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SPRING 2019

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Bacon and Beer is headed back to the Bay Area and for our 5th year, we're bringing out all the stops. Join us for a no-holds-barred blowout this spring with more restaurants, breweries, and entertainment than ever before.

Tickets are all-inclusive and will include...

  • 100+ Unlimited Craft Beers

  • 30+ Unlimited Bacon-inspired Dishes

  • Music, games, and much more

PRE-SALE TICKETS LAUNCH SOON

2018 Participating Restaurants

BLISS POPS

All-natural, organic and preservative-free paletas in a wide-range of gourmet flavors to tickle your taste buds. 

Patxi's Pizza

Beer is twice as nice with a pizza slice with EXTRA bacon. STOP DROOLING, START EATING!

Loma Brewing Company

K-Town Nachos feature house brined and roasted pork belly caramelized in their own Korean BBQ sauce.  

The GrilledCheezGuy

Grilled Cheese Nachos with "The Works"- it is life changing.

Smokehouse Jerky Co.

Good jerky comes from good brisket. That's why it's the only cut of beef used at Smokehouse Jerky.

240Sweet

"Happy Hour on a Stick" - award winning draft beer marshmallow with chocolate, bacon, pretzels and potato chips. 

Fattoria e Mare

Local cured meat & antipasta created by Chef-Owner, Pablo Estrada and Chef de Cuisine, Cesar Canul.

Humphry Slocombe

Elvis (the fat years) ice cream is "hunka hunka" frozen love! Banana ice cream w/bacon peanut brittle. #lickthat

Mayfield Bakery & Cafe

New dessert alert! Warm oatmeal shortcake with blueberries and a big scoop of vanilla ice cream. 

Pizz'a Chicago

Find the best slice in Santa Clara at 1576 Halford Ave!

 

Tacomania

Tacomania believes that bacon is the candy of meat, so they decided to add dessert on your tacos.

Sammy G's Pizzeria

Sammy G's is San Jose's best spot to get pizza and beer. It is the place to be on Game-day. Every seat has a great view of a TV including our patio.

Sweetdragon Baking Company

One of the first flavors was a black sesame brittle, inspired by the owner's grandmother. In 2013, the black sesame brittle won a Good Food Award.

Spreadz Deli

Create your own custom deli sandwich platters for your next gathering with the freshest meats!

Gourmet Dreams 

Family owned and operated, Gourmet Dreams is our exclusive VIP caterer. You will not want to miss their pulled pork sliders, so purchase your VIP tickets!

Spread Deli & Bottles

At Spread Deli, they take their bacon & beer very seriously (Pictured: Their take on the classic BLT).

Nom Burger

House-ground, grass fed patties on house made brioche buns, using organic produce!

Boiler Maker

Where craft meets comfort, shot & beer bar with elevated pub food, coming soon to downtown Campbell.

Cross Hatch Eatery

 A modern take on various comfort foods from all over the world. Influenced by various countries from Asia and many cultures found along the Mediterranean Sea. 

Jerky Hut

The Jerky Hut has several award winning jerky flavors-Whiskey BBQ,  Nitro, & Luau Louie.

San Jose Giants 

Official food for the Minor League professional baseball team, San Jose Giants!

Kindred Cooks

A women-owned business on a mission to bring the tastiest foods to market by making dangerously delicious caramels

Bear Republic 

 Hearty, healthy food and award winning ales. At Bear Republic, it's always bacon time!

alamar kitchen & Bar

 This New American seafood restaurant is a passion project of New York City transplant, Executive Chef, Nelson German.

Psycho Donuts 

Psycho Donuts will be supplying their colorful and flavorful donuts to our exclusive VIP "Donut Wall"! Donut be afraid to Treat Yo' Self to some VIP tickets!

Faultline Brewing 

Faultline Brewing Company in Sunnyvale is where you need to be! Eat..Drink..& join their family! Simply put...it's BeerBrewedRight!

 

Sunny Side Up

There's no bad day that can't be made better with a stack of warm pancakes.  What better way to satisfy late night munchies than an Egg Sando with bacon? 

the art of BBQ pit stop

Their award winning ribs and chicken are like no other, gently dusted with their special rub accompanied by a secret sauce.

