O-Town MacDown | Give Kids The World

Congratulations to the following winners of the 1st Annual O-Town MacDown!

 

Home Town Category

   
   
1 Team “Rioux The Day”
2 Scalliwag Chili Crew
3 Pretzel Crisps
   

Restaurant Category

   
1 Hard Rock Café
2 T-Rex Orlando
3 Taverna Opa Orlando
   

Professional Category

   
1 Cabot Creamery and Florida Dairy Farmers Association
2 Collette’s Clean Eats
3 Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, Orlando
   

Non-Profit Category

   
1 Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida
2 Yellow Brick Road: The Holden Flynn Foundation
   

 

 

 

 

 

WHAT IS THE O-TOWN MACDOWN?

 

A delicious “food fight” cooking competition featuring professional chefs and restaurants as well as home cooks and non-profit organizations who will duke it out to the very end to be named Orlando’s Mac-n-Cheese Champion.

 

Prizes will be awarded in various categories, and the event will include live entertainment, celebrity chef cooking demonstrations, live performances, a kids’ fun zone including face painting, bounce houses and macaroni art station, theme park character meet-and-greets and vendor booths.

 

Presenting sponsor SeaWorld along with Give Kids The World invite the general public to come sample the cheesiest mac-n-cheese that area culinary combatants have to offer at this cooking challenge.

 

Attendance and participation benefits Give Kids The World Village, a 70-acre, nonprofit resort in Central Florida that provides weeklong, cost-free vacations to children with life-threatening illnesses and their families.

 

 

WHAT IS GIVE KIDS THE WORLD?

 

Give Kids The World Village is a 70-acre, non-profit resort in Central Florida that provides weeklong, cost-free vacations to children with life-threatening illnesses and their families. Since 1986, Give Kids The World has served more than 130,000 families. O-Town MacDown is the newest fundraiser for Give Kids The World Village, where more than 7,000 families visit each year. Our goal is to raise $46,000 through chef contest entry fees, guest entrance, vendor booth fees and event sponsorships to help fund wish-fulfilling vacations for children battling life-threatening illnesses.

 

To learn more about our mission and our nonprofit resort visit:  www.givekidstheworld.org.

 

 

QUESTIONS?

 

If you have any questions or need help regarding the O-Town Macdown event, please contact:

 

Lisa Bertin-Queena
Director of Special Events, Give Kids The World
407 396 1114 ext. 4225
lisab@gktw.org