I have watched several of the episodes and Bobby Flay wins some and loses some. The premise of the show is that Bobby Flay challenges other cooks and chefs in their specialty. Although Bobby doesn't have the same flair that Emeril has, but he makes up for it with his charm and personability. I always learn something about cooking when I watch his shows, whether it be Throwdown, Boy Meets Grill or Iron Chef America. His cooking style is very flavorful and very American in nature. He seems like an average guy when he challenges the other competitors. The first episode I saw, he challenged a Chowder King. The Chowder King submitted a monkfish chowder and Bobby submitted a corn chowder. Bobby won this Throwdown but the next one I watched, he challenged a wedding cake designer/baker. Bobby lost this challenge but did win in the category of taste. I saw Bobby (a grill expert) lose to a Soldier with a flair for grilling. Bobby also won a different challenge in a burger throwdown. It is a great show. The recipes shared by both Bobby Flay and the challengers is worth watching the show.