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Nominations Open for 2021 Iowa’s Best Breaded Pork Tenderloin

By Staff | Apr 20, 2021

CLIVE — The breaded pork tenderloin is a sense of pride for many Iowans, and their appetite for perfection is once again needed to find the state’s juiciest, most flavorful sandwich.

The Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA) is accepting nominations for its 19th annual Best Breaded Pork Tenderloin Contest. The winner will be named during National Pork Month in October.

The public can nominate the restaurant that serves their favorite tenderloin through June 4 at: https:// www.iowapork.org/best-breaded-pork-tenderloin-contest/.

“After nearly 20 years of this competition, past titleholders continue to tell us how life-changing the experience has been,” said Kelsey Sutter, IPPA marketing and programs director. “Please share where to find the best of the best by submitting a nomination, and help put those mouth-watering tenderloins on the map!”

The Best Breaded Pork Tenderloin Contest recognizes Iowa dining establishments that offer hand- breaded or battered pork tenderloins as a regular menu item. Nominated tenderloins must be from a restaurant that is typically open year-round with regular hours. The effects of COVID-19 on establishment hours of operation do not impact eligibility. Food trucks, concession stands, seasonal establishments, and catering businesses are not eligible.

Read the full article in The Reporter.