Youngsters Recreate Grandma and Grandpa’s Favorite Foods
August 13, 2018
Brooklynn Sedlock of Indianola won both First and Second Place Overall in the My Grandparents’ Favorite Food competition judged Friday, August 10, at the 2018 Iowa State Fair.
Young cooks age 17 and under were challenged to create an award worthy main dish or snack that their grandparents would serve to them.
Entries were judged on taste, ease of preparation and appearance.
Main Dish/Side Dish
1) Brooklynn Sedlock, Indianola
2) Joshua Bartles, Des Moines
1) Brooklyn Sedlock, Indianola
2) Polly Sherlock, Iowa City
3) Megan Ford, Ankeny
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.