Cal Coast Kettle Corn & Concessions

A family owned and run business; The family enjoys working together, helping schools, teams, and organizations raise needed funds, supporting their cause and traveling up and down the coast of California.

blazin by the bay

A competition BBQ team brining you the best BBQ in the Bay Area! They bring their custom smoker to smoke the competition. 

 
 

Participating Breweries

Bear Republic Brewing Co.

Bear Republic’s brewers & sales team rejoice with a pint in celebration of opening their new Lakeside brewpub in Rohnert Park, CA. 

Strike Brewing

A simple malt base and moderate bitterness allow the irresponsibly large dry hop of Mosaic and Amarillo hops to shine. The result boasts a glorious aroma of mango, apricot, and pine.
 

Six rivers brewing

In 2008, Talia and Meredith bought out their third partner and became the second all woman-owned brewery in California!

Seismic Brewing Co.

Brewmaster Andy Hooper and his merry brewing crew are crafting some tasty new takes on traditional beer styles in their brand new, brewer-designed brewery in Sonoma County.

TW Pitchers Brewing Co.

This tasty IPA is loaded with mosaic and citra hops and blended with a touch of passion fruit and lychee post-fermentation.

Samuel Adams

Jim Koch named his beer after Samuel Adams because he shared a similar spirit in leading the fight for independence and the opportunity for all Americans to pursue happiness and follow their dreams. 

Gordon Biersch Brewing

The brewery operates 24/7 and uses the highest quality two-row malted barley, Hallertauer hops, and German yeast from Weihenstephan, to ensure that quality is never sacrificed.

WILDCIDE Hard Cider

WILDCIDE Hard CIder

 What is Wildcide? It is a hard cider from the fresh-pressed juice of Fuji, Granny Smith, Golden Delicious, and Red Delicious apples! 

TILT Brewing Company

A Classic West Coast IPA with an herbal and floral aroma derived from dry hopping with Centennial, Chinook, and Cascade hops. 

Lagunitas Brewing Co.

Way smooth and silky. Brewers of fine ales, mystery, & romance.  

Jupiter Beer

Serving up fresh house brewed beers, live music and wood-fired pizzas in their downtown Berkeley beer garden.

Highway 1 Brewing Company

Highway 1 Brewing Company believes brewing beer is an art form and a joy to drink. 

Hermitage Brewing Company

Newly released Single Hop IPA, Galaxy! This IPA is refreshing and fruity with a graduating hop addition.

Kona Brewing

Hanalei Island is a refreshing fruit-forward IPA created in honor of the lush Hawaiian Island of Kauai.

 

Devil's Canyon Brewing Company

Certified Sustainable Craft Brewery in the Heart of the SF Bay Area Peninsula. Family owned and operated for 15 years!

South City Ciderworks

An urban cider company founded in 2015 to make great cider and a difference. Using only fresh-pressed, West Coast apples, their ciders are crafted to be well balanced and easy drinking.

Speakeasy Ales & Lagers

Born & brewed in San Francisco, they’ve been bring great beer from the underground to the masses since 1997.

Firestone Walker Brewery

Brother-in-laws, David and Adam, co-own Firestone. They are passionately in pursuit of the perfect beer…and never satisfied. 

Umunhum Brewing 

Umunhum Brewing is California's first cooperative brewery, created by and for fans of craft beer, ale, cider, and other tasty fermented beverages.

Camino Brewing Co.

Camino Brewing Company makes delicious craft beers inspired by a 1,900 mile cycling pilgrimage.

Golden Road Brewery

 We believe in great beer, which is an extension of our commitment to family, sustainability, good food, and the arts. Pictured is founder Meg Gil.

10 Barrel Brewing company

 The Apocalypse IPA is their Flagship IPA & west coast style IPA brewed in Bend, Oregon. 

 

Elysian Brewing Company

Known both for classic styles and for flexibility and innovation, Elysian has brewed over 350 different recipes since opening in 1996 in Seattle, Washington.

