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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Chalkboard Baconfest Dinner – Tuesday November 8th

Chalkboard Baconfest Dinner – Tuesday November 8th

Tuesday, November 8 Chalkboard Restaurant 4343 North Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL 60618-1741 6:30 PM passed appetizers, 7:00 PM dinner Cost: $55 per person – includes meal and one complimentary cocktail provided by Candid Wines and Tenuta Santome, the Official Bubbly…

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Atwood Cafe Baconfest Dinner – November 14th

Atwood Cafe Baconfest Dinner – November 14th

Monday November 14 Atwood Cafe 1 West Washington Street Chicago, IL 60602 (312) 368-1900 Chef Derek Simcik 6:30pm passed appetizers, 7:00pm dinner Cost: $65 per person.  Includes multi-course meal (menu below) and some complimentary beverages care of Candid Wines, Tenuta…

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Custom House Tavern Baconfest Dinner – December 8th

Custom House Tavern Baconfest Dinner – December 8th

Thursday December 8th Custom House Tavern 500 South Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60605-1532 (312) 523-0200 6:00pm – 6:45pm reception/cocktail hour 7:00pm – dinner Cost:  $75.00 per person.  ALL INCLUSIVE, will cover food, libations, gratuities, and tax.  Includes meal and complimentary…

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Baconfest Satellite Dinner at Chalkboard!

Baconfest Satellite Dinner at Chalkboard!

UPDATE 8/17/2010 – the Chalkboard Dinner on 9/13 is at capacity.  Please email seth@baconfestchicago.com to have your name added to the waitlist. ——- We’re starting up the bacon-wheel for the coming year’s bacon events. The first bacon arrow in our…

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Menus from Baconfest

  • April 11, 2010

Here are the links to PDF downloads for the menus for yesterday’s fest: Shift 1 Shift 2 ADDENDUM: Daniel Zemans of SeriousEats.com took a look at our menus and cross-checked them against his reporter’s notebook. He let us know about…

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Gebert and Wiviott to Demo Recipes at Baconfest

  • April 6, 2010

We’re super excited about the bacon cooking demos we’ve set up for the fest. In the first shift, Mike Gebert, king of Chicago’s spectacular food video podcast Sky Full of Bacon, will show attendees how to prepare a pork belly…

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