New Food at the Fair

2018 Winners

Gruber awarded the President’s Cup for the best new item to Maddalena’s Cheesecake Gelato of Maddalena’s Cheesecake and Catering.

Second place was Cheese Steak Quesadilla of Vince’s Steaks.

Third place Pie in a Cone of Pies to Die For Café.

2018 New Food Winner

PresidentialfoodsignFair President Bev Gruber wants YOU to VOTE for your favorite BEST NEW FOOD served at the Fair. Look for the red diamond sign at participating concession stands and cast your ballot!


Check out these yummy descriptions for the numbered entries and scroll down to see tantalizing photos! Then look for them at the FAIR and VOTE!



 Big Jerk - Caribbean Islands Cuisine

The Big Jerk is great for sharing. Weighing in at 2+ pounds, it has layers of tortilla chips, island rice and beans, shredded jerk chicken, lettuce and Caribbean cheddar sauce. It is topped with fresh Pico de Gallo (salsa).


 Chocolate Chip Waffle & Ice Cream - Michael’s Concessions

Here you have that fair favorite, waffles and ice cream, but the waffle batter is filled with mini-chocolate chips.


 Peanut Butter & Jelly Cinnamon Bun - Mr. Sticky’s

This sweet treat features homemade peanut butter icing slathered on top of a homemade cinnamon bun, served with your choice of organic raspberry, strawberry or triple berry jelly.


 Caramel Apple Sundae - Bissinger’s Catering & Concessions

Wholesome Granny Smith apples are made into a sweet caramel sauce and served over vanilla ice cream. Topped with whipped cream.


 PA Brown Cow Float - Wild Windy's

A tasty treat made with homemade root beer, hand-dipped chocolate ice cream and topped with Wild Windy’s Homemade Root Beer Slushy.


 Danny’s Loaded Monster Fries - Danny’s Fine Foods (Stand at East End close to Main Gate)

This fantastic dish starts out with French fries but has chili, bacon, sour cream, scallions and a choice of ranch or blue cheese dressing as a topping.


 Pineapple Inside Out Cake - DDA Foods LLC (East End Funnel Cake stand)

Remember how good pineapple upside-down cake was? Here we have taken this favorite and deep fried it in a cake batter to make it even better. It’s topped with cinnamon glaze, powdered sugar and a maraschino cherry.


 Maddalena’s Cheesecake Gelato - Maddalena’s Cheesecake and Catering

This tasty dessert features to-die-for cheesecake gelato drizzled with chocolate and topped with a strawberry.


 Syracuse Salt Water Potatoes - Willow Street Pub

Freshly dug, locally grown new potatoes are boiled in salt water and served with either melted butter or loaded with bacon, sour cream and cheddar.


 Red Rooster Corn - Little Mike's Fine Foods

Mouth-watering homegrown sweet corn is roasted with your choice of Big Red Cajun Spice Butter and parmesan or, for a milder taste, try the Roaster Garlic & Herb Spice with the butter and parm.


 Garlic Parmesan Pierogi Fries - Take A Taco - (Stand on hosiptal side)

There’s nothing better than homemade pierogis cut into wedges, deep fried and tossed in a garlic parmesan sauce.


 Cheese Steak Quesadilla - Vince's Steaks

This is a basic tortilla with a choice of beef or chicken, peppers, onions, cheese, mushroom and a side of salsa and sour cream.


 Pie in a Cone - Pies to Die For Cafe

This homemade creation is a unique combination of delicious homemade pies (including the crust) scooped in a light waffle cone topped with ice cream, whipped cream and sprinkles. Choose apple, cherry or blueberry, they’re easy to eat while walking around the fair.


 Jamaican Jerk Pork - 7 Food Management

Fresh pork marinated in the famous Jamaican jerk seasoning and grilled to perfection. Topped with a delicious spicy pineapple sauce (optional).

1. Big Jerk
2018 1 Big Jerk
 4. Caramel Apple Sundae
4 Caramel Apple Sundae
5. PA Brown Cow Float
2018 5 PABrown Cow Float
6. Danny’s Loaded Monster Fries
2018 6 dannys Loaded monster fries


7. Pineapple Inside Out Cake
7 Pineapple Inside Out Cake
8. Maddalena’s Cheesecake Gelato
2018 8 MaddalenasCheese Cake Gelato
9. Syracuse Salt Water Potatoes
2018 9 Syracuse Salt Water Potatoes
10. Red Rooster Corn
2018 10 Red Rooster Corn


11. Garlic Parmesan Pierogi Fries
2018 11A Garlic Parmesan Pierogi Fries
13. Pie in a Cone
2018 13 Pie in a Cone
14. Jamaican Jerk Pork
2018 14 Jerk Pork

2017 - WINNERS!

1st place winner: Maddalena’s Cheesecake - Apple Crumb Pie A La Mode
2nd place winner: Vince’s Cheesesteaks - Walkabout Talkabout Walking Cheesesteak
3rd place winner: Bissinger Catering & Concessions - Peachy Parfait

2016 - WINNER!

1st place winner: Vince’s Cheesesteaks - Southwest Chicken Cheese Steak

2015 - WINNERS!

1st place winner: Vince's Cheesesteak's – Hog Wings
2nd place winner: Mr BBQ 911 – 911 Potbelly Stuffed Potato
3rd place winner: Caribbean Noodles – Caribbean Noodles