October 26-29, 2017 • Cedar City, Utah

Dutch Oven Cook-off presented by:


When: Saturday Cooking and set up starts at 7 a.m. Tasting begins at 12:30 p.m.
Where: Cross Hollows Events Center, Diamond Z Arena
Why: Dutch Oven cooking is a time honored tradition. Southern Utah was settled by pioneers cooking from a cast iron pot. Dutch Oven cooking remains a coveted skill and enjoyable pastime. Over 30 different awards and more than $2,000 in cash prizes! Gather a group of friends, family or club to compete in the Dutch Oven Cook-off!

Dutch Oven Competition: We are providing $40 per category food stipend per team (up to $160). There will be 4 categories and you are welcome to enter 1, 2 or even all four of the categories. Each category will have a separate tasting and will be judged by the public. There will be prizes in each category. The categories include: Main Dish, Side Dish, Bread/ Rolls, and Dessert. In commemoration of our heritage and the theme of the Festival we encourage each main dish to include Lamb. BIG PRIZES!  Including an overall winner prize of $500!  To enter a cooking team: Please call Kacie Carbollo 435-559-1561 or kacie.carballo@gmail.com or call our event contact at (435) 586-8132  

Public Tasting: You be the Judge! Taste over 30 different Dutch Oven dishes when you participate in the Public Tasting . The cost is just $5.00, which includes a tasting packet and tickets to use as voting ballots to choose this year’s winners. In 2 hours, you’ll taste hearty main dishes, succulent side dishes, savory breads and delectable desserts. Also, you’ll learn more about Dutch Oven cooking, including the history, clean and care instructions and pick up a few more recipes. Buy your tickets as early as 11 am that day and tasting begins a 12:30 pm and ends at 2:30 pm. Awards start at 3:30 pm. Dutch Oven cooking- it’s a Tradition! More information contact: Kacie Carbollo 435-559-1561 or kacie.carballo@gmail.com or 435-586-8132   Check out the Dutch Oven Competition video on You Tube!

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