This episode of the Next Iron Chef Season 3 is all about transforming the everyday into the extra ordinary. It is time for the contestants to show the judges what they are truly capable of. Since this is episode 4, you know that the judges are waiting to see if the chefs can be more then what they have come to see each week. So it is time to transform what they are given.
Secret Ingredient Challenge
The contestants of Next Iron Chef Season 3 are given different ingredients that you would find in any kitchen and asked to transform them. The various ingredients that are given include mayo, hot sauce, steak sauce, and ketchup to name a few. Some of the chefs did very well while others were not so fortunate. The chefs got to vote who they believed had the best transformation in their dishes and the worse. The overwhelming choice for the worse was the dish by Chauhan. The transformation of the ranch dressing was not something that her fellow chefs wanted to taste a gain.
Elimination Challenge Next Iron Chef Episode 4
For the elimination challenge the contestants are taken to the state fair. They are given 30 minutes to shop for their ingredients in the various vendors along the mid way. The challenge is to create 3 dishes that transforms regular fair food into something amazing. One dish for the Next Iron Chef Season 3 challenge needed to be grilled. One was to be friend and the last needed to be on a stick.
Of course this is not the end of the problems that the contestants would face in this elimination challenge. They had to use a monster grill to cook all of their food. This grill ended up going from not hot to flaming in mere minutes to many chefs dismay. When the fire died down, the judges were ready to give their verdict.
Who is Eliminated
As with most elimination voting in the Next Iron Chef, episode 4 came down to two chefs that failed at the challenge at the state fair. The two that were left sweating in front of the judges were Estes and Chauchan. When it was all said and done Chef Estes was the one that was sent packing. This has left Next Iron Chef Season 3 down to 6 contestants. What will happen on the next episode? Who will make it to the final show down? We will have to wait until next week to find out.