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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We present to you: the BREAKTHRU BEVERAGE MEGABAR

We present to you: the BREAKTHRU BEVERAGE MEGABAR

  • March 27, 2018

Baconfest Chicago 2018 is honored to have Breakthru Beverage Illinois back as a sponsor. Last year’s “mega bar” was so mega-successful that it’s back with a vengeance! This year, it features these and other brands: Old Forester, George Dickel Tennessee Whisky, Hendrick’s Gin, Templeton Rye, and…

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You Want Bloody Marys? We Gotcha Covered!

You Want Bloody Marys? We Gotcha Covered!

  • March 27, 2018

                           Are you a Bloody Mary fanatic? Never fear—our Baconfest sponsors have you covered! At all three Baconfest 2018 sessions, hometown fave Cicero Beverage Co. is teaming up with two…

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The Menu – Behold and Tremble with Delight

The Menu – Behold and Tremble with Delight

  • March 9, 2018

It is a big moment in the Baconfest production cycle – the moment when we release the menu for our annual celebration of America’s favorite cured meat. CHECK OUT THE MENU HERE It is a fun moment for us, not only for…

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Memory Lane – Golden Rasher History

Memory Lane – Golden Rasher History

  • January 15, 2018

Every year at Baconfest, a panel of bacon celebrity judges agonize over the most important bacon decisions in the nation – which chefs will take home the coveted Golden Rasher award for Most Creative Use of Bacon?  Luminaries with quotation-mark…

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SEVEN LAST MINUTE BACON GIFTS FOR BACON LOVERS

SEVEN LAST MINUTE BACON GIFTS FOR BACON LOVERS

  • December 19, 2017

Spoiler Alert: All Seven Are Baconfest Tickets! Bacon Nation, We love you. And we respect you. With that love and respect comes honesty. So, we’ll be straight with you: instead of a boring old list of bacony gift ideas like…

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The Ninth Annual Baconfest Recap!

The Ninth Annual Baconfest Recap!

  • April 3, 2017

 \ “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” — Mark Twain, 1897; Bacon, 2017 9 years in and Baconfest Chicago is still going strong! During one session on Friday night, March 31, and two more on Saturday, April 1,…

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Tahoe Kitchen Company joins Baconfest 2017!

Tahoe Kitchen Company joins Baconfest 2017!

Ever leave Baconfest wishing you could recreate the culinary magic in your own kitchen? This year, Tahoe Kitchen Company will make your dreams come true with a selection of high-quality cookware, cutlery, and more! Only ONE MORE DAY UNTIL BACONFEST, Bacon Nation—do you have your…

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Passanante’s returns to Baconfest 2017

Passanante’s returns to Baconfest 2017

Knock, knock, Bacon Nation! It’s Passanante’s Home Food Service, returning as a Baconfest Chicago 2017 sponsor! Passanante’s delivers fresh, high-quality food straight to your door, and on 3/31 and 4/1, they’ll be delivering bacon straight to your faces. A big thank you…

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