The Great Big Bacon Picnic Is Coming to Brooklyn
Brooklyn’s FIRST bacon festival, The Great Big Bacon Picnic is coming to The Old Pfizer Factory in Williamsburg, Brooklyn on Saturday May 16th, 2015 and Sunday May 17th, 2015. The weekend long event created by Great Big Food Events LLC, is an indoor/outdoor gourmet celebration of the most amazing food item ever created – BACON!
Festival co-founders and brothers Craig and Lon Taylor, along with over 100 chefs, restaurants, food trucks, brew masters, mixologists, and culinary experts from all over NYC will be in attendance. Brooklyn’s own High & Mighty Brass Band who played both Bonnaroo and the Governors Ball in 2014, will be on-hand adding their New Orleans/ NYC party jams to the celebration.
The event will feature three different sessions of inspired bite-sized bacon dishes and the best in craft beers and specialty cocktails, giving bacon lovers a truly unique culinary experience. Also, the Great Big Bacon Picnic will have the FIRST EVER “Bacon Bar” – yes, a bar supplied only with different varieties of bacon.
See below for TWO chances to win a pair (2) of VIP tickets to the festival!
WHEN: Saturday May 16th & Sunday May 17th
Session dates and times include:
• Sat. Afternoon 12pm – 2:30pm (VIP access from 11am)
• Saturday Night 6:30pm – 9pm (VIP access from 5:30pm)
• Sunday Afternoon 1pm – 3:30pm (VIP access from 12:00pm)
WHERE:The Old Pfizer Factory, 630 Flushing Avenue, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11206
For a complete list of participating restaurants (below)
Featured Restaurants & Participants
Joe Carroll of St. Anselm, Fette Sau, etc
Hill Country BBQ
Dickson’s Farmstand Meats
Oddfellows Ice Cream Co.
Bryan Futerman of Nick & Toni’s
Cow and Clover
Liz O. Milner of Elizabeth’s Neighborhood Table
Korilla BBQ Truck
The Bacon Jams
The East Pole
Pig Guy NYC
Big Papa Smokem Gourmet BBQ
Mrs. Dorsey’s Kitchen
Corinne’s Concepts in Catering
Hard Times Sundaes
On The Lam
Benjamin Steak House
Nick and Toni’s Restaurant
Jason Marcus of Traif and Xixa
Bacon Spring Rolls
High & Mighty Brass Band
Rob Shamlian of Spitzer’s, Los Feliz, and Spritzenhaus 33
Beast of Bourbon
Elizabeth’s Neighborhood Table
Michael Bohlsen of Prime, Tellers, etc.
MIUSA Wine Bar
Big D’s Grub
Brick and Basil Wood Fired Pizza Company
Casa Del Chef
Red Hook Kitchens
Cornelia Street Café
Fresh Start Catering
Van Brunt Stillhouse
Original Sin Cider
Pickett’s Ginger Beer
Ripe Juice Bar
Capt Lawrence Brewery
Coney Island Brewing Co.
New York Distilling Co.
Kings County Distillery
White Pike Whiskey
More Good Soda
Really Cool Coffee