COCHON 555 SEATTLE (Five Chefs, Five Pigs, Five Winemakers)

WHAT: A group of chefs will each prepare a 140 pound heritage breed hog from head to toe in this friendly competition for a cause. Guests and professional judges will determine a winner based on presentation, utilization and overall best flavor. The winner will be crowned the “Prince of Porc”. In addition, five selected winemakers will showcase their wines. COCHON 555 is a tribute to heritage and heirloom breeds, chefs and winemakers.

LOCATION: Bell Harbor International Conference Center. 2211 Alaskan Way, Pier 66 Seattle, WA 98121

WHEN: Sunday May 23rd, 5:00 p.m.
VIP Reception 3:30 p.m.

WHY: To promote heritage pigs and breed diversity in local and national communities. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance.

Guest of the event will experience the chef creations during a 2.5 hour stand-up reception. Chef stations will alternate with winemaker tables. Guests should not arrive late for this event.

CHESTER GERL, Matt’s in the Market
TAMARA MURPHY, Brasa Restaurant

McCrea Cellars
Long Shadows Wineries
Buty Winery
Fidelitas Wines
Elk Cove Vineyards

VIP WINES: (reserve tasting)
Long Shadows Wineries
Cordon Selections
Elk Cove Vineyards

Resident Butcher:
RYAN FARR – 4505 Meats San Francisco

Special Guest Chef:
Gabriel Claycamp – The Swinery

VIP EXPERIENCE: Start early with an oyster tasting and special selection of reserve wines. Enjoy artisan cheeses from DeLaurenti while sipping on savory cocktails by Daniel Hyatt of Alembic SF and craft brews from Pike Brewing Company. Guests can meat and greet with the chefs, winemakers and judges of COCHON 555.

MAIN FLOOR: Guests will witness a whole pig butcher demonstration by Ryan Farr while consuming over 750lbs of swine, great wines and brews. A whole roasted pig and swine infused desserts by Xocolatl de David will precede the award ceremony. The after party sponsored by the American Lamb Board will be held at Earth & Ocean and will feature a handful of surprises. This is a full day of new and old relationships, great chefs, swine, wine and we look forward to sharing it with you.

HOW: The cost is $125 per person and is open to the public. For tickets or more information visit Advance ticket purchase required. Stay the night! W Seattle is the Official Hotel Sponsor of COCHON555 and special room rates can be found on the website.

Details are listed on FaceBook. Click on the link, under event image -> Invite your friends.

Posted by Kathy Casey on May 19th, 2010  |  Comments Off on COCHON 555 SEATTLE (Five Chefs, Five Pigs, Five Winemakers) |  Posted in Dishing with Kathy Casey Blog, Recent Posts

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