Explore Citi Field and indulge in unlimited bacon and craft beer. Sample 100+ beers from regional breweries, eat 50+ bacon-infused dishes from local chefs, play giant Jenga, battle it out on the bungee run, compete in the Hormel® bacon eating contest and more.

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American Cut: Bacon Mac N Cheese Ball

BacoBurger: BacoBurger 50/50

Bamboo Bites: Bacon Sticky Rice

Bang Cookies: Bacon Chocolate Chunk

BarBacon: Chipotle Bacon Over Toasted Cumin Red Slaw with Chipotle Mayo

Bareburger: Vanilla Bacon Milk Shake

Blue Smoke: Smoked Pork Belly Slider

Boilermaker: Bacon/Chicken Gumbo

Breadfroot: Caribbean Curry

Brooklyn Baked & Fried: Pork Pops & Pork Turnovers

Brooklyn Pizza Market: Bacon Pizza

Bulls I BBQ Caterers: The Big Bad Wolf's Revenge

Burger Envy: Bacon Burger Chili

Cafe Cochera: Bacon Escquites

Camacho's: The Hogfather Taco

Druther's: Bacon Tacos Al Pastor with House-made "Cool Ranch" Corn Tortillas, Bacon/Avocado Aioli, Pickled Red Onions

F. Ottomanelli Burgers & Belgian Fries: Bacon Cheeseburger

In Good Company Hospitality: Salmon BLT Poke

International Wings Factory: Sriracha Bacon Cheese Fries

La Bella Torte: Chocolate Bacon Cannoli

Lickety Split Banana Pops: The Hammibal

Louie's BBQ Pit: Pulled Pork Sliders w/ BBQ

Percy's BBQ: Pork Shoulder Bacon Bites

Ponti Rossi: Pasta with Tomato Sauce Bacon and Pecorino

Proteins and Greens: Quinoa Bacon Bowl

Route 66 Smokehouse: Pork Belly Lettuce Wraps

Rudy's Cuties: Bacon Cheesecake Drops

Salt & Bone: Whiskey Glazed Ribs

Santa Salsa: Baconeitor

Schmackary's: Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies & Maple Bacon Cookies

Spoonable Spirits: Spiked Cake Shake

Star Studded Events & Catering: Guinness Braised Short Rib Chili w/ Sour Cream, Pickled Jalapeno & Brown Sugar Candied Bacon

Stuart & Co: Candied Bacon

STUF'D Truck: Beer and Bacon Brittle & Turkey Meatball Bacon Sliders

Sweet Chili: Chili Bacon Peanut Caramel

The Baroness Bar: Bacon Meatball Pops

The Donutologist: Beer Donuts

The Empanada Sonata: Blueberry Pulled Pork w/ Blueberry Bacon Slaw & Plantain Chips w/ Chicken Bacon Jalapeno Dip

Tuk Tuk Go: Roasted Sweet Potato

Wisco Fresh: Bacon-Smoked Famous Wisconsin Cheese Curds

Wok in the Stadium: Kick Ass Spicy Bacon Singapore Noodles

Yeh Chips: Umami Bacon Chips

Not all restaurants will be participating in all sessions.


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Renowned culinary professionals, tastemakers and craft beer enthusiasts will judge the suds and grub throughout the stadium. From best sweet use of bacon to weirdest twist on a craft brew, our judges will try everything and award the best!

 
Christina Izzo Christina is the Eating and Drinking editor and chief restaurant critic at Time Out New York, tasked with the glorious and gut-busting job of guiding New Yorkers where (and where not) to eat on a weekly basis. The daughter and granddaughter of Brooklyn butchers, Christina has basically been preparing for her role as a bacon judge for the entirety of her natural-born life.

Christina Izzo
Christina is the Eating and Drinking editor and chief restaurant critic at Time Out New York, tasked with the glorious and gut-busting job of guiding New Yorkers where (and where not) to eat on a weekly basis. The daughter and granddaughter of Brooklyn butchers, Christina has basically been preparing for her role as a bacon judge for the entirety of her natural-born life.

Adam Poch Adam is a baconaholic! He travels the country eating bacon both for fun and as a judge at several bacon festivals every year. Not only did he have a bacon-themed wedding, but he also officiated a bacon-themed wedding. He has appeared on Travel Channel's Bacon Paradise 2, CBS' Big Brother Season 13, and was featured on a TV Tokyo newscast about why Americans love bacon so much. Adam has judged the Bacon and Beer Classic for the past three years and is excited to judge again this year.

Adam Poch
Adam is a baconaholic! He travels the country eating bacon both for fun and as a judge at several bacon festivals every year. Not only did he have a bacon-themed wedding, but he also officiated a bacon-themed wedding. He has appeared on Travel Channel's Bacon Paradise 2, CBS' Big Brother Season 13, and was featured on a TV Tokyo newscast about why Americans love bacon so much. Adam has judged the Bacon and Beer Classic for the past three years and is excited to judge again this year.

