Fort New Salem Foundation, Inc. will assist Fort New Salem in preserving and advancing the educational, historical, cultural and social aspects of Nineteenth Century West(ern) Virginia.





7th Annual


Saturday    May 12, 2018      1 - 5 PM

Our cook off is a unique opportunity to put the spotlight on local foods and recipes grown right here in North Central West Virginia. Our food is a unique asset that we celebrate, share and market.

Come see multiple cooking teams participate in a cooking competition that features foods and recipes of the 19th century that reflect life in north central West(ern) Virginia of that time.

There cooking teams compete for a first prize award of $100, selected by our panel of judges, and an equal amount for the People’s Choice Award. Some teams may cook on a hearth while others will use an open cooking venue.

We have an exciting menu change for this years event will include heritage soups/stews, appetizers and a beverage station.

General admission is $10. Children 10 & under admitted free with paying adult.


Sponsored in part by


and Martin Ventures LLC / East Gate LLC



Fort New Salem Foundation, Inc.  

81 Settlers Lane    PO Box 186 Salem, WV 26426  

E-mail           304-695-2220