Iowa State Fair

Food - Hot Beef Sundae

August 18, 2022

Cooks both young and young at heart were challenged to create an award-winning beef treat in the Hot Beef Sundae competition judged Monday, August 15, at the 2022 Iowa State Fair.

Entries were judged on taste, creativity and appearance.

Complete results follow:

Hot Beef Sundae (Adults)

1) Ann Gillotti, Ankeny

2) Cheryl Pike, Johnston

3) DeeDee Kennedy, Des Moines

Hot Beef Sundae (Youth)

1) Brooklynn Sedlock, Indianola

2) Joseph Ridgway, Johnston

3) Nora Petersen, Knoxville

Hot Beef Sundae - Most Creative

1) Ann Gillotti, Ankeny

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.