Bacon Fest!!!

  • April 25, 2014 · 7:00 PM
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Join your CBPSN friends for a culinary experience!!! Do you like Bacon? Do you like Booze? Then you should be at the bacon fest!!! Bring your appetite!!!

*Bacon Fest tickets go on sale on 2-24 at Noon!!!* Last year they sold out in less then 30 minutes so, get your ticket ASAP if you plan on attending!

Cost: General admission ticket $100 plus ticket fees.

Purchase tickets using this link: Please indicate in the RSVP section when you purchase your ticket so, I can get an accurate account of who is attending. Also, make sure you purchase a ticket for the 4-25 dinner session. Click on this link to see a list of the restaurants.

I went last year and really enjoyed sampling all the tasty bacon dishes and felt that it was worth every penny!

Each session will feature:
1. More than 50 restaurants/chefs who will be sharing their bacon-creations with our guests. Guests enjoy unlimited samples of creative bacon-dishes from our all-star lineup of Chicago chefs (more on them below).

2. A curated selection of bacon Experience Partners, local entrepreneurs and national brands who provide a unique take on bacon for our guests. Our evolving roster of Experience Partners includes: Fortune Gourmet, Big Fork Bacon Sausage, Four Eyes Handmade (crafter of bacon pillows among other things), Jones Dairy Farm, and Enjoy: Urban General Store (where you can find all the wacky bacon-toys, toothpaste and objets de bacon art you can imagine).

3. Every ticketed guest receives seven drink tickets to exchange for ingenious bacon-cocktails, wine and beer.

Wirtz Beverage Illinois

- for the first time, we’re proud to welcome Chicago’s home-town beverage giant who’ll be staffing a mega-station featuring four cocktails and several beers from their vast portfolio of products.

Templeton Rye

will be among the featured brands.

The Fifty/50

– returning to present their “Wobble Stopper“, the official Bloody Mary of Baconfest Chicago.

Candid Wines

– This local organic wine distributor returns with Tenuta Santomé, the official bubbles of Baconfest Chicago as well as a selection of other wines.

Koval Distillery

– Chicago’s first new distillery since the 1880’s will be serving drinks and sampling whiskey at the Friday Dinner session.

Friday Night Special –

Danny Shapiro from


and Benjamin Schiller from the

Berkshire Room

will each invent and serve signature cocktails during the Friday Dinner session only.

We’ll also have an assortment of delicious frosty beers for guests to enjoy, including:

Goose Island Beer Company

Old Style

Pabst Blue Ribbon

Greenbush Brewing Company

Lagunitas Brewing Company

Labatt Blue

Revolution Brewing Company

(new for 2014)

No drink ticket required for non-alcoholic beverages:

Smeraldina Water

– Back for the third year, their Sardinian mineral water will quench your thirst.

Stumptown Coffee Roasters

- New for 2014! If you hit a bacon-wall, visit Stumptown’s station for some cold-brew on ice or a steaming cup of fresh-brewed coffee.

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  • Katrena G.

    I would like to thank everyone who attended.

    May 2

  • Katrena G.

    I'm inside the bacon fest area wearing all black. Text me when you are here and I will meet you at the entrance.

    April 25, 2014

  • Katrena G.

    I'm inside the bacon fest area wearing all black. Text me when you are here and I will meet you at the entrance.

    April 25, 2014

  • Angela C.

    Almost there, see u soon

    April 25, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm here, if your on you way hurry up y'all the line is getting long.

    April 25, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Ok cool, I don't want to cut. I'm in the second row of folks so it's not too bad.

      April 25, 2014

    • Karla J

      Ok no problem

      April 25, 2014

  • Katrena G.

    I'm waiting for this slow bus!

    April 25, 2014

  • Derek

    Looking for two tickets...

    April 25, 2014

  • Katrena G.

    For those that have rsvped I emailed you a copy of Fridays menu. It all sounds delish! The baconfest is sold out so, for those who did not purchase a ticket please update your rsvp. Thanks!

    April 20, 2014

  • Karla J

    $Paid$ Karla J

    March 19, 2014

  • Katrena G.

    There are still tickets available for this event. Once you purchase your ticket please indicate paid in your rsvp. Thanks!

    March 13, 2014

  • Pier R.

    $100 a ticket!!!!! To eat some bacon??? That had got to be a typo right???

    February 17, 2014

    • Pier R.

      Oh yes I will be getting it this year

      February 20, 2014

    • James773

      Pier if you think that's ridiculous... the VIP tickets this year are $200. Last year was just worth $75 to me, but count on it increasing next year.

      March 11, 2014

  • Katrena G.

    This is just a reminder for those that are interested in getting baconfest tickets. The tickets go on sale on Monday 2-24 at 12 pm. The tickets sell out fairly quickly (last year they sold out within 30 minutes). So, be sure to get your ticket asap if you are planning on attending and indicate paid in your rsvp. Thanks!

    February 22, 2014

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