Two Little PigsSouth Dakota’s 2017 Taste of Elegance was held on January 29, 2017 in the Grand Ballroom of the South Falls Convention Center.

2017 Chef Information Center

2017 Sioux Falls Taste of Elegance Chef Application Form

2017 Sioux Falls Taste of Elegance Chef Consent Form & Recipe Name

2017 Sioux Falls Taste of Elegance Competition Rules & Guidelines

2017 Chef Recipes

Chef Jean-Paul Nielsen                                                                                                Elite Catering, Sioux Falls
Braised Pork Tikki Masala

Chef Roger Titze                                                                                                        The Attic Bar & Grill and Ass’ociates & Co., Sioux Falls
Dakota Pho

Chef Scott Eastburn & Chef Richard Lockard                                                  Sheraton Hotel, Sioux Falls
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Chef Nicholas Skajewski                                                                                        Carnival Brazilian Grill, Sioux Falls
Feijoada, Dumpling and Charred Marrow

Chef Ryan Hembree                                                                                                      Trail Ridge Senior Living, Sioux Falls
Vietnamese Style Spicy Pork Noodle Bowl

Chef Kelsey Anderson                                                                                             All Day Café / Taphouse 41, Sioux Falls
Chai Whiskey Pork

Chef Heather Collazo                                                                                               Sioux Falls Convention Center, Sioux Falls
Pork Belly Steam Buns

2017 Winners

1st Place Award ~ Chef Ryan Hembree, Trail Ridge Senior Living – Sioux Falls, SD

2nd Place Award ~  Chef Jean-Paul Neilsen, Kappa Alpha Theta-USD– Vermillion, SD

3rd Place Award ~ Chef Roger Titze, The Attic Bar & Grill & Ass’ociates & Co. – Sioux Falls, SD

People’s Choice Award ~ Chef Scott Eastburn & Chef Richard Lockard, Sheraton Hotel – Yankton, SD

People’s Choice Runner-Up ~ Chef Heather Collazo, Sioux Falls Convention Center– Sioux Falls, SD

Display Award ~ Chef Heather Collazo, Sioux Falls Convention Center– Sioux Falls, SD

2017 Sponsors

South Dakota Pork Producers Council, National Pork Board, Smithfield, Natural Food Holdings, South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council, Zoetis, Preferred Printing, First Dakota National Bank, The First National Bank in Sioux Falls, Dacotah Bank, Campbell’s Supply, Dimock Dairy, Oh My Cupcakes!, and Strawbale Winery.

Mark your calendars the 2018 Taste of Elegance tickets will go on SALE on October 1, 2017!

The 29th Annual South Dakota’s 2017 Taste of Elegance will be held on Sunday, January 29th at the Sioux Falls Convention Center.

If you are interested in ordering tickets for this event, please contact Stacey Sorlien at 605-332.1600 or