Mac & Cheese Fest crowns two winners at UIC Forum

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Presenting your the winners of the 2nd Annual Mac & Cheese Fest Chicago 2015:

(Lunch Session)
1st runner-up: Kitty O'Sheas
2nd runner-up: Real Urban BBQ
Most creative dish: Carnivale
Best presentation: Knife & Tine

(Dinner Session)
1st runner-up: Amazing Edibles Catering
2nd runner-up: Red Door
Most creative: State and Lake Chicago Tavern
Best presentation: Real Urban BBQ

Many thanks to everyone who made this even an amazing success!  With your help Mac & Cheese Fest has donated $25,000 to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana.  It warms our hearts to be able to make such impact for families in need.

Read more about the event here (courtesy of Chicago Tribune).

Check out our gallery of photos of the festival filled with awesome people and amazing dishes!

Mac & Cheese Fest celebrates the dish by featuring variations spanning continents and cultures. Explore the culinary genius of Chicago chefs as they carefully prepare exquisite versions of your favorite rainy day dish. Participating restaurants will forever transform your perception of your childhood favorite; from truffle braised duck mac & cheese to white cheddar and chorizo macarĂ³n con queso all paired with beer and spirits! Learn more at