Entries will start being accepted on Monday, October 15 at 12:01 a.m., and will stop being accepted on Friday, November 9 at midnight. The Little finale will take place at Daly Dining Hall from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 15.
Submit an Italian-themed recipe via the Rider Student Top Chef: Little Italy contest page at www.1077TheBronc.com from Monday, October 15, 2018 at 12:01 a.m. to Friday, November 9, 2018 at Noon. Contest is open to full and part-time Rider students enrolled during the 2018 fall semester. Please note: this is a savory contest. No desserts will be accepted. Submissions can be a breakfast, lunch or dinner entrée accompanied by one side dish for plating. Recipes can be baked, fried, roasted, grilled, sautéed, boiled, slow-cooked, etc. Judges will select three qualifying recipes and three alternates from the many student submissions complied during the entry period listed above. Recipes will be judged on originality, creativity, taste, visual appeal, crowd appeal and if the recipe reflects the theme of this year’s contest successfully.
Qualifying students will compete at the Rider Student Top Chef: Little Italy Finale Thursday, November 15, 2018 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at one of three culinary stations at Daly Dining Hall. Entrants must be present and be able to prep, cook and serve their recipe the day of the event to be eligible for prizes starting at approximately 2:30 p.m. No contestant substitutions will be permitted. In the event a qualifying student chef can’t compete in the Rider Student Top Chef: Little Italy Finale an alternate student chef will be chosen from the list of alternates. Gourmet Dining, LLC will be on-hand to assist each student chef in the preparation of his/her qualifying recipe and to insure both the student and the university are compliant with all Lawrence Township Board of Health codes. During the performance cooking competition Rider students will have the opportunity to sample and vote for each qualifying recipe. Voting will take place via text and tabulated by ZipWhip and overseen by The Bronc’s Social Media Director and other staff members during the voting period from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 15, 2018. The student/recipe with the most votes will be deemed winner of Rider Student Top Chef: Little Italy and announced live at Daly Dining Hall and live on 107.7 The Bronc.
First Place: (1) 55” HDTV ($500 value); (1) year free tanning (52 sessions) to The Tanning Zone in Hamilton and Ewing ($517 value); (2) tickets to see Slightly Stoopid on Saturday, November 17 at Penn’s Peak, in Jim Thorpe, PA ($75 Value); $150 in Bronc Bucks courtesy of Gourmet Dining, LLC; (15) free half stacks of Pancakes to PJ’s Pancake House and the winning recipe featured as a special menu item at one of the Gretalia Hospitality Group’s restaurants: Osteria Procaccini, PJ’s Pancake House and Trattoria Procaccini ($105 Value).
Second Place: (1) Felt’s bicycle, courtesy of Pepsi ($235 Value); (1) Origaudio Wrapsody Bluetooth Wireless Headphones ($200 Value); $100 in Bronc Bucks from Gourmet Dining, LLC; 15 free tanning sessions to The Tanning Zone, Hamilton and Ewing ($150 Value); and (10) free half stacks of pancakes to PJ’s Pancake House ($70 Value).
Third Place: (1) Private, one-hour VIP laser tag party for 20 at Colonial Bowling and Entertainment Center, Lawrenceville ($200 value); $75 in Bronc Bucks courtesy of Gourmet Dining, LLC; 10 free tanning sessions to The Tanning Zone, Hamilton and Ewing ($100 Value); and (8) free half stacks of pancakes to PJ’s Pancake House ($65 Value)
Three Alternate Prizes: $50 in Bronc Bucks from Gourmet Dining, LLC; (5) free tanning sessions to The Tanning Zone, Hamilton and Ewing ($50 Value); and (5) free half stacks of pancakes to PJ’s Pancake House ($35 Value).
No purchase necessary to enter. One entry per student. Students must be currently enrolled and attending classes during the fall 2017 semester as either a part-time or full-time student at Rider University. Rider employees currently attending classes at Rider University are eligible to enter. Judges decisions are final. Employees of individual prize sponsors, the 107.7 The Bronc student executive staff, affiliate companies, advertising agencies, other radio stations and their immediate families are not eligible to enter or win. Winner is solely responsible for all applicable taxes. Prize sponsors are entirely responsible for the prizes, including their quality, service, and valid dates for redemption. 107.7 The Bronc is not responsible for cancelled events. 107.7 The Bronc is not responsible for lost, late, or misdirected entries. Substitution of prizes may occur. Odds of winning depend on the total number of participants. Station reserves the right to broadcast or otherwise publish the names and likeness of all Rider Student Top Chef contestants. Judging shall be the responsibility of Rider University Dining Services and 107.7 The Bronc WRRC-FM. Station reserves the right to alter contest rules including, but not limited to, the dates of the contest. Complete rules are available for inspection during regular business hours at the offices of 107.7 The Bronc, care of Rider University, 2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648. PRIZES CANNOT BE REFUNDED, RETURNED OR EXCHANGED!