Goose Island Brewery

Goose Island Brewery

Well Bacon-Nation, The Illinois Pork Producers Association and Baconfest Chicago are pleased to announce Goose Island Brewery as the newest member of the Baconfest Chicago Sponsor family. On April 9th at the UIC Forum, they will be pouring the following…

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Baconfest's 2012 Charitable Giving

Baconfest's 2012 Charitable Giving

On Saturday, May 5, we had the supreme pleasure of participating in Baconfest’s first ever Volunteer Day at the Greater Chicago Food Depository. In addition to repackaging almost 8,000 pounds of bulk pinto beans with the help of fellow members…

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Wait, did you say Baconfest?

Wait, did you say Baconfest?

Yup.  On Saturday, we threw a bacon-party for 3,000 of our closest friends.  It’s the fourth event we’ve thrown.  Every year, we sell out our tickets in in minutes.  We like bacon.  So do our friends.  Learn more about our…

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It happened….

It happened….

We hosted c. 3,000 guests, 107 restaurants, 9 alcohol sponsors, 18 bacontrepreneurs (including one for whom Saturday was her first day in business), 1 heritage pig sponsor, 1 mineral water sponsor, 1 energetic media sponsor, a neighborhood survey lounge, and…

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Templeton Rye – The Rusty Doorhinge Recipe

Templeton Rye – The Rusty Doorhinge Recipe

As you know, Templeton Rye was the official whiskey of Baconfest Chicago 2012!   Our friend Michael Killmer, TR’s brand manager, was manning the booth on Saturday, shaking up the Rusty Doorhinge, a cocktail formulated for the express purpose of…

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Baconfest 2012 Dinner Menu

Baconfest 2012 Dinner Menu

Baconfest Chicago 2012 was on April 14, 2012 at the UIC Forum in University Village. 2 SPARROWS Gregory Ellis Bacon Krispie treats with maple & bacon doughnut holes 676 RESTAURANT & BAR Daven Wardynski Widmer six-year cheddar cheese with Nueske’s…

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Baconfest 2012 Lunch Menu

Baconfest 2012 Lunch Menu

Baconfest Chicago 2012 was on April 14, 2012 at the UIC Forum in University Village. AUTRE MONDE CAFE Beth Partridge and Dan Pancake Bacon Confit with Tropea Onion Agrodolce – confit of apple-wood smoked and peppered Nueske’s bacon with tropea…

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Baconfest Chicago 2012 is SOLD OUT

Baconfest Chicago 2012 is SOLD OUT

Dear Bacon-Nation: In case you don’t already know this as a fact, Baconfest Chicago 2012 is 100 % SOLD OUT! It has been since shortly after tickets went on sale on February 20th.  There are no more tickets available and no one…

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ZAGAT

ZAGAT

Website – Facebook – Twitter 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…

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