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Is The Best Thing I Ever Made the Ultimate Next Iron Chef Spoiler?

Axalady Oct 16, 2011 09:17 AM

I just watched the premier of this show. I was halfway paying attention but I am certain when it introduced Beau MacMillian it called him "Winner of The Next Iron Chef." Anyone else see this or was I paying less attention than I thought?

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    thewic RE: Axalady Oct 16, 2011 11:59 AM

    I just saw it and thought the same thing! OMG

    1. mattstolz RE: Axalady Oct 16, 2011 01:39 PM

      i really really hope not. i may stop watching ICA at that point.

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      1. re: mattstolz
        thewic RE: mattstolz Oct 16, 2011 05:46 PM

        I know! Let me if either of you get confirm!

      2. paulj RE: Axalady Oct 16, 2011 06:06 PM

        "Food Network Star and Iron Chef Beau MacMillan to Cook at The Cliff at Cap Restaurant!!!"
        However in this context (Mar 2011), it should understood as 'Iron Chef challenger/winner'

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          Janet from Richmond RE: Axalady Oct 17, 2011 05:19 AM

          I heard it as "Iron Chef winner" meaning he had beated an Iron Chef in a competition.

          From Wiki: Seidel visited MacMillan at elements and invited him to take a turn on "Iron Chef America," where he beat Bobby Flay in Battle American Kobe Beef.[

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          1. re: Janet from Richmond
            yummfood RE: Janet from Richmond Oct 17, 2011 03:02 PM

            "I heard it as "Iron Chef winner" meaning he had beated an Iron Chef in a competition."

            I think you're right. I'm pretty sure it would have said "The NEXT Iron Chef Winner" if that were
            the case. From what I remember, when he was on "Chopped All Stars", he was also introduced
            as a winner on Iron Chef. I guess that's what he's known for?

          2. Axalady RE: Axalady Oct 17, 2011 06:48 AM

            Thanks everyone. I couldn't imagine they would have screwed up that badly, but then again, it is FN....

            1. Njchicaa RE: Axalady Oct 17, 2011 04:25 PM

              Watching it now. It described him as "Iron Chef America Winner" which means he won at the regular Food Network Iron Chef America show. I think he beat Bobby Flay.

              I'm rooting for Anne Burrell! Hope she wipes the floor with all of the other challengers for Next Iron Chef!

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                thewic RE: Njchicaa Oct 17, 2011 05:13 PM

                Yay what a relief!

                1. re: Njchicaa
                  Bunson RE: Njchicaa Oct 17, 2011 10:12 PM

                  I actually think Beau MacMillan would make the best Iron Chef out of all of the season 4 all-stars. Good food, good TV presence, has proven he can perform in the format, and doesn't get rattled under pressure.

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                    coney with everything RE: Bunson Oct 18, 2011 06:08 AM

                    Everything you said about Beau could also apply to Anne B, IMO. She's got the most actual IC experience as well being Mario's sous, plus I'm sure FN wants a female chef to replace Cat.

                2. alliegator RE: Axalady Oct 18, 2011 06:57 AM

                  Whew... thanks for clearing that up! I do like watching the show, and would have been bummed to know the result. I'm another one rooting for Anne Burrell, but that may change as the competition goes on.

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