Did Someone Say Mac 'n' Cheese?
We're going back to the blacktop as Cleveland's top FOOD TRUCKS throw down for the ultimate title in comfort food. Three local celebrity judges and YOU will decide who ultimately wins the title of Cleveland’s “Best Mac 'n' Cheese” at The Mac 'n' Cheese Throwdown going down on Sunday, June 6th at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds.
Presented by FirstEnergy & SMART Local 33, the Mac 'n' Cheese Throwdown celebrates the rise of the Cleveland food scene, highlighting numerous Cleveland food trucks. The Mac 'n' Cheese Throwdown also is a fundraiser for W.A.G.S. 4 Kids, a local 501(c)(3) Non-Profit.
Live Music and Mac -
A Winning Combination!
Entertainment sponsored by Front St Social
Two ounce samples of mac ‘n’ cheese will be offered at all trucks and will be sold for $2 each. Prices vary for entre sized servings.
Competing Mac 'n' Cheese dishes are listed in orange.
2. Cleveland Clinic, Aramark
$2 Classic Gouda Mac Vegetarian
3. Pink Piggy BBQ
4. MODbites: Street Food by NUEVO
* Tacos: 3 for $10
$3 Roasted Poblano Mac 'n' Cheese Vegetarian
$4.50 Korean Beef Taco*
$3.50 Enchilada Chicken Taco*
$3.50 Not So Beefy Taco*
$2.50 Street Corn
$2, $3 Water, Pop
5. Sprinkles & Milk
6. Wild Spork
Cash/Credit, Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy Free
7. Manna Truck
8. Hatfield's Goode Grub
9. Cheesy Dave's
10. Graeter's (Not Competing)
$5 Chip Wheelie Ice Cream Sandwich
$5 Pre-Packaged Big Scoops - Various Flavors
Meet Our Celebrity Judges
Cleveland Scene Magazine
Andrew Zelman is the Publisher of Cleveland Scene Magazine, now in it's 49th year covering arts, dining, music, culture and news in the Cleveland area. Zelman and his wife Shannon have a three-year-old son and an one-year-old son, both of whom love Mac and Cheese.
WKYC-TV Sr. Health Correspondent
Cleveland Museum of Art, chutney b., Zhug, Chimi, & Amba
For the past 20 plus years Chef Douglas Katz was the chef/owner and executive chef of fire food and drink at Shaker Square. He is the Chef/Partner of Provenance at the Cleveland Museum of Art. In addition, Chef Katz is the chef/proprietor of several other concepts including chutney b. at Van Aken, Zhug at Cedar Fairmount, Chimi and Amba on Lee Road.
For more than three decades, Chef Katz has been celebrated for his unwavering support of local farmers and food artisans. In 2014, the prestigious James Beard Foundation nominated him for best Chef of the Great Lakes Region.
People's Choice Judge