Calling all US & Canadian chefs and cooks! From January 3rd through 17th, show us your most innovative and delicious take on Mac and Cheese for a chance to win some incredible chef gear from Chef’s Roll and Barilla, including a custom knife from Nora Knives, a JENDE leather knife roll, and tools from Tilit, RealHamn, and True Cooks. Full prize info below.

There are two prize packages, one for the Grand Prize winner, and the other for People’s Choice winner. After the contest ends, we’ll pick 10 finalists and open up voting. Our panel of judges will choose a Grand Prize winner, and the entry with the most public votes will win the People’s Choice prize. If the same person has won both, the entry with the second most votes will win the People’s Choice prize.

There are three ways you can enter:

1. Submit an entry online by clicking here.

2. Post your dressed up mac and cheese photo and description to a public profile on Instagram using “#BarillaBestDressed”*

3. Join our private, chefs only Facebook Group and post your entry there, using “#BarillaBestDressed”

*Hashtag must be added to the body of the main caption, not in a comment.

Full rules available here.


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Grand Prize Package:

Custom Barilla Jende Industries Knife Roll

Custom NORA Knife

True Cooks Gold Tweezers

Realhamn Chef Tongs

Chef’s Roll + Chef Spoons Spoon

True Cooks Wooden Spoon

Chef’s Roll Kitchen Ballcap

Chef’s Roll Sharpies.


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People’s Choice Prize Package:

Tilit Backpack

Tilit Workshirt

Tilit Apron

Chef’s Roll Kitchen Ballcap

Chef’s Roll Sharpies


Starting January 3rd, we can’t wait to see your entries. Get ready chefs!

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