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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Common Threads Cooking for Life Festival: Star-Studded Miami Affair Celebrates Healthy Cooking

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Common Threads, a national non-profit organization fighting childhood obesity by teaching kids healthy cooking skills, is taking over Miami with its inaugural Cooking for Life Festival on April 17-19. The weekend-long fest, which features acclaimed chefs from the 305 and abroad, will provide many fun-filled opportunities to celebrate healthy cooking.

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