Mac & Cheese Throwdown 2013



Video report (and taste testing) by Yetta Gibson

Posted on November 6, 2013 at 12:31 PM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 6 at 12:40 PM

PHOENIX -- A pair of popular local chefs showcase their unique mac and cheese in advance of the Mac & Cheese Throwdown 2013.

  • Chef Michael O'Dowd, Renegade by MOD
  • Chef Michael Rusconi, Rusconi's American Kitchen

Mac & Cheese Throwdown 2013
November 17, 4 p.m.
Renegade Scottsdale
Mac & Cheese lovers 21 years of age and older only
Tickets for sale ($22) at

Participating chefs

  • Chef Michael O’Dowd, Renegade by MOD
  • Chef Michael Rusconi, Rusconi’s American Kitchen
  • Chef John Marchetti, District Kitchen & Wine Bar
  • Chef Eddie Castillo, AZ Food Crafters
  • Chef Jeff Caswell, EVO Scottsdale
  • Chef de Cuisine Richard Garcia, Hotel Valley Ho
  • Chef Joshua Yazzi-Mclane, 5th and Wine
  • Chef Kevin Janeski, Tom’s Thumb Market
  • Chef Nicholas Galakatos, Twisted Rose Winery & Eatery