Battle Lotus Root



Iron Chef French Hiroyuki Sakai (坂井宏行)
Toshirō Kandagawa (神田川俊郎)

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Judges Panel

The judges for the Lotus Root battle are:

Chef Kandagawa's Dishes

  • Lotus Root & Potato Salad
  • Lotus Root Stew
  • Lotus Root & Yuba Dumpling
  • Fried Lotus Root & Lobster
  • Marinated Lotus Root in Persimmon
  • Lotus Root Tempura
  • Lotus Root Rice

Judges' Notes

Foie Gras in Lotus Root Crêpe

Lotus Root Dumpling in Soup

Duck in a Lotus Root Basket

Lotus Root Sorbet


Hiroyuki Sakai

Final Scores

Sakai Kandagawa
Kageyama 19 18
Sanshi 20 19
Dreyfus 19 16
Kishi 19 17
Totals 77 70

The winner is determined by the number of judges who rule in favor of a chef. If there is a split vote, it comes down to total points. If points are also tied, the match ends in a draw.

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