Culinary

Do you love baking and cooking for fun or as part of a hobby?

Then enter your best recipes in the Culinary Competitions at the State Fair!

Important dates for this competition:

  • Entry Deadline: June 2, 2022

  • Culinary Day 1 Judging: July 27, 2022

  • Culinary Day 2 Judging: July 30, 2022

  • Culinary Day 3 Judging: August 5, 2022

  • Culinary Day 4 Judging: August 7, 2022

See below for full details on entry requirements and show information.

Culinary Entry Information

Culinary Day 1

Drop Off: July 27, 2022: 7:30-10:30 am
Judging: July 27, 2022: 1:30-6:30 pm

Culinary Day 1 features over 100 classes in the following divisions:

  • Yeast Breads
  • Fresh Fruits & Veggies
  • Cookies & Bars
  • Pies
  • Canning
  • Kids Culinary Challenge

Click the link below for complete entry information and contest rules.

Culinary Day 1 Entry Information

Culinary Day 2

Drop Off: July 30, 2022: 7:30-10:30 am
Judging: July 30, 2022: 1:30-6:30 pm

Culinary Day 2 features over 80 classes in the following divisions:

  • Quick Breads
  • Wisconsin Dairy
  • Cakes
  • Frostings
  • Decorated Cakes
  • Culinary Challenge

Click the link below for complete entry information and contest rules.

Culinary Day 2 Entry Information

Culinary Days 3 & 4

Drop Off Culinary Day 3: August 5, 2022: 8:30-9:30 am
Judging Culinary Day 3: August 5, 2022: Noon-6:00 pm

Culinary Day 3 features the following classes:

Puns of Stems & Steel….pun party!

  • turn over a new maple leaf cookie
  • not your ti-pickle salad!
  • bright, bejeweled, bouncing cranberry muffins
  • roll model
  • buzzing for heavenly honey refreshment
  • don’t go bacon my heart – bacon appetizer
  • jammin’ for java biscotti
  • berry-rific quick bread
  • let’s do the can, can – creative canning

Drop Off Culinary Day 4: August 7, 2022: 8:30-9:30 am
Judging Culinary Day 4: August 7, 2022: Noon-6:00 pm

Puns of Stems & Steel….forged in flavor

  • say cheese & herd up your best cheesy pleasy dip
  • cheery cherry cheesecake
  • rooting for harvest salad
  • mini bundt might bundts
  • Wi-scone-sin devilishly sinful scones
  • crazy for kraut….uniquely Usinger’s
  • 1 potato, 2 potato, 3 potato side dish
  • perfect pear-ings…wine & pear pound cake
  • low-to-no sugar showdown…you bake me crazy cake contest

Click the link below for complete entry information and contest rules.

Culinary Days 3 & 4 Entry Information

Culinary Entry Form

Questions?

Questions regarding entering can be emailed to: entryoffice@wistatefair.com

Or call:
Junior & Open Shows; Dog Sports, Rabbit Hopping,
Meat & Dairy Products Contests: 414.266.7052
Competitive Exhibits, Youth Exhibits: 414.313.2767

Mailing Address:
Wisconsin State Fair
Entry Department
640 S 84th Street
West Allis WI 53214