April is Bacon Month!

April is Bacon Month!

Bacon Nation! Who loves you? We do! Who loves bacon? You do! On April 25 & 26, our love for you will manifest itself in the form of Baconfest Chicago – the only place in the universe where Chicago’s greatest…

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2014 Nueske's Amateur Bacon Cook-off – PLEASE VOTE!

2014 Nueske's Amateur Bacon Cook-off – PLEASE VOTE!

Dear Bacon Nation: We here at Baconfest Chicago headquarters are pleased to announce the 9 semi-finalists competing for 5 finalist slots in the Nueske’s Applewood Smoked Meats Baconfest Chicago 2014 AMATEUR COOK-OFF.  I must say, the recipes look AWESOME! Their recipes are below, all with…

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The Chef Schedule for Baconfest Chicago 2014

The Chef Schedule for Baconfest Chicago 2014

Greetings Bacon Nation, General Admission tickets will be on sale real soon! To help you pick which shift to attend, here’s more info on the exhibition roster, ticket sales, and our beverage partners! First things first: General Admission tickets ($100 plus…

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