Expanded event will take place over two days with longer sampling windows
Restaurants from Copper to Denver will compete to earn $1000 cash prize and coveted title of “Best Mac & Cheese in Summit County”
Credit: Tripp Fay, Copper Mountain Resort
COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. — July 25, 2017 — Mac & Cheese Festival returns to Copper Mountain for a two-day mouthwatering event on July 29-30. With more time to taste varieties of the cheesy comfort food than years past, guests will ultimately determine who earns the $1,000 cash prize and coveted title of “Best Mac & Cheese in Summit County.”
It all kicks off on Saturday, July 29 at noon with sampling of over a dozen renditions of macaroni and cheese from restaurants throughout the region. Guests are encouraged to tease their taste buds with samples like spicy beer cheese mac in a pretzel bowl, buffalo chicken mac & cheese or the three cheese mac & cheese egg roll. In addition, select restaurants will pair a signature Svedka cocktail as part of the sample.
Advance ticket purchase for the 3rd Annual Mac & Cheese Festival is highly recommended and can be done by visiting www.coppercolorado.com. Tickets are $1 with restaurant samples ranging from three to five tickets each. Free live music, kids’ activities and eating contests will take place throughout the weekend.
Located just 75 miles west of Denver, Colo. in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, Copper Mountain Resort is an ideal vacation destination with a laid-back, inclusive feeling for all. Three pedestrian-friendly village areas provide a vibrant atmosphere with lodging, retail outlets, restaurants, bars and family activities. During the winter months, Copper’s naturally-divided terrain offers world-class skiing and riding for all ages and abilities. Each summer, the mountain transforms into an unspoiled playground for hikers, mountain bikers and all those seeking a genuine Colorado experience. Copper Mountain Resort boasts a jam-packed event calendar year-round and is home to Woodward Copper – a lifestyle and action sports progression and training facility. Copper Mountain is part of the POWDR Adventure Lifestyle Co. portfolio.