Aug 11 - 21, 2022
Alisa Woods of Des Moines won first place and $500 in the Best Templeton Rye Desserts competition, judged Friday, August 20, at the 2021 Iowa State Fair.
Ann Gillotti of Ankeny earned second place and $300, and Holly Houg of Urbandale claimed third place and $200.
Entries were judged on flavor, presentation and overall incorporation of Templeton Rye.
The Iowa State Fair Food Department is the largest of any state fair in the country. There are 134 divisions, 603 classes and nearly 6500 entries at this year’s Fair. Food Department judging is held in the Elwell Family Food Center sponsored by Urban Air.