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FOIE GRAS CHALLENGE

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 Valle Foie Gras and Chef Michael Ginor will provide the five competing chefs at COCHON 555 in each market, 2 livers, and 2 ducks to be combined with [2] trotters from their competition pig to make [1] dish to be served to the judges family style, and only to the judges. The goal is to combine low and high cost proteins into [1] dish of ultimate flavor and utilization. On May 15th, [1] chef will be announced the Hudson Valley Foie Gras, Duck and Heritage Trotter Winner – and will travel to MONTREAL for a 2-day eating adventure featuring dinner at Au Pied Cochon and Joe Beef.
Competition chefs can confirm their interest via email, if you have already filled out your form. Please send your mailing address, which will be shared with Michael Ginor and his team at Hudson Valley to arrange for shipping product. We will use the primary chef as the contact person unless told otherwise.  Please email chef@cochon555.com if you have questions
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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