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Linda Hubley
Dial 311 (505-768-2000)
Jessica Beattie
[email protected]
P:(805) 781- 2750
​F: (805) 786-2828

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Dishing up gourmet macaroni & cheese samples.


Sep 06, 2014
02:00 PM - 06:00 PM


Anderson - Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum
9201 Balloon Museum Dr. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113


20+ Chefs Throwing the MAC Down

Dishing up gourmet macaroni & cheese samples. Come hungry and remember to SAVOR THE FLAVOR.

YOU VOTE for your favorite MAC.  The top three chefs win a sponsored prize.

​Vendor Booths
Retail items will be available for guests, from olive oils to cheese, almonds, gelato and more!

Things to do @ the event:

Visit vendor booths, eat, visit photo booths, drink, play corn hole and other games, eat some more, vote for your Top Chef, enjoy a plethora of music, bands, and entertainment

Giving back to our community

A portion of the proceeds will benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.


  • Please feel free to bring your lawn chairs & blankets.
  • *Beverages will be available for purchase
  • No outside drinks, booze, food, weapons, animals etc.
  • No ticket refunds may be issued at any time.
  • All guests will be ID checked- must be 21+ to attend.
  • No children under age.
  • Rain or shine event.

Presented by American General Media.

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General Ticket Includes: EVERYTHING from 20+ tastings of Mac and Cheese, 20+ 1 oz tastings of wine, beer and spirits, gourmet cheese, olive oil, gelato sampling, parking, all stage entertainment, glass/ lanyard/ plate to keep. PLUS you will receive a complimentary tour of the Balloon Museum - all included in this ticket.
$45.00 - Sales end Sep 2, 2014
VIP LOUNGE AVAILABLE: Guests author(s), Riedel Stemware, Bacardi, Peacock Cheese Distributing welcome you to join the VIP LOUNGE SEMINAR taking place 11a-1p (before the festival). This event is located on the second floor/ balcony of the museum. Limited to 200 persons @ $175 per ticket. You will learn the nuances of wine and cheese pairings, how to wow your guests with a stiff homemade cocktails, what cheese works best at a social party for large crowds, Cheese & Meats Deconstruction seminar, On the Rocks, talking spirits. These guest will have all access throughout the event to hang out on the balcony (during the festival), private security, bartenders, catered foods and swanky take home gifts by yours truly: The Mac and Cheese Fest & Children's Miracle Network. Best experience with the best views of the stage, from above!
$175.00 - Sales end Aug 29, 2014

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