Cochon 555: A Delicious Celebration of Heritage Pig Breeds
Pork dishes will be paired with wines from five different small wineries, including Scholium Project, Alysian Winery, Elk Cove Vineyards, Copain Wine Cellars and Failla Wines. Winning chefs will compete against other regional winners at the finale Grand Cochon at the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen, June 19, 2011. The 2011 NYC competing chefs include Brad Farmerie of PUBLIC and Double Crown, Peter Hoffman of Savoy, George Mendes of Aldea, Sean Rembold of Marlow & Sons and Bill Telepan of Telepan Restaurant. Tickets start at $125 per person and VIP tickets for $200 include a private tasting of West Sonoma Coast Vintners (Failla, Peay, Red Car, Freestone, Evening Land and Freeman) and select wines by Domaine Serene. Plus start the celebration early with artisan cheeses from Murray's Cheese and a sustainable oyster station.