Rotary Club of Rutland

Trinity Church Nourse Hall
85 West Street
Rutland, VT 05701
United States of America

Mac & Cheese Cook-Off, Saturday, June 22, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 85 West Street, Rutland 05701

We invite the public to experience this s'Mac down competition for the best Mac & Cheese in Rutland. Local cooks will bring their champion recipes cooked and ready for patrons to taste. Samples will be available for purchase at $20 to taste them all or 3 samples for $5. Tasting will occur from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 

Cooks will compete for 2 awards: Judges’ Choice and Peoples’ Choice.

OFFICIAL JUDGING will be based on texture, flavor, aroma, and appearance. Judges' Choice will be given to the Mac & Cheese Team that receives the highest score.

CHOICE JUDGING Each member of the public will be given three (3) Voting Tokens to vote for his/her favorite mac & cheese. Peoples’ Choice Award is given to the Mac & Cheese Team that receives the most votes

AWARDS We will provide our first, second, and third-place winners in each category with a special macaroni-inspired award. The awards for Judges’ Choice and Peoples’ Choice will be presented by 1:30 pm. 

For each First Place winner, a $100 donation will be awarded to the Head Chef. Chefs will be given the opportunity to have their winnings donated to a non-profit organization of their choice. The non-profit selected must align with one of Rotary’s seven areas of focus: peace and conflict prevention/resolution, disease prevention and treatment, water and sanitation, maternal and child health, basic education and literacy, economic and community development, or the environment.

Cooking contestant sign-up is open until limited space is filled. Rules
Email or call 802-558-4644 to sign up.

Basket Raffle for the benefit of Companions in Wholeness.
Get ready for some awesome themed baskets in this raffle. A single $5 ticket or 5 tickets for $20 for your chance to win one of the following themed baskets. SAILING, GARDEN PARTY, WINE & CHEESE, GIFT CARDS, VERMONT 1, VERMONT 2, CHRISTMAS, DATE NIGHT, TBD 1, TBD 2, TBD3. 

You do not need to be present to win. 

Busy on June 22 -- get your tickets in advance. To purchase click or go to

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