The contestants of season three of The Next Iron Chef were revealed on Food Network's website today, and there are three contestants that hail from New York: Marco Canora from Hearth and Terroir, Marc Forgione of Marc Forgione in Tribeca, and Maneet Chauhan from At Vermillion (but also from Vermilion in Chicago).
Alton Brown is back as host; The judges for this season are UK food writer and blogger Simon Majumdar, Iron Chef season one winner Michael Symon, and restaurateur Donatella Arpaia. The Next Iron Chef premieres Sunday, October 3rd at 9p/8c. Click over to Eater National to see the full roster of cheftestants, but smart money has Canora sweeping the thing.
· The Next Iron Chef Season 3 Contestant Revealed [Eater National]