Cochon 555: The Festival of Pork Makes Its Triumphant Return to Miami


Nothing could have prepared us for the meat feast that was Sunday’s Cochon 555. In fact, we’re still recovering from the pig overload. The annual festival, which took place at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel this year, pit five local chefs against one another to create the tastiest pork dishes.

The winning chef would go on to Aspen, Colorado to represent South Florida at the main competition later this year: Grand Cochon. Fin & Feather’s Lindsay Autry took home the prize Sunday night and was crowned the 2015 Princess of Porc.

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Pig Out at Cochon 555: The Pork Party Makes Its Return to South Florida on April 19

Cochon555On April 19, Cochon 555 is returning to South Florida at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel. The popular pork-centric culinary competition will pit local chefs against each other while guests reap the spoils of an endless feast featuring tasty bites, wines, brews and spirits.

The one-of-a-kind event is a celebration of family farms, heritage breed pigs and the “good-food” movement. Cochon 555 dates back to 2009, when Taste Network’s Brady Lowe created it to fight the lack of consumer education surrounding heritage breeds. Each year, the Cochon US Tour visits 20 different cities and hosts hyper-local events to raise awareness about these issues.

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