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The "Best Coffee" & "Best Donut" Competition



Who will win?

Local coffee companies &roasters have the opportunity to enter their best smooth roasted brew or best donut creation into the competition to be voted on my a panel of Judges as well as the attendees of the festival for the "People's Choice" award.

The "Judges Favorite", we will have our "expert secret panel of judges" vote for their favorite coffee & donut thru a blind taste test. After voting is complete, the winner will be revealed!

The DSM 2018 "Best Coffee" & "Best Donut" Judges!


2017 Des Moines Winners!

Congrats to Ross Street Roasting Company for winning Best Coffee 2017 Des Moines through the blind taste test by our judges! They have a variety of awesome roasts!

Check them

out HERE

The "People's Choice" Award 

allows every ticket holder the option to vote for their favorite coffee and donut vendor upon leaving the festival.

The winner of each will be crowned "The Best Coffee" & "The Best Donut" for the People's Choice for Des Moines and receive bragging rights and a framed certificate.

Congrats to Donut Hut for winning Best Donut 2017 Des Moines through the blind taste test by our judges!

The Red Velvet is heaven! 

Check them out HERE

Other Perks For The Winners:

  • Coffee & Donut Festival Omaha will stop out to collect in-store pics & videos about the company to put together a store to be posted on our website and social media.

  • Your company will be included in giveaways and contest promotions for next years event.

  • Your company will be listed on partner sites

  • Featured on multiple social media posts announcing "The Best Coffee" around!

  • Press releases with winners including company info, photos, etc.

  • Your company will be included in branding for next years festival

  • Forever be on "past winners" list on CDF website

If you are a company that would like to enter the contest, you must be a vendor at the festival. Please contact us for details on vendor registration

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