October 24, 2021 5:00 PM

Holiday Inn Rushmore Plaza
Rapid City, SD

South Dakota's 9th Annual Taste of Elegance

The Rapid City Taste of Elegance will be held on Sunday, October 24, 2021 in the Dakota Ballroom of the Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn.

If you are interested in ordering tickets for the 2021 event, please contact Stacey Sorlien at 605.332.1600 or email ssorlien@sdppc.org

  • 2021 Rapid City Taste of Elegance Chef Invitation
  • 2021 Rapid City Taste of Elegance Entry Form
  • 2021 Rapid City Taste of Elegance Rules & Guidelines
  • 2021 Rapid City Taste of Elegance Consent Form

  • 1st Place Award ~ Chef Adam Venner – Deadwood Social Club
  • 2nd Place Award ~ Chef John H. Miller – Dickey’s Barbecue Pit
  • 3rd Place Award ~ Chef Gino Diminno – Latchstring Restaurant in Spearfish Canyon
  • People’s Choice Award ~ Chef Adam Venner – Deadwood Social Club
  • People’s Choice Runner-Up ~ Chef William Peterson – Longhorn Steakhouse
  • Display Award ~ Chef Gino Diminno – Latchstring Restaurant in Spearfish Canyon

  1. Smoked Pork Cheeks

Chef John H. Miller; Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, Rapid City

  1. Mango Jalapeno Glaze

Chef Brandon Frey; Minervas, Aberdeen

  1. Fennel Stuffed Pork Loin

Chef Gino DiMinno; Spearfish Canyon Lodge, Spearfish

  1. Citrus and Herb Porchetta

Chef William Peterson; Longhorn Steakhouse, Rapid City

  1. Ossobucco

Chef Adam Venner; Deadwood Social Club, Deadwood

  1. Mack Out The Boar

Chef Patrick T. Yaneff; MacKenzie River Pizza, Rapid City

Thank You to ALL our Sponsors!

South Dakota Pork Producers Council, National Pork Board, Zoetis, Dimock Cheese, Preferred Printing, RiverFront Broadcasting, Family Fare, Great Western Bank, Farm Credit of America and Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn.