Binghamton Mac & Cheese Fest Offers Feta-tastic Fun on March 14

Enjoy all-you-can-eat macaroni and cheese as local restaurants compete to be named Best of the Fest

By Kate Fletcher, Macaroni KID Binghamton Publisher February 14, 2024

Get ready for a cheesy good time! Join the Binghamton Philharmonic Orchestra for their 9th Annual Mac & Cheese Fest on Thursday, March 14th, from 6-8pm at the DoubleTree in Downtown Binghamton.

March 4, 2024 Update: Thank you to everyone who entered our ticket giveaway! Congratulations to the winner, Jessica C.!

Indulge in an all-you-can-eat extravaganza featuring over 20 local restaurants, each showcasing their unique and delicious mac & cheese creations. This year's participating restaurants include:

  • 205 Dry
  • Alexander's Cafe
  • Beer Tree
  • Big Zues Barbecue
  • Calzone Broz
  • Caribbean Bar & Grill
  • Courtside Bar & Grill
  • Downtown by Chef Jay Pisculli
  • Fat Cowboys BBQ
  • Flaming Bag Catering
  • Frank's Italian Restaurant
  • Kampai Japanese Steakhouse
  • Legacy Lounge
  • Leonardo's Wine Bar
  • Mooney's
  • Park Diner
  • Pasquales Deli
  • R&B Soul Food
  • The Brickyard
  • The Grove
  • The River Bistro
  • Stadium 138
  • Strange Brew
  • Sweetay's

Cast your vote and help crown the 2024 Best Mac & Cheese alongside celebrity judges including Brooke Smith (Binghamton University Cheese Club President), Roy Santa Croce (News Channel 34), Bill Snyder (WSKG Classical Music Director), and the Binghamton Philharmonic's Music Director Daniel Hege.

Support the Binghamton Philharmonic and savor cheesy goodness on Thursday, March 14 from 6-8pm! Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online at or by calling 607-723-3931. All proceeds benefit the Binghamton Philharmonic Orchestra's programming.

Don't miss out on this fun-filled and delicious event!

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