May 1, 2011
David Adjey is a world renowned chef, consulting with many restaurants in Toronto and throughout North America. He is known for his appearances on the Food Network Canada show Restaurant Makeover, which is seen in over 16 countries worldwide and ran for seven seasons, starting in 2005.
Adjey appeared on the season 7 premiere episode of Iron Chef America, where he faced off against Iron Chef Michael Symon. Michael Symon was his roommate and good friend in culinary school. The theme ingredient was sturgeon. The episode originally aired on October 5, 2008. Adjey and Symon fought to a rare tie/draw. Adjey asked for the help of Andrew Bradford from Jacob's restaurant in Toronto, and Rendel Mercer of the Spoke Club, also in Toronto, to act as his sous chefs for the competition.