popular Potato Cook-Off is a festival favorite for contestants
and “spec-taters” alike! The 2016 category will be ANYTHING GOES (potato must be main ingredient! This category is sure to bring out some secret family
recipes! Prepared recipes will compete for “bragging rights” and
some great prizes.
The audience has a chance to taste the
wonderful entries and place their vote for the coveted “People’s Choice Award.” Recipes
from prior years are featured in the Potato Days Souvenir Recipe
Packet which can be purchased during the festival or on the website.
The Cook-Off will be held on Friday at 3:30-4:30 on the Main Stage this year!
The 2015 Potato Cook-Off was another success. Several participants
prepared some fabulous Potato Side-Dish items. These recipe books and inserts will be for
sale during the Festival from over the years.
The rules are simple. Prepare your best recipe which must contain
white potatoes. Send in your entry form, and bring your prepared
recipe to Main Stage at 3:00 PM on Friday for the judging.
Make a big batch to share and taste … go for the People’s
Contestant Are Judged as follows:
Presentation, Use of Product/Creativity and Taste of Dish!
Contest winners receive some great prizes of Barnesville Bucks,
redeemable at local businesses - $75 for 1st Place, $50 for 2nd
Place, and $25 for 3rd Place. There is also a prize for the “People’s
Choice Award” selected by our audience.
HOW TO ENTER 2017 registration coming soon
The Potato Cook-Off is open to everyone. Entries are limited to
one per person. An entry form must be received by August 12, 2015
along with a $5 entry fee and two copies of your recipe.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Call the Chair Shari Grabow (218)-493-4405 or Stacia Sytsma (218)-354-2726 or the Potato Days Spudline at (800) 525-4901.