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5/28/2014
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Food contests at Iowa State Fair offer $12,000 in prize money!

Fair Dates: August 7-17, 2014

Editor Note: Pre-registration deadline is July 1, 2014

Contest date is August 7, 2012 - 11:30 AM

DO YOU HAVE A FAVORITE TONE'S(r) RECIPE? HAVE WE GOT THE CONTESTS FOR YOU!

Food contests at Iowa State Fair offer $12,000 in prize money!

This year's contest theme, MY FAVORITE TONE'S(r) RECIPE encourages Iowans to compete for a total of $12,000 in prize money, the highest award for any Iowa State Fair competition. The first-place winner in each of the four classes wins $2,000. The second-place winner wins $750 in each class while the third-place winners will win $250. All winners also receive an Iowa State Fair ribbon. Each of the classes is described below.

MY FAVORITE TONE'S(r) HOLIDAY RECIPE can be a recipe for any holiday and can be any type of recipe from appetizers, beverages, breads, desserts, main dishes, etc.

MY FAVORITE TONE'S(r) EVERYDAY FAMILY RECIPE doesn't have to be fancy, just delicious! The recipe can be served at breakfast, lunch, dinner or snacks. Any type of recipe from appetizers, beverages, breads, desserts, main dishes, etc can be entered.

MY FAVORITE TONE'S(r) RECIPE THAT I LOVE TO BAKE can be sweet or savory, and can include breads or rolls, cookies, pies, desserts or cakes.

MY FAVORITE TONE'S(r) RECIPE FOR CAUSAL APPETIZERS might be your favorite recipe for tailgating, picnics, movie night with family or for when friends drop by. Casual Appetizers can be anything from beverages, dips, slow cooker favorites, snack mixes or just your favorite nibble.

Competitors must register with the Iowa State Fair by July 1. The contest will be held Thursday, August 7, at 11:30 AM in the Elwell Family Food Center on the fairgrounds. Entrants must use 2 or more Tone's(r) spices or extracts and may enter in all four classes if desired. Tone's Spices is a brand of ACH Food Companies, Inc. and are produced in Ankeny, IA.

You will also need to describe why your recipe is your favorite. Is there a history or just your favorite? Tell us about it in a paragraph or less. Entries will also be judged on flavor, best use of TONE'S(r) spices, and appearance.

For complete details about all contests, including registration and entry guidelines, go to www.iowastatefair.org or contact the Iowa State Fair Competitive Events Department by email at competitiveevents@iowastatefair.org or by phone at 515-262-3111, extension 207. Entry forms can be mailed in or enter online beginning May 1. Note: You must be a resident of Iowa to enter.


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CONTACT:
State Fair Season 2014 -Cooking and Baking
Dee Gamble
dgamble@achfood.com
515-965-2711 Ext. 52169

 

 

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