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Greetings Bacon Nation, We hope you have all had a great summer!! Here at Bacon Headquarters, we are setting in motion preparations for the 6th Annual Baconfest Chicago. It’s no secret that Baconfest Chicago is one of the toughest tickets to get in town. Last February, general admission tickets sold  [Read More]

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  Website  -  Facebook  -  Twitter Tavernita 151 W. Erie Chicago, IL 60654 Tel: 312-274-1111 Greetings Bacon Nation, On Sunday September 22, our good friends at Tavernita Restaurant are hosting a Bacon Brunch led by BFC vet and all around awesome Chef Ryan Poli.  They’ll be serving complimentary bacon tastings and special bacon  [Read More]

Just learning about Baconfest?

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Did you just learn about us? Welcome!  We’re delighted to meet you.  Here’s a little information: Baconfest Chicago The Fifth Annual Baconfest Chicago happened on April 20, 2013.   The next Baconfest Chicago will happen in April 2014, date to be announced. You can learn more about Baconfest Chicago by  [Read More]

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Greetings Bacon Nation, Baconfest Chicago 2013 happened this Saturday April 20th. It blew our minds.  Below is a recap and a break down of stats/awards/finalists. We hosted c. 3,000 guests and 128 restaurants , 12 alcohol sponsors and 13 experience partners over two sessions (Lunch and Dinner).   Nueske’s Applewood Smoked Meats donated more than 5,700 lbs of  [Read More]

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We did it again!

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Just a quick post to say thank you to everyone for joining us at Baconfest Chicago! Chefs, sponsors, partners, volunteers, guests – we salute you!  Your love of bacon is an inspiration and we couldn’t be happier that you were there. If you’re just now learning about Baconfest – welcome!  [Read More]

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  Greetings Bacon Nation: This information is for those who already have tickets.  The event was SOLD OUT.  Please do not come if you do not already have tickets. Those of you who already have tickets to Baconfest Chicago should have received a confirmation e-mail with pertinent details, but in case  [Read More]

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Greetings Bacon Nation (and more specifically, all those with tickets to Saturday’s SOLD OUT Baconfest Chicago), We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again:  Baconfest Chicago is NOT merely a celebration of Bacon-gluttony, (though yes, that’s undeniably the huge selling point – we understand.)  For the fourth straight year,  [Read More]

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Baconfest Chicago 2013 is SOLD-OUT

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Dear Bacon-Nation: In case you don’t already know this as a fact, Baconfest Chicago 2013 is 100 % SOLD OUT! It has been since shortly after tickets went on sale in February.  There are no more tickets available and no one without a ticket will be admitted to the fest. We’ve been  [Read More]

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Baconfest Chicago tickets are sold out, but you shouldn’t let that stop you from enjoying the pleasures of Baconfest on your own! Today, we are delighted to release the list of dishes that Baconfest chefs will be presenting on April 20.  We’ve spent the last few days poring over these  [Read More]

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Onyx to help Baconfest Chicago 2013 Stay Green!

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WebsiteFacebookTwitter 2444 W 16th St # 4R Chicago, IL 60608 (312) 421-6699 Greetings Bacon Nation, Well, as you can imagine, getting 130 restaurants, 30 vendors/sponsors and 3000 bacon crazed fans together on 4/20 generates a lot of used disposable plates/napkins/cups and flatware. We at Baconfest Chicago believe in being  [Read More]

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