Saucy Win for Ankeny Cook in State Fair Pasta Competition
August 16, 2018
Anna Kingery of Ankeny won First Place Overall in the Barilla Pasta and Sauce competition judged, Sunday at the 2018 Iowa State Fair.
Jamie Buelt of Polk City earned Second Place Overall and Jeffrey King of Newton claimed Third Place Overall.
Entries were judged on taste, appearance, best use of product and creativity.
1) Anna Kingery, Ankeny
2) Jeffrey King, Newton
3) Mary Tibbetts, Urbandale
1) Jamie Buelt, Polk City
2) Phyllis Olson, Newton
The Iowa State Fair Food Department is the largest of any state fair in the country. There are 171 divisions, 727 classes and over 9,574 entries at this year’s Fair. Food Department judging is held in the Elwell Family Food Center sponsored by Blue Bunny Ice Cream.
Frequently ranked as one of the top events in the country, the Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. Annually attracting more than a million people from all over the world, the Iowa State Fair located at East 30th and East University, just 10 minutes from downtown Des Moines is Iowa’s greatest celebration with a salute to the best in agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement. Nothing Compares to State Fair Moments, August 9-19, 2018. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.