A brand new model of Iron Chef is coming to Netflix because the streamer continues including new actuality reveals to its library. This new model will characteristic former Iron Chef America host Alton Brown and Prime Chef winner Kristen Kish as hosts. Mark Dacascos might be again as “The Chairman” within the Kitchen Stadium.
The brand new Iron Chef, titled Iron Chef: Quest for an Iron Legend, will debut on Netflix on June 15. Netflix billed the sequence as a “supersized method” to the culinary competitors, and cooks will face the hardest challenges of their careers. 5 new Iron Cooks will face off towards Challenger Cooks within the new Kitchen Stadium, the place they’re pushed “to the boundaries of endurance and creativity.” Essentially the most profitable Challenger will return on the finish of the season to grow to be the primary “Iron Legend.”
Netflix can be creating Iron Chef Mexico and Iron Chef Brazil for launch later this yr, studies Selection. Quest for an Iron Legend will run eight 45-minute episodes. The sequence is produced by Keller Productions with 3 Ball Productions. The chief producers are Eytan Keller, Daniel Calin, and Ross Weintraub.
The Iron Chef franchise was born in 1993 on Japan’s Fuji Tv. The sequence was a global success, spawning remakes world wide. The primary U.S. take debuted on UPN as Iron Chef USA. This model was a flop, however Meals Community’s 2005 take, Iron Chef America, was an even bigger success. It ran 13 seasons earlier than ending in July 2018. Meals Community additionally aired the follow-ups Iron Chef Showdown and Iron Chef Gauntlet. Different variations of Iron Chef aired in Israel, the U.Okay., Australia, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Canada.
Netflix has already had success with one massive actuality present reboot, Queer Eye. The unique Queer Eye ran on Bravo from 2003 to 2007. The Netflix reboot launched in 2018 and stars a brand new “Fab 5.” A seventh season is already within the works with stars Antoni Porowski, Bobby Berk, Jonathan Van Ness, Karamo Brown, and Tan France.
Iron Chef may even match comfortably with Netflix’s different cooking reveals. The streamer can be residence to Nailed It!, American Barbecue Showdown, The Large Household Cooking Showdown, The Nice British Baking Present, Avenue Meals, Chef’s Desk, and Eating places on the Edge. Netflix additionally has Is It Cake?, a weird sport present the place cake consultants should make desserts that seem like different objects, together with different meals, to trick their fellow cooks and win prize cash.