2016 Award Winning Mac & Cheese Recipe

You have to trust us when we say this dish is AMAZING! Amazing Edibles Catering took home the dinner session GOLDEN NOODLE in 2016 for best mac & cheese for their Autumn White Mac & Cheese with Crispy Brussels Sprouts, Fingerling Potato Chips and Chipotle Honey Drizzle.

They are sharing the secret recipe just for you! Try it out and make sure to tag us on Instagram @macandcheesefest!





  • Pasta Shells (medium) – 12 oz
  • All purpose flour – 2 oz (1/2 cup)
  • Asiago cheese – 4 oz (1/2 cup)
  • Parmesan cheese – 4 oz (1/2 cup)
  • Shredded mozzarella cheese – 4 oz
  • Heavy cream – 20 oz (about 2 1/2 cups)
  • Sriracha hot sauce – 1 oz (about 2 Tbs)
  • Dijon mustard – 1 oz (about 2 Tbs)
  • Salt and pepper – 1 dash each
  • White cheddar cheese– 4 oz (1/2 cup)
  • Butter – 2 oz (about 4 Tbs)
  • Garnish
  • Crispy Brussels sprouts – 4 oz (1/2 cup)
  • Fingerling potato chips – 4 oz (1/2 cup)
  • Chipotle honey – 4 oz (1/2 cup)

Cook Pasta to Al Dente drain, rinse cool and set aside. Melt butter in pot and whisk in flour, cook for 3 minutes, or until starts to tighten. Fold in heavy cream, cheeses, Sriracha, Dijon, salt and pepper. Cook till melted. Stir in cooked pasta and heat to desired temperature. Serve with both chips laid over the top and garnished with chipotle honey and purple basil micro greens.

Fingerling Potatoes

1lb of fingerling potatoes
canola oil
salt and pepper to taste

Using a mandolin slicer, shave fingerling potatoes thinly into cold water. Pat dry and fry in oil at 375 degrees F for 1-2 minutes. Lightly toss in salt and let rest on towels to drain oil.

Brussels Sprouts

1 lb of Brussels sprouts
salt and pepper to taste

Peal away leaves from Brussels sprouts one by one and fry them in oil at 375 degrees F for 1-2 minutes or until it starts to brown. Lightly toss in salt and let rest on towels to drain oil.

About Amazing Edibles Gourmet Catering

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 macarón con queso all paired with beer and spirits!

Amazing Edibles is a full service catering company that does everything from drop off breakfasts, lunches and dinners, to cook onsite picnics, plated dinners, butlered hors d'oeuvres receptions, social events and cooking classes. 

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