2017 SporkRun is The Year of the Dessert!
The Dutchess County Fair SporkAward and SporkRun are back! ...
And the winners will be all the foodies who like to treat their palates to new foods! The SporkRun is a contest between the Fair’s food concessionaires to come up with a new goodie for the Fair. This year’s SporkRun is centered ondesserts – and have we some scrumptious entries for the coveted Spork Crowns! The Kettle Corn Ice Cream Pop, the Italian Chocolate Temptation “Chocotini”, Rajin’ Cajin Kettle Korn, Caramel Apple Milkshake and Grilled Cheesecake Sandwich are all on the list.
For the second year, Rhinebeck Bank is dishing up the SporkAward & SporkRun fun as our Partner. Not only are they supporting this Hudson Valley event, but they are going the extra mile to be a judge SporkAward as well! Four distinguished judges willbe voting on the merits of each entry’s presentation, taste and originality. Judging for the SporkAward will be Tuesday, August 23 at 11:00 AM in front of the Administration building.
The SporkRun, the people’s choice award, will be awarded Friday, August 25 at 11:00 in front of the Administration building. Guests can vote for their favorite SporkRun entry by “liking” them on the Dutchess County Fair App, available at the App Store or Google Play. Fair guests can also ask for the SporkRun form at either of the Information Booths at the Fair.
Rhinebeck Bank is currently running a Facebook contest offering lucky winners free tickets to the fair. Rhinebeck Bank is posting a trivia question, fill in the blank, or other similar contest type posts each weekday morning. One contestant a day who completes the post as instructed will win two complimentary tickets to the fair. For more information view their Official Contest Rules. If you don’t win any tickets, feel free to visit their Rhinebeck, Red Hook, Hyde Park or MidHudson locations to purchase tickets until August 13th, 2017!
2017 SporkRun Entries
|Gillette SlushieWorks||The Tongue Twister||Sour Punch Slush mixed with Sour Gummy Worms,Sour Punch Straws, which is then topped with sour Jolly Ranchers. See if you have what it takes!||I-2|
|HoffmanÍs PA Dutch Funnel Cakes||Maple Bacon Funnel Cake||Warm goodness of funnel cake sprinkled with powdered sugar, real bacon & drizzled maple syrup||L-20|
|PaulaÍs Pretzels||Salted Caramel Pretzel||Homemade hand rolled soft pretzel with hot caramel sauce||L-17|
|Polar Bear Homemade Ice Cream Parlor||Kettle Corn Ice Cream Pop||Kettle corn ice cream, dark chocolate, salty caramel & chocolate covered corn nuts sandwiched between 2 Krispy Kreme donuts dipped in chocolate and rolled in kettle corn||I-60|
|Scotties Choco Kebab||Italian Chocolate Temptation "Chocotini"||Chocolate Italian dessert pita filled with chocolate gelato, shaved imported hazelnut chocolate, fresh berries and whipped cream with a Nutella drizzle and served in a martini glass||FM-20|
|Simply Cannoli||Chocolate Peanut Butter Cannoli||Chocolate shell Cannoli with ricotta & peanut butter filling||K-26|
|Sugar Shakers||Cinnamon Raisin Fried Dough||Fired Dough with raisins topped with cinnamon and butter||Fm-21|
|Supreme Cream||Caramel Apple Milkshake||Vanilla Ice Cream blended with Granny Smith apple chunks and sweet caramel||Trackside|
|Taste BuddÍs, Inc||Grilled Cheesecake Sandwich||Pound cake, NY cheesecake & red berry salad _ Just like a grilled cheese sandwich, but dessert style!||FM-1|
|WhatÍs Poppin Kettle Korn||RaginÍ Cajun Kettle Korn||Hot, fresh Kettle Korn with authentic Cajun spice _ ItÍs HOT!||K-10|