COCHON 555 returns to Los Angeles on May 5th at the House of Blues. COCHON 555 challenges five local chefs to prepare a menu from the entirety of one 200 pound family-raised heritage breed of pig, nose-to-tail. This years lineup consists of Sean Dent of House of Blues, Joshua Whigham of Bazaar, Gavin Lansdale of Ford’s Filling Station, Ray Garcia of Fig Restaurant, Jet Tila of The Charleston, Lindy and Grundy, and Christian Page of Short Order. Twenty judges (culinary luminaries) and 400 guests help decide the winning chef by voting on the “best bite of the day”. The winner will be crowned the Prince of Porc and will compete at Grand Cochon event at the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen on Sunday, June 16.
All attendees enjoy butcher demonstrations, sustainable oysters, creative pork dishes from all the chefs, a visit to the Manhattan Bar or new Chupito Bar featuring Mezcals, plus the infamous Cheese Bar saw bold enhancements, ice-cold brew from Anchor Brewing, pork-spiked desserts and cold-brewed coffee will close out the evening.
The COCHON 555 event is 100% inclusive and always on Sunday. If you have not been to COCHON 555 yet, you are truly missing out. This is the perfect opportunity to better understand sustainable farming of heritage breed pigs plus witness top chefs in an environment unlike anything you have seen before.
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