Get Bacon Month discounts from BFC sponsor JEWEL-OSCO!

Get Bacon Month discounts from BFC sponsor JEWEL-OSCO!

  Baconfest Chicago is pleased to welcome back Jewel-Osco to the roster of amazing sponsors for 2017!  As the official sponsor of the Saturday Lunch session and our exclusive grocery parter, they’re bringing home the bacon for Baconfest attendees and everyone…

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GOOSE ISLAND returns to Baconfest Chicago 2017

GOOSE ISLAND returns to Baconfest Chicago 2017

Hello, Bacon Nation! Baconfest Chicago is overjoyed to welcome back Chicago’s own Goose Island Brewery, esteemed veterans of the Baconfest Chicago sponsor team. On March 31st and April 1st, they will be pouring an assortment of Goose Island seasonal brews. HUZZAH to the entire Goose Island family for…

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Win VIP Tickets with Bacon Poems!

Win VIP Tickets with Bacon Poems!

  • March 8, 2017

You guys. Baconfest is right around the corner. On March 31 and April 1, the best chefs in town will gather at the UIC Forum for three bacon-filled sessions to celebrate bacon in all its forms. You can go to…

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Real News (And Fake News) – Session Breakdown!

Real News (And Fake News) – Session Breakdown!

  • February 15, 2017

REAL NEWS – Session Breakdown Announced – Tickets On Sale! Each of the three Baconfest sessions features a different line up of incredible Bacon Chefs. We just announced which chefs will be at which shift, so you can purchase tickets…

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Seth’s Bacon Tour Of Chicago

Seth’s Bacon Tour Of Chicago

  • February 7, 2017

“You’re the Baconfest dude!  Where should I go for bacon?” I get that alot. I am the Baconfest dude – my co-founders and I turned our love of bacon into a two-day festival that draws 4,500 ticketed guests to see…

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Baconfest 2017 Dates + Holiday Presale!

Baconfest 2017 Dates + Holiday Presale!

  • December 6, 2016

Greetings Bacon Nation, Mark your calendars! Baconfest Chicago 2017 will be held on Friday March 31 and Saturday April 1, 2017 at the UIC FORUM (725 West Roosevelt).  Want tickets?  Our annual holiday presale will go live at noon (Central) on Wednesday,…

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TEMPLETON RYE returns to Baconfest Chicago 2016

TEMPLETON RYE returns to Baconfest Chicago 2016

Greetings, Bacon Nation! We are pleased to announce that Baconfest Chicago veteran Templeton Rye Whiskey will be joining us a liquor sponsor for Baconfest Chicago 2016 on April 30th and May 1st. They’ll be serving their famous Rusty Doorhinge cocktail at Saturday lunch on 4/30…

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Tips for Attendees!

Tips for Attendees!

  • April 27, 2016

Greetings Bacon Nation General! To those of you who are attending Baconfest Chicago, here is a little info we thought you should have to maximize your gastronomical pleasure. LOCATION:  UIC FORUM, 725 West Roosevelt Road For directions, see: http://www.uic.edu/depts/uicforum/directions.shtml  AND…

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