BRHS Grad Wins Top Prize on Episode of Supermarket Stakeout

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – It’s deja vu, in the best way possible, for Bridgewater-Raritan High School graduate Dave Hadley, who won a second cooking competition on the Food Network after he took the top prize on Supermarket Stakeout.

The episode, which aired Feb. 9, featured Hadley competing with three other chefs for the top prize on the cooking show that sees them paying shoppers for the items they purchased at the grocery store, and then using whatever they find to cook a dish.

Hadley won the top $10,000 prize, four years after he also won the top $10,000 prize on an episode of Chopped on the network.

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“I was very excited to be on the show, I was very excited to win,” he said. “For me,

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Food Network’s ‘Worst Cooks in America’ winner charged with murder says foster child, 3, drowned

A former Food Network reality cooking show winner who was charged with homicide by child abuse with her husband will remain in jail.

Ariel Robinson, 29, who won the most recent season of Food Network’s “Worst Cooks in America,” told a judge that her 3-year-old foster daughter Victoria Smith died on Jan. 14 after drinking too much water, WYFF4 reports.

Ariel Robinson (Simpsonville Police)

Ariel Robinson (Simpsonville Police)
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During a virtual court hearing on Friday, Robinson claimed that bruises on Smith’s body were from a Heimlich maneuver, performed in an attempt to save her. The girl died from blunt force trauma, according to a coroner’s report, which did not list any mention of drowning.


Judge Letitia Verdin denied Robinson’s request for bond. 

“Based on the seriousness of the charges and the egregious nature of the allegations in

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