Cedar Falls Baker Shows of “Core” Competencies at State Fair
August 13, 2018
John Sunvold of Cedar Falls won First Place Overall in the Iowa Orchards Creations competition judged Friday at the 2018 Iowa State Fair.
Kathleen Taylor of Knoxville earned Second Place Overall.
Contestants were tasked with creating desserts and fruit pies that featured Iowa grown fruits.
Entries were judged on taste, creativity and general appearance.
1) Kathleen Taylor, Knoxville
2) Jodi Brady, Runnells
3) Mary Tibbetts, Urbandale
Fruit Pie (Adults)
1) John Sunvold, Cedar Falls
2) Mary Kassing, Clive
1) Reagan Sunvold, Cedar Falls
2) Tate Dingman, Grimes
3) Lydia Hunter, Waukee
The Iowa State Fair Food Department is the largest of any state fair in the country. There are 171 divisions, 727 classes and over 9,574 entries at this year’s Fair. Food Department judging is held in the Elwell Family Food Center sponsored by Blue Bunny Ice Cream.
Frequently ranked as one of the top events in the country, the Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. Annually attracting more than a million people from all over the world, the Iowa State Fair located at East 30th and East University, just 10 minutes from downtown Des Moines is Iowa’s greatest celebration with a salute to the best in agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement. Nothing Compares to State Fair Moments, August 9-19, 2018. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.