Hamilton, N.Y. – Young fans of the popular Food Network TV series Chopped can test their budding culinary skills on Saturday, February 17th at the Colgate Bookstore. They will race against the clock to master the secret ingredients and win prizes! The fun begins at 10:30 am in the 3rd-floor events room, but contestants are asked to arrive at 10:15 am.
6 teams of 3 will present their masterpieces to a panel of judges who will critique them according to creativity and presentation. Three of these teams will advance to the final challenge and the chance to win prizes!
This competition is open to children between the ages of 5 and 12. Children of all ages are invited to cheer on their favorite chef! Contestant slots are limited so please pre-register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or texting 315-228-7480 with the name, age and contact info for the contestant. Those who pre-register will receive a special mystery gift! Depending on pre-registration, some spots may be available at the door on a first come, first serve basis.
The Colgate Bookstore is Central New York’s largest independent, downtown bookstore; it is proudly owned and operated by Colgate University, a highly selective, residential, liberal arts college, founded in 1819, which enrolls more than 2800 undergraduates.