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2016 Cochon 555: New Pork City

Sunday, January 24, 2016
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
VIP hour at 4:00 PM

Chelsea Piers – Pier 60

Experience this must-see culinary competition, five chefs cooking over 36 dishes prepared from whole locally-raised heritage breed pigs.

Ticket prices range from $131 for General Admission to $258 for VIP All-inclusive + the Chef’s Course loyalty program.

Cochon555, the signature culinary competition featuring five chefs cooking five heritage breed pigs in a friendly competition for a cause kicks off its 8th Annual Tour in New York City on January 24, 2016. The event unites consumers with local farmers, renowned chefs, prominent winemakers, restaurateurs, craft brewers and distillers in each city for a nose-to-tail culinary showdown celebrating family farms. At each event, 500 guests including notable judges will vote for the best bite amongst 2000 pounds of awesomeness and the winning chef will be announced the “Princess or Prince of Porc”.

Guests will experience a one-of-a-kind epic feast. Events are filled with notable chefs cooking the best ingredients raised safely, honestly and sustainably. In addition to the 2000 pounds of pig, the all-inclusive ticket includes strategically planned culinary “pop-up” experiences every 20 minutes throughout the evening including a new Ramen Shop paired with Wines of Germany, the lovely TIKI Isle (Caribbean-inspired libations), the Luxury Butter Bar (milk butters, truffle salt and artisan bread), a Pop-Up Butcher Shop raising money for Piggy Bank and the decadent dessert course called Swine & Sweets.

In addition to the Five Winemaker spotlight, guests will enjoy the Welcome Punch Reception, an Artisan Cheese Bar featuring six notable cheesemakers, a brand new “Vermouth Experience”, TarTare Bar featuring Creekstone Farms and a “Seafood Shelf” featuring oysters and shrimp. The culinary cocktail program is stepping up with a “Perfect Margarita Experience”, the “Perfect Manhattan Bar” returns, Mezcal Expressions featuring hand-crafted mezcals and of the Smoked Old Fashioned featuring Breckenridge Bourbon.

For tickets and more information, please visit:
http://cochon555.com/2016-tour/new-porc-city/

cochon 555 2016