Four food events you should know about, including a cheese festival called Oozefest

From a festival completely devoted to cheese to a star chef event in Orange County, here are four food events you should put on your calendar, now.

More cheese please: Most of us only dream of a day full of eating mac and cheese, grilled cheese and pizza. But there’s an actual festival where you can eat as many cheese-centric dishes as you want, drink all the craft beer you can safely handle, watch a grilled cheese eating competition – and see a cheese-sculpture take shape. It’s called Oozefest, and it’s happening Oct. 14 in Santa Ana. Orange County food website Foodbeast is hosting its third annual cheese festival in the southwest corner of the MainPlace Mall parking area in Santa Ana. Some of the restaurants who have signed on to prepare cheese-fueled dishes at the event include Cassell’s Hamburgers, Hopdoddy and Slapfish. The festival will take place in

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