like a winner, readers?