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Statewide Dutch Oven Cook-off Finale: Official Nevada 150 event at Cathedral Gorge State Park


cathedral-gorge-600x401-300x200-8848193-5834967After hosting a series of Dutch oven cook-offs throughout 2014 at state parks across Nevada, the statewide finale will be held at Cathedral Gorge State Park on September 20, 2014.

Grand prizes, donated by Sportsman’s Warehouse, include $250, $150, and $100 gift cards, as well as several Dutch ovens and a variety of Dutch oven cooking gear, valued at more than $1000.

Many other local businesses and supporters will be providing additional prizes and gear for the event.

Nevadans and non-residents alike are invited to prepare their favorite Dutch Oven recipes and see how they stack up against the other Dutch Oven enthusiasts.

Participants may compete in teams or individually and are allowed unlimited entries in five categories: bread, dessert, main/dish/meat, side dish/vegetable and the special category of “1860s” to commemorate Nevada’s 150th anniversary.

Please go to www.parks.nv.gov for entry forms and a full description of the contest rules. This official Nevada 150 event is open to the public, and is a family friendly event for all ages.

The Statewide Dutch Oven Cook-off Finale, is an official Nevada 150 event happening Saturday, September 20, with contestants to begin cooking at between 1 p.m. and judging to begin at 5 p.m. The location is Cathedral Gorge State Park.

This event is open to the public. Participants may enter as individuals or teams. Anyone entering under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and teams must consist of at least one adult (someone over the age of 18).

There is an entry fee of $5 per dish; no limit. There is no cost to attend the event, however, there is a per vehicle entrance fee of $7; Nevada residents receive a $2 discount.

For information contact Jenny Ramella, 775-684-2704, [email protected].

Miriam Hodgman
Miriam Hodgman
Miriam Hodgman is originally from San Francisco. She previously was the communications coordinator for the largest hunger-relief organization in Sonoma County, California. She has a bachelor’s degree in American history, with a minor in American Indian studies, from San Francisco State University, and has a master’s degree in public administration from Sonoma State University. She enjoys training a variety of martial arts.