Bacon and Bourbon Scheduled for February 8th

baconbourbonThe 1st Annual Bacon and Bourbon event is set for Saturday, February 8th at the Memminger Auditorium. The party will include live music, a cigar cabana, a mechanical bull, laser skeet shooting, and, of course, bacon and bourbon.

Local chefs will pair bacon dishes with bourbon from a variety of distilleries. Offerings will include: bacon-flavored cotton candy, pork belly lollypops, and spiced chocolate-bourbon truffle with bacon sugar powder.

Chefs expected to be in attendance:

  • Chad Billings (Southerly - Southern Season)
  • Dan Boyle (Poogan's Porch)
  • Michael Karkut and Derek Lathan (Graze)
  • Johnathan Kladas (The Meeting Room)
  • Jacques Larson (Obstinate Daughter)
  • Justin Morris (The Bistro at 125 Calhoun)
  • John Ondo (Lana's)
  • Cole Poolaw (Barsa)
  • John Robertson (Kitchen 208)
  • Stephen Thompson (Prohibition)
  • John Zucker (Cru)

Many distilleries will be represented, including the following locals:

  • Firefly Distillery
  • High Wire Distilling Co.
  • Striped Pig Distillery
  • Voodoo Tiki Bar & Lounge

Live music will be provided by Post Modern Jukebox and Rachel Kate.

VIP tickets for the event have sold out, but more may be released. General admission is $50 until January 15th. After that date, admission rises to $60. VIPs get to start the party at 6:30 pm, while general admission ticket-holders can join in at 7:30 pm .

Visit the event's official webpage for more information.

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