Culinary & Entertaining competitions offer scores of ways to participate.
Creative Living Culinary & Entertaining results are in!
Our four departments span a spectrum of classic contests. Congratulations to this year’s participants.
One of this nation’s most traditional culinary pursuits remains alive and well at the 2017 Oregon State Fair. Our Preserved Foods contests incorporate 13 divisions, ranging from freezer jams to fermented drinks, and everything in between. And keep an eye out for special awards provided by famous American brands that have always been traditional favorites among those who preserve foods. Handbook & 2017 Preserved Foods Results
Decorated Cakes & Confectionery Arts
This fascinating area of competition allows for the participation of folks at the following skill levels: Junior, Teen, Beginner, Experienced, Semi-Professional, Professional, and Master. In addition, there are six divisions and classes. Please see the handbook for detailed rules and parameters. Handbook & 2017 Decorated Cakes & Confectionery Arts Results
People’s Choice Award: Decorated Cakes & Confectionery Arts
Heather Rooke for Peace of the Sea, a Cake carved into a turtle over a reef
The functionality, originality and creativity of table decorating are on full display in this popular competition. Whether it’s the adult or youth division, the results are always eye-catching. The three themes for adult entrants in 2017 are: Vintage Wedding, Steampunk, Christmas/Black Tie (Entries in this class must adhere to the American Standard Tablesetting Rules as outline in Appendix A.) The theme for Youth/Teen entries is Sports Teams. (Be creative!) Handbook & 2017 Tablescaping Results
People’s Choice Award: Tablescaping
Kerry Rechiro for Silver Pine Christmas