Vancouver Mac & Cheese Challenge

 

Welcome to the Vancouver Foodster Mac & Cheese Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their mac and cheese into this challenge, most of the restaurants have created a special mac and cheese just for this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring their mac and cheese on their menu from March 20-April 10, 2014.

The Vancouver Foodster Mac and Cheese Challenge running March 20-April 10, 2014 at restaurants all over Vancouver!  You taste & vote!

Voting criteria –  some things to help you judge your favourite mac and cheese creations – keep these things in mind: originality, creativity, uniqueness, traditional, non-traditional, price, value and most importantly taste.

After you have tried each of the mac and cheese creations at the participating restaurants, you can then VOTE for your favourites (you can vote once per day through out the promotion, voting ends on April 10, 2014.

Watch for all the Mac & Cheese creations and voting details on March 20th.

Here are all of the participating restaurants listed below.

 

Vancouver

 

Burgundy Restaurant

47 W. Hastings Street

Stewie’s Cheesey Adventure

Stewie’s Cheesey Adventure
Stewie’s Cheesey Adventure

 

Price: $14

Created by: Chef Stewart Ehrecke

Description: Fresh Macaroni, goat gouda, parmesan, garlic cream reduction, panko crust, tomato chutney

Offered: Lunch & Dinner

Burgundy Restaurant

47 West Hastings Street

Tel: (604) 428-4100

Web:  http://www.burgundyvancouver.com/

Twitter: @BurgundyVan

 

Dunn’s Famous

827 Seymour Street

Jalapeno Mac & Cheese Poutine

Jalapeno Mac & Cheese Poutine
Jalapeno Mac & Cheese Poutine

 

Description- An ooey gooey Dunn’s Famous inspired dish. The Jalapeño Mac & Cheese Poutine is a signature jalapeño cheese sauce covered over macaroni noodles, cheese curds, fresh cut French fries and topped with our famous smoked meat. Melt in your mouth goodness!

Price- $12.99

Offered: All day, everyday

Dunns Famous

827 Seymour Street,Vancouver

Tel: 604-682-8938

Twitter: @DunnsFamousBC

Web:  http://www.dunnsfamousbc.com

 

Fable Kitchen

1944 West Fourth Ave

Mushroom Truffle Mac & Cheese

Smoked Mushroom and Truffle Macaroni
Smoked Mushroom and Truffle Macaroni

 

Price: $15

Created by: Chef Trevor Bird

Description: With cremini & porcini mushrooms, aged white cheddar.

Offered: Lunches Mon to Friday 11:30 am to 2pm.

Fable Kitchen

1944 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver

Tel: 604-732-1322

Twitter: @FableKitchen

Web:  http://fablekitchen.ca/

 

Gramercy Grill

2685 Arbutus Street

Hoisin Duck Confit Mac & Cheese

Hoisin Duck Confit Mac & Cheese
Hoisin Duck Confit Mac & Cheese

 

White cheddar Macaroni & Cheese with a topping of five spice, star anise, hoisin duck confit with green onion

Price: $14

Created by: Chef Dennis Huang

Available: Nightly after 5pm

Gramercy Grill

2685 Arbutus Street, Vancouver

Tel: 604-730-5666

Web:  http://www.gramercygrill.ca/

Twitter: @gramercygrill

 

Graze Restaurant

3980 Fraser Street

Smoked Mushroom and Truffle Macaroni

Smoked Mushroom and Truffle Macaroni
Smoked Mushroom and Truffle Macaroni

 

Smoked Mushroom and Truffle Macaroni in cauliflower ricotta sauce

Price: $15.00

Created by: Chef Karen McAthy

Offered: Dinner nightly

Graze Vegetarian Restaurant

3980 Fraser St., Vancouver

Tel: (604) 620-8822

Web: http://grazerestaurant.ca/

Twitter: @grazevegetarian

 

Kessel & March

Unit NO. 109-1701 Powell Street

Tony’s Northern Italian Macaroni & Cheese

Tony’s Northern Italian Macaroni & Cheese
Tony’s Northern Italian Macaroni & Cheese

 

Saffron & Truffle Macaroni & Parmesan Cheese

Price: $16.00

Created by: Chef: Tony Marzo

Offered: Lunch 12-2 Tue-Fri / Dinner 5-10 Wed-Sat.

109-1701 Powell Street Vancouver

Tel: (604) 874-1196

Web: http://www.kesselandmarch.com/

Twitter: @KesselandMarch

 

Lift Bar & Grill

333 Menchions Mews

Ocean Wise Crab Mac & Cheese

Ocean Wise Crab Mac & Cheese
Ocean Wise Crab Mac & Cheese

 

Fresh West Coast Ocean Wise Dungeness Crab Meat with Macaroni and Fresh Mascarpone and Podano Cheeses. Topped with Panko bread crumbs.

Price: $12.00

Created by: Chef George Koay

Offered: All day, every day.

Lift Bar and Grill

333 Menchions Mews, Vancouver

Tel: 604-689-5438

Web: http://liftbarandgrill.com/

Twitter: @Liftbarandgrill

 

Meinhardt

3002 Granville Street

I HARDT Mac & Cheese

I HARDT Mac & Cheese
I HARDT Mac & Cheese

 

Price: $3.99

Created by: Chef Lim Teng Tong

Description: Cheesy perfection – a medley of three artisan cheeses & pennette pasta baked to precision.

Offered: Lunch & Dinner

Meinhardt

3002 Granville Street

Tel: 604-732-4405

Web:  http://www.meinhardt.com/

Twitter: n/a

 

Milestones Robson

1145 Robson Street

Milestones Yaletown

1109 Hamilton Street

Howe Sound my Orecchiette?

Howe Sound my Orecchiette?
Howe Sound my Orecchiette?

 

Description: Chorizo and double smoked bacon in a creamy cheddar cheese and beer sauce. Featuring Vancouver’s own Howe Sound IPA.

Price: $8

Created by: Chef Jason Rosso

Offered day and night (all day).

Milestones Yaletown

1109 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

Web: http://www.milestonesrestaurants.com/

Twitter: @MilestonesYale

And

Milestone’s Robson

1145 Robson Street, Vancouver

Web: http://www.milestonesrestaurants.com/

Twitter:  @MilestonesRBSN

 

Seventeen89 Restaurant

1789 Comox Street

S-Mac Cheese

S-Mac Cheese
S-Mac Cheese

 

Price: $11

Description:Classic Carbonara Meets Spicy Chorizo Mac Cheese

Created by:Chef Daryle Nagata

Offered: Evenings 4 pm to Close

Seventeen 89 Restaurant

1789 Comox Street, Vancouver

Tel:604.428.0705

Web: http://www.1789.ca/

Twitter: @1789Restaurant

 

Make sure you pick up one of the Mac and Cheese Challenge postcards available at each of the participating restaurants and keep a record of your favourite Mac and Cheese. Remember to Vote for your favourites daily, all the voting details are at http://vancouverfoodster.com/mac-and-cheese-challenge/

 

Media judges for this challenge are:

Cassandra Anderton
Writer and Broadcaster for many publications including her own http://goodlifevancouver.com/
twitter: @goodlifevan
Sean Neild
Food Blogger and Photographer. Food Writer for the Eat St. blog on Food Network.ca  and his own flavortownadventures.com
twitter: @YVRBCbro
Thor Diakow
Breakfast Television’s entertainment guru on City in Vancouver.
twitter:@thordiakow
Sherman Chan
Food Blogger for his own shermansfoodadventures.com
twitter: @Sherman38

 

 

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