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I Heart Mac & Cheese, cooking up made-to-order cheesy creations, opens Parma location

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Posted at 2:30 PM, May 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-16 14:30:56-04

Parma is welcoming a new fast-casual concept that celebrates everything mac & cheese— everything from made to order macaroni and cheese bowls to grilled cheese sandwiches.

I Heart Mac & Cheese will openest its newest location at 7725 West Ridgewood Drive in Parma.

The South Florida-based concept will offer a variety of health-conscious bases including quinoa, broccoli, cauliflower, gluten-free pasta, plant-based pasta, dairy-free alternatives, as well as a hearty array of traditional mac & cheese flavors.

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For Aziz Abdelrahim, who will operate the Parma location, it was love at first bite.

“I came across the I Heart Mac and Cheese online and instantly fell in love with the concept and being a cheese lover myself it was a no-brainer," said Abdelrahim, “I went to the Westfield Indiana location, tried pretty much the whole menu, I knew instantly this would be something people will love in Ohio for the simple fact there is nothing like it available.”

The Parma location will also feature chef-driven combos like baked chicken parmesan, baked meatball parmesan, the Cuban, and lobster and truffle mac, among others.

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The location will have weekly themed programming, including “kids eat free” Monday nights.

I Heart Mac & Cheese will open its doors on May 25 at 11 a.m. The first 10 customers who visit will get free mac & cheese for one year.

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