Pig Island 2017

Saturday, September 9th, 2017

Red Hook, Brooklyn

ALL-INCLUSIVE (ALL YOU CAN EAT/DRINK) tickets on sale now for the 8th Annual Pig Island!

Get tickets here.

Go hog wild at the beloved Pig Island! Featuring 25+ chefs creating the freshest and funkiest dishes from locally sourced hogs. Previous years’ dishes included glazed pork belly and peach on cold ramen, wood smoked pork pizza, pig head tacos, roasted pork sliders, crispy pig ear lettuce wraps and bacon banana bread with caramelized bacon.

Keeping the focus on local, Pig Island also features a selection of New York State craft beer from Sixpoint and others, wine, artisan spirits and ciders all included in one general admission price (all providers subject to change).

New and returning chefs include:

  • Chef Rodrigo Duarte (Casiero e Bom – last year’s Best in Show for Traditional Pork)
  • Roxanne Spruance (Kingsley NYC – Zagats 2017 Best New American Restaurant, NYC)
  • Arrogant Swine (Pitmaster Tyson Ho, one of Tasting Table’s “Next Generation of Top Pitmasters”)
  • Butter’s Michael Jenkins (his 8th year!)
  • John Patterson (Founder of The Salt Cured Pig and Slow Hand Heritage BBQ)
  • Insa Brooklyn Korean BBQ
  • Smoke Show (Chef Jonathan Botta) and Win Son (Trigg Brown) collaboration
  • Belly Korean Bacon Shop (new bacon-centric place in Brooklyn)
  • Jake Klein (Jake’s Handcrafted)
  • Hoodoo Brown BBQ
  • Humberto Guallpa (Row House)
  • Chef Mike Franzetti (Alice’s Arbor)
  • Jacques Gautier (Palo Santo)
  • Clay Gordon (serving up a chocolate bacon fondue!)
  • Ralph Perrazzo of BBD’s (Long Island)
  • Alice’s Arbor (Brooklyn)
  • Chef/Owner Danny Mena and Executive Chef Luis Jimenez of Hecho en Dumbo
  • Chef Jesse Jones
  • Chef Bill Telepan (Oceana)
  • Thomas Perone (Pig Guy NYC, representing The Kettle Black Bar and Grill)
  • Fletcher’s Brooklyn BBQ (the return of Matt Fisher and Bill Fletcher)
  • Jimmy’s No. 43
  • Chef Rich Owens of Harlem Smoke
  • Chef Tahisha Solages
  • Heather Sanford (The Piggery)
  • Peter & Chris Giannakas of Ovelia 

Other food/drink:

  • Artisan spirits tent curated by Modern Distillery Age featuring craft spirits from High West, Catskill Provisions, NY Distilling and Port Morris Distillery
  • Additional food from Southern Recipe Pork Rinds and The Piggery
  • Vegetarian options include Brooklyn BrineNYC Hot Sauce Company (returning with their roasted chiles) and a Cabot Cheese food truck
  • Plenty of Craft Beer, including Sixpoint
  • Eve’sIndian Ladder Farmstead Ciders, Aspall, EZ Orchards, Original Sin and Black Duck Cidery will be part of an enhanced cider program
  • Water from Essentia and soft drinks from Bruce Cost Ginger Ale

Additional info:

  • All hogs sourced from Flying Pigs Farm and cooked over Royal Oak Charcoal hardwood briquettes
  • WÜSTHOF returns with a knife tent and butchering demo featuring farmers, star chefs and culinary experts, including Michael Yezzi (Flying Pigs Farm), cookbook author Tracey Ceurvels and Ted “The Butcher” Nigro, among others
  • Live music stations: acoustic and brass band performances throughout the day
  • Taste NY event

More information and tickets are available at http://pigisland.com