Aug 11 - 21, 2022
Joshua Carr of West Chester won First Place Overall in the Cinnamon Ridge Farms Amazing Ribs competition, judged Thursday, August 12, at the 2021 Iowa State Fair.
Carr also won First Place in the Beef Ribs class.
In the Pork Rib Creation class, Samantha Streff of West Des Moines won First Place. Matthew Phoenix of Ankeny claimed Second Place and Cindy Streff of Urbandale earned Third Place.
Entries were judged on taste, texture, appearance and creativity.
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.