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Today, we are delighted to release the list of dishes that Baconfest chefs will be presenting on April 14.  We’ve spent the last few days poring over these dishes and every time we look, we get more and more excited for the fest.  We think you’ll be excited too. Ticketholders  [Read More]

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Announcing Baconfest’s Lineup of Bacon Vendors

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We’re thrilled to welcome the following vendors to Baconfest 2012.  These artisan producers of bacon and bacon-related merchandise represent an astonishing range of creativity and fun.

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Baconfest Chicago is pleased to announce that Plantation Rum will be partnering with Sable Kitchen & Bar’s Mixologist Mike Ryan to sponsor a Bacon-Rum Cocktail for Baconfest Chicago 2012, April 14th at the UIC Forum.  Mike Ryan is one of Chicago’s most innovative Mixologists and we’re thrilled to welcome his Plantation-bacon creation to the roster of  [Read More]

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Could a Baconfest be complete without Bakon Vodka?  Nope.  We at Baconfest Chicago are pleased to welcome back 3 year veteran sponsor BAKON VODKA for Baconfest Chicago 2012, April 14th at the UIC Forum.  They will be partnering with the great near-north restaurant and bar The Drum & Monkey to serve our guests the perfect Bakon-Vodka  [Read More]

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Bacon Nation, The time has come for us at Baconfest to give a huge round of thanks and applause to our awesome official media sponsor for 2012:  THE CHICAGO READER. Director of Marketing, Kristen Kaza and the entire Reader team have been incredible partners over the past 2 years, helping us trumpet the  [Read More]

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ZAGAT

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WebsiteFacebookTwitter Baconfest Chicago and the Greater Chicago Food Depository are thrilled to welcome Zagat aboard as a sponsor of Baconfest Chicago 2012, April 14th at the UIC Forum.  Be sure to stop by their stations to say Hi! ********* From the Zagat Team: Anyone who loves food appreciates the importance  [Read More]

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Hello Bacon Nation: The voters have spoken.  The poll is closed.  We are pleased to announce the winner of the 2012 Bacon Poetry Contest.  Congratulations to Ryan Myers.  His piece The Quantum Dance has been elected winner. We’re please to award him with two tickets to Baconfest Chicago on April  [Read More]

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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 2012, April 14th at the UIC Forum. They’ll be unveiling the world premiere of a new cocktail consisting of Templeton Rye Whiskey (of course), Orange, lemon, simple, Antica  [Read More]

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FIG CATERING to Sponsor Baconfest Chicago 2012

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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 2012 on April 14th at the UIC Forum. What does this mean?  Think about it – coordinating resources for over 100 chefs, 30 vendors and sponsors plus  [Read More]

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Baconfest Chicago is proud to announce EVENTBRITE as the Official Ticketing Sponsor of Baconfest Chicago 2012. 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 a  [Read More]

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