Aug 11 - 21, 2022
Kyle Barton of West Des Moines won first place and a $100 gift card in the Dei Fratelli Tomato Creations contest, judged Sunday, August 15, at the 2021 Iowa State Fair.
Jacqueline Riekena of West Des Moines claimed second place and a $50 gift card. Fred Abraham of Cedar Falls earned third place and a $25 gift card.
Entries were judged on taste.
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.