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Artwork by Julia DeNoto
Artwork by Julia DeNoto

Announcing the Chef Contestants for our sold out Ultimate Mac & Cheese Showcase!

From passionate home cooks to an array of professionals, we’ve got an array of creamy, spicy, and versatile, one-of-a-kind macs in store for our attendees & judges thanks to the following chef contestants:

Abby Davis, Mac & Cheese To Be Revealed

Alex, Mac & Cheese To Be Revealed

Andrew Howard, Mac & Cheese To Be Revealed

Brenna Lavin, Tex Mex-style Mac w/ Chipotle Cashew Cheese Sauce, Garbanzo Beans, Avocado & Crushed Tortilla Chips

Brooke, Mac & Cheese To Be Revealed

Carol Acker, Mac & Cheese To Be Revealed

Catherin, Mac & Cheese To Be Revealed

Chef Heidi of Heidi Ho Veganics, Southern Comfort

Dana Rè, Mac & Cheese To Be Revealed

Danny Belthius of Paradox CafeCajun Garlic “Bacon” Mac

Lizz Bommarito & Francesca Gangi of Juniper (a new vegan food cart coming soon to Portland!)

Elizabeth M, Mac & Cheese To Be Revealed

Elizabeth TresCosas, VIC Founder, Southern Pimento Mac & Cheese

Emmaly, Mac & Cheese To Be Revealed

Eric Chow, Chowvatappeas (Cavatappi w/ Peas)

Imber Lingard of Vtopian Artisan CheeseVtopian Mac & Cheese

Jack McGuirk, Mac & Cheese To Be Revealed

Josh, Mac & Cheese To Be Revealed

Keryn Anchel, Mac & Cheese To Be Revealed

Levi Gaytan, Mac & Cheese To Be Revealed

Libby Mongue-Wymore, Jalapeño Popper Mac

Maisy/Stephanie Brisko/Brell, Mac & Cheese To Be Revealed

Missi Kruck, Mac & Cheese To Be Revealed

Molly Ainsley of SortaSausageMexiMac ‘n Cheez

Morgan McGuirk, Cultured Cashew Mac and Cheese

Nicole Perkins, Smokey Carmelized Onion

Patrick, Mac & Cheese To Be Revealed

Sarah E., @SarahYesPDXRamones-inspired “Brocc & Roll Curry” Vegan Mac n Cheez w/ Gluten-free Noodles 

The Cheese Plate team of The Cheese Plate food cart, Housemade Cashew Fromage Fort Mac over Baby Spinach w/ Crumbled Kale Chips & Breadcrumbs

Tommy McDonald of Field RoastField Roast Mac & Chao

Zac Zimmer, Mac & Cheese To Be Revealed

Plus, mac & cheese goodness courtesy of Parmela, Beyond Better by Boulder Vegans, Follow Your Heart & more!

If you’re competing and have some mac details for us, please email VeganIronChef@gmail.com ASAP! Thank you!

Get the full details and check out all our amazing event happenings, donations & cheeses in store over here!