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Cochon 555 Pig Event - Perceptor's Report

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Cochon 555 Pig Event - Perceptor's Report

Perceptor | May 5, 2011 11:04 AM

This was my 1st Cochon 555 experience and I had an amazing time eating awesome pork dishes and sampling alot of wines.... if you love anything pork then you MUST check this event out!!!

alittle background about this event from their website:
"Cochon 555 is a one-of-a-kind traveling culinary competition and tasting event–five chefs, five pigs, five wine makers–to promote sustainable farming of heritage breed pigs. Each stop along the ten-city tour offers hard-working local farmers the opportunity to connect with like-minded agriculturalists, renowned chefs and the pork-loving public. Our goal is to help family farms sustain and expand their businesses and to encourage breed diversity. Cochon 555 is the only heritage breed pig culinary competition in the country."

The Los Angeles participants:
FIVE CHEFS
Octavio Becerra – Palate Food & Wine
Chad Colby – Mozza (winner of the night)
Tim Goodell – Public Kitchen & Bar
Ben Ford – Ford’s Filling Station
Joshua Whigham – The Bazaar

FIVE PIGS
Berkshire – ReRide Ranch
Hampshire – Hopkins Hog Farm via Tender Belly
Spotted Poland – Hopkins Hog Farm via Tender Belly
Hereford – Hopkins Hog Farm via Tender Belly
Red Wattle – Walnut Keep Farm & Vineyard

Here is my photo coverage:
http://www.kodakgallery.com/gallery/s...

- Perceptor

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