Baconfest Chicago

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In a Nutshell

Kuma’s Corner, Glazed and Infused, Revolution Brewing and other bacon-loving restaurants show off at this year’s Baconfest

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The Deal

  • 8th Annual Baconfest Chicago
  • When: Saturday, April 30 or Sunday, May 1
  • Where: UIC Forum
Ticketing Options
  • $99 for one Saturday lunch or dinner general admission package (up to $123.49 value)
    • Unlimited dishes from chefs/participating restaurants
    • Seven drink tickets redeemable for alcoholic beverages from on-site partners
    • Baconfest 2016 t-shirt
    • View the session schedule
  • $199 for one Saturday lunch or dinner VIP package (up to $225.99 value)
    • Early access to session, 60 minutes ahead of general admission
    • Exclusive access to Cooking Channel’s VIP hour, featuring live demonstrations from esteemed Chicago chefs
    • Unlimited dishes and samples from chefs and restaurants in attendance
    • Seven drink tickets
    • Baconfest 2016 t-shirt
  • $89 for one Sunday Brunch general admission package (up to $123.49 value)

  • $189 for one Sunday Brunch VIP package (up to $225.99 value)

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Baconfest Chicago

  • The food: bacon, and lots of it
  • To be more precise: small plates from some of the city’s best restaurants, bakeries, and chef, including Fork, Bang Bang Pie Shop, Honey Butter Fried Chicken, Kuma’s Corner, Spacca Napoli, The Bad Apple, Glazed and Infused, Revolution Brewing, and more
  • The awards: the Golden Rashers, which Baconfest has deemed “the Oscars of the bacon world;” several of this year’s participants are previous winners
  • The cause: a portion of proceeds will benefit the Chicago Food Depository
  • Everything else: bacon-inspired or infused beers, cocktails, luxury products, and artwork
  • Highlights: view the best bits of last year’s festival and interviews from participating chefs

Customer Reviews

Bacon-awesomeness. You get more than enough drinks and will walk out uncomfortably full!
Neil O. · April 30, 2016
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    725 West Roosevelt Road

    Chicago, IL 60607

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