Cheese+Mac

Cal-Mex

Innovate To-Go

MEET THE 2021 CA Dairy 2Go WINNERS

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WINNER !

CARRIE BAIRD

DENVER, CO

RECIPE: SKIPJACK & CHEESY MAC

Carrie’s entry is a dish inspired by what she cooks for herself with a variety of tastes and textures including four California cheeses….  READ MORE

RUNNER-UP !

ALEX SADOWSKY

DALLAS, TX

RECIPE: CALIFORNIA CACIO E PEPE CHEESE & MAC

Alex’s creation is a twist on the classic “cheese and pepper” dish using triple cream California brie and a California Manchego…  READ MORE

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WINNER !

MARY GRACE VIADO

BIRMINGHAM, AL

RECIPE: MEXI-CALI SHRIMP SCAMPI 

Mary Grace’s entry features cubes of blackened California panela and is served with homemade arepas…  READ MORE

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GINA GALVAN

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA

RECIPE: SURF & TURF TORTA

Gina’s dish brings inspiration from family travels to Ensenada. Her entry is made with California panela cheese and lobster, grilled…  READ MORE

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WINNER !

BRIAN MULLINS

MIAMI, FL

RECIPE: FRICO PESTO MELT

Brian’s creation marries grilled cheese with fresh California mozzarella, cheesy pesto, and a California Dry Jack cheese frico coating…  READ MORE

RUNNER-UP !

MARTI LIEBERMAN

PHILADELPHIA, PA

RECIPE: MAC ‘N SNAX

Marti presents a Rangoon-inspired entry, which brings portability to her five-cheese, ranch mac and cheese made ready…  READ MORE

MEET OUR JUDGES

BARBARA ALEXANDER

ST HELENA, CA

Chef Barbara Alexander has worked as a professional chef for 30+ years, running pedigree Hotel Kitchens & Michelin level…  READ MORE

NEIL DOHERTY

HILL COUNTRY, TX

Chef Neil began his career at Sysco in 1999 and has served in roles of increasing responsibility including Director of…  READ MORE

DUSKIE ESTES

SEBASTOPOL, CA

 A graduate of Brown University, Duskie Estes’s career has included critical acclaim as a chef, as well as television…  READ MORE