Teamwork Leads to Blue Ribbons For Cooking Couples
August 16, 2018
The team of Claudia Doty and Ava Praska bested the competition to win the Create a Family Baking Legacy competition Sunday at the 2018 Iowa State Fair.
Teams made up of a parent and a child or a grandparent and a grandchild each had 30 minutes to create an award worthy dessert.
Anita Van Gundy and Leaah Hartman earned second place and $40. Lori Richman and Henry Wilson claimed third place and $30.
Entries were judged on teamwork, neatness, recipe selection and overall quality.
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.