Iowa State Fair

Food - Cooking with Coffee

August 14, 2022

Jenna Brady of Runnells won first place and a $75 gift card in the Cooking with Coffee competition, judged Friday, August 12, at the 2022 Iowa State Fair.

Entrants were tasked with creating an award-worthy creation using coffee provided by Friedrich’s Coffee.

Ann Gillotti of Ankeny earned second place and a $50 gift card. Pamela Reynolds of Norwalk claimed third place and a $25 gift card.

Entries were judged on taste, best use of coffee and appearance.

The Iowa State Fair Food Department is the largest of any state fair in the country. There are 128 divisions, 615 classes and nearly 6,300 entries at this year’s Fair. Food Department judging is held in the Elwell Family Food Center sponsored by Urban Air Adventure Park.