We hope you had a grate time at the first-ever Mac & Cheese Festival in Bismarck! It was amazing to see so many people come out and enjoy a day of delicious food and fun. To everyone who attended, smiling from ear to ear, and maybe even had a few cheese-induced dreams last night, THANK YOU.

We know that choosing your favorite mac and cheese might be tough, but we’re confident that you’ll make the right choice. After all, there’s no way you can go wrong with any of the cheesy creations from our talented chefs!

Now, it’s time to let your voice be heard. Who made the best mac and cheese at the festival? Was it the classic mac and cheese, or the one with the secret ingredient that made it extra special? We want to know! Your input matters — the winner that is crowned with the Golden Noodle Award will receive a Golden Ticket to compete in the Rice/Noodle category at the 2023 World Food Championships — only the 2nd chef to ever represent North Dakota at the world’s largest Food Sport competition.

Please take a moment to fill out the form below and vote for your favorite mac and cheese. By doing so, you’ll not only help us crown the ultimate champion, but you’ll also show your support for the local community and the talented chefs who call it home.

We hope to see you all next year, ready to indulge in even more cheesy goodness!