Cheetos restaurant opens in New York City for 3 days only

- Get ready to bite into your crunchy, orange junk food favorites like never before. Cheetos has its own pop-up restaurant in Tribeca in Manhattan.

"We were inspired by Cheetos fans everywhere that were sharing their own recipes for how they used Cheetos across a variety of dishes and then we started seeing Cheetos pop up on restaurant menus nationwide," Frito-Lay's Ryan Matiyow said. "What a great experience that would be if we brought a fully dedicated dining experience to life that had Cheetos at the heart of everything."

The Cheetos come from Chester but the food was created by celebrity chef Anne Burrell.

"It was like Chester Cheeto and I got together and had like a love child called the Spotted Cheetah," she said.

The restaurant features an 11-item, three-course menu that lives up to Cheetos' dangerously cheesy slogan, with items like Cheetos Meatballs, Grilled Cheese and Tomato-Cheeto Soup, and Mac and Cheetos.

The meals won't leave your fingers coated in that famous cheesy dust, although Wet-Naps are there just in the case.

"I feel like I was a little remiss in writing the menu that there's nothing that is going to give you that orange finger dust," Burrell said. "If they ask me to write another Cheetos menu, I'm going to make sure that there is something that does that."

Regardless, Burrell hopes her menu leaves diners with happy bellies and, most of all, feeling inspired by what you can do with a Cheeto.

"I tried to use as many as I could -- there's Sweetos, I had no idea about dessert Sweetos," Burrell said. "It was so fun creating this. I really had a blast doing it."

The Spotted Cheetah is only open until Thursday. Unfortunately, the 300 reserved spots filled up within hours. But the good news is, all of the recipes are available online in a free digital cookbook at

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