Chen versus Dominique Corby
When the 300th challenger entered kitchen stadium, everyone expected an epic battle. This tie breaker is part two of the massive battle.
Guests (in booth):
Norio Fukutome (Newscaster)
Yuko Asano (Actress)
Guests (joining them at the judge's table):
Tenmei Kanoh (Photographer)
Kazuko Hosoki (Fortunre Teller)
Challenger -- (3):
White Asparagus Fricassé
Cold Green Asparagus Soup
White Asparagus with Hollandais Sauce
Iron Chef -- (3)
Hot and Spicy Asparagus and Squid
Chinese Asparagus Soup
Stir-Fried Bacon & Asparagus
Winner: BOTH WIN by Declaration of the Chairman when the scores are tied again.
The judges had an incredibly hard time deciding which chef had done the best. Rather than subject the tasters to a third tasting (second overtime), the chef decrees the battle an official tie.