PUEBLO, Colo.– Papa Mario’s Grilled Cheese Food Truck has won the much-coveted Governor’s Plate Award at the Colorado State Fair on Tuesday, Aug. 31.
Their winning plate was the food truck’s Panfili grilled cheese, prepared with ingredients from Colorado Proud producers, including Musso Farms and Springside Cheese.
FOX21 News’s Taylor Bishop interviewed the truck just last week in preparation for the big event. Check out their Restaurant Report Card here.
Papa Mario’s Truck also scooped the People’s Choice award for their Popper Mario sandwich and the Best Food Truck award. Double D’s BBQ Shack took honorable mention, losing by just three votes in the Best Food Truck category.
Governor Jared Polis attended the event, announced the winner and stayed for a rapid-fire interview at the state fair.
Five different food trucks from across Colorado competed in the opportunity to land the award by using Colorado-sourced ingredients and were as