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Baconfest Chicago

April 17, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - April 18, 2015 @ 6:00 pm

Baconfest Chicago

Baconfest Chicago
When is Baconfest Chicago 2015?
Baconfest Chicago 2015 will be on Friday, April 17th and Saturday, April 18th, 2015. Depending on demand, we may add a session on Sunday, April 19th, 2015. There will be three separate sessions with different sets of restaurants at each session: dinner on Friday, lunch on Saturday and dinner on Saturday.
What is Baconfest Chicago?
Baconfest Chicago is a nationally renowned, locally beloved festival dedicated to America’s favorite cured meat: bacon! At Baconfest, Chicago’s best chefs concoct and serve brilliant bacon dishes to thousands of passionate bacon lovers. Liquor sponsors provide cocktails, beer and wine designed to complement a bacon meal. Bacontrepreneurs and bacon-friendly brands exhibit their wares and connect with our bacon community. A panel of judges bestows the Golden Rasher awards on chefs and guests for achievement in the bacon arts. It is a raucous, rockin’ good time for everybody involved.
Is Baconfest good for America? Do you support a charity?
Best of all, Baconfest is good for America. We donate a portion of the proceeds to the Greater Chicago Food Depository; we host a raffle and food drive at the event to support the GCFD’s mission; we’ve even run a Baconfest volunteer day at the Depository’s repacking warehouse to help eliminate hunger in our community. We’re proud that Baconfest supports this important work and we hope you’ll join us in supporting the GCFD too.
Where is Baconfest Chicago?
Baconfest Chicago will be held at the UIC FORUM – 725 W Roosevelt Road – Chicago, IL 60608 View Map
For more info, visit UIC FORUM
How much are tickets? How can I get them?!
VIP tickets for 2015 will go on sale in December 2014. General Admission tickets will go on sale in late February 2015.
Tickets are sold exclusively online through our official ticketing sponsor Eventbrite. Ticket links will be posted here.
For 2015, General Admission tickets are $100.00 each (plus ticket handling fees of $3.49). VIP tickets are $200.00 each (plus ticket handling fees of $5.99). VIP tickets include access to the general admission period following the VIP hour.
Each ticket allows access for one guest to the shift selected. If you wish to attend multiple shifts, you’ll need to purchase tickets for each shift.
In 2014 and previous years, Baconfest tickets have sold out. We suggest you sign up for our email list. You can also follow us on Twitter (@baconfestchi) and like us on Facebook (http://facebook.com/baconfest) to receive updates on when tickets will go on sale and to get first notification of ticket giveaways and contests.
What is included?
Tickets are all-inclusive entry passes to our bacon wonderland. When you buy a ticket for a shift, you get
– Access to the chef area and many tasting portions of the chefs’ bacon-ingenuity.
– Seven (7) Drink Tickets, each one good for a hefty tasting portion of each liquor sponsor’s wares.
– Access to Baconfest’s exhibiting sponsors and experience partners who provide samples of ingenious bacon products (as available) and the opportunity to purchase those products bacon-related products.
– A re-usable Baconfest shopping bag to fill up with swag.
– A souvenir Baconfest Chicago’s Guide to Bacon program.
For 2015, General Admission tickets are $100.00 each (plus ticket handling fees of $3.49). VIP tickets are $200.00 each (plus ticket handling fees of $5.99). VIP tickets include access to the general admission period following the VIP hour.
Each ticket allows access for one guest to the shift selected.  If you wish to attend multiple shifts, you’ll need to purchase tickets for each shift.

What is included?

Tickets are all-inclusive entry passes to our bacon wonderland.  When you buy a ticket for a shift, you get
– Access to the chef area and many tasting portions of the chefs’ bacon-ingenuity.
– Seven (7) Drink Tickets, each one good for a hefty tasting portion of each liquor sponsor’s wares.
– Access to Baconfest’s exhibiting sponsors and experience partners who provide samples of ingenious bacon products (as available) and the opportunity to purchase those products bacon-related products.
– A re-usable Baconfest shopping bag to fill up with swag.
– A souvenir Baconfest Chicago’s Guide to Bacon program.

Details

Start:
April 17, 2015 @ 12:00 pm
End:
April 18, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
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Website:
http://baconfestchicago.com/

Venue

UIC FORUM
725 W Roosevelt Road
Chicago, IL 60608 United States
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