What Chefs!? Which Shifts!? The Schedule is Out!

What Chefs!? Which Shifts!? The Schedule is Out!

  • February 21, 2019

Friends, I won’t bore you with purple prose or flowery descriptions of the latest developments in our Baconfest production calendar. But, I will say this.  I’m excited for Baconfest this year. We have a special Friday VIP-only bacon-ramen pop-up from…

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Baconfest Chefs – First Look for 2019

Baconfest Chefs – First Look for 2019

  • January 31, 2019

It’s the end of January! Temps outside have risen to a balmy -8 degrees F from the polar vortex’s bitter lows, but if you’re like me, you’re still hunkered down in your house, wrapped in three thermal layers and listening…

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Tips for 2018 Baconfest Ticket Holders

Tips for 2018 Baconfest Ticket Holders

  • April 2, 2018

Bacon Nation!  Baconfest is upon us.  If you bought a ticket, you should be getting this info via email, but if by chance you didn’t, here it is. If you read nothing else before attending Baconfest this weekend, please read…

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Bulleit Frontier Whiskey Makes Its Baconfest Debut!

Bulleit Frontier Whiskey Makes Its Baconfest Debut!

  • April 2, 2018

It’s a great year for whiskey at Baconfest!  We’re so excited to have added Bulleit Frontier Whiskey to the spirits line-up. They’ll be pouring samples of their whole product line: Bulleit Bourbon Bulleit Rye Bulleit 10-Year Bourbon – Plus! A…

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Mmmm…. beer! LAGUNITAS is Back!

Mmmm…. beer! LAGUNITAS is Back!

  • April 1, 2018

Baconfest Chicago is proud to welcome back our friends from sunny California (and the Southwest side), Lagunitas Brewing Company! They’ll be with us on April 6 and 7 pouring a variety of seasonal flavors for the thirsty bacon-devouring throngs. It’s not too late to…

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oh hi! bubly is NEW to Baconfest Chicago!

oh hi! bubly is NEW to Baconfest Chicago!

  • March 30, 2018

We like to drink, it’s true. And so, we’re happy to welcome our newest Baconfest beverage partner – bubly. bubly is a new sparkling water that comes in eight refreshing flavors – just the thing after sampling up to 50…

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Rosé (Cider) All Day – Virtue Cider is Back!

Rosé (Cider) All Day – Virtue Cider is Back!

  • March 30, 2018

  Website – Facebook – Twitter Virtue Cider 2170 62nd Street (122nd Avenue), Fennville, MI 49408 269.561.5001 Bacon Nation! We are so excited to share that Virtue Cider, the first name in Chicago craft hard cider, will be at Baconfest Chicago…

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Nueske’s is The Official Bacon of Baconfest

Nueske’s is The Official Bacon of Baconfest

  • March 28, 2018

What can you say about a partner like Nueske’s Applewood Smoked Meats?  For ten years in a row, they have been the official bacon of Baconfest Chicago, shipping 50 lbs of their delicious applewood-smoked and cherry-wood smoked bacon to each…

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We Love JEWEL-OSCO!

We Love JEWEL-OSCO!

  • March 27, 2018

  Baconfest Chicago is pleased to welcome back Jewel-Osco to the roster of amazing sponsors for 2018!  As the official sponsor of the Saturday Lunch session and our exclusive grocery parter, they’re bringing home the bacon for Baconfest attendees and everyone…

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