Chokecherry Culinary Contest

Saturday, 09/12/2020

Held during Lewistown's Annual Chokecherry Festival, the Culinary Contest is a beloved tradition, and a great opportunity to showcase family recipes or dream up creative new ways to use chokecherries in the kitchen!

The contest is FREE TO ENTER and open to all ages. Prizes will be awarded in 18 different categories, plus awards for “Best Presentation” and “Best in Show”. Entries are due between 8-9am Sept. 12th. Judging will take place from 9-10am, with the public invited to view and sample entries at 10:30.

Download the 2020 Entry Form at or pick up a copy from the Lewistown Art Center. **Please note that recipes must be submitted for each entry, with the exception of those in the “Commercial Product” category.**

Best of luck, and happy cooking!

2019 CATEGORIES: Appetizer Sauce / Salad Dressing Main Dish Jelly & Jam Syrup Cake, any shape/size Cupcakes Cookies Pie Dessert, other Yeast breads Quick breads Beverage with Alcohol Beverage without Alcohol Non-Food Product or craft Miscellaneous Youth Division (12 and under) Commercial Product

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  • Address:
  • 323 West Main St.
  • Lewistown, MT
  • Dates:
  • 09/12/2020
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