First Look at the New Iron Chef Host (Does This Man Love Bell Peppers?)Brian Ashcraft10/15/12 4:00am61EditPromoteGo to permalinkI love bell peppers. You know who else loves bell peppers? Iron Chef's original chairman Takeshi Kaga. When news broke last month that Iron Chef was returning to Japanese TV after a 13-year hiatus, it wasn't known whether or not Kaga would be returning with the show. Turns out, unfortunately, he's apparently not.