Apr 13, 2014 · 5:00 PM
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Join your CBPSN friends for a culinary adventure.
Tickets for Cochon 555 events are $130.95 (general admission includes ticket fee). GENERAL ADMISSION price includes over 30 dishes prepared from the entirety of heritage breed pigs from nose to tail, paired with premium wines, brews and spirits. GA starts at 5pm. Everyone is invited to the After Party, as always. You can purchase tickets from this link: http://events.cochon555.com/chicago_cochon555. Please indicate in the RSVP section that you paid for your ticket.
Over 11 tons of heritage pork raised by family farms will be served across the country in a nose-to-tail touring culinary competition. In each city, five local chefs will each be given a 200 pound heritage breed pig to create six dishes for a crowd of pork-loving enthusiasts. A panel of 20 expert judges and guests of the event will vote for the city’s “Prince of Porc.”
Don’t wait to buy tickets to the most epic pork feast to hit Chicago, space is limited and we will sell out early.
This year’s competing chefs include Tim Graham of Travelle, Abraham Conlon of Fat Rice, Giuseppe Tentori of GT Fish & Oyster, Cory Morris of Mercat a la Planxa and Ryan McCaskey of Acadia Restaurant. The five chefs, champions to the pig, will battle it out in a friendly competition by preparing a maximum of six dishes each created from one whole heritage breed pig to win votes from a crowd of hungry gourmands and celebrated judges. In celebration of the tour’s 6th anniversary, Rob Levitt of Butcher & Larder will butcher a pig for the audience, and Patrick Sheerin of Trenchermen will prepare an additional late-night sixth pig in an Asian Speakeasy style before dessert and the awards ceremony.
The COCHON 555 event is 100% inclusive and always on Sunday.
Everyone is invited to visit www.cochon555.com/win and sign up for a chance to win more than $15,000 in prizes from our partners including a VIP trip to the Rioja Wine & Tapas Festival in New York City on May 3rd, a trip to the Aspen Food & Wine Classic to Celebrity Judge at Grand Cochon with Goose Island Beer Co., or a Dream Kitchen from Breville, a La Caja China from Williams-Sonoma, 2 VIP tickets to any Cochon event and a trip to Denver for the Punch Kings finale.
This epic porc event is over 1200 pounds of heritage pig packed with 100% flavor!