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This competition is for Maryland State Fair Food Vendors to create the most innovative, interesting, and mouthwatering food creations they can imagine showcasing at the Maryland State Fair. Two judging phases will narrow down entries to ten finalists and culminate in the crowning of Best Sweet, Best Savory, and Most Creative. All Vendors who enter and are selected as finalists will receive additional advertising and promotions before and during the 2023 Maryland State Fair.
This is a hidden webpage for Maryland State Fair Food Vendors with resources and information regarding entering the 2023 MALLET New Fair Food Contest. If you have any questions, please get in touch with Jeremy at [email protected].
Submission Deadline: June 9, 2023
Entries Approved or Denied: June 12, 2023
Finalists Notified: June 19, 2023
Finalists Announced to the public: July/August 2023
Final Live Judging @ The Fair: Sunday, August 27, 2023, at 10 am
Best Sweet Food Item
Best Savory Food Item
Most Creative Food Item
Finalists will be judged live during the Maryland State Fair by five judges chosen at the discretion of Maryland State Fair Staff. The five judges are listed below.
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