GRAND COCHON 2017 “KING OF PORC” ANNOUNCED AT THE 14-CITY FINALE IN CHICAGO

CHEF JONATHAN GRANADA OF OTIUM WINS GRAND COCHON James Wampler of Proof & Provisions (ATL) wins Punch Kings “Last Call” and Rachel Driver-Speckan of City Winery (CHI) wins the Sommelier Smackdown, and Over $5,652 Raised for Charity (Credit: Galdones Photography) CHICAGO, IL (October 2nd, 2017) — The flagship event of Cochon555’s weekend, Grand Cochon, featured […]

WHAT ARE BBQ TRADITIONS?

At Cochon555, we promote “heritage breed pigs”, a yearly campaign that develops a demand in our communities to support local farmers. Heritage BBQ promotes a message that will educate today’s influencers about the road, where people can make a decision to buy safe, honest food. Welcome to Cochon555 Heritage BBQ – Global Grilling Edition Food for […]

Congrats Jose Adorno Heritage BBQ DC

CHEF JOSE ADORNO OF GRAFFIATO WINS HERITAGE BBQ BY COCHON 555 IN DC HIGHLIGHTS AND PHOTOS FROM THE GLOBAL BBQ EVENT AT UNION MARKET Notable chefs and farmers worked together to spotlight global BBQ grilling traditions and old world cooking techniques at North America’s hyper-local culinary tour this past weekend in DC WASHINGTON, DC (October 5, […]

Congrats Thai Changthong Heritage BBQ Austin

CHEF THAI CHANGTHONG OF EAST SIDE KING THAI-KUN  WINS HERITAGE BBQ BY COCHON 555 IN AUSTIN HIGHLIGHTS AND PHOTOS FROM THE GLOBAL BBQ EVENT AT THE DRISKILL Notable chefs and farmers worked together to spotlight global BBQ grilling traditions and old world cooking techniques at North America’s hyper-local culinary tour this past weekend in Austin AUSTIN, […]

Congrats Alfredo Nogueira Heritage BBQ Chicago

CHEF ALFREDO NOGUEIRA OF ANALOGUE WINS HERITAGE BBQ BY COCHON 555 IN CHICAGO HIGHLIGHTS AND PHOTOS FROM THE GLOBAL BBQ EVENT AT MORGAN MANUFACTURING Notable chefs and farmers worked together to spotlight global BBQ grilling traditions and old world cooking techniques at North America’s hyper-local culinary tour during it’s three-day takeover this past weekend in […]

Congrats Nicolai Lipscomb Heritage BBQ SF

CHEF NICOLAI LIPSCOMB OF THE BATTERY WINS HERITAGE BBQ BY COCHON 555 IN SAN FRANCISCO HIGHLIGHTS AND PHOTOS FROM THE GLOBAL BBQ EVENT AT MAGNOLIA BREWING IN DOGPATCH Notable chefs and farmers worked together to spotlight global BBQ grilling traditions and old world cooking techniques at North America’s hyper-local culinary tour this past weekend in San Francisco […]

Congrats Albert Ponzo Heritage BBQ Toronto

CHEF ALBERT PONZO OF LE SÉLECT BISTRO WINS HERITAGE BBQ BY COCHON 555 IN TORONTO HIGHLIGHTS AND PHOTOS FROM THE GLOBAL BBQ EVENT AT TORONTO FOOD & WINE Notable chefs and farmers worked together to spotlight global BBQ grilling traditions and old world cooking techniques at North America’s hyper-local culinary tour this past weekend in Toronto (September […]

On the road again…

COCHON 555 is the only heritage pig and chef competition in the U.S. We are proud to announce a ten city tour in 2010 that will showcase 5 chefs, 5 pigs and 5 winemakers in a friendly competition for a cause. The tour will present heritage breeds in a highly publicized event that serves as […]

10 carnivorous trends to watch in 2010

COCHON555 has been pushing consumers to invest in flavor by introducing them to more flavorful breeds of pig. Local sourcing from responsible ranches equals more flavor. Across the country and through the ballrooms and over the counters we go… Locally raised meat grown with purpose and passion is gaining momentum. What can you do? Demand […]

Ramping up the tour invites…

So far, we have had a great lineup of talent commit to the US Tour. A formal announcement to the media will be released on January 15th. If you are interested in the tour, please visit the website at www.amusecochon.com
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