From April 2nd to May 15th, the Wisconsin Grilled Cheese Academy will host the 7th annual “Grilled Cheese Recipe Showdown.”

YOU are invited to submit your most creative grilled cheese recipes featuring Wisconsin Cheese(s) for a chance at one of several prizes.

First place (“The Gold Award winner”) will win $15,000, and be crowned the 2018 Grilled Cheese Champion. PLUS, more than $25,000 in additional cash and bonus prizes will also be awarded throughout the competition.

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Entries will be judged not only on taste, but also creativity and presentation.

Presented by the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, the Wisconsin Grilled Cheese Academy is an institution dedicated to grilled cheese deliciousness. While it boasts a library of more than 150 mouth-watering grilled cheese recipes made with Wisconsin cheese, the academy continues its search for the next great grilled cheese flavor through this annual contest.

Last year, 2017 Gold Award Winner, Lorie Roach, bested the competition with “The Mississippi Comeback” – a delicious grilled cheese that featured the southern signature comeback sauce. Along with the sauce, this sandwich had fried okra, a corn and bacon confetti and sweet roasted tomatoes, all held together with Wisconsin fontina and cheddar cheese.