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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 a better flavor than our family recipe…

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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

  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 network of 650 pantries,…

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Cooking Channel

Website - Facebook - Twitter Cooking Channel is the sponsor of Baconfest Chicago 2014's VIP Hours! Cooking Channel comes from the people who created Food Network so we know and love food. More importantly, we share your passion for food, cooking and eating... Whether you crave in-depth…

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Snyder’s of Hanover

          Website - Facebook - Twitter   Snyder’s of Hanover National Pretzel Day! While exploring Baconfest, be on the lookout for the Snyder’s of Hanover station where we will be hosting a National Pretzel Day Celebration! Try FREE…

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Whole Foods Market

          Website - Facebook - Twitter Let's Bring Home the Bacon and Ditch the Antibiotics At Whole Foods Market, we carry the highest quality natural and organic products, and that includes our bacon. We only sell bacon that is cured with naturally…

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Goose Island Beer Co.

          Well Bacon-Nation, Baconfest Chicago is pleased to announce Goose Island Brewery as a returning veteran of the Baconfest Chicago Sponsor family. Website - Facebook - Twitter On April 25th and 26th at the UIC Forum, they will be…

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Revolution Brewing Company

          Website - Facebook - Twitter REVOLUTION BREWING COMPANY 3340 N. Kedzie Ave. Chicago, IL 60618 (773) 588-CANS Our Kedzie Ave. brewery is open to the public Wed-Thurs: 2-10pm. Fri: 2-11pm. Sat: noon-11pm. Sun: noon-6pm Our Kedzie…

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Labatt Blue

Website - Facebook - Twitter - Instagram - YouTube Labatt Blue is the best-selling Canadian beer in the world and the No. 1 Canadian beer sold in the U.S. Introduced in 1951, fans of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers football team nicknamed the beer "Blue" for the color of its label and it stuck.…

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Lagunitas Brewing Company

Website - Facebook - Twitter - YouTube From points distant and beyond we all converged on Petaluma in 1993 and ’94 with an unenunciated desire to be more than we were before. The core of Lagunitas came from Chicago, St Louis, Memphis, Walker Creek, and the highlands of Quincy. The…

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Greenbush Brewing Company

Website - Facebook - Twitter - Instagram Ph:  269-405-1076 Greenbush Brewing 5885 Sawyer Road Sawyer, MI 49125 Visit our Taproom in Sawyer, Michigan. HOURS Sunday – Thursday: 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday: 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Good ideas often start over beer.…

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Old Style

Website - Facebook Old Style- ABV 4.6% Old Style is built into the fabric of Chicago. This iconic Chicago beer revives the crisp, rich freshness of a classic pilsner with a light color and body, medium aroma and bitterness, and a full flavor with a delicate aftertaste. Old Style won a Silver…

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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 unique…

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Wirtz Beverage Illinois

          Website - Facebook - Twitter Welcome to Wirtz Beverage Illinois Wirtz Beverage Illinois is the state’s oldest and most established distributor. Since beginning operations out of a single warehouse in 1946, the company has grown to become the…

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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 those in the know. Over…

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Deschutes

          Website - Facebook - Twitter What if you went to work thinking, "What rule can we rule out today? What sacred cow can we tip on its big, fat flank? What if the boss strode the halls urging: 'put the kettle to the metal, people.'" Welcome…

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Caorunn

Website - Facebook - Twitter Caorunn (pronounced "ka-roon), is small batch distilled Scottish gin produced from natural resources from a boreal forest and distilled with a combination of traditional and wild botanicals hand-picked from the surrounding hills. Uniquely specific to its home in the…

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Campo De Encanto Pisco

Website Ours is the Pisco of the People, an ‘Acholado’ style historically created not by the Don of a Hacienda but by his Servant, now blended for Bartenders by Bartenders. Peruvians cherish their national drink, defending its nearly 500 years of history with great pride. Peruvian Pisco…

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Del Maguey

Website - Facebook “Single Village Mezcal.” In essence, this methodology supports village producers (palenqueros) the freedom to produce mezcal using ancient practices that the indigenous people of Oaxaca have been employing before the Spanish conquest. The result is a distinct character and…

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Old Forester

          Website - Facebook - Twitter About Love Life. Sip Responsibly. Old Forester, 43-50% ABV, Brown-Forman Distillers Company, Louisville, KY ©2013 Mission Old Forester, America’s First Bottled Bourbon, is the bourbon lover’s bourbon.…

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Koval Distillery

          Website - Facebook - Twitter Koval Distillery 5121 N. Ravenswood Ave. Chicago, Illinois 60640 Phone: (312) 878-7988 Email: info@kovaldistillery.com Established in 2008, KOVAL produces luxury, organic whiskey, liqueurs and specialty…

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Tito’s Handmade Vodka

          Website - Facebook - Twitter Tito's Handmade Vodka is the personal recipe of founder and master distiller, Bert "Tito" Beveridge. Tito is a 40 something Geophysicist who after several jobs in and out of his field wanted to do something…

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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 prior…

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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, and weekend brunch, The Fifty/50…

