Entries will start being accepted on Thursday, October 12 at 12:01 a.m., and will stop being accepted on Wednesday, November 8 at 11:59 p.m. The Fresh Catch finale will take place at Daly Dining Hall from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 15.
Submit your best seafood dish in which fish, shellfish or mollusks are featured as the main ingredient via the Rider Student Top Chef: Fresh Catch contest page at www.1077TheBronc.com from Wednesday, October 8, 2017 at 12:01 a.m. to Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 5 p.m. Contest is open to full and part-time Rider students enrolled during the 2017 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. Seafood recipes entered 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: Fresh Catch Finale Wednesday, November 15, 2017 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. No contestant substitutions will be permitted. In the event a qualifying student chef can’t compete in the Rider Student Top Chef: Fresh Catch Finale an alternate student chef will be chosen from the list of alternates. Rider University Dining Services by Aramark 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 Wednesday, November 15, 2017. The student/recipe with the most votes by 6:30 p.m. will be deemed winner of Rider Student Top Chef: Fresh Catch and announced live at Daly Dining Hall and live on 107.7 The Bronc by no later than Wednesday, November 15, 2017.
Qualifying Prize: Everyone who enters Rider Student Top Chef: Fresh Catch will receive a pair of tickets to the East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals, Friday, December 1, 2017 at the CURE Insurance Arena, formerly the Sun National Bank Center.
First Place: A 55” Vizio 4K Ultra HDTV ($488 value) plus a Sam’s Savings Membership ($45 Value) courtesy Sam’s Club, Princeton; a Felt’s Cruiser Bicycle ($235 value) from PepsiCo and RockStar Energy; $200 in Bronc Bucks courtesy of Rider Dining Services; $100 gift card to The Tanning Zone Hamilton; $50 in gift card to PJ’s Pancake House and the winning recipe featured as a special menu item at one of the Gretalia Hospitality Group’s restaurants (Dolceria, North End Bistro, Osteria Procaccini, PJ’s Pancake House and Porta Via).
Second Place: A private, one-hour VIP laser tag party for 20 ($200 value) at Colonial Bowling and Entertainment Center and Doc’s Bar and Grill, Lawrenceville; $150 in Bronc Bucks from Rider Dining Services by Aramark; $75 gift card to The Tanning Zone, Hamilton; a $45 Sam’s Club Savings Membership, and $40 gift card to PJ’s Pancake House.
Third Place: $100 in Bronc Bucks courtesy of Rider Dining Services by Aramark; $50 gift card to The Tanning Zone, Hamilton; a $45 Sam’s Club Savings Membership; and a $30 gift card to PJ’s Pancake House.
Alternate Prizes: $50 in Bronc Bucks from Rider Dining Services by Aramark, $45 Sam’s Club Savings Membership; $25 gift card to The Tanning Zone, Hamilton; and a $25 gift card to PJ’s Pancake House.
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!
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