This Sunday, January 23rd, the third US tour of Cochon 555 — a competition wherein five chefs prepare five heritage pigs, pairing them with five local wines — kicks off in New York City. Eater will feature live exclusive coverage of the competition; tickets to the event are $125. Here now, a video produced by the fine people at Zero Point Zero featuring the contenders and their pigs:
Sean Rembold and pig
Who will be crowned the 2011 Cochon 555 Prince of Porc? In the video below, chefs Peter Hoffman (Savoy), Brad Farmerie (Public), George Mendes (Aldea), Sean Rembold (Marlow & Sons), and Bill Telepan (Telepan) talk about their plans for this Sunday's big competition at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers. Plus bonus butchery and smack talk!
Video: Cochon 555: NYC Preview