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Hi Bacon Nation, The fourth and final installment of the Baconfest Chicago Satellite Dinner Series will be held at  Three Aces  on Monday January 14th. The Three Aces team, led by Chef Matt Troost, won the  Golden Rasher award at last April’s Baconfest Chicago for Most Creative Use of Bacon (Dinner Session) .  Their bacon “shake ‘n bake” with bacon bolognese and a vanilla-bacon-bourbon milkshake was simply mind blowing and  [Read More]

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Give the Gift of Baconfest Chicago 2013

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Greetings Bacon-Nation: Well, here we are again in December on the verge of our annual crescendo towards Baconfest Chicago 2013 – April 20th at the UIC Forum.  This will be our 5th multi-chef event since our inaugural outing at the Publican in 2009.  How time flies when you and your friends  [Read More]

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Maison Brasserie Last Night! Red Door on 12/10/12

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Hello Bacon Nation, Last night, at Maison Brasserie , a group of intrepid bacon explorers were treated to a culinary odyssey so steeped in bacony goodness, it was gloriously… overwhelming (in the best possible way).  Thank you Chef Perry Hendrix and Owners Sue Kim-Drohomyrecky and Peter Drohomyrecky for hosting such an amazing evening!  If  [Read More]

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Greetings Bacon Nation, We are pleased to announce the second Satellite Dinner in our 2012-13 series featuring BFC veteran Chef Perry Hendrix and his team at Maison Brasserie – Monday, December 3rd 2012 at 6pm. 330 E. Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60601 – (312) 241-1540 Featuring Baconfest Sponsors: Nueske’s Applewood Smoked Meats , Templeton Rye and Candid Wines . Cost:  [Read More]

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Hearty Last Night! Maison on Monday 12/3

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Greetings Bacon Nation, Well, ever true to form, Chef Dan Smith and his team at Hearty Restaurant did not disappoint.  In fact, they astounded.  Last night’s Baconfest Chicago Satellite Dinner at Hearty was filled with so many bacony delights, one after the other… after the other….  As they say, “a picture  [Read More]

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Greetings Bacon Nation: We at Baconfest Chicago hope you all are well and enjoying early November! As we hope you all already have marked in your calendars, Baconfest Chicago 2013 is scheduled for April 20th 2013 at the UIC Forum . Meanwhile, we know that April 20th is a long way off. And, as in years past, we are pleased to announce our  [Read More]

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Hi Bacon Nation, We know January must still feel like a long way off, so consider this an early warning to “Save the Date!” The fourth and final installment of the Baconfest Chicago Satellite Dinner Series will be held at Three Aces on Monday January 14th. The Three Aces team, led by  [Read More]

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Hello Bacon Nation, We are pleased to announce that Baconfest Chicago Satellite Dinner #3 will be held at Red Door  in Bucktown on December 10th 2012.  Our host for this bacontastic evening will be our great friend Chef Troy Graves.  Those of you who have been hanging around BFC since the beginning  [Read More]

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Hearty Baconfest Satellite Dinner 11-27-2012

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Baconfest Chicago is pleased to kick off the first of our four 2012-13 Satellite Dinners with three year BFC vet Dan Smith and his team at Hearty Restaurant .  Tuesday, November 27th, 2012. 3819 North Broadway Street, Chicago IL 60613 (773) 868-9866 Cost:  $65 per person, not including tax/gratuity (aperitif and cocktail  [Read More]

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Goose Island Brewery

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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 Goose Island brews: Matilda (Baconfest Andre’s personal favorite!!), Pere Jacques Pepe Nero What else is there to say?  HUZZAH to the entire Goose  [Read More]