8th Annual Dutch oven cook-off at Cathedral Gorge on Saturday, September 22

PANACA, Nev. – It is that time of year again for the annual Dutch oven cook-off at Cathedral Gorge State Park in Panaca. Put culinary skills to the test to win a great prize. Prizes are awarded for winners in four different categories: best bread, best dessert, best main course and best vegetable side dish. Individuals and teams may enter in more than one category.

Come out and join the fun, win door and raffle prizes, eat good food and enjoy the park. Cooking starts at 3 p.m.  Food Tasting begins around 5 p.m. with a raffle during the festivities.

WHAT: 8th Annual Dutch Oven Cook-off

WHEN: Saturday, September 22 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

WHERE: The park and visitor center is located just west of U.S. 93, one mile north of the town of Panaca.  2-1/2 hours north of Las Vegas: I-15 N to US-93 N.  1-1/2 hours west of Cedar City, Utah: UT-56 W to NV-319 W to US-93 N. 1-1/2 hours north-West of St. George, Utah: UT-18 N to UT-56 W to NV-319 W to US-93 N.

WHO: The contest is open to individual or group teams. Anyone under 16, entering individually, must have a parent or guardian’s signature. Teams such as Boy Scout troops are covered by their official Boy Scout Trip Permit.

COST: Each dish entered is $5. Unlimited entries are allowed. A raffle ticket is given with each park entrance fee of $7 per vehicle and the camping fee is $17 per vehicle. Cash or check only.  Nevada residents receive a $2 discount.

CONTACT: To enter, or for more information, contact the Regional Visitor Center, Cathedral Gorge State Park, 775-728-4460, or email cathedralgorge_vc@lcturbonet.com.

MORE: All contestants must fill-out an entry form for each dish entered. Please contact the Regional Visitor Center at Cathedral Gorge State Park for an official entry form via 775-728-4460 or at cathedralgorge_vc@lcturbonet.com.