Mac-and-Cheese Contest




List of contest entries:

Above Restaurant & Bar, South Orange

Mamma Rojas' Mac & cheese

Above restaurant features American cuisine paired with fresh made-to-order sushi from our Sushi Bar. We offer the perfect location for an evening out, as well as private parties of all sizes. Come see what everyone is talking about.

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Bistro 55, Rochelle Park

Bistro 55 Mac & Cheese

Bistro 55 uses the best local ingredients each season has to offer. Chef Schwabik carefully pairs the dishes he prepares with a selection from Bistro 55's extensive craft beer selection, boutique wines and delicious cocktails.

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Bottagra Restaurant, Hawthorne

Duck Confit & Wild Mushroom Mac & Cheese

Fine Italian dining with a casual atmosphere, great bar scene. Let Bottagra host your next private event or party.


Cielo Restaurant , Fairfield

Hide n' Seek Mac n' Cheese

Enjoy classic, authentic Italian cuisine prepared by chef/owner Anthony Pucciarello. Chef Anthony's forte is preparing fish (which he has delivered fresh on a daily basis). Experience an unforgettable dining experience in a comfortable, elegant and friendly atmosphere. Enjoy dinner and cocktails at our full service, spacious bar. Happy Hour M-F 7pm. Weekend entertainment.


Crystal Tavern, Sussex County

Crstal Springs Hearty Winter Mac n' Cheese - Sous Vide Buffalo Short Rib Macaroni with local artisinal cheese and a bone marrow gratin.

Located within the clubhouse at Grand Cascades Lodge, Crystal Tavern offers an impressive new menu focused on New American Cuisine while spotlighting a fusion of cultures and locally grown ingredients. Make your dinner reservations today and try the delicious new menu while soaking in breathtaking golf course and sunset views.


Hat City Kitchen, Orange

Chef Randall's Mac n' Cheese

Hat City Kitchen was developed by HANDS a local non-profit real estate development group dedicated to building the Valley Arts District of West Orange/Orange NJ. The restaurant has a full bar and features Southern Cuisine with a New Orleans influence. We present live entertainment weekly, from which the profits are returned to the commuity to help support art and music programs.

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Jake's Bar & Restaurant, Flemington

Baked Mac & Cheese baked with Cabot Cheddar, Buffalo Mac & Cheese with chopped buffalo chicken tenders and Lobster Mac & Cheese

Jake's specializes in fresh seafood and great steak. The Jake's Steak, a 12oz. Cajun prime rib, has been a customer favorite for years. While the Lobster Mac n' Cheese is a new addition, that is becoming a crowd favorite. In addition, Jake's offer pasta dishes, salads and burgers. All food can be matched with Jake's award winning wine list.

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LuNello's Montville Inn, Montville

Macaroni & Cheese with Guinness-Braised Short Rib

At LuNello's Montville Inn, we believe that casual dining, fresh food and great wine belong together. Here, everything is homemade. Whether guests choose to be seated in front of a roaring fireplace, out on the wrap-around porch, or at our glistening copper bar, they can enjoy our eclectic Italian menu with signature homemade pastas, daily fresh fish specials, and mouthwatering, hand-crafted desserts.

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Morris Tap & Grill, Randolph

Crisp Menage Braised Pork Slab Cotswold Mac & Cheese

New American gastro pub featuring the Seasonal Creative Cuisine of Food Network Chopped contest champion and cookbook author, Chef Eric LeVine.

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Nicole's 10, Randolph

Chef Masey's Lobster Mac & Cheese

Nicole's Ten offers casual dining with an upscale feel; emphasis is placed on personal service, creativity, and above all, taste. From a delightfully fresh seasonal menu to the additional variety of nightly specials, every lover of inspired cuisine will assuredly find a classic favorite or a new… temptation to stimulate their palate. Our eclectic menu also boasts a selection of CertifiedAngu.Beef steaks, Black Waygu, fresh seafood, sustainable, natural & organic options, sautés, sushi rolls, & fresh oysters.

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Runway 34, Wall Township

Mac & Cheese Shrimp Luciano

Diane and Dave Marcks opened the Runway 34 Restaurant with the philosophy that this is going to be a fun place for everyone. Both successful entrepreneurs, Diane and Dave combine their talents to create an environment that is down-home friendly supported by a highly professional service staff. Great food, live entertainment, dancing, and sunsets, helicopters, skydivers…and executive jets carrying celebrities, all await our clients. Come casual…bring the family and friends and enjoy the great menu and music at Runway 34. We also are available for parties and catering.

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Strip House at Westminster Hotel, Livingston

White Truffle Mac & Cheese

Strip House is located at the Westminster Hotel in Livingston, New Jersey, near Newark International Airport and Manhattan. Strip House’s imaginative menu, executed by Chef Bill Zucosky, includes prime cuts of meat charred to perfection, signature side dishes such as truffle creamed spinach and goose fat potatoes, an extensive wine list and the famed 24-layer chocolate cake. Indulge in a seductive dining experience in the famed New Jersey steak house. The striking red interior, designed by David Rockwell, is decorated with black and white images of women photographed by Studio Manasse in the early 1900's in Vienna. Strip House was awarded Best Steakhouse 2013 by Suburban Essex Readers Choice.

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The National Hotel, Frenchtown

Wild Mushroom & Lobster Mac n Cheese

Recently renovated in 2009, and dating back to 1833, The National Hotel is a historic boutique hotel, restaurant and bar and cellar tavern. The Ratheskeller Pub (a.k.a The Rat) The National Hotel Restaurant and Bar offers quality dining choices and signature drinks in an elegantly casual environment with a friendly and attentive staff. Overnight guests enjoy one of the ten richly appointed and unique guest rooms to relax and escape the day's pressures that will encourage visitors to return to Frenchtown, NJ.

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Tipperary Pub , Lakehurst

Irish Mac & Cheese

In early March 2011, as the wintry winds passed between the trees, four long time friends started up their weekly golf game. While discussing their love of good food and drink they came to the conclusion that they needed their own place. So, join them, at Tipperary Pub, again and again for old and new traditions, good food, good drink, good cheer and good friends.

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