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:
Peter Hoffman and pig.]
In yesterday's Cochon 555 video, the chefs talked some major smack. In the video below, chefs Peter Hoffman (Savoy), Brad Farmerie (Public), George Mendes (Aldea), Sean Rembold (Marlow & Sons), and Bill Telepan (Telepan) reveal some of their techniques and plans for their pig on Sunday's big competition at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers. Some are even threatening porky cocktails!
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