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More Cochon 555 Details Announced

By Chuck Sudo in Food on May 22, 2009 3:40PM

2009_05_cochon555.jpg A couple weeks back a post ran about Cochon 555, the snout-to-tail pork competition Sunday at the Drake Hotel featuring Graham Elliot Bowles, Stephen Dunne, Chris Pandel, Patrick Sheerin and Sam Burman. Each of them is tasked with breaking down and preparing a heritage breed pig for eating. Since then your humble food and drink editor was invited to be one of the judges for the event. I have no earthly clue what I bring to the table that chefs Koren Grieveson, Rick Gresch, Seth Siegel-Gardner and Doug Sohn don't, but it should be a fascinating time.

Meanwhile, you have until tomorrow at noon to score free tickets to Cochon 555, courtesy of Menupages Chicago. All you have to do is write a 200-word bon mot to your favorite fictional pig. The winning entry gets two free passes.