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Highlights from Cochon 555 Chef’s Course Dinner

Pig in the Stable The Cochon 555 weekend takeover kicked off with a Chef’s Course Dinner at Spoon and Stable last Friday—a seated five-course meal prepared by host chef Gavin Kaysen, Steven Brown, Erik Anderson, Doug Flicker, Diane Yang and yours truly. An amazing group of local chefs that have made this city’s food scene what…  Read More

5 Questions: Mike DeCamp

Minneapolis’ Young Chef in the Spotlight Mike DeCamp, the incredibly talented and creative chef de cuisine at Minneapolis’ award winning La Belle Vie, just announced he’s leaving his longtime mentor Tim McKee to open a new restaurant with Jester Concepts (the team behind Borough and Coup d’etat). They’ll be taking over Hotel Ivy’s first floor restaurant, formerly Porter &…  Read More

Cochon 555 Comes to Minneapolis

Trust me, you don’t want to miss this. Cochon 555, one of the country’s most talked about culinary competitions, comes to Minneapolis on Mar. 1, 2015 to celebrate family farms, heritage breed pigs and today’s emerging chef community. This epic culinary experience coming here is further validation of our position as one of the great…  Read More

5 Questions: Brady Lowe

Heritage Hog Renaissance As the founder of the pork-centric culinary competition Cochon 555, Brady Lowe is on a mission to remind us what true pork tastes like. In each of the 10 cities on the annual tour, Cochon 555 showcases five chefs, five heritage breed pigs and five winemakers to promote breed diversity and whole animal…  Read More

COCHON Heritage BBQ

The inaugural COCHON Heritage BBQ is around the corner. Add it to your calendar. This Labor Day weekend culinary experience showcases some of the country’s most responsible chefs working amazing BBQ dishes with heritage pork.  Roof top parties, receptions, tastings, and seminars to a celebrity hosted fun run and farmers market– if you love food,…  Read More

COCHON Heritage BBQ

The inaugural COCHON Heritage BBQ is around the corner. Add it to your calendar. This Labor Day weekend culinary experience showcases some of the country’s most responsible chefs working amazing BBQ dishes with heritage pork.  Roof top parties, receptions, tastings, and seminars to a celebrity hosted fun run and farmers market– if you love food,…  Read More