Iowa State Fair

Food - My Best Waffle Ever

August 17, 2022

Olivia Smith of Winterset won first place in the My Best Waffle Ever competition judged Tuesday, August 16, at the 2022 Iowa State Fair.

Jacqueline Riekena of West Des Moines earned second place.

Entries were judged on taste and creativity.

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.