Did Someone Say Mac 'N Cheese?
Time to warm up as Cleveland's top thirty restaurants throw down for the ultimate title in comfort food. Three local celebrity judges and YOU will decide who ultimately gets the title of Cleveland’s “Best Mac 'n' Cheese” at The Mac 'n' Cheese Throwdown going down on Saturday, February 29 at Cleveland Public Auditorium, the ultimate comfort food festival, presented by Working Animals Giving Service for Kids (W.A.G.S. 4 Kids) .
The Mac 'n' Cheese Throwdown celebrates the rise of the Cleveland food scene, highlighting numerous Cleveland restaurants. The Mac 'n' Cheese Throwdown also is a fundraiser for W.A.G.S. 4 Kids, 501(c)(3) Non-Profit.
Man vs. Mac Challenge
Take it to the limit and test yours! When you register for the Man vs. Mac Challenge sponsored by Harry Buffalo. 20 competitors will join us on stage at 12:30pm. Each will have 30 minutes to finish 3lbs. of Mac 'n' Cheese - Can you do it? First to finish will take home a $50 Prize & ULTIMATE BRAGGING RIGHTS! 2nd & 3rd place will each walk away with a $25 Prize. All competitors will receive a special "thank you" gift for participating courtesy of our sponsors and access to the VIP area for the rest of the event.
Meet Your Competitors
In the "Classic Mac" (Vegetarian Friendly) Category:
In the "Modern Mac" (Anything Goes!) Category:
Featuring Tito's VIP Bar
Tito's Handmade Vodka
Woodford Reserve Bourbon
Drink Tickets (Cash/CC At The Door):
$5 - Alcoholic Beverages
$2 - Non-Alcoholic Beverages
*WE ID EVERYONE*
#MacDown Bar Menu
Rheingeist Brewing Co.
Tito's Handmade Vodka
PLUS Non-Alcoholic Options in both locations:
Distillata Bottled Water
Coke Products - Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite.
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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
Amira Fahmy (aka. AF) is the brain behind “baked AF,” a small-batch Cleveland bakery specializing in thoughtfully crafted throwback snacks. Having been described as being equal parts sugar, science, nostalgia, and whimsy, Amira takes beloved childhood snacks and playfully recreates them from scratch using local and high-quality ingredients.
Follow her @bakedafcle on Instagram to make sure you don’t miss the next pop-up or special ordering event!
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