What happens when the world's best comfort food takes over the Rex Baxter Building?  You get an evening of deliciousness!

It's back!!!!  The Big Cheese S-Mac-k Down is the stuff that dreams are made of and you get to indulge!!!

The Big Cheese benefits the Hope and Healing Place.

WHAT: The Big Cheese Macaroni & Cheese s-MAC-k Down

WHERE: NEW LOCATION - Rex Baxter Building on the Tri-State Fair Grounds

WHEN: Friday, January 26th, 6-8pm

COST: $25 per adult (11 and up)/$5 per child (10 and under)

Get your tickets now, don't wait, this event has sold out in the past.

Over 30 restaurants will be competing for the best Mac and Cheese and title of "The Big Cheese", in People's Choice and Kid's Choice.  Which means you will get to sample all the delicious entries and pick your favorite.

Come sample the best of the best!!!

LongHorn Steakhouse will be returning to keep the title from last year.  Other restaurants include, Chicken Express, Copper Fire Grill, Pan-Handlers Café & Catering, Girasol Café & Bakery, Mr. Fish, Hoffbrau Steaks, Delvin's, Golden Light Café, Cowboy Gelato, Spicy Mike's BBQ Haven, United Supermarkets, ​Fire Slice Pizzeria, 1887 Social House, Affiliated Foods, Ye Old Pancake Station, Metropolitan - A - Speakeasy, Macaroni Joes, Grandma's Cocina, Pork N Things.  Not only that they have added a High School Category, where aspiring chefs from local high schools will be competing with their best mac and cheese recipe.

Other fun activities include the Kid's Corner, and the Who Moved the Cheese Mystery Box, & the Wine Pull.  You and the entire family can cheese it up in the "Say Cheese" photo booth.  Plus, you have the opportunity to win $1,000 in gift cards in the Never Cook Again raffle. Tickets for the raffle are $5 per ticket or 5 for $20.

Don't miss out on The Big Cheese!!!  It's your mac and cheese dream!


The Hope and Healing Place is a grief center that helps people in the Texas Panhandle face the aftermath of a death of a loved one. The center offers different programs including family programs, adult/individual programs, outreach program, pregnancy/infant loss groups/ survivors of suicide educational programs and more.