Dutch Oven Cook-off

Dutch Oven Cook-off presented by:

When: Saturday, October 25th. Cooking and set up starts at 7 a.m. Tasting begins at 12:30 p.m.

Where: Cross Hollows Events Center, Diamond Z Arena

Why:    Dutch Oven cooking is a time honored tradition.  Southern Utah was settled by pioneers cooking from a cast iron pot. Dutch Oven cooking remains a coveted skill and enjoyable pastime.  Over 30 different awards and more than $2,000 in cash prizes!  Gather a group of friends, family or club to compete in the Dutch Oven Cook-off!

Dutch Oven Competition: We are providing $40 per category food stipend per team (up to $160).  There will be 4 categories and you are welcome to enter 1, 2 or even all four of the categories. Each category will have a separate tasting and will be judged by the public. There will be prizes in each category. The categories include: Main Dish, Side Dish, Bread/ Rolls, and Dessert. In commemoration of our heritage and the theme of the Festival we encourage each main dish to include Lamb.

To enter a cooking team:  Please review the rules and regulations, the fill out the registration form found below.

Public Tasting- You be the Judge! Taste over 30 different Dutch Oven dishes when you participate in the Public Tasting . The cost is just $5.00, which includes a tasting packet and tickets to use as voting ballots to choose this year’s winners. In 2 hours, you’ll taste hearty main dishes, succulent side dishes, savory breads and delectable desserts.  Also, you’ll learn more about Dutch Oven cooking, including the history, clean and care instructions and pick up a few more recipes.  Buy your tickets as early as 11 am that day and tasting begins a 12:30 pm and ends at 2:30 pm.  Awards start at 3:30 pm.  Dutch Oven cooking- it’s a Tradition!

More information contact: Kacie Carbollo 435-559-1561 or kacie.carballo@gmail.com,


Check out the Dutch Oven Competition video on You Tube!