An action-packed, saucy food comedy featuring one boy's determination to be top chef! Soma Yukihira's old man runs a small family restaurant in the less savory end of town. Aiming to one day surpass his father's culinary prowess, Soma hones his skills day in and day out until one day, out of the blue, his father decides to enroll Soma in a classy culinary school! Can Soma really cut it in a place that prides itself on a 10 percent graduation rate? And can he convince the beautiful, domineering heiress of the school that he belongs there at all?! In stage three of the advancement exams, Soma must beat the new Council of Ten's ninth seat--and it's Akira Hayama?! Although Soma isn't happy to see Hayama sporting Central's badge on his chest, he can't hide his excitement over a rematch with the very person who snatched the Fall Classic win from him!