Creative Arts (Culinary and Baking) Competitions at the Ohio State Fair
July 29, 2020 - August 9, 2020See online info packet for details
Stop by Kasich Hall to see culinary and baking competitions ranging from pies to breads, cookies to cake decorating, candies to preserves, and more. Offering more than 100 culinary and baking competition opportunities for Ohioans to enter and more than $10,000 in awards. Additionally, there are many live cook-offs and challenges to explore, including a grilling competition, chopped cook-off, chili cook-off, and even a pizza competition! All items/recipes entered are judged. Refer to the online information packet (available in March 2020) for details and entry drop-off dates in July/August. New competitions are planned for 2020! Stay tuned for more information on the Ohio Cake and Sweets Expo 2020!
Artist Entry fee: $10 processing fee and $1 per entry. Contestants must be 11 years of age or older as of Jan. 1 of the current year (unless the competition division states otherwise). Professionals are prohibited from entering (unless competition division states otherwise). Contestants are encouraged to enter multiple classes within a competition and may enter two items per class (unless competition division notes state otherwise).