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Pig Island 2018 in Red Hook

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The beloved Pig Island will return on Saturday, September 8th, 2018. It will take place at the Brooklyn waterfront in Red Hook (across from Ikea)! Featuring 25+ chefs creating the freshest and funkiest dishes from locally sourced hogs, here is the list of last year's porktacular celebration features:

  • New and returning award-winning chefs:
  • Chef Rodrigo Duarte (Casiero e Bom – last year’s Best in Show for Traditional Pork)
    • Roxanne Spruance (Kingsley NYC – Zagats 2017 Best New American Restaurant, NYC)
    • Arrogant Swine (Pitmaster Tyson Ho, one of Tasting Table’s “Next Generation of Top Pitmasters”)
    • Butter’s Michael Jenkins (his 8th year!)
    • John Patterson (Founder of The Salt Cured Pig and Slow Hand Heritage BBQ)
    • Insa Brooklyn Korean BBQ
    • Smoke Show (Chef Jonathan Botta)
    • Belly Korean Bacon Shop (new bacon-centric place in Brooklyn)
    • Jake Klein (Jake’s Handcrafted)
    • Hoodoo Brown BBQ
    • Humberto Guallpa (Row House)
    • Chef Mike Franzetti (Alice's Arbor)
    • Jacques Gautier (Palo Santo)
    • Clay Gordon (serving up a chocolate bacon fondue!)
    • Ralph Perrazzo of BBD's (Long Island)
    • Alice’s Arbor (Brooklyn)
    • Chef/Owner Danny Mena and Executive Chef Luis Jimenez of Hecho en Dumbo
    • Chef Jesse Jones
    • Chef Bill Telepan
    • Thomas Perone (Pig Guy NYC, representing The Kettle Black Bar and Grill)
    • Fletcher’s Brooklyn BBQ (the return of Matt Fisher and Bill Fletcher)
    • Peter & Chris Giannakas of Ovelia
    • Jimmy's No. 43
    • Chef Rich Owens of Harlem Smoke
    • Chef Tahisha Solages
    • Heather Sanford (The Piggery)
  • Artisan spirits tent curated by Modern Distillery Age featuring craft spirits from High West, Catskill Provisions, NY Distilling and Port Morris Distillery for starters
  • Additional food from Southern Recipe Pork Rinds and The Piggery
  • WÜSTHOF returns with a knife tent and butchering demo featuring farmers, star chefs and culinary experts, including Michael Yezzi (Flying Pigs Farm), cookbook author Tracey Ceurvels and Ted "The Butcher" Nigro, among others
  • Vegetarian options include Brooklyn Brine, NYC Hot Sauce Company (returning with their roasted chiles) and a Cabot Cheese food truck
  • All hogs sourced from Flying Pigs Farm and cooked over Royal Oak Charcoal hardwood briquettes
  • Plenty of Craft Beer, including Sixpoint
  • Eve's, Indian Ladder Farmstead Ciders, Aspall, EZ Orchards, Original Sin and Black Duck Cidery will be part of an enhanced cider program
  • Water from Essentia and Bruce Cost Ginger Ale
  • Live music stations: acoustic and brass band performances throughout the day
  • A Taste NY event
  • Many more details to come...

And it's all included in one general admission price (all providers subject to change).

Tickets are on sale now.

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