The Main Event

Save The Date IIThe Thrilla in the Skillet is Des Moines’ premier latke cookoff!

Attendees participate in the latke tasting (What’s a “latke”?) and vote on their favorite for the “Tasters’ Choice Award”. A silent auction for fabulous packages will be held. The main event is an Iron Chef style presentation and judging by an esteemed panel (with special guest judges).

Latkes are judged on five characteristics:

  • Color
  • Crispiness
  • Taste
  • Shape
  • Presentation

… with the winner (determined by the judges) taking home the esteemed GOLDEN SPATULA!

Cooking Latkes