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Baconfest Sampling Events at Whole Foods Market
Saturday April 12, Noon-3:00 PM
Chicago Locations of Whole Foods Market
Gold Coast: 30 West Huron St.
South Loop: 1101 S. Canal St.
Lincoln Park: 1550 N. Kingsbury St.
Lakeview: 3300 N. Ashland Ave.
Halsted & Waveland: 3640 N Halsted St.

All five area Whole Foods Markets will be throwing a free store-wide bacon party on Saturday April 12 from 12 noon to 3:00 PM, including complimentary samples of their natural, organic bacon. Come sample all things bacon, and see how versatile the breakfast meat can be.


Baconfest Master Classes at Whole Foods Market
Saturday April 5, Noon – 1:30 PM
Whole Foods Market – South Loop
1101 S. Canal St.
Call to register: 312.435.4600 or click here to purchase

Swing by Whole Foods Market South Loop for a chef-led cooking class all about bacon! Two-time Golden Rasher Award winner Chef Matt Troost from Chicago’s Three Aces will explore inventive and delicious new ways to serve the smoky salty treat. Alongside tastes of each dish, participants will receive expertly paired beer samples from Lagunitas Brewing Company. Space is limited, so please register in advance by calling 312.435.4600. Cost: $5

Wednesday April 16, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Whole Foods Market – Lincoln Park
1550 N. Kingsbury St.
Call to register: 312.587.0648 or click here to purchase

Whole Foods Market Lincoln Park is celebrating Bacon Month with a bacon master class. Join Barn & Co.’s very own Pitmaster, Gary Wiviott as he explains how to get the very most from the bacon you love. Alongside tastes of each dish, participants will receive expertly paired beer samples from Lagunitas Brewing Company. Class space is limited, so please register in advance by calling 312.587.0648. Cost: $5