Amy Fuson of Indianola won the First Place Overall title in the Nostalgic Comfort Food competition judged Monday at the 2012 Iowa State Fair.
Second Place Overall was awarded to Alexa Schmaltz of Des Moines, and Deanna Smith of Des Moines took Third Place Overall.
Cheryl Rogers of Ames received the Most Nostalgic Presentation award.
Additional results below:
1) Deanna Smith, Des Moines
1) Amy Fuson, Indianola
2) Cheryl Rogers, Ames
3) Anita Van Gundy, Des Moines
1) Alexa Schmaltz, Des Moines
2) Anita Van Gundy, Des Moines
3) Lindsey Pepper, Huxley
The Iowa State Fair Food Department is the largest of any state fair in the country. Food Department judging is held in the Elwell Family Food Center sponsored by Blue Bunny.
“Nothing Compares” to the 2012 Iowa State Fair, August 9-19. The Fairgrounds are located at East 30th and East University Avenue, just 10 minutes east of downtown Des Moines, and are open 7 a.m. to 1 a.m. each day of the Fair. Exhibit hours may vary. For more information, call 800/545-FAIR or visit iowastatefair.org.