Aug 11 - 21, 2022
Kyle Barton of West Des Moines won first place in the Favorite Food with Maytag Blue Cheese competition, judged Friday, August 20, at the 2021 Iowa State Fair.
Robin Abraham of Cedar Falls won second place, and Ann Gillotti of Ankeny claimed third place.
Honorable mention went to Bridget Lottman of Norwalk.
Entries were judged on taste and appearance.
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.