NEW ALBANY, Ohio, July 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Bob Evans Farms is celebrating National Mac and Cheese Day on July 14, 2018 by partnering with one of America's favorite celebrity couple, Nick and Vanessa Lachey, who have each created their own custom macaroni and cheese recipes.
"One of our favorite things to do as a family is make dinners together," said Vanessa Lachey. "Mac and cheese is a staple in our household – so we were thrilled to partner with Bob Evans Farms to customize our own special recipes. We'll be making both dishes on National Mac and Cheese Day this year – and will let our kids decide which one is their favorite!"
Vanessa's recipe "Macaroni and Cheese Toppings Bar" features Bob Evans Macaroni and Cheese and can be personalized with a variety of delicious toppings such as bacon bits and roasted tomatoes, while Nick opted for a "Cincinnati Inspired Mac and Cheese Burger," which is a hamburger topped with Bob Evans Macaroni and Cheese, chili and finished with shredded cheese.
"We do mac and cheese each and every day – but it's great to see a special day dedicated to one of America's favorite dishes," said Chris Lambrix, SVP Retail Business Development at Bob Evans Farms. "We are proud to partner with Nick and Vanessa Lachey who took our macaroni and cheese and created fun, delicious and easy to make recipes that are unique to each of them. We invite America to try both of their recipes, then share their favorite with us."
From July 14-16, 2018, consumers can visit Facebook.com/FarmFreshIdeas to enter for a chance to win free Bob Evans Macaroni and Cheese for a year*.
"We had a lot of fun making our own recipes using Bob Evans delicious Mac and Cheese," said Nick Lachey. "We hope everyone enjoys both of our recipes, but I'm secretly rooting for my Ohio-inspired dish to come out on top."
For more information and recipes, visit bobevansgrocery.com/recipes-category/mac/.
*Official rules: bobevansgrocery.com/rules
About Bob Evans Farms, Inc.
Bob Evans Farms, Inc. is a brand born and raised on the promise of farm-fresh goodness. For more than 60 years, the company has been making delicious, quick-to-table farm-fresh food that is sold in grocery stores all over the country. Today, Bob Evans brand mashed potatoes and macaroni & cheese products are the #1 selling refrigerated side dishes in the United States*. Based in Columbus, Ohio and owned by Post Holdings, Inc., a consumer packaged goods holding company, Bob Evans Farms is also a leading producer and distributor of refrigerated potato, pasta and vegetable-based side dishes, pork sausage, and a variety of refrigerated and frozen convenience food items under the Bob Evans, Owens and Pineland Farms brand names. For more information about Bob Evans Farms, Inc., visit www.bobevansgrocery.com.
SOURCE Bob Evans Farms, Inc.