2020 Seriously Smokin’ Rib Challenge

Iowa Pork Producers Rib Challenge

Calling all professional chefs!

Winefest and the Iowa Pork Producers want YOU to submit a rib recipe that best reflects Iowa. Rib is the cut, prepared any way – the more creative, the better! This year`s rib challenge will be virtual! The judges will choose the winner based on their written recipe and the submitted photo.

  • Main ingredient MUST be pork ribs
  • Submit recipe to winefest@winefestdesmoines.comno later than July 15th
  • Judging and tasting will occur virtually on August 1st!

The winner of the Rib Challenge will not only have their recipe prepared for the Iowa Pork Producers Lawn Party guests, they will also walk away with prizes!

First Place

  • $500 Cash Prize
  • Iowa Pork Producers Prize

 Second Place

  • Iowa Pork Producers Prize

If you are the winner, you will have the opportunity to partner with the Iowa Pork Producers Association and serve your winning recipe at the Iowa Pork Lawn Party.