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The IPPA Offers One Last Chance for Free Tickets!

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We have one more giveaway opportunity! —– The Illinois Pork Producers would like you to tell us, in 60 words or less, your favorite bacon story and why you think you should win tickets to Baconfest Chicago.  If your story is selected, you and a guest will be on your  [Read More]

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Friends – we have another amazing ticket giveaway running! —— To celebrate the launch of Baconalia, Denny’s has launched a Facebook sweepstakes to send one bacon lover and a guest to the sold out Baconfest 2011 on April 9th in Chicago! One winner will receive flights to Chicago from anywhere  [Read More]

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Update: 3/28/2011 Ok, seriously Bacon Nation, Who out there is kicking themselves for not getting tickets to the Sold Out Baconfest Chicago on Saturday April 9th??? Here is your chance.  Enter this contest.  We’ve had remarkably few entries thus far, so if you get your act together to shoot a  [Read More]

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Baconfest Chicago is pleased to announce that Zacapa Rum will be partnering with Sable Kitchen & Bar’s Mixologist Mike Ryan to sponsor a Bacon-Rum Cocktail for Baconfest Chicago 2011, April 9th at the UIC Forum.  Mike Ryan is one of Chicago’s most innovative Mixologists and we’re thrilled to welcome his Zacapa-bacon creation to the roster of  [Read More]

And the 2011 Bacon Poetry Champ is….(Q Drumroll)

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Congratulations to Joel Chmara!!!!  His poem “Johnny Baconseed:  A Poem for the Hopeless Romantics” was voted Best Bacon Poem by both popular and internal review.  On behalf of the Illinois Pork Producers Association and Baconfest Chicago, we salute you Joel, and your way with words.  You and a guest will  [Read More]

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OK, bacon-nation, it’s just over 3 weeks to the big day. Last chance to win free tix. How much do you love bacon?  No tix for the SOLD OUT Baconfest Chicago?  Here’s one more chance – The Chicago Reader’s contest for the Best Bacon Anthem Music “Video” is our final  [Read More]

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Bacon-Nation, We at Baconfest Chicago beseech you, if you only watch one Baconfest Chicago related video ever, YOU MUST WATCH THIS VIDEO.  Granted, we’re biased, but it is perhaps the coolest thing we’ve ever seen.  Baconfest Media Sponsor The Chicago Reader teamed up with Yellow Wing Productions and MK Films to produce a short film  [Read More]

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The Illinois Pork Producers Association and Baconfest Chicago are proud to announce EVENTBRITE as the Official Ticketing Sponsor of Baconfest Chicago 2011. Eventbrite thinks events are awesome. They believe that anyone can be an event organizer.  That’s why they created tools that make it easy to sell tickets to all kinds of events — whether it’s  [Read More]

FIG CATERING to Sponsor Baconfest Chicago 2011

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Greetings Bacon Nation, We at Baconfest Chicago are pleased to welcome back Molly Schemper and FIG CATERING as the Official Catering Sponsor of Baconfest Chicago 2011 on April 9th at the UIC Forum. What does this mean?  Think about it – coordinating resources for over 50 chefs, 30 vendors and sponsors plus  [Read More]

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Hello Bacon Nation and all you Bacon Poets, First of all, we at Baconfest Chicago are BLOWN AWAY by the number of truly fantastic poems we’ve received.  I’ve been doing interpretive readings of them for my wife (much to her dismay I can assure you).  So many of them are  [Read More]