Four Peaks Brewing Company

There wasn’t a fancy plan; just a group of people obsessed with beer and sharing it with the community. So they decided to build a brewery.

 

 

Goose Island Beer Company

They bring you their tasty pints using 32 fermenters, over 15 different yeasts, state-of-the-art filters, centrifuges and a 50 barrel JV Northwest 5 vessel system that brews 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

breckenridge brewery

Referred to as the beer that built the brewery. Avalanche Ale has all the tools to back up the most illustrious of meats, Bacon. Crafted for balance, Avalanche is versatile and satisfying anytime beer.

 

San Francisco Brewing Company

Established in 2012 by Joshua Leavy, SF Brewing Co. is dedicated to creating delicious and easy-to-drink beer that fosters community, celebration, and local artistry.

Faultline Brewing 

Brewpub earning fans with its house-brewed beer, industrial-chic ambiance, pub fare & outdoor patio!

Lost Coast Brewing

What started as a crazy experiment soon grew into a fledgling brewery based out of a 100-year-old building in downtown Eureka.  

Das Brew 

DasBrew, Inc. is a small brewery located in Fremont, CA, owned and operated by Jan and his wife, Priscilla.  Jan learned how to brew from his Grandmother as he was growing up in Germany.

 

Altamont Beer Works

Based in Livermore CA, this production brewery focuses on quality craft beer, specializing in hoppy beers.

Golden State Brewery

Their philosophy is to make great beer, have fun, and care about their community!

Dust Bowl

Dust Bowl Brewery 

Two-Row pale malt and the use of flaked oats and white wheat give the beer a clean, crisp character with a little sweetness, light body and smooth mouthfeel.  

 

Modern Times

Their beers are (almost always) named after real utopian experiments and mythological utopias. 

Shotgun Beer

The Shotgun Beer looks to bring beer back to basics. They want to be the everyday beer. A beer that is had at parties, tailgates, barbecues and any awesome event. 

Pizza Port Brewing Co

They collectively have won over 91 medals/awards from the Great American Beer Festival, and they continue to encourage their brewers to create unique and award winning beers.

New Bohemia 

At New Bohemia, they specialize in brewing European-style craft lagers and wheat beers.

Palmia

Palmia is much more than a refreshing, naturally lemon-infused light beer. It’s their 90 calorie love letter  to good taste.

Campbell Brewing Company 

In 2011 Michael, owner and brew master, received a silver medal at the Great American Beer Festival for his IPA. 

Anderson Valley Brewing Co.

For over 25 years, AVBC has been hand-crafting authentic ales and lagers with balance and complexity and a passion for sustainable brewing practices.

Sonoma Springs Brewing


Founded in 2008, Sonoma Springs Brewing Company specializes in hoppy California ales, unique German style beers, and small batch wine and whiskey barrel aged offerings. 

 
 
 

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The Judging Panel

  KERRIANN VON RAESFELD   No stranger to culinary competition, Keriann has competed twice on  Bravo's Top Chef  and has broken barriers as the first American to win several international competitions. She was also the first woman to win a number of prestigious titles, including "World’s Greatest Young Chef" at the Hans Bushkens Junior Chefs challenge in Dubai in 2008. She founded the catering company  Exposed Gastronomy  in 2010.

KERRIANN VON RAESFELD

No stranger to culinary competition, Keriann has competed twice on Bravo's Top Chef and has broken barriers as the first American to win several international competitions. She was also the first woman to win a number of prestigious titles, including "World’s Greatest Young Chef" at the Hans Bushkens Junior Chefs challenge in Dubai in 2008. She founded the catering company Exposed Gastronomy in 2010.

  BEN ZORN   Ben Zorn was on Kaitlyn’s season of The Bachelorette, and he was also a fan favorite on season 4 of Bachelor in Paradise. In the real world, Zorn is a Certified Personal Trainer, a dedicated Wellness Coach, and the founder of  Zorn Fitness , which offers in-person and online education to help people incorporate fitness and healthy eating habits into their current lives.

