What's Cookin'

6th Annual

April 13, 2019
2570 N West Branch Rd - Polo, IL
5:00 - 8:00 pm

Having Fun - Helping Others

500+ attended the 5th Annual What's Cookin' event held March 24, 2018

2019 What's Cookin' Judges

Andy Colbert
A certified Executive graduate of the American Culinary Federation and holds a B.S. degree from Northern Illinois University in Nutrition, Food Science and Dietetics. He was Food Administrator for NIU's Lorado Taft Campus from 1980 to 2010.

Aarson Wilson

WIFR Channel 23
Morning and Noon Weather Anchor.

Marilyn Csernus

As a University of Illinois Extension and Wellness Educator, Marilyn Csernus strives to help others improve their health and prevent or manage chronic illness through evidenced based programming. 

2019 Sponsorship Letter
2019 Cooking Team Entry Form
2019 Sponsorship Form

2019 Sponsors

Gourmet $1000+

Knife $500+
Exelon Byron Generating
KSB Hospital
Oregon Healthcare Pharmacy
Stillman Valley Lions Club

Fork $300+
Matsock Insurance
Shawn Blobaum

Tablespoon $100+
DP Website Maintenance
Ogle County Clerk & Recorder
Ogle County Farm Bureau
Serenity Hospice & Home
Sterling Federal
The Bratta Family

Teaspoon $50+
Central Bank Illinois
Kim Stahl
Koeller Forreston Hardware
Moring Disposal
The Carsella Family
​The Flower Patch

Pinch $25
​The Village Bakery

2019 Cooking Teams


Jen's Artisan Bread
KSB Dietary
Ogle County Clerk
Ogle County Cooking Team
Oregon Living and Rehabilitation Center

Main Dish
Big Ed's BBQ
E. D. Etnyre
Ogle County Pork Producers
The Village Bakery

Side Dish
Berry View Orchard
Hoppers Poppers
Mighty Vine
Serenity Hospice & Home

Bassline Bakery
Benesh Girls
Mt Morris Senior Center
Sophisticated Sweets

Junior Chefs
The Flippin Cowgirls
The Fresh Fashionistats
​Hazel's Junior

Shawn Blobaum

Kim Stahl , Ogle County Circuit Clerk