Rider Student Top Chef: The Big Cheese
Entry Period Begins: Monday, October 24, 2022 at 12:01 a.m.
Entry Period Ends: Friday, November 18, 2022 at 2 p.m.
Finale: Thursday, December 1, 2022 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Submit an original recipe featuring cheese as one of the main ingredients
via the Rider Student Top Chef: The Big Cheese contest page at www.1077TheBronc.com/TheBigCheese from Monday, October 24, 2022 to Friday, November 18, 2022.
Contest is open to full or part-time Rider students enrolled during the 2022 fall semester. Please note: this is a savory contest. No desserts will be accepted.
Submissions can be an appetizer, breakfast, lunch or dinner entrée, but must feature cheese as one of its main ingredients. Any varieties of cheese will be accepted. Recipes can be baked, fried, roasted, grilled, sautéed, boiled, slow-cooked, etc. Recipes will be judged on originality, creativity, taste, visual and crowd appeal; and if the recipe reflects the theme of this year’s contest successfully. Daly’s is a nut-free dining facility. Recipes may not include the following: peanuts, tree nuts and coconut.
All recipes must be received by Friday, November 18, 2022 at 2 p.m. Judges will select three qualifying and three alternates recipes from the many student submissions compiled during the entry period listed above.
Qualifying students will have the opportunity to compete individually or team up with member of their family or an on-campus or off-campus friend at the Rider Student Top Chef: The Big Cheese Finale on Thursday, December 1, 2022 from 5 to 7 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, starting between Noon and 2 p.m, the day of the finale to be eligible for prizes. Each contestant will receive a minimum of 2 ½ hours prep time. No contestant substitutions will be permitted.
In the event a qualifying student chef can’t compete in the Rider Student Top Chef: The Rider Student Big Cheese 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 107.7 The Bronc’s website at www.1077thebronc.com/thebigcheesefinale from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, December 1, 2022.
The student/recipe with the most votes will be deemed winner of Rider Student Top Chef: The Big Cheese and announced live at Daly Dining Hall and live on 107.7 The Bronc.
First Place: (1) $300 Visa gift card courtesy of 107.7 The Bronc; (1) 10-Person Group Jump with Pizza and Drinks (90 Mins of Jump + 1 HR in Chill Zone) at Sky Zone Trampoline Park in Hamilton ($430 value); (1) Dr. Pepper 26-inch mountain bike from Coca-Cola ($260 value); (1) All-Access Salon Week package featuring Bleach Brite advanced teeth whitening, plus Cocoon Wellness Pod and Red Light Therapy and UV and Sunless Tanning ($125 value) courtesy of the Tanning Zone in Hamilton, Ewing, and Bordentown; (1) embroidered chef’s coat ($100 value) along with a cooking basket ($100 value) from Rider Dining Services and a 107.7 The Bronc T-shirt & drawstring bag.
Second Place: 1) $200 Visa gift card courtesy of 107.7 The Bronc; (1) 5-Person, two-hour Group Jump at Sky Zone Trampoline Park in Hamilton ($210 value); (1) Coleman steel-belted 54-quart cooler from Coca-Cola ($175 value); (1) All-Access Level One Tanning week, plus (1) at-home teeth whitening kit and $10 lotion voucher ($70 value) courtesy of the Tanning Zone in Hamilton, Ewing, and Bordentown; and (1) embroidered chef’s coat ($100 value) along with a cooking basket ($100 value) from Rider Dining Services and a 107.7 The Bronc T-shirt & drawstring bag.
Third Place: (1) $100 Visa gift card from 107.7 The Bronc; (1) $50 Sky Zone Trampoline Park gift card; (1) Tailgating Pros Cornhole Set with carrying case and LED lights from Coca-Cola ($199 value); (1) All-Access Level One Tanning week, plus (1) at-home teeth whitening kit ($60 value), courtesy of the Tanning Zone in Hamilton, Ewing, and Bordentown; and (1) embroidered chef’s coat ($100) along with a cooking basket ($100) from Rider Dining Services and a 107.7 The Bronc T-shirt & drawstring bag.
Alternate Prizes: (1) $20 Tanning Zone; (1) $30 Gretalia Hospitality gift card; (1) $20 Vocelli Pizza; (1) $20 Pork Chops BBQ, (1) $20 Pure Green and (1) $20 Tropical Smoothie Café gift card, plus a 107.7 The Bronc T-shirt & drawstring bag.
Prize for entering: (1) 30-minute jump pass to Sky Zone Trampoline Park in Hamilton ($20 value)
No purchase necessary to enter. One entry per student. Students must be currently enrolled and attending classes during the Fall 2022 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, Fine Arts Room 207, 2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648. PRIZES CANNOT BE REFUNDED, RETURNED OR EXCHANGED!