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CULINARY STUDENT STAGE CONTEST

CULINARY STUDENT STAGE CONTEST





Written Essay – CULINARY STUDENTS STAGE CONTEST + COCHON 555 SCHOLARSHIP powered by Zagat

In 2012, Cochon will host a national contest for culinary students nationwide. Participants will need to submit an essay on the importance of whole animal utilization and why supporting responsible agriculture in food service is important in today’s kitchen. The winner will receive an all expenses paid 7-day Stage at Blackberry Farm with Butcher & Charcuterie Michael Sullivan. The essays will be posted online and a national panel of food celebrities will select a winner. Additionally, two [2] runner-ups will be awarded sponsorships in the amount of $500 and $250.

One [1st] grand prize aka 7 DAY-STAGE at Blackberry Farm in 2012 (Essay to be published on blackberryfarm.com)

One [2nd] second place prize 3 DAY-STAGE at Dean & Deluca NYC in 2012 (co-created recipe to be published on blog) + $500 from Cochon

One [3rd] third place prize includes an Study Break Gift Box including artisan + heritage products from Dean & Deluca + $250 from Cochon

• Essays will be submitted on June 1st
• Winner will be announced July 15th

WHAT ARE THEY SAYING?

WHAT ARE THEY SAYING?

"2016 Event of the Year!"
Time Out New York

"Raising the Bar for Dining Festivals"
LA Times

"The Porcine Equivalent of Christmas"
Seattle Metropolitan

"Pork-tastic Goodness!"
Food & Wine Magazine

"Stunning in its Professionalism"
Jonathan Gold

"Stunning in its Professionalism"
Jonathan Gold

"Cochon555 Features Some of The Best Chefs in Town"
Time Magazine

"Everyone’s Favorite Pork-centric Cooking Competition"
Zagat

"A Great Celebration, the Ultimate Pig Out"
Bon Appetit

"Chefs Bring Their A-Game for a Cause"
Eater

"Enough About Bacon! Let's Talk Whole Hog"
The Seattle Times

"Cochon555, a Touring Porcine Bacchanalia Slash Competition"
SF Weekly

"A Super Bowl of Swine, Bite After Bite of Swoon Worthy Swine"
Denver Westword

"The Pork Flowed Like Wine at Cochon555"
Eat Me Daily

Cochon555, the competitive celebration of heritage pork... [+] Eater

Cochon555 founder Brady Lowe is a tireless champion of heritage pigs... [+] Food Republic

Heritage-breed pigs in the competition yield melt-in-your mouth chops that you’ll crave for days... [+] The Village Voice

Meant to raise awareness about heritage-breed pigs and sustainable and socially responsible farming... [+] Miami New Times

Are designer pigs worth the money? Brady Lowe of Cochon 555 breaks down the difference... First We Feast [+]

Where can you find 3,500 pounds of Heritage breed pigs, locally sourced... The Daily Meal [+]

This culinary competition celebrates family farms, heritage breed pigs and today’s emerging chef community... NBC Bay Area [+]

Whole heritage-breed pigs in a head to tail showcase for a crowd of pork-loving gourmands… The Huffington Post

One of the country’s most delightfully decadent food fests... Chicago Tribune [+]

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