そんななか、世界的な料理コンクール「THE BLUE」の招待状が遠月学園へと届く。
「THE BLUE」とは、若手料理人たちが名声を懸け競う正統派な美食大会――

新たなライバルが現れ、波乱の予感が漂う「THE BLUE」の行方は……!?

Soma Yukihira has been helping out his family diner, honing his skills.
With his father’s recommendation, he decides to enroll into “Totsuki Saryo Culinary Institute”, a school for the most elites of the culinary world.
During his time there, he has grown so much as a chef through studying hard with friends and competing against rivals in shokugeki battles.

Soma has now moved up a grade and he has finally grasped what he has always hoped for; the first seat at the Totsuki Ten Masters Council.

In the meantime, an invitation to a world-class cooking competition known as “BLUE” arrives to Totsuki. “BLUE” is one of the most authentic gastronomic tournaments for young chefs seeking fame.
However, there’s been a change to this year’s system and themes are all out of ordinary!

There’s spark in the air as the new rivals appears from the shadow!
Where will the “BLUE” lead them!?
The shokugeki to determine the new bearers of culinary world is about to begin!