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

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

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,…

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The Nueske's Amateur Cookoff Finalists!

The Nueske's Amateur Cookoff Finalists!

Bacon Nation, What a turnout!  We had 1609 people cast over 2200 votes for their top five picks out of the amazing 23 contestant entries!  I’m fairly certain that more people voted in our poll than voted in my district’s…

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FAQ for Ticket Buyers

FAQ for Ticket Buyers

Q: What is Baconfest? Baconfest is a culinary festival dedicated to Bacon. A collection of Chicago’s greatest chefs come up with amazing bacon concoctions to serve to our guests.  A selection of awesome liquor sponsors provide drinks that either feature…

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