Explore Safeco Field and indulge in unlimited bacon and craft beer. Sample 100+ beers from regional breweries, eat 30+ 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.

Want to volunteer at the event? Find out more here!

 

Carter's Chocolates & Ice Cream

Dumpling Tzar

Ivar's Acres of Clams

Jimmy Mac's Roadhouse

Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya

Pie Lab Bakery

Pyramid Alehouse, Brewery & Restaurant

The Flying Kolache

Wood Shop BBQ

Some of our favorite bacon dishes from last year:

Smoked Pork Belly

Shrimp and Pork Belly Skewers

Maple Bacon Ice Cream

Gazpacho with Hickory Smoked Bacon Salt

Clam Chowder with Woodford Reserve Bourbon Bacon Swirl

Russian Dumplings with Bacon Jam

Truffle Cheese Fries with Bacon

Crispy Bacon & Cheddar Cheese Kolache

Bacon Jam Puff Pastry

Biscuits and Bacon Sausage Gravy with Bourbon Braised Pork Belly

Bacon Mac and Cheese

Bacon Loaded Mashed Potatoes

Bacon Cornbread



The Judging Panel

 

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!

 
Stephanie Forrer Stephanie is a freelance social media consultant and passionate food writer and photographer. She has spent years looking at food from behind the lens and spends her time searching for that next hidden gem down unknown Seattle streets and back alleys. There is no doubt, she understands the ins and outs of food culture in this growing city. Follow her food adventures on her website Eat, Drink, Travel, Yall! or on Instagram and Twitter.

Stephanie Forrer
Stephanie is a freelance social media consultant and passionate food writer and photographer. She has spent years looking at food from behind the lens and spends her time searching for that next hidden gem down unknown Seattle streets and back alleys. There is no doubt, she understands the ins and outs of food culture in this growing city. Follow her food adventures on her website Eat, Drink, Travel, Yall! or on Instagram and Twitter.

Matthew Hickey Matthew is the co-founder of the food and music website Turntable Kitchen, which has been featured in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Guardian (UK), and more. It was also nominated by as one of the world's top music blogs by MTV and called one of the "Sites We Love" by Saveur. Matthew is addicted to collecting vinyl records, craft beer, small batch bourbon, and all foods made from pork products. You can follow him on Instagram @turntablekitchen, Twitter @ttablekitchen, and Untappd @MatthewTK.

Matthew Hickey
Matthew is the co-founder of the food and music website Turntable Kitchen, which has been featured in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Guardian (UK), and more. It was also nominated by as one of the world's top music blogs by MTV and called one of the "Sites We Love" by Saveur. Matthew is addicted to collecting vinyl records, craft beer, small batch bourbon, and all foods made from pork products. You can follow him on Instagram @turntablekitchen, Twitter @ttablekitchen, and Untappd @MatthewTK.

Lindsey Scully Lindsey has been active in the Seattle beer community for over four years, contributing freelance pieces to multiple beer journalism outlets. She is the founder of the Seattle chapter of Girls Pint Out, a national non-profit organization. As a Certified Cicerone®, Lindsey assists with marketing at PicoBrew and is very passionate about the art and education of craft beer. She is an avid attender of beer festivals across the Pacific Northwest and also coordinates her own events and classes throughout the greater Seattle area.

Lindsey Scully
Lindsey has been active in the Seattle beer community for over four years, contributing freelance pieces to multiple beer journalism outlets. She is the founder of the Seattle chapter of Girls Pint Out, a national non-profit organization. As a Certified Cicerone®, Lindsey assists with marketing at PicoBrew and is very passionate about the art and education of craft beer. She is an avid attender of beer festivals across the Pacific Northwest and also coordinates her own events and classes throughout the greater Seattle area.

Ann Peavey Ann is one of Seattle’s most notable food enthusiasts and prolific social media personalities.  She is both the brains and voice behind the popular Seattle Maven travel and food blog, while spending her days as Visit Seattle’s chef concierge.  A lover of Northwest-derived ingredients, Ann is drawn to the innovation of local restaurants and craft breweries.  She is the quintessential Seattle foodie and has her finger on the pulse of the local food scene.

Ann Peavey
Ann is one of Seattle’s most notable food enthusiasts and prolific social media personalities.  She is both the brains and voice behind the popular Seattle Maven travel and food blog, while spending her days as Visit Seattle’s chef concierge.  A lover of Northwest-derived ingredients, Ann is drawn to the innovation of local restaurants and craft breweries.  She is the quintessential Seattle foodie and has her finger on the pulse of the local food scene.

Chelsea Lin Chelsea is the food editor at Seattle Magazine and has been covering food and culture in Seattle and San Francisco for the last 10 years. When she's not writing or eating, she's furiously baking at home with her two young kids.

Chelsea Lin

Chelsea is the food editor at Seattle Magazine and has been covering food and culture in Seattle and San Francisco for the last 10 years. When she's not writing or eating, she's furiously baking at home with her two young kids.


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