Toronto's second Mac and Cheese Festival is bigger, back with unique dishes
Courtney Greenberg, CTV Toronto
Published Saturday, June 4, 2016 5:11PM EDT
Last Updated Saturday, June 4, 2016 7:25PM EDT
Vendors are serving up their best dishes for the second annual Mac and Cheese Festival at Ontario Place in downtown Toronto this weekend.
The three-day festival is free for guests and features 75 vendors in total. Forty of those vendors are backed by Toronto’s top chefs and food entrepreneurs.
This year’s festival will be three times bigger than last year’s, with close to 100,000 thousand people attending throughout the weekend.
A $5,000 prize will be awarded for the best mac and cheese dish. Competitors include The Food Dudes, Junked Food Co., Meastro Mac and Cheese, Caplansky’s Delicatessen, Bobbi Sue’s Mac and Cheese and the Thompson Diner.
Those attending can sample the offerings by purchasing tickets at the site.
Participants shared their love for the festival on social media.
Mac and cheese festival tonight in #toronto heck yes!— Monique (@m_schiavello) June 3, 2016
I've been waiting months for this mac and cheese fest. I love you, Toronto— Ashna (@AshnaAlii) June 3, 2016