BEN ZORN

Ben Zorn was on Kaitlyn’s season of The Bachelorette, and he was also a fan favorite on season 4 of Bachelor in Paradise. In the real world, Zorn is a Certified Personal Trainer, a dedicated Wellness Coach, and the founder of Zorn Fitness, which offers in-person and online education to help people incorporate fitness and healthy eating habits into their current lives.

  HOUSTON PORTER   Houston, a talented food and drink writer, relishes food and yearns to learn about where our food comes from, who raises and harvests it, and the chefs that then bring its flavors to life. He has an appreciation for all foods but has a deep-seated respect for the idea of farm-to-fork cuisine.  His aim, through his writing, radio appearances, and website guides, is to help educate people about where their food comes from while also opening their eyes to new and old cuisine alike.

HOUSTON PORTER

Houston, a talented food and drink writer, relishes food and yearns to learn about where our food comes from, who raises and harvests it, and the chefs that then bring its flavors to life. He has an appreciation for all foods but has a deep-seated respect for the idea of farm-to-fork cuisine.  His aim, through his writing, radio appearances, and website guides, is to help educate people about where their food comes from while also opening their eyes to new and old cuisine alike.

  MATT HARTENSTEIN   Matt is the owner of Taplands Taproom, Bottle Shop & Neighborhood Brewery in Santa Clara. He has been a home brewer since the early 90’s when he discovered what he calls Craft Beer 1.0. A career in customer service and sales and a love of all things beer led him to follow his dream and open Taplands in 2016.

MATT HARTENSTEIN

Matt is the owner of Taplands Taproom, Bottle Shop & Neighborhood Brewery in Santa Clara. He has been a home brewer since the early 90’s when he discovered what he calls Craft Beer 1.0. A career in customer service and sales and a love of all things beer led him to follow his dream and open Taplands in 2016.

  JONATHAN SIT   Jonathan has been in the restaurant industry for years, with experience at establishments such as Straits, Sino, AP Stumps, and Faz. He has worked at several local Bay Area breweries including Los Gatos Brewing Co and Faultline Brewing Co.. In his spare time, he teaches cooking classes, builds restaurant menus, and assists in staffing local restaurants. 

JONATHAN SIT

Jonathan has been in the restaurant industry for years, with experience at establishments such as Straits, Sino, AP Stumps, and Faz. He has worked at several local Bay Area breweries including Los Gatos Brewing Co and Faultline Brewing Co.. In his spare time, he teaches cooking classes, builds restaurant menus, and assists in staffing local restaurants. 

 

Entertainment

 Named by Refinery29 as "50 Female Stand-Up Comedians You Need To Know",  Priyanka Wali  is a stand-up comic who performs routinely all throughout the United States and abroad, including corporate gigs, casinos and comedy clubs.  She has been featured on KFOG Radio, Women's Health Magazine, The Today Show, Business Insider, Uproxx, Cosmopolitan, India Currents Magazine, and Healthline.  She truly believes laughter is the best medicine, but likes to cover her bases as a board-certified practicing physician in Internal Medicine too.  

Named by Refinery29 as "50 Female Stand-Up Comedians You Need To Know", Priyanka Wali is a stand-up comic who performs routinely all throughout the United States and abroad, including corporate gigs, casinos and comedy clubs.  She has been featured on KFOG Radio, Women's Health Magazine, The Today Show, Business Insider, Uproxx, Cosmopolitan, India Currents Magazine, and Healthline.  She truly believes laughter is the best medicine, but likes to cover her bases as a board-certified practicing physician in Internal Medicine too.  

 
  Get Lucky  is an All-Star collaboration of musicians and singers with years of experience entertaining crowds from Coast to Coast and throughout the greater San Francisco Bay Area.  Get Lucky is a high energy party band ready to entertain our bacon and beer lovers! Bring your dancing shoes and get ready to hit the dance floor! 

Get Lucky is an All-Star collaboration of musicians and singers with years of experience entertaining crowds from Coast to Coast and throughout the greater San Francisco Bay Area.  Get Lucky is a high energy party band ready to entertain our bacon and beer lovers! Bring your dancing shoes and get ready to hit the dance floor!