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Dutch Oven Cook-Off

Cathedral Gorge State Park

It’s time for the annual Dutch oven cook-off at Cathedral Gorge State Park in Panaca. Join the fun, win raffle prizes, eat delicious cast iron fare and enjoy the park while contestants put culinary skills to the test. Winning dishes are decided by a panel of judges, and prizes are awarded for winners in four different categories: bread, dessert, main course and vegetable/side dish. Individuals and teams may enter in more than one category. Event participants vote for their favorite dish, the winner receives the People’s Choice Award.

All cooking must be done in a Dutch oven on site the day of the event. Entrants are responsible for providing all food and supplies needed for preparation of the entry. 

WHEN: Saturday, September 21, 1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

WHERE: Cathedral Gorge State Park

3 hours north of Las Vegas: I-15 N to US-93 N to Cathedral Gorge Road.

1-1/2 hours west of Cedar City, Utah: UT-56 W to US-93 N to Cathedral Gorge Road.

1-1/2 hours northwest of St. George, Utah: UT-18 N to UT-56 W to US-93 N to Cathedral Gorge Road.

COST:  Fees waived for cooks who pre-register; $5 per dish day of event. Visitors who are not cooking pay $5 park entrance fee. Cash only.

CONTACT: Dawn Andone, 775-728-8101, cgsp@parks.nv.gov

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