Congratulations to Wellington's, winner of the People's Choice Award for best mac-n-cheese for the second consecutive year during the Hannaford MAAC-n-Cheese Fest!
Executive Chef Gibson of Wellington's was presented a hand-painted basketball by Tony Iadicicco for Chef Gibson’s winning dish of Buffalo Chicken Mac-n-Cheese during the Championship MAAC Tournament Game on March 5.
Now in its third year, the annual Hannaford MAAC-n-Cheese Fest invites basketball fans to enjoy delicious mac-n-cheese from Albany’s top restaurants while celebrating the return of the MAAC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships to the Times Union Center. Mac-n-Cheese Tasting Get energized for the tournament with mac-n-cheese from 12 area restaurants. A craft beer garden will also be available during the event.
Vote for your favorite mac-n-cheese to win the 2018 edition of the People’s Choice Award – which will be given to the restaurant which serves the crowd’s favorite dish. Craft Beer Garden Fans will also enjoy a Craft Beer Garden featuring multiple varietals of brews from New York breweries. I LOVE NEW YORK 3-on-3 MAAC Corporate Basketball Challenge The Hannaford MAAC-n-Cheese Fest will feature the semi-final round of the inaugural I LOVE NEW YORK 3-on-3 MAAC Corporate Basketball Challenge.
For more information about the Challenge, click here. Entertainment This year’s event will feature performances by MAAC school pep bands and music from Capital Disc Jockeys. Family-friendly activities include basketball-themed inflatables and a balloon artist.