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Grand Cochon at the Classic

TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW // GRAND COCHON - over 1200lbs of amazing pig!

10 Chefs, 10 Pigs, 1 Crown as the Cochon 555 National Tour Culminates with an Extraordinary Feast Featuring with 10 Heritage Breed Pigs 
Sunday, June 16, 3:00 p.m. for VIP / 3:45 GA Hotel Jerome, Main Street

Grand Cochon, is the finale of the fifth national tour of Cochon 555, which officially concludes the first five years and 50 events, cementing Founder Brady Lowe's Cochon 555 place in the history books as the first national tour to support heritage breed pig farming and responsible agriculture.

Arriving at the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, at the newly-renovated Hotel Jerome, the one-of-a-kind traveling culinary competition and tasting event gathers the 10 chefs, who won their regional competition, for a head-to-tail, winner-takes-all culinary showdown - crowning the winner King or Queen of Porc! In addition to reaching monarch status, the winner will receive a four-day Mezcal Experience presented by Mezcales de Leyenda. Chefs competing for the crown include:

1.      Missy Robbins - New York
2.      Ryan Smith, Empire State South - Atlanta
3.      Jason Harrison, Flame at the Four Seasons Resort Vail
4.      Jason Franey, Canlis - Seattle
5.      Michael Scelfo, Alden & Harlow - Boston
6.      Mike Isabella, Graffiato - Washington, D.C.
7.      Adam Sobel, RN74 - San Francisco
8.      Aaron Brooks, Edge Steakhouse at the Four Seasons Miami
9.      Cosmo Goss, Publican Quality Meats - Chicago
10.     Ray Garcia, Fig - Los Angeles

The event includes more than 30 dishes from around the country, a butcher demonstration presented by Miyabi / Zwilling USA, a special Tar Tare Bar presented by SIMI Winery, “Perfect Manhattan” Bourbon Bar presented by Breadcrumb, the new Mezcal Tasting, 2013 Punch King Winner (presented by Breckenridge Distillery), the infamous Cheese Bar, reserve wines, craft brews, swine-infused dessert, and a celebratory toast immediately preceding the awards.
Guests of the Grand Cochon event will be treated to an epic porc feast alongside Jordan Winery, Elk Cove Vineyards, Robert Kacher Selections, Sandhi Wines, Wind Gap Wines, Arcadian Winery, McCrea Cellars, Anchor Brewing, Crispin Ciders (the official cider of Cochon 555), Fredrick Wildman’s Pig’s Nose Scotch, Ilegal Mezcal, Taza Chocolate, the new Tar Tare Bar presented by SIMI Winery, featuring Chefs Jamie Bissonnette of Toro NYC/BOS, Brian Busker of Matsuhisa Vail, and Phil Tanaka of Matsuhisa Aspen; Rappahannock River Oysters, the infamous Cheese Bar with Cypress Grove Chevre, Vermont Butter & Cheese, Spring Brook Farm and Rogue Creamery. Also the “Perfect Manhattan” Bourbon Bar presented by Breadcrumb featuring samples of Eagle Rare, High West, Buffalo Trace, Hudson Whiskey, Four Roses, Templeton Rye, High West, Fernet Branca, Breckenridge Bourbon,  Luxardo cherries and Antico Carpano as well as the not-to-be-missed Mezcal Bar – a memorable tasting experience featuring Mezcales de Leyenda, Pierde Almas and Fidencio. Butcher demos with Miyabi / Zwilling and Bill Greenwood of Beano's Cabin. Right before awards everyone gets a glass of the recently bottled Cochon Rosé and then we announce the 2013 Grand Cochon “King or Queen of Pork”.

GRAND COCHON event is 100% inclusive.
For more information visit: www.cochon555.com


To promote heritage pigs and breed diversity in local and national communities. Tickets are $150 GA / $200 VIP.
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