NewsAMATEUR RIBFEST IN HEARST SHARE ON: Tim Rout, staff Thursday, Aug. 11th, 2016The Hearst Economic Development Corporation is proud to present their amateur chefs in Ribfest competition at Taste of Hearst. Several of the teams are returning from previous years but a fourth team will be joining in the friendly competition. This year the EDC is pleased to welcome a women’s team in the mix. All of the teams will battle it out and guests will vote for their favorite ribs to determine who will be crowned champion. Taste of Hearst is taking place September 9 th and 10 th.