MILWAUKEE -- The winners of the Wisconsin State Fair's fourth annual "Sporkies" competition were announced Wednesday, August 10th! FOX6's Angelica Duria served as a judge for the competition.
Eight finalists were selected from 26 entries for the fourth annual "Golden Spork Awards."
The winners are:
1st Place: Sprecher Root Beer: Everything Root Beer Float Cake
2nd Place: Saz's Bavarian Haus: Klement's Famous Racing Sausage Corn Dog
3rd Place: Water Street Brewery: Deep Fried Ol' Fashioned
Fair Fan Fave: Saz's Bavarian Haus: Klement's Famous Racing Sausage Corn Dog
A panel of local celebrity judges – with some help from fairgoers – chose the recipients of the four Golden Spork Awards Wednesday.
Celebrity judges this year included:
- Super Bowl Champion LeRoy Butler
- Milwaukee Radio Veteran Steve Palec
- Happy Days stars Donny Most and Anson Williams
- FOX6's Angelica Duria!
Again this year, one lucky fairgoer had the opportunity to sit alongside the celebrity panel and taste-test the final creations as a guest judge.
Fair guests were encouraged to participate in the judging during the fair by sampling all of the Sporkies entries and voting for their favorites.
The eight finalists are pictured below:
Finalists are BOLD below with a complete list of Sporkies entries:
|50 Yarder On-a-Stick||Emma’s Cookie Kitchen|
|Bacon Pork Burger||Pork Schoppe|
|Banana Split Cheesecake Square||Aggie’s Bakery & Coffeehouse|
|Blue Moon Marinated Pork Tacos with Garlic Parmesan Fries||Tavern at the Park|
|Caramel Apple Hard Cider Float||Slim McGinn’s Irish Pub|
|The Chili-Mac Bottom Pizza||Brew City|
|Cookies & Cream Mini Donuts||The Donut Family|
|Crabby Lobster Melt||Tropics at the Fair|
|Deep-Fried Bread Pudding Bites On-a-Stick||Saz’s Ribs|
|Deep-Fried Ol’ Fashioned||Water Street Brewery|
|Door County Surf & Turf On-a-Stick||Door County Fish Boil|
|Elvis Chicken and Waffle Sandwich||Slim’s Lakefront Brew Pub and Eatery|
|Fiesta Cookie Dough||Cookie Dough Fondue|
|Hefe Weiss Cake||Sprecher Landing|
|Jerky Cheese Fries||Exotic Meat Grill|
|Klement’s Famous Racing Sausage Corn Dog||Bavarian Haus|
|Mountain Man Bloody Mary Burger||Exotic Meat Grill|
|Muddy Martian Ice Cream||Cedar Crest Ice Cream|
|Not Your Father’s Fish Tacos||Slim’s PBR Park|
|Raw Oyster Shooter||Joey’s Seafood|
|Red Velvet Cake Milkshake||Hand Dipped Ice Cream|
|Root Beer Float Cake||Sprecher Root Beer Everything|
|Texas Tater Tots||Tropics at the Fair|
|Thank-full Chicken Sandwich||Rupena’s|
|Thanksgiving Day Burrito||Mexican Grill|
|Twisted Turtle Donut||Sprecher Landing|