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Q&A with Travis Serbus

Travis Serbus, Lyn65 Kitchen & Bar, Minneapolis Which classic cocktail is the most underrated?  I really enjoy a properly balanced Caipirinha. It’s very refreshing but still very complex because of... Read More

Q&A with Jack Araque

Jack Araque, St. Regis Bar, Miami Which classic cocktail is the most underrated? The boulevardier.  It’s my favorite underrated cocktail  composed of whiskey sweet vermouth and Campari.  Its creation is... Read More

Q&A with Ben Potts

Ben Potts, Beaker & Gray, Miami Which classic cocktail is the most underrated? I think the daiquiri is probably the most underrated as it’s been the most bastardized on misunderstood.... Read More

Q&A with Kristen Johnson

Kristen Johnson, Blue Sardinia, Seattle Which classic grape varietal is the most underrated? I’d like to say Grenache. However, we sell it like water at Blu Sardinia, featuring two Cannonau... Read More

Q&A with Piers Smyth

Piers Smyth, ROOF on theWit, Chicago Which classic cocktail is the most underrated? It may not have the deepest roots in the classic cocktail world, but the Tipperary is one... Read More

Q&A with Jared Hooper

Jared Hooper, Faith and Flower, Los Angeles Which classic grape varietal is the most underrated? Grenache. It’s lovely, versatile, expressive and fun. It’s sometimes jokingly referred to as a poor... Read More

Q&A with Jenelle Engleson

Jenelle Engleson, City Winery, Nashville Which classic grape varietal is the most underrated? Merlot  What kind of flavors inspire you most? Anything that has an offbeat, savory umami flavor. I... Read More

Q&A with Matt Collette

Matt Collette, Canon, Seattle  Which classic cocktail is the most underrated? I’d have to say the Negroni (on the rocks of course).  When executed well it really is the perfect... Read More

Q&A with Alex Burch

Alex Burch, Bastion, Nashville Which classic grape varietal is the most underrated? Chardonnay is the most underrated varietal due to it’s huge range of expressions. You can find lean, bright,... Read More

Q&A with Scott Kitsmiller

Scott Kitsmiller, Broken Shaker Chicago, Chicago Which classic cocktail is the most underrated? I’m not sure how necessarily underrated this cocktail is, but I absolutely love 50/50 martinis. It’s just... Read More

Q&A with Cook Pigs

Krystina and Mikey Cook, Cook Pigs, Los Angeles Farmers are the very heart of the Cochon555 tour. As part of our new Spotlight series for guests past and present, we... Read More

Q&A with Hayley Black

Hayley Black, Tutta Bella, Seattle Which classic grape varietal is the most underrated? Riesling – Most of us wine professionals love Riesling and appreciate it’s rich history and diversity as... Read More

Q&A with Cone Ranch

Dave and Tami Ellicott, Cone Ranch, Denver Farmers are the very heart of the Cochon555 tour. As part of our new Spotlight series for guests past and present, we take... Read More

Q&A with Paul Grieco

Paul Grieco, Terrior, New York   Which classic grape varietal is the most underrated? Riesling, of course. What kind of flavors inspire you most? Ones that are yummy / ones... Read More

Q&A with Erin Rolek

Erin Rolek, The Bachelor Farmer, Minneapolis Which classic grape varietal is the most underrated? I would answer that Riesling remains the most underrated of International varietals.  Riesling is a darling... Read More

Q&A with Silas Manlove

Silas Manlove, Thompson Seattle, Seattle  Which classic cocktail is the most underrated? I think the bros have at least one thing right. A proper Whiskey Buck… that is, a nice... Read More

Q&A with Philippe Andre

Philippe Andre, Oceanique, Chicago  Which classic grape varietal is the most underrated? Chardonnay, it’s absolutely perfect as it won’t stain my beard! What kind of flavors inspire you most?  I... Read More

The Move to Heritage!

COCHON 555 ANNOUNCES SIX CITIES IN NORTH AMERICA FOR THE HERITAGE SERIES INCLUDING HERITAGE BBQ, THE WORLD’S FIRST GLOBAL BBQ EXHIBITION Notable chefs and farmers will spotlight their culinary passion for... Read More

2017 Pop-Up Butcher Shop

LET’S GET STARTED! THE POP-UP BUTCHER SHOP DOWNLOAD THE BUTCHER DETAILS Click Here With roots in every market, Cochon 555 Founder Brady Lowe identified the opportunity to build a student... Read More

KNOW THY PIG

OTHER NOTABLE BREEDS: GUINEA HOG, HEREFORD, POLAND CHINA, MIESHAN, CHESTER WHITE, IBERIAN, EUROPEAN WILD, LACOMBE, ESSEX SADDLEBACK, LANDRACE

WHY HERITAGE BBQ?

Interview with Brady Lowe in preparation for the First Texas Heritage BBQ 2014 Why Heritage Barbecue by Cochon 555? As Americans, we see BBQ as an English-speaking cuisine, and we... Read More

PUNCH KINGS “LAST CALL”

TEN OF THE FINEST U.S. BARTENDERS STRIVE FOR GOLDEN GLOVES IN DENVER AT THE 2ND ANNUAL PUNCH KINGS COMPETITION Award-Winning Bartenders From 10 cities Compete at COCHON 555’s Grand Finale... Read More

CROWN OF THE TOUR

“It’s not just farm to table that matters–it’s what happens in between, the how and where, the history of what we eat.” Every year, an epic 10-city culinary tour starts... Read More

CHEF’S COURSE – BLACK PIG

Good morning! We, here at Chef's Course, want to bring you closer to the Chefs involved in our great conversation involving encouraging heritage species and responsible agriculture. Read More

FOIE GRAS CHALLENGE

THE HUDSON VALLEY x COCHON 555 CHALLENGE presented by Hudson Valley Foie Gras & Chef Michael Ginor 2 Duck, 2 Livers, 2 Trotters Winner Receive 2 Nights in Montreal Hudson... Read More

PUNCH KINGS 2015

CALLING BARKEEPS FOR THE BEST LARGE FORMAT COMPETITION Hello Barkeeps! This year we will be hosting great events all over the country and we need to find [5] barkeeps in each... Read More

MAN vs BBQ

$100 includes a Heritage BBQ T-shirt, tons of food & Anchor Brews all day long! Hang out with the chefs, sponsors and friends of the tour. It’s a very intimate... Read More

HOMO BBQ? Erectus Heritage BBQ

From Home sapiens to Homo erectus, reasons why Cochon’s Heritage Fire & Heritage BBQ is making a difference in the food industry. Just like a good man named Ed Mitchell, I... Read More

FIFTH ANNIVERSARY TOUR ANNOUNCED!

  HIGH FIVES ALL-AROUND FOR COCHON 555 AS ITANNOUNCES ITS FIFTH-ANNIVERSARY TOUR Tickets On Sale Now For 10-City Tour Celebrating Heritage Pigs,Family Wineries & Friendly Culinary Competition ATLANTA, GA (December... Read More

HERITAGE BBQ SEMINARS 2012

SUNDAY SEPT. 2ND SEMINARS Various Seminars presented by Laura Werlin, Mary Wagstaff, Brady Lowe and The Commercial Appeal at The Peabody Hotel We celebrate the first-ever COCHON HERITAGE BBQ IN... Read More
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