South Dakota’s 2018 7th Annual Taste of Elegance in Rapid City was held on Sunday, October 28, 2018 in the Dakota Ballroom of the Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn.

If you are interested in ordering tickets for the 2018 event, please contact Stacey Sorlien

 at 605-332.1600 or ssorlien@sdppc.org

 

2017 Winners

  • 1st Place Award ~ Chef Ethan Spang from Delmonico Grill; Rapid City
  • 2nd Place Award ~ Chef Gunter Schnepp from The Enigma Restaurant; Rapid City
  • 3rd Place Award ~ Chef Adam Bruce Venner from Tally’s Silver Spoon; Rapid City
  • People’s Choice Award ~ Chef Gunter Schnepp from The Enigma Restaurant; Rapid City
  • People’s Choice Runner-Up ~ Chef Joseph Raney from Skogen Kitchen; Custer
  • Display Award ~ Chef Ethan Spang from Delmonico Grill; Rapid City

2017 Chef Recipes

  • Chef Gunter Schnepp from The Enigma Restaurant, Rapid City
    Juniper Smoked Pork Belly
  • Chef Ethan Spang from Delmonico Grill, Rapid City
    Pork and Peaches
  • Chef Adam Bruce Venner from Tally’s Silver Spoon, Rapid City
    A Pig In The Woods
  • Chef Aleaha Ghere from Botticelli, Rapid City
    I like Pork Butts, and I Cannot Lie!
  • Chef Jared Flemming from Klinkeltown Grilled Cheese and Burger Joint, Rapid City
    Caribbean Style Pork Burger
  • Chef Joseph Raney from Skogen Kitchen, Custer
    Suckling Pig Confit with Roasted Butternut Squash, Shaved Green Apple and Toasted Balsamic Meringue
  • Chef John Miller from Sacora Station Restaurant and Catering, Piedmont
    Smoked Candy Apple Pork Chops over Slaw

2018 Chef Information Center

  • 2018 Rapid City Taste of Elegance Chef Invitation
  • 2018 Rapid City  Taste of Elegance Entry Form
  • 2018 Rapid City Taste of Elegance Rules & Guidelines
  • 2018 Rapid City Taste of Elegance Consent Form

 

Sponsors of this event are: South Dakota Pork Producers Council, National Pork Board, Smithfield, Zoetis, Dimock Cheese, Preferred Printing, Firehouse Wine Cellars, Duhamel Broadcasting, Family Fare, Lynn’s Dakotamart, Pipestone Systems, Great Western Bank, Farm Credit of America and Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn.