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THE EATING CHALLENGE AT HERITAGE BBQ

SATURDAY SEPT. 1stSpotlight: Eating ChallengeTwelve brave food champions will face the eating challenge of a lifetime as COCHON 555 founder Brady Lowe will lead this culinary adventure which starts at... Read More

THE FIRST EVER HERITAGE BBQ

DAILY PROGRAMMING, EVENT DETAILS AND ASSOCIATED MEDIA VALUE A Three-Day Celebration of Heritage Breed Pork, FINE DINING, National Bourbon Month and Some of the Country’s Best BBQ. In anticipation of... Read More

BOLOGNA CONTEST HERITAGE BBQ

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONSWHO HAS THE BEST BOLOGNA? *NOTE – YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE PRESENT TO WIN CALLING ALL CHEFSENTER THE BEST BOLOGNA CONTESTGRAND PRIZE$1250 LE CREUSET COOKWARE SETSECOND... Read More
NAPAJORGE VELAZQUEZ VIEW THE CUT SHEET & BREAKDOWN PHOTOS

CULINARY STUDENT STAGE CONTEST

Written Essay – CULINARY STUDENTS STAGE CONTEST + COCHON 555 SCHOLARSHIP powered by ZagatIn 2012, Cochon will host a national contest for culinary students nationwide. Participants will need to submit... Read More

BUTCHER COMPETITION COMING SOON!

COCHON 555 BUTCHERING COMPETITION powered by Zagat This year, COCHON 555 is host a national butcher competition throughout the 10 US Tour events. The goal, to provide a ZERO EXCUSE to... Read More

And the Winner is…..

Winners of the 2011 Cochon555 Cutting Competition New YorkAdam Tiberio — Tiberio Meats, Queensvs.Jose Manuel Alarcon — Dickson’s Farmstand, ManhattenWinnerJose Manuel Alarcon BostonTom Daly — Savenor’s Market, Bostonvs.Rick Lemay —... Read More

NOLA Cochon555 Cutting Competition

NOLA Cochon555 Cutting Competition Glenn Mistich vs Bryan ButlerSaturday, May 28. The Foundry, New Orleans Bryan Butler Salt & Time Salumi, Niederwald, Texas Bryan is a child of rural America;... Read More

San Francisco Cochon555 June 5.

San Francisco, June 5. The Ferry Plaza Building Christopher Arentz vs. Tracey Smaciarz Christopher Arentz, Avedano’s San Francisco Christopher Arentz spent 5 years in Tuscany, Italy cooking in restaurants, which... Read More

Washington D.C.: Supermarket vs. Butchershop

March 12th, at the Newseum, Knights Confernce Center.Jason Belleau – Wholefoods, Washington D.C.vs.Pamela Ginsberg – Wagshal’s Market, Washington D.C.Pamela GinsbergPopularly known as “Pam the butcher,” Pam Ginsberg is the manager... Read More

Whole Hogs Into Food Deserts

Egleston Square, Boston. Whole Hampshire and Yorkshire pigs arriving bi-weekly into neighborhood Bodega/Butcher Shop. Egleston square is a working class, immigrant neighborhood often in the news for the wrong reasons.... Read More

NAPA Cochon555

Paul Guerra from Guerra’s Meats- www.guerrasmeats.comVS.Dave Budworth a.k.a Dave the Butcher Cutting a pure Bershire pig from Newman Farm. March 6th, C.I.A.-Greystone.
THE BATTLE IN SEATTLE…BRANDON SHEARD VS. JOSHUA GRAVESFEBRUARY 20TH – THE WESTIN SEATTLE Brandon Sheard, Vashon Island, WABrandon and Lauren Sheard live on Vashon Island with their one and half... Read More
After the Cochon555 Cutting Competition in Boston, we raffled off the cuts of pork and raised nearly a thousand dollars for the Food Project of Boston. Iliana, who was one... Read More
Cochon 555 Cutting Competition Over the past few years Americans are returning to the age old concept of a local food supply.  But we have come to realized that the... Read More
CALLING ALL BUTCHERS! Pig Cutting Competition at the 2011 COCHON 555.  10 Pigs, 20 Butchers.  Who’s the best? During the National tour of COCHON 555, Protien U will host a... Read More

NOTES FROM THE TOUR

Congratulations to the new King of Porc, David Varley of Washington D.C.’s Bourbon Steak! Ten amazing chefs from different U.S. Cities participated in Grand Cochon. The votes were tallied, crowning Varley,... Read More
I just realized its snowing in Atlanta. Our good friend Craig from Elk Cove is on the way to town for a couple days. The tour is right around a... Read More
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