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LABATT BLUE joins Baconfest Chicago 2014 as a Beer Sponsor

Posted by Baconfest On April - 18 - 2014 Comments Off

Website - Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - YouTube Baconfest Chicago is pleased to welcome aboard our new friends from the country that gave us Neil Young and Ice Hockey (among many other great things).  Labatt Blue is joining us as a Beer Sponsor for Baconfest Chicago on April 25/26!  Thank you Labatt Blue for your support of our event ...Continue

The Menu – Baconfest Chicago 2014

Posted by seth On April - 18 - 2014 Comments Off

Over these last six years, we've seen a lot of bacon come and a lot of bacon go.  There have been dishes that amazed us with their technical prowess and nuanced complexity.  There have been dishes that moved us with their simplicity and soul.  Every year, we've seen dishes that ...Continue

Tito’s Handmade Vodka joins Baconfest Chicago 2014 – Yay Vodka!

Posted by Baconfest On April - 17 - 2014 Comments Off

Bacon and Vodka - always a great match.  Baconfest Chicago is pleased to welcome Tito's Handmade Vodka as a Sponsor.  They'll be sampling their tasty vodka in a cocktail to the Bacon loving masses on April 25/26.  Tito's is terrific! Website - Facebook - Twitter Tito's Handmade Vodka is the personal recipe of founder and master ...Continue

Chicago’s own Revolution Brewing Company joins Baconfest Chicago 2014

Posted by Baconfest On April - 15 - 2014 Comments Off

Baconfest Chicago is thrilled to welcome Chicago's own Revolution Brewing Company as a Beer Sponsor for April 25/26.  Their brewpub in Logan Square is a bustling, neighborhood institution where friends and families meet to enjoy the freshest beer in town. And their brewery and taproom on Kedzie is an oasis ...Continue

And the Winner of the Baconfest Chicago 2014 Poetry Contest is….

Posted by Baconfest On April - 14 - 2014 Comments Off

Hello Bacon Nation: We are pleased to announce the winner of the 2014 Bacon Poetry Contest.  Congratulations to Angela Allan.  Her piece Bringin' the Bacon Home has been selected as winner by the BFC Literary Panel.  We’re pleased to award her with two tickets to Baconfest Chicago on April 25 or 26.  A ...Continue

Wirtz Beverage Illinois is Flooding The Zone!

Posted by Baconfest On April - 14 - 2014 Comments Off
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If you live in Chicago, you know the Wirtz name.   This pre-eminent family has done amazing things for our city.  Last year, they brought the Stanley Cup home with an astounding display of Blackhawk prowess.  This year, they're also helping us to bring our liquor game to a new ...Continue

The Greater Chicago Food Depository Food Drive and Raffle at Baconfest 2014

Posted by Baconfest On April - 14 - 2014 Comments Off

Greetings Bacon Nation (and more specifically, all those with tickets to Baconfest Chicago on April 25/26), We've said it before and we'll say it again:  Baconfest Chicago is NOT merely a celebration of Bacon-gluttony, (though yes, that's undeniably the huge selling point - we understand.)  For the fifth straight year, we, the ...Continue

PABST BLUE RIBBON and OLD STYLE join Baconfest Chicago 2014

Posted by Baconfest On April - 13 - 2014 Comments Off

Bacon Nation, Loyalty and seniority must be rewarded, and we at Baconfest Chicago are so thrilled to welcome Pabst Blue Ribbon back for their fifth straight year at Baconfest.  They've been with us since back in the days of the Stan Mansion, when we were but a tiny start-up.  We appreciate ...Continue

Some Old Forester to wet your whistle at Baconfest Chicago 2014!

Posted by Baconfest On April - 10 - 2014 Comments Off

Website - Facebook - Twitter Let's give a big ol' Baconfest Chicago welcome to our new friends at Old Forester Whisky.  They'll be joining us for the first time serving their delicious bourbon to the bacon-loving masses on April 25/26! About Love Life. Sip Responsibly. Old Forester, 43-50% ABV, Brown-Forman Distillers Company, Louisville, KY ©2013 Mission Old Forester, America’s ...Continue

Onyx Distribution Sponsors Baconfest Chicago 2014 With Green Products!

Posted by Baconfest On April - 7 - 2014 Comments Off

          Greetings Bacon Nation, Well, as you can imagine, getting 160+ restaurants, 30 vendors/sponsors and 4000+ bacon crazed fans together generates a lot of used disposable plates/napkins/cups and flatware. We at Baconfest Chicago believe in being as "green" as we can be whilst conducting the world largest bacon-consumption orgy - we purchase ...Continue