||The preliminary battle in this episode has a theme of Korokke (Croquette). Among the challengers is a 17 year-old student and a chef from La Rochelle. (Does that restaurant name sound familiar? It should. It\'s the restaurant headed by future Iron Chef French Hiroyuki Sakai.) The final is a French on French match-up. The theme is not a French theme, however, as the Chairman unveils Tofu. (\"Shokuzai\" = Ingredient) Ishinabe can only laugh while the challenger has a look of trepidation on his face.
This episode is in Japanese with no subtitles.