This year we are bringing the following cook-offs to the DuPage County Fair!
GHIRARDELLI CHOCOLATE CHAMPIONSHIP
1st Place: Caitlin Jones, Round Lake, IL "Mini Chocolate Filled Croissants"
2nd Place: Sherri Jones, Round Lake, IL "Simply Chocolate"
3rd Place: Julie Hentz, Warrenville, IL "Dark Chocolate Sandwich Cookies"
Small bites make a bit hit! Make your most delightful bite-size dessert recipe and enter the 2013 Ghirardelli Chocolate Championship. For an intense chocolate experience use Ghirardelli 60% Cacao Bittersweet Chocolate Chips in your entry. Cash prizes await the top finalists. Four will win generous Ghirardelli Gift Baskets!
1st place…..$150 and Ghirardelli Gift Basket, ribbon, apron, and award certificate
2nd place…..$50 and Ghirardelli Gift Basket, ribbon, apron, and award certificate
3rd Place…..Ghirardelli Gift Basket, ribbon, apron, and award certificate
Bonus Prize (Randomly Selected Contest Entrant) - Ghirardelli Gift Basket
Gold Medal Flour Scratch Bakers Cookie Challenge
1st Place: Gayle Willard, Lombard, IL "Open Sesame Seed Cookies"
2nd Place: Julie Hentz, Warrenville, IL "Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Party Cookies"
3rd Place: Emily Dodson Monk, Lombard, IL "Chewy Brown Sugar Spice Cookies"
Do you love to bake from scratch? The new Gold Medal Flour Scratch Bakers Cookie Challenge will celebrate the most delicious and most award-worthy cookies at the fair. Any style, size or shape is welcome. Simply use the premium quality of any Gold Medal® flour. Winning Cookies will be chosen for Appearance, Flavor and Texture.
1st place…..$100, award certificate, and apron
2nd place…..$50, award certificate, and apron
3rd Place…..$25, award certificate, and apron