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The Berkshire Room

          Website - Facebook - Twitter The Berkshire Room 15 E Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60611 (312) 894-0800   The Berkshire Room, a craft cocktail lounge inside the ACME hotel with Benjamin Schiller at the helm. The lounge is a throwback to…

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Scofflaw

Website - Facebook - Twitter Scofflaw 3201 W. Armitage, Chicago, Illinois 60647 (773) 252-9700 Hours: Mon - Fri: 5:00 pm - 2:00 am Sat: 12:00 pm - 3:00 am Sun: 12:00 pm - 2:00 am NO RESERVATIONS Gin-focused cocktail bar with American craft beers on tap and small…

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Stumptown Coffee Roasters

          Website - Facebook - Twitter At Stumptown, we do everything possible to source the best coffees in the world. This begins with our commitment to spending copious amounts of time with coffee farmers in order to ensure they grow, pick, and…

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The Drum and Monkey

Website - Facebook 1435 West Taylor Street • Chicago, IL 60607 312-563-1874 HOURS: Mon - Fri: 11:00 am - 2:00 am Sat: 11:00 am - 3:00 am Sun: 11:00 am - 2:00…

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Smeraldina

Website - Facebook - Twitter About Smeraldina Water Smeraldina is not just water. It is the realization of a dream, a passion that took form after much effort and many sacrifices. It is the fruit of perseverance, desire and determination, and having always completely believed in the project…

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Acme Hotel Company

          Website - Facebook - Twitter ACME Hotel Company 15 East Ohio Street, Chicago, Illinois 60611 Phone: 312-894-0800 Email: info@acmehotelcompany.com ACME HOTEL CHICAGO is the Official Hotel of Baconfest Chicago 2014 and the host of…

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Yelp

Website - Facebook - Twitter Our purpose: To connect people with great local businesses 10Things You Should Know About Yelp Yelp was founded in 2004 to help people find great local businesses like dentists, hair stylists and mechanics. Yelp had an average of approximately 120 million…

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Concentra

          Website - Facebook - Twitter Immediate care – bridges the gap between the injury that’s too urgent to wait for the family physician and the life-threatening situation that merits a trip to the emergency room. Concentra’s Urgent Care clinics…

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Onyx

          312.421.ONYX www.onyxdistribution.com info@onyxdistribution.com Twitter: @greendist Onyx is a single-source provider of sustainable food service products, paper products, and chemicals along with implementation and consulting services. …

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Fortune Gourmet

About Fortune Gourmet http://www.fortunefishco.net At Fortune Gourmet, we are obsessed with flavors, textures, fragrances, and the pleasures of food.  We care deeply about sourcing the best-tasting products available for our customers.  Our experience has shown us that the most delicious…

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Four Eyes Handmade

Four Eyes Handmade creates nerdy gifts for geeks big and small.  From screenprinted Foodie Tees to Adult Merit Badges to pig cut pillows.   Facebook |…

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Jones Dairy Farm

          Website - Facebook Jones Dairy Farm Jones Dairy Farm Dry Aged Naturally Smoked Bacon has a pure, signature flavor that is uniquely Jones. Made with a mild cure from a century-old family recipe, Jones Bacon is smoked for hours over natural…

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Big Fork Bacon Sausage

  www.bigforkbrands.com About Big Fork Brands Big Fork Brands, established in 2011 in Lincoln Square by husband and wife duo Lance and Ann Avery.  With an emphasis on BACON, they have launched the first ever All-Natural, Bacon Sausage, made exclusively with Niman Ranch…

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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 original smoke house was replaced with a…

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Marshfield Metal

          Website We make PIGS, and fifty-two other types of fish and animals, all from recycled scrap metal. Our pieces are skillfully welded entirely from refound metal. My love of the PIG and BACON, dates back more than a half century, when my family…

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Nosh This

Website - Facebook - Twitter Nosh This was founded in August 2010 in response to my love of food. From the extreme joy I get eating it, to the craft of making it and the pleasure of feeding others, this has quickly become a consuming passion of mine. Another influence in the creation of this…

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Chubs vs. Hox

          Get yer' CHUBS and HOX baseball tees right here! Step right up, step right…

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Enjoy – Urban General Store

Enjoy, An Urban General Store From youngsters to oldsters, hipsters to geeksters, mothers to fathers, and bacon-lovers to vegans, anyone can find "something they want, but nothing they need" at Lincoln Square's ENJOY, AN URBAN GENERAL STORE. With a nod to general stores of the past, ENJOY carries…

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Salted Caramel

Website - Facebook - Twitter Salted Caramel (Chicago, Illinois) is thrilled to be back for our fifth year!! We have a special place in our heart for Baconfest... 2010's Baconfest was the first time we introduced our company and Bacon Bourbon Caramel Corn to Chicago's bacon nation! Our Bacon…

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Bacon Hot Sauce

Bacon Hot Sauce - We are a group of three friends who were hanging out on a Sunday morning craving eggs and potatoes with bacon and hot sauce. One person stated that bacon makes everything better, while another contended that hot sauce makes everything better. And the third thought, “you’re…