South Dakota’s 2021 Taste of Elegance has yet not been chosen, but it will be held in the Grand Ballroom of the South Falls Convention Center.

2021 Chef Information Center

2021 Sioux Falls Taste of Elegance Chef Application Form

2021 Sioux Falls Taste of Elegance Chef Consent Form & Recipe Name

2021 Sioux Falls Taste of Elegance Competition Rules & Guidelines

2019 Chef Recipes

Chef Bob Allen                                                 Ode To Food & Drinks, Sioux Falls

Vietnamese Steam Rolls


Chef Nicholas Skajeski                              Avera McKennan, Sioux Falls
Not Pork Pho


Chef Jason Allis                                              Maple Street Café, Sioux Falls
Bacon Wrapped Pork Medallion with Balsamic Glaze


Chef Nefu Mageo                                         Hillside Resort, Lake Madison
 Chinese 5 Spice Roasted Pork Loin with Stir Fry Slaw and Ginger Yukon Mashed Potatoes with Kimchee Aioli Sauce


Chef Adrienne “Fish” Dyslin                     Minervas, Yankton
Roasted Brined Pork Belly


Chef Todd O’Riley                                           Dakota Magic Casino, Hankinson, ND
“Pickled Pepper Piggy”


Chef Mike DeLay                                             Trail Ridge Retirement Community, Sioux Falls
3 Little Pigs


Chef Omar R. K. Thorton                            O So Good, Garretson
5 Pork Collard Greens


Chef Preston Martell                                     Sequel Transition Academy, Sioux Falls
Cerdo Vientre


Chef Gabriel                                                       El Tapatio, Brandon
Mazstlan Baby Ribs

2019 Winners

1st Place Award ~ Chef Nicholas Skajewski, Avera McKennan – Sioux Falls,

2nd Place Award ~ Chef Bob Allen, Ode To Food & Drinks – Sioux Falls, SD

3rd Place Award ~ Chef Mike DeLay, Trail Ridge Retirement Community – Sioux Falls, SD

People’s Choice Award ~ Chef Todd O’Riley, Dakota Magic Casino – Hankinson, ND

People’s Choice Runner-Up ~ Chef Bob Allen, Ode To Food & Drinks – Sioux Falls, SD

Display Award ~ Chef Nefu Mageo, Hillside Resort – Lake Madison, SD

2021 Sponsors

South Dakota Pork Producers Council, National Pork Board, 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 and Oh My Cupcakes!.

Mark your calendars the 2021 Taste of Elegance tickets will go on SALE on January 1, 2021!

The 33rd Annual South Dakota’s 2021 Taste of Elegance will be held 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