Nueske’s

Nueske’s

NUESKE’S Our Nueske family ancestors came to Wisconsin in 1882, bringing with them the European skills of Applewood smoking and dozens of recipes for spicing and curing meat. In 1933, during The Great Depression, our dad R.C. Nueske couldn’t find…

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Eventbrite Chicago

Eventbrite Chicago

          Baconfest Chicago is proud to welcome back EVENTBRITE as the Official Ticketing Sponsor of Baconfest Chicago 2014. Eventbrite thinks events are awesome. They believe that anyone can be an event organizer.  That’s why they created tools that…

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Chicago's Food Bank

Chicago's Food Bank

  The Greater Chicago Food Depository, Chicago’s food bank, is a nonprofit food distribution and training center providing food for hungry people while striving to end hunger in our community.  The Food Depository distributes donated and purchased food through a…

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Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer

Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer

See Also:  http://baconfestchicago.com/huzzah-to-pbr Pabst Blue Ribbon American Style Premium Lager Pabst Blue Ribbon is a premium lager brew crafted with a hefty infusion of 6-row barley in its ingredient package, a carefully balanced carbohydrate profile from corn syrup, and a…

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Templeton Rye

Templeton Rye

Templeton Rye When prohibition outlawed the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages in 1920, many enterprising residents of tiny Templeton, Iowa, population 350, came together to create an American classic known as Templeton Rye Whiskey, or “The Good Stuff” to…

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Candid Wines

Candid Wines

About Candid Wines: Twitter:  @candidwines Facebook Candid Wines is Illinois’ first distributor to focus exclusively on organic, biodynamic and family grown wines. Our roots run deep in the world’s finest vineyards, kitchens and restaurants where we picked, cooked, pruned, and served…

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The Fifty 50

The Fifty 50

The Fifty/50 Dining scene vets Greg Mohr and Scott Weiner co-own this Wicker Park tri-level restaurant and upscale sports bar replete with 16 flatscreen televisions and a revamped 65-seat outdoor patio with two additional flatscreen TVs. Open for dinner, lunch,…

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Bakon Vodka

Bakon Vodka

Bakon Vodka Folklore says that in the twelfth century, if a man and wife could prove that their first year of marriage was blissful and free of disharmony, they were entitled to a slab of bacon. The earthy fragrance, the…

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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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THE PIGGERY – Thomas Riemer

THE PIGGERY – Thomas Riemer

Website – Facebook – Twitter 1625 West Irving Park Road • Chicago, Illinois 60613 773-281-7447 HOURS: Monday thru Friday 11:00AM – 2:00AM Saturday 8:30 AM – 3:00AM Sunday 8:30 AM – Midnight About us . . The Piggery is a…

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Dreymiller and Kray Quality Meats

Dreymiller and Kray Quality Meats

Website – Facebook – Twitter Dreymiller and Kray was established in 1929, fifty miles west of Chicago, in Hampshire , Illinois. Dreymiller and Kray has always had a superb notoriety for their high quality smoked meats, and that tradition continues. The…

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Chefwear

Chefwear

Chefwear – “The Look That Cooks” – has been synonymous with innovative culinary apparel. Born in 1990 out of the need to outfit chefs in comfortable, durable clothing infused with a sense of style, Chefwear has been offering stylish, trend-setting…

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Calphalon

Calphalon

The Calphalon Corporation is a leader in premium kitchen housewares, featuring cookware, cutlery, bakeware, utensils and kitchen electrics.  Our mission is to be the approachable culinary expert, enhancing the home chefs’ food experience during planning, prep, cooking and baking. We…

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Chicago Reader

Chicago Reader

The Chicago Reader – official Media Sponsor of Baconfest Chicago. We’re excited to announce our partnership with the Chicago Reader, our official media sponsor of Baconfest 2011 and Baconfest 2012!  The Reader has teamed up with Yellow Wing Productions to…

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Illinois Pork Producers

Illinois Pork Producers

For 2011 see also: Announcing Baconfest Chicago’s New Presenting Sponsor: The Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) – Farmers Support Baconfest Chicago, Benefit Local Foodbank The Illinois Pork Producers Association (IPPA) is an agricultural trade association representing more than 2,900 pork…

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Streamlight Interactive

Streamlight Interactive

Streamlight Interactive is a website development and marketing studio based in Chicago, Illinois. We specialize in custom website development and creative print design. Streamlight Interactive launched in 2007 with one objective: Offer clients a mixture of creativity and business sense…

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Fig Catering

Fig Catering

FIG Catering doesn’t aim to be the biggest, the fanciest, or the hippest caterer in Chicago – just the right creative, personal service-oriented caterer to serve up fantastic food for your intimate gathering. Flexible, too: want organic? Vegetarian? Ethnic? Exotic?…

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Bar Deville

Bar Deville

Bar Deville, French for “bar of the city,” is a one-of-a-kind experience in a laid-back atmosphere. Located at Damen and Huron inside an ominously black building, this Ukrainian Village tavern attracts neighborhood patrons and bar enthusiasts alike. Owner Matt Eisler…

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