Game Day Popcorn Salad

1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1/2 teaspoon Frank's hot sauce
1 cup diced celery
1/4 cup diced carrots
1/4 cup chopped scallions, both white and green parts
1 8-ounce can sliced water chestnuts, drained
6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
1-1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
Few gratings freshly ground black pepper
6 cups G. H. Cretor's Buffalo & Ranch Popcorn

In a large bowl combine mayonnaise, vinegar, hot sauce, celery, carrots, scallions, water chestnuts, half of the bacon, and one cup of the cheese. Mix well. Add popcorn, and stir to combine. Top with remaining cheese and bacon, and serve within 15 minutes of assembly.