The Austin based National Mac & Cheese Festival Tour and Austin Food Magazine is excited to announce the sixth annual Austin Mac & Cheese Fest: MAC VS GRILLED, celebrating all things delightfully mac-N-cheesey. This year some of Austin’s most talented chefs will create their unique and delicious mac & grilled cheese sandwich offerings, on November 13th at Lantana Place shopping center on Southwest Parkway in Austin.

The Austin Mac & Cheese Festival celebrates Austin’s eateries and chefs with a day full of the most creative mac-n-cheese and grilled cheese tastings from more than 18 local vendors and several beverage sponsors.

This year’s festival will allow chefs to compete for two championship belts for the best tasting, including Best Mac & Cheese, and Best Grilled Cheese, which will be voted on by attendees and a panel of celebrity judges. This year’s judges panel includes Daniel Ramirez of Texas Lifestyle Magazine; ATX Fest Co-founder Caitlin McFarland, Matt McGinnis of Big Thirst PR; James Beard recognized, celebrity Master Chef Rick Moonen; along with a few other local personalities.
This year’s food vendor line-up includes KG BBQ, Swift’s Attic, TLC Austin, Swift’s Attic, Out of Nowhere Food Truck, Cranky Granny’s Sweet Rolls, GKCookin, Omega Catering, AC Hotel Austin Hill Country, COVER 3, Vamonos Tex-Mex, CM Smokehouse, The Original Black’s Barbecue, B-Lux Grill & Bar, Kalahari Resorts, The Bearded Baking Company, La Santa Barbacha, Leave it to Kievit.

Offered beverages include cocktails and beer from Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Dulce Vida Tequila, Casa Azul Spirits, Infamous Brewing Company, and Black Rock Coffee Bar.

WHEN: Sunday November 13th, Starting at 11am (VIP) and 12pm (Gen. Admission)
WHERE: Movie House Eatery – 7415 Southwest Pkwy, Austin, TX 78735 
TICKETS: General Admission – $45: Includes unlimited mac & cheese samples and beverages.VIP – $90: Those looking for a more exclusive experience with an exclusive mac & cheese experience curated by celebrity chef Jake Gober, dessert, and beverage tastings as well as cool swag in the Enamel Dentistry VIP Lounge.
Children Tickets:
4-12 years old (Kids 3 and under are free)

Tickets are now available for purchase at
Press members interested in media passes should apply at:
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