August 17, 2019
Bridget Lottman of Norwalk won First Place Overall and a $300 cash award in the Egg-Ceptional Eggs Cooking Contest, judged Wednesday, at the 2019 Iowa State Fair.
Angela Miller of West Des Moines earned Second Place Overall and $200. Karla Hocker of Boone claimed Third Place Overall and $100.
Entries were judged on flavor, presentation, texture and ease of preparation.
Additional results follow:
1) Angela Miller, West Des Moines
2) Rebecca Howe, West Des Moines
3) Olivia Caron Smith, Winterset
1) Stacie Dudden, Reinbeck
2) Judy Kiburz-Harrison, Tingley
3) Mary Burr, Iowa City
Quiches, Stratas & Casseroles
1) Bridget Lottman, Norwalk
2) Belinda Myers, Osceola
3) Mary Tibbetts, Urbandale
Sandwiches, Salads & Sides
1) Karla Hocker, Boone
2) Phyllis Olson, Newton
3) DeeDee Kennedy, Des Moines
The Iowa State Fair Food Department is the largest of any state fair in the country. There are 166 divisions, 715 classes and over 7,300 entries at this year’s Fair. Food Department judging is held in the Elwell Family Food Center sponsored by Blue Bunny Ice Cream.
The Iowa State Fair is one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country and the single largest event in the state. The Fair began over 160 years ago and is now considered one of the best events in the nation, attracting more than one million Fairgoers every year from all over the world. The Fairgrounds are located at East 30th and East University, just off the interstate and minutes from Downtown Des Moines. Nothing Compares to State Fair Favorites: August 8-18, 2019. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.