COCHON555 - SUN. 01.29.17
As we close the first month of the new year, we're excited to share edible news from our friends at Cochon555 who are kicking off an epic weekend full of creative food, artisanal wines and spirits, and heritage breed pork. You can suopport a good cause and attend one of the the country’s most talked about culinary events! Mark your calendar for Cochon555 which returns to NYC on January 29th at Weylin in Brooklyn! The event features five of New York City’s best chefs cooking five whole, heritage breed pigs in a friendly competition for a cause.
The 5 chefs who will participate this weekend are: Nicole Gajadhar of Saxon + Parole, Greg Baxtrom of Olmsted, Ryan Bartlow of Quality Eats, Aaron Hoskins of Birds & Bubbles, and Christopher Szyjka of Chefs Club by Food and Wine. Two notable butchers, Erika Nakamura and Jocelyn Guest round out a stellar lineup. In addition, there are two satellite competitions, the Somm Smackdown (wine/pig matching) and Punch Kings (barkeeps facing off in whole-bottle cocktail tilt).
We are going to be there and you should too! General Admission tickets are only $125 for this all-inclusive feast, VIP is $200 and gets you an entire extra hour of great eats. Grab tickets now for Cochon555 New Pork City here. Athleisure Mag is giving away 2 VIP tickets which you can enter to win (read below to find out how to enter) now through this Friday, Jan 27th at noon EST. This will give you 3.5 hours to enjoy Cochon555 this Sunday!
For those who truly want to have an epic weekend of Cochon555, you can enjoy a charity dinner taking place on Saturday.
COCHON555 - SAT. 01.28.17
Those looking to make a weekend of it don’t need to wait until Sunday, as there is an opportunity to attend an exclusive charity dinner experience the night before the big event. On Saturday, Saxon + Parole are hosting a Chef’s Course dinner called BESPOKE: An Evening of Culinary Modernity, featuring host Chef Brad Farmerie of Public, and will co-feature Michelin-Star Chef Matt Lambert of Musket Room and Scandinavian talent Chef Mads Refslund (ex. Noma and Acme), with 100% of the proceeds going to benefit Piggy Bank, a Missouri farm-in-the-making that will gift free heritage breed pig genetics to family farms in need. For an in-depth look at the Cochon555 movement, a series of stunning videos and tickets to these must-do culinary experiences, please visit the site.