Calling all professional and amateur chefs with Lobster Mac n Cheese experts

Lobsterpalooza, the celebration of all things lobster, will take place September 8-14 with a week-long celebration including Crustacean Cash Mobs, $10 Lobster specials in local restaurants, lobster gifts with purchase, lobster lodging packages, lobster tastings, lobster workshops, a “lobstacle course”, plus other lobstericious events. The event will conclude with a Lobster Farmers Market and the Lobster Mac n Cheese Contest at State of Maine Cheese Co in Rockport, ME on Saturday, September 14, 9-3pm. Lobsterpalooza organizers are encouraging both professional chefs and amateur cooks to submit recipes and Lobster Mac n Cheese variations for judging on Saturday, September 14 at 2pm.  First, second and third place recipes will receive trophies/certificates, possible media coverage, cheese packages, and gift certificates.  Pick up registration forms at the State of Maine Cheese Co. or download it here.  Registration forms must be received by September 6, 2013.  Email registration forms to Marti Mayne at or drop them off to Cathe Morrill at State of Maine Cheese Co, 461 Commercial Street, Rockport, Maine. Judges: Linda Greenlaw, lobsterwoman/author and her mother, Martha Greenlaw, fellow cookbook author, Meredith Goad, Food Writer, Portland Press Herald, Amy Traverso, Food Editor, Yankee Magazine For a complete list of Lobsterpalooza events and rules for the Lobster Mac n Cheese contest, go to