The Mac is Back!

Cleveland’s SMART Local 33 Mac ‘n’ Cheese Throwdown is back for a 3rd helping this Saturday Feb 23 from 12 – 3:30 p.m. at the Cleveland Public Auditorium (500 Lakeside Avenue East Cleveland).

Come experience the tastiest food fight and only Mac and Cheese Festival in Cleveland, with the 30 top restaurants serving up delicious Mac ‘n’ Cheese specials all day long. You decide who takes the title of BEST MAC! The Cheese factor will be turned up with a Cheesy soundtrack, cheap booze (beer, wine and cocktail specials), and much more!

The Mac ‘n’ Cheese Throwdown celebrates the rise of the Cleveland food scene, highlighting numerous Cleveland restaurants. The Mac ‘n’ Cheese Throwdown also is a fundraiser for W.A.G.S. 4 Kids, 501(c)(3) Non-Profit.

General admission tickets are $30, VIP Tickets are $50 and kids 5 and under are FREE (must still register). Purchase your tickets today at

The 2018 SMART Local 33 Mac ‘N Cheese Throwdown raised over $70,000 towards W.A.G.S. 4 Kids’ service dog training program – placing mobility service and autism spectrum service dogs exclusively with kids throughout Northeast and Central Ohio!

For more information, visit or check out the Facebook event page at

Tess Abney is a freelance writer who was born and raised in the Quad Cities. She spends most of her time attempting to successfully raise three boys. In her free time, writing is her passion. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.