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In the first secret ingredient challenge, the secret ingredient was peppers and Stephanie Izard decided to go against Bobby Flay. The second secret ingredient challenge was cheese and Chef Izard decided to go against Michael Symon. The final secret ingredient challenge was tilefish and Chef Izard competed against Masaharu Morimoto.
Judges Anya Fernald and Ludo Lefebvre decided that Bobby Flay won the first challenge and Stephanie Izard won the second challenge. She had a two point lead after two rounds, and ended up winning by a score of 90 to 87. Stephanie Izard is now an Iron Chef.
There has not been any announcements about upcoming Iron Chef America episodes, but you would think if they had a competition to crown an Iron Chef, there will be new episodes produced. Alton Brown hinted on Twitter that it would depend on the ratings for Iron Chef Gauntlet, but I guess we will see.