2013 Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival Recap

“We create a safe environment where people can express their love for bacon.” -The Iowa Bacon Board   The Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival in Des Moines, Iowa celebrated its 6th year of bacon fellowship on February 9, 2013. This has become the premiere bacon festival in the United States and […]

Bacon by Chester

Today I received an email from an elementary school teacher in Queens, New York. One of her 4th grade students submitted a poem about bacon to the school magazine and asked if I would be interested in publishing it on my website. Of course my answer was yes! Here it […]


Following is a note I received from Joel, Chef de Cuisine at Building 24 Kitchen & Bar in Wyomissing, PA: My Sous and good friend bought me your book for Xmas, because of my Love for bacon. From the very beginning of your book you had me, with OWB (Obsession […]

Blue Ribbon Bacon Fest Fashion

Will there be a red carpet (or better yet, a bacon carpet) at the Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival this weekend? If so, I’m ready to walk and rock it. Here’s a sneak peek at my custom-made dress for Saturday!

2013 Bacon Festivals

JANUARY January 20-27 – Sacramento Bacon Fest   FEBRUARY February 9 – Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival – Des Moines, IA February 9 – LA Bacon Fest February 23 – Bacon Fest Florida   MARCH March 1-3 – Bacon Palooza – New York, NY   APRIL April 20 – Bacon Fest […]