BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Thursday morning, Chef Marco joined us on Wake Up! to give us a preview of what he’s bringing to this year’s Galbani Italian Heritage Festival.

But before things got cooking, competition heated up in the studio, as News 4’s Chris Horvatits, Abby Fridmann and Gabrielle Mediak tried to see who could create the highest stack of cheese sticks.

Watch the contest in the video above and see what Marco made for us in the video below:

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Evan Anstey is an Associated Press Award and Emmy-nominated digital producer who has been part of the News 4 team since 2015. See more of his work here and follow him on Twitter.