“Taste the Difference” Challenge – OC Fair 2017

Coast Packing Company Fries
July 23, 2017 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm America/Los Angeles Timezone
OC Fair and Event Center - Costa Mesa
88 Fair Dr
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
$14 General Admission
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French fries fried right at the “Taste the Difference” Challenge scheduled at the OC Fair:

Beef tallow is a secret ingredient to incredible tasting fried foods, so for old times sake it will be reintroduced at the event. Coast Packing Company, the West’s leading supplier of animal fat beef tallow and lard, and Charles “Chicken Charlie” Boghosian – the deep-fry king of San Diego and points north – will host the Taste the Difference Challenge, a blind taste test.

Fifty fairgoers will have an opportunity to literally taste the difference between Burbank russet potatoes cooked in vegetable oil versus beef tallow, as Chicken Charlie fries up the two varieties for blind taste-testings on-stage.  The 50 consumers will then vote for the fries with the best flavor, texture and color, submitting their ballots to determine what really constitutes “French Fries Fried Right.” 

About the OC Fair: The 2017 OC Fair will run July 14 through August 13 and offers 23 days and nights of entertainment, food, rides, shopping, exhibits, and more. The Fair is open Wednesdays through Fridays from noon to midnight, and Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to midnight.

For more information, visit ocfair.com

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