CTbites is pleased to introduce you to our summer intern, Hannah Bukzin. Hannah is a 14 yr old Staples high school student with a passion for cooking. Hannah has her own blog "Small Chef in a Big World," and is a contestant in the 2014 Chopped Teen Tournament on The Food Network. Please welcome Hannah to CTbites and watch her episode on July 29th!
Sixteen talented teenagers bring their extreme energy and ambition to the Chopped kitchen, with Chopped Teen Tournament premiering Tuesday, July 15th at 10pm ET/PT on Food Network. In this special, five-part stunt, sixteen culinary whiz kids are aiming for perfect appetizers, entrées, and desserts, as they navigate through three rounds. The teen cooks are given ingredients that could stump even top professionals, with a rotating panel of the Chopped judges, including Amanda Freitag, Alex Guarnaschelli, Marc Murphy, Chris Santos, Geoffrey Zakarian and special guest judge Alex Stupak determining who gets chopped each round.
Watch Hannah's episode: Premiering Tuesday, July 29th at 10pm ET/PT
“Teen Tournament: Part 3”
The Teen Tournament excitement continues with this thrilling third part! Four new teens enter the Chopped kitchen with their sights set on becoming a champ and winning a spot in the Finale. Will they think dandelion greens are a dandy ingredient for the first round? The fryer is in high-demand in the entrée round, featuring Cornish hens. And in the dessert round, the ice cream machine is the kitchen toy of choice.
Competitors: Max Aronson, Hannah Bukzin, Tommi Rae Fowler, Brandon Medley
Judges: Alex Guarnaschelli, Chris Santos, Alex Stupak
The winners from each episode will head to the finale on Tuesday, August 12th, with a chance at winning the grand prize of $25,000 plus a culinary school scholarship. In the end, only one will be named the first-ever Teen Chopped Grand Champion!