Tred Hulse Tred Hulse is the host of "The Tred Show" on Fox Sports 980 in Albany, NY. In an over 20+ year broadcasting career, he's been lucky enough to go to hundreds of concerts, charity events and judge numerous food and beverage festivals, but he always returns to his favorites: bacon and beer! Check out his page dedicated to a crispy and smoky friend...Smoky Pork Mistress. 

Tred Hulse

Tred Hulse is the host of "The Tred Show" on Fox Sports 980 in Albany, NY. In an over 20+ year broadcasting career, he's been lucky enough to go to hundreds of concerts, charity events and judge numerous food and beverage festivals, but he always returns to his favorites: bacon and beer! Check out his page dedicated to a crispy and smoky friend...Smoky Pork Mistress

Jeanette Settembre Jeanette is a food columnist and digital entertainment editor for the New York Daily News. She has a relentless appetite for breaking news and moving the needle on pop culture. Look out for her Sunday food column, Eats Beat, where she covers the New York City dining scene and all culinary and cocktail trends. Follow her on social media @J_Settembre.

Jeanette Settembre
Jeanette is a food columnist and digital entertainment editor for the New York Daily News. She has a relentless appetite for breaking news and moving the needle on pop culture. Look out for her Sunday food column, Eats Beat, where she covers the New York City dining scene and all culinary and cocktail trends. Follow her on social media @J_Settembre.

Taylor Tobin Taylor is an NYC editor for UrbanDaddy. Her food-related writings can also be found on Brokelyn. As a lifelong fan of bacon and a decade-long fan of beer, she is excited and honored to judge the Bacon and Beer Classic.

Taylor Tobin

Taylor is an NYC editor for UrbanDaddy. Her food-related writings can also be found on Brokelyn. As a lifelong fan of bacon and a decade-long fan of beer, she is excited and honored to judge the Bacon and Beer Classic.

Katy Filarski Katy Filarski is the Food and Drink Video Producer at Thrillist. She has wrapped pretty much everything in bacon, except beer.

Katy Filarski

Katy Filarski is the Food and Drink Video Producer at Thrillist. She has wrapped pretty much everything in bacon, except beer.

Sam Slaughter Sam is the Spirits Editor for The Manual. Before writing about alcohol, he worked in the industry as a wine making intern, brewer, server, and bartender. His writing has appeared in places such as Maxim, Bloomberg, The Beer Necessities, and more. He's tried everything from whiskey out of a muskrat skull, to North Korean brandy. He can be found on Instagram at @slaughterwrites.

Sam Slaughter

Sam is the Spirits Editor for The Manual. Before writing about alcohol, he worked in the industry as a wine making intern, brewer, server, and bartender. His writing has appeared in places such as Maxim, Bloomberg, The Beer Necessities, and more. He's tried everything from whiskey out of a muskrat skull, to North Korean brandy. He can be found on Instagram at @slaughterwrites.

Aly Walansky Aly is a freelance lifestyle journalist based in Brooklyn. She travels the world in search of a great cocktail or snack and dupes the universe into considering it work. Her writing has appeared in dozens of publications, including Food & Wine, Bravo, and Men's Journal.

Aly Walansky
Aly is a freelance lifestyle journalist based in Brooklyn. She travels the world in search of a great cocktail or snack and dupes the universe into considering it work. Her writing has appeared in dozens of publications, including Food & Wine, Bravo, and Men's Journal.

Sal DiBenedetto Sal is locally known as the Creative Director & Editor in Chief of the Tri State Restaurant Club (follow them on Facebook!) and globally known as @TheGrubFather on Instagram. When he isn't conquering the NY food scene with a camera in hand, chances are he's embarking on an epic adventure. Sal has traveled to over 20 global dining destinations in the past 18 months, sampling the best of bacon and beer from around the world.

Sal DiBenedetto

Sal is locally known as the Creative Director & Editor in Chief of the Tri State Restaurant Club (follow them on Facebook!) and globally known as @TheGrubFather on Instagram. When he isn't conquering the NY food scene with a camera in hand, chances are he's embarking on an epic adventure. Sal has traveled to over 20 global dining destinations in the past 18 months, sampling the best of bacon and beer from around the world.

Hilary Sheinbaum Hilary is a freelance journalist based in New York City. She has contributed to national, regional and online publications including USA TODAY, Eater, The Village Voice, Marie Claire, Travel + Leisure, and ELLE.com covering events, food and beverage. She is often featured on FOX News, Inside Edition, The Insider, CBS and various broadcast outlets as a Lifestyle and Entertainment Expert. Hilary is always finding the best things New York has to offer -- after all, it's part of her job! Follow her on Instagram at @hilarywritesny.

Hilary Sheinbaum

Hilary is a freelance journalist based in New York City. She has contributed to national, regional and online publications including USA TODAY, Eater, The Village Voice, Marie Claire, Travel + Leisure, and ELLE.com covering events, food and beverage. She is often featured on FOX News, Inside Edition, The Insider, CBS and various broadcast outlets as a Lifestyle and Entertainment Expert. Hilary is always finding the best things New York has to offer -- after all, it's part of her job! Follow her on Instagram at @hilarywritesny.