3 College Students Go Hot Plate-to-Hot Plate in Our Dorm Room Mania Cook-Off

by Jeanine Asencio 11:10 AM, March 13, 2017

Aired March 14, 2017

March Madness is upon us, so we had three collegiate competitors from Pace, Hofstra, and Rutgers go hot plate-to-hot plate, each creating their best dish with only dorm room-friendly “cookware” (think microwaves and blenders).

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Chef Curtis Stone judged the final dishes with three goals in mind: creativity, taste, and presentation. To help dorm life be a little… shall we say… cozier? They competed for a chance to win a very interesting trophy (you have to see it to believe it) and a $1,000 Bed Bath & Beyond gift card!

And because it's Rach’s show and she never wants anyone to go home empty handed, the runners-up got something, too.

Check out the video below to see what each student cooked up and who got to take home that lovely trophy!

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