PUTTING THE LOCAL BACK INTO BBQ!
Global flavors, whole-pig competition, luxury wines, inventive cocktails - come to Heritage BBQ, Atlanta's hottest all-inclusive culinary festival this fall. Friends will save up to $40 per ticket. Don't miss Cochon555's Heritage BBQ when top chefs and their supergroups prepare heritage breed pigs from local family farmers.
All-told 2,000 pounds of Old and New World barbecue dishes made with safe and honest food will be consumed and over $4,000 will be raised for charity. The $80 General Admission is more than a ticket that includes endless food and drink and the evening’s concert, it’s a good cause with all the right players. Ten out of ten on the flavor scale, a must-go!
Who will be crowned the Cochon555 “BBQ King” of Austin, on Sunday, November 20th? Five competing chefs include Bryce Gilmore of Barley Swine cooking a Berkshire from Richardson Farms, Michael Winkelman of Lonesome Dove cooking a Large Black from Eden's Cove Farm, Crash Hethcox of Ritual cooking an Iron Age from Black Hill Ranch, PJ Stoops of Foreign Correspondents cooking a Red Wattle from Amelia Farm & Market and Tim Rattray of The Granary cooking a Large Black from Augustus Ranch. Nine
Traditions feature one chef cooking One Global Barbecue culture include Daniel Olivella of Barlata cooking a la Graella, Lance Kirkpatrick of Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew cooking Char Siu, Sarah McIntosh of Epicure cooking Barbacoa, Luis Roger of BCN Houston cooking Calcotada, Evan LeRoy of Salt & Time cooking a dish paired with Glenfiddich Scotch, Ben Runkle cooking Tomahawks from Creekstone paired with 3Liters of Faust Cabernet, and dishes from Drake Leonards of Luke, Jimmy Galle of Gulfish Seafood, Jacob Weaver of Juliet Ristorante and Host Chef Elmar Prambs of TRIO. All told, 2,000 pounds of heritage pork raised on family farms will be consumed, guests will nosh on dozens of Old and New World barbecue dishes and over $5,000 will be raised for charity.
Running in tandem with the signature nose-to-tail event is the Sommelier Smackdown, where 5 of the Austin’s Top Somms including Rand Egbert from Emmer & Rye, Darren Scott from Red Room Lounge, Meghan Watkins-Caiazzo from Victory Wine Group, Vilma Mazaite, MS from Domaine Select and Mandi Nelson from New Waterloo will go head to head to see whose wine pairing is voted tops by a panel of judges. There is also a ‘Smoking Guns’ Competition where 5 barkeeps conjure ingredient-driven cocktails in which the common element is smoke featuring Breckenridge Bourbon.
See entire lineup here: http://bit.ly/555-BBQ_ATX