These Restaurants Have Already Thrown the Hat in the Ring:
* We will be limiting it to 30 competitors this year due to space constraints, in both our bellies and the facility.
The Presenting Sponsor for the 2016 event was:
Here are some pics from the 2016 Big Cheese Smackdown
The BIG Cheese 2015 Photos
31 area restaurants/caterers will throw their hats in the ring for the next Mac-n-Cheese S-mac-K Down! And it is an impressive list! Confirmed and ready to deliver knock out blows are:
Defending their titles: Macaroni Joes (The BIG Cheese and People's Choice) Public House Amarillo (Kid's Choice winner) and Pan-Handlers Catering (Judge's Choice winner)
Back for battle: Shi Lee's Barbecue & Soul Food Cafe, BL Bistro, Fire Slice Pizzeria, GoldenLight Cafe, Fab Foods, Tylers Barbeque, Zinnia Bakery, and Outback Steakhouse.
New Contenders: Belmar Bakery & Cafe, Chicken Express - Canyon,, Cowboy Gelato, IDK Bar & Grill, Chick-fil-A at Georgia, Beef 'O' Brady's, Hoffbrau Steaks Company, Grills Gon' Wild , Aloha Kitchen, Moe Dogs Grill, Longhorn Steakhouse, Nineteen49 Catering, Spicy Mike's Bar-B-Q Haven, United Supermarkets, Deperado's Catering, Palio's Pizza and Bar, 575 Pizzeria and Pescarez Italian Restaurant.
Joe's Catering, Aspen Creek Grill
Our Major Sponsors:
Thank you to Axigent Technologies Group for being our presenting sponsor!
Marble Depot has signed on as the Kid's Korner sponsor - thanks Paul and Amanda!
Happy State Bank is coming back as our Say Cheese Photo Booth sponsor.
Energynet.com will be the sponsor of our new enticing game, the Wine Pull.
The popular Who Moved the Cheese game will be sponsored by United Supermarkets.
The always fun Never Cook Again Raffle will be sponsored by Schooler Funeral Home.
Rex Young Allstate Insurance Agent is underwriting the cost of the facility for the event.
For Gouda Measure Memorial Sponsors:
Verlene Williams in memory of Raleigh B Williams
Process Art House
Palo Duro Cowboy Church
Ben E Keith
Town Square Media