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VIP tickets for Chicago’s Baconfest 2015 now available

If you’re a diehard bacon aficionado, then Baconfest Chicago 2015 is the place to be April 17-18. A limited number of VIP tickets ($200 plus $5.99 ticketing fees) are now available at

General admission tickets ($100 plus $3.49 ticketing fees) won’t go on sale until February!

Each $200 Ticket to the Cooking Channel VIP Hours includes:

— Entry to Baconfest Chicago one hour prior to the general admission crowd for the shift for which it was purchased

— VIP ticket holders can stay for the general admission period following the VIP hour for the session selected.

— All the bacon dishes and beverages you can handle before the crowds descend.

Choose one of the three Cooking Channel VIP session times below:

April 17 dinner session, 6 to 7 pm – ticket valid until 10 pm

April 18 lunch session, 11 am to noon – ticket valid until 3 pm

April 18 dinner session, 6 to 7 pm – ticket valid until 10 pm

Baconfest will happen at the UIC Forum, 725 West Roosevelt. For information and updates, visit

NOTE: The complete lineup of chefs, participants, exhibitors has not yet been finalized. The chef roster is tentatively scheduled to be released in January.