Iowa State Fair

Food: Fair Delicious

August 20, 2021

Terri Treft of Sioux City won first place and a $100 cash award in the Fair Delicious contest, judged Thursday, August 19, at the 2021 Iowa State Fair.

Kaley Dusenbery of Des Moines earned second place and $50.

Contestants were challenged to create an award winning dish using as a key ingredient, one item of food purchased from any State Fair food vendor.

Entries were judged on best product use.

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.