Grilled Cheese All Stars

Chef Kevin enjoys a warm and cheesy sandwich as his go to meal when he is working in 40NORTH Restaurants.

Now fall is here and there’s a chill in the air, there’s nothing better than this classic comfort food at lunch or dinner.

Grilled cheese can hit the spot for anyone, not just Chef Kevin. It may be your kids’ favorite meal, but it can quickly become yours when you try one of these sophisticated versions:

Mexican grilled cheese

Cotija cheese takes center stage in this recipe, which involves layering avocado and a mixture of shallot, cilantro and lime juice with the cheese. This recipe is bursting with flavor and is simple to make. Find it here.

Grown-up grilled cheese

This combo of a BLT and grilled cheese is both healthy and delicious. It’s full of veggies, such as red onion, spinach leaves and tomato slices. When you add that to sharp white cheddar cheese and serve it on hearty white bread, you will wanting seconds. Get the recipe here.

Broccoli & cheddar soup grilled cheese

With this recipe, you put yellow onion, broccoli, chicken breast cold cuts, garlic and two slices of cheddar cheese on French bread. The broccoli is cooked in advance. Yum! You’ll find the recipe here.

Roasted strawberry, brie and chocolate grilled cheese

This delicious sandwich involves layering multigrain bread with strawberries, brie and chocolate. You could argue it’s healthy, with its antioxidants and fiber content. It’s a great splurge. Get the recipe here.