Aug 11 - 21, 2022
DeeDee Kennedy of Des Moines won first place in the My Favorite Meat Loaf competition, judged Friday, August 20, at the 2021 Iowa State Fair.
Daniel Hodges of Ames won second place, and Samantha Streff of West Des Moines received third place.
Entries were judged on taste, texture, creativity 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.