NUESKE’S Our Nueske family ancestors came to Wisconsin in 1882, bringing with them the European skills of Applewood smoking and dozens of recipes for spicing and curing meat. In 1933, during The Great Depression, our dad R.C. Nueske couldn’t find a better flavor than our family recipe anywhere, so he decided [Read More]
The Greater Chicago Food Depository , Chicago’s food bank, is a nonprofit food distribution and training center providing food for hungry people while striving to end hunger in our community. The Food Depository distributes donated and purchased food through a network of 650 pantries, soup kitchens and shelters to 678,000 adults and children in [Read More]
Website – Facebook – Twitter Cooking Channel is the sponsor of Baconfest Chicago 2014′s VIP Hours! Cooking Channel comes from the people who created Food Network so we know and love food. More importantly, we share your passion for food, cooking and eating… Whether you crave in-depth how-tos, global cuisines, wines and spirits, [Read More]
Website – Facebook – Twitter Snyder’s of Hanover National Pretzel Day! While exploring Baconfest, be on the lookout for the Snyder’s of Hanover station where we will be hosting a National Pretzel Day Celebration! Try FREE samples of our Flavored Pretzel Pieces, including our very own Bacon Cheddar variety. [Read More]
Website – Facebook – Twitter Let’s Bring Home the Bacon and Ditch the Antibiotics At Whole Foods Market, we carry the highest quality natural and organic products, and that includes our bacon. We only sell bacon that is cured with naturally occurring salts, rather than the usual method of [Read More]
Well Bacon-Nation, Baconfest Chicago is pleased to announce Goose Island Brewery as a returning veteran of the Baconfest Chicago Sponsor family.
Website - Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - YouTube Labatt Blue is the best-selling Canadian beer in the world and the No. 1 Canadian beer sold in the U.S. Introduced in 1951, fans of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers football team nicknamed the beer “Blue” for the color of its label and it stuck. Labatt Blue [Read More]
Website - Facebook - Twitter - YouTube From points distant and beyond we all converged on Petaluma in 1993 and ’94 with an unenunciated desire to be more than we were before. The core of Lagunitas came from Chicago, St Louis, Memphis, Walker Creek, and the highlands of Quincy. The Chicago contingent initiated the [Read More]