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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

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
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