New York City, New York (Reuters / CBS Newspath) - Chester Cheetah goes classy as a Cheetos-themed restaurant, The Spotted Cheetah, comes to life in New York.
A grill cheese made with Cheetos is shown during a press preview for a three-day pop-up restaurant featuring an all-Cheetos menu, Tuesday Aug. 15, 2017, in New York. Celebrity chef Anne Burrell has been given the unenviable task of creating an entire menu for a pop-up restaurant based on Cheetos. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
Celebrity chef Anne Burrell was tapped to create her 11-item menu, including dessert. When asked what some of her favorites were?
"I mean, Cheetos meatballs, hello. I mean clearly, I had to do, I had to do, a grilled cheese and tomato soup," she said. "The Cheetos nachos I have to say if you're going to go for it, like, really go for it. The Cheetos nachos are pretty good too. But I mean, Cheetos make everyone happy."
Ryan Matiyow, senior director of marketing at Doritos & Cheetos brands, said the pop-up was fully booked in less than six hours for all of its three days.
Fans will be able to chow down on items such as Cheetos Grilled Cheese + Tomato Soup, Purrfectly Fried Green Tomatoes, Flamin' Hot and White Cheddar Mac N' Cheetos, Spicy Cheetos Nachos and desserts like Cheetos Sweetos Crusted Cheesecake, Cheetos Sweetos Sweet and Salty Cookies and White Cheddar Cheetos and Cheetos Sweetos Apple Crepes.
The Spotted Cheetah will be open through Thursday (August 17).