The Kitchen at the Iowa State Fairgrounds

Perfect your pie baking skills with a Pie Basics Baking Class in The Kitchen on the Iowa State Fairgrounds on March 19. Dianna Sheehy has entered Iowa State Fair food competitions since 1975 and has been a judge for the past 15 years. In 1989, Dianna received second place in the Crisco National Pie Championships representing Iowa.

On March 19, Dianna will teach the basics on preparing a pie crust and how to perfect the fruit filling. The class is limited to 30 participants, so sign up today!

Pie Basics Baking Class with Dianna Sheehy

The Kitchen, Iowa State Fairgrounds

Sunday, March 19, at 2 p.m.

Cost: $40 (Class size limit of 30 people)

*Class includes step-by-step instruction and a take-home completed two-crust fruit pie.

Participants must bring their own 9" glass pie plate and rolling pin; a crimper is optional.

For more information and to register, visit

During the Fair, The Kitchen was a popular demonstration kitchen for anything from cuts of meat to wine mixology, cake baking, charcuterie and chocolate bombs. Mark your calendars for April 22, 2023, at 10 a.m. for a basic cake decorating how-to class. Email to get on the announcement list or check for registration information.