Camp Bacon 2012

The Davos of Bacon Convenes May 31 – June 3

The Main Event is on Saturday, June 2nd at Zingerman’s Roadhouse

If you want to be in on the bacon world, learn about the past, take the pulse of the future, hear poetry and eat a whole lot of bacon from all over the world, Zingerman’s Roadhouse is the place to be on June 2nd!

This year’s guest presenters include:

Emile de Felice – owner of Caw Caw Creek Farm in South Carolina discusses the ins and outs of sustainable farm raising

Allan Benton – founder and owner of Benton’s Country Hams, will share stories of a life of pork curing in the Appalachians

Audrey Petty – author and poet gives us a history of bacon and African American foodways

Geoff Emberling – Ph. D archeologist and museum curator speaks on hog raising in the Middle East

Ji Hye Kim – found of San Street offers a brief survey on bacon cooking and eating in Asia

Mindy Segal – chef and owner of the James Beard nominated Hot Chocolate in Chicago leads a bacon chocolate chip cookie demo

Ari Weinzweig – co-founding partners of Zingerman’s and author of Zingerman’s Guide to Better Bacon looks at bacon history in Hungary

Proceeds from this event benefit Southern Foodways Alliance, which Corby Kummer called “this country’s most intellectually engaged (and probably most engaging) food society” in the Atlantic Monthly.

Spaces are limited. Tickets are $195/person and include breakfast, lunch and more bacon than you knew you could eat.

Purchase tickets here