Yes. Yes. And yes!  The MAC is back.  The Tri-State Food Bank's Mac & Cheese Festival, the "Ultimate Comfort Food Event," is coming back to Evansville next month.

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The 2nd annual Mac & Cheese Festival will take place 4pm-7pm on Saturday, November 3rd at the Tri-State Food Bank at 801 East Michigan in Evansville.

Tickets for the event are on sale now at an Early Bird rate.  They're just $35 per ticket or $65 for two!  You can purchase tickets at www.tristatefoodbank.org.  Your ticket includes delicious food, live entertainment and access to a huge silent auction.  Plus, there will be a cash bar.

A variety of chefs are invited and challenged to make Mac & Cheese-inspired dishes and local celebrity judges will choose the best.  This year, there are three competition categories: traditional, exotic and dessert.  Bragging rights on are on the line.

If you have a delicious Mac & Cheese recipe that you'd like to enter in the festival, call Ali Nicholson at 812-425-0775.  Professional chefs and amateurs are welcome!

Last year's inaugural event raised $16,500 for Tri-State Food Bank!