A legend in the cider world, Eden Ciders’ Eleanor Leger — along with her husband Albert — has been bringing the world of fermented apples together in countless different ways. Whether through epic collaborations, local support or unique tasting experiences, the team at Eden has shown that their heart and soul belong to the community.[Read more…] about Ciders Meet Wines, Farmers Meet Savorers at Eden Specialty Ciders
The 12th iteration of Pig Island™ NYC was a huge success. A big thank you to all of the participants, sponsors and attendees for helping make a truly memorable day. We were thrilled to be back at Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Gardens for our third event and to work closely with the Snug Harbor Heritage Farm.
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Congrats to the award winners!
#Ruizing Award in Honor of Carl Ruiz: Mario Chape, Big Papa Smoke’m for the ‘Queban Sandwich and more whole hog dishes
Don’t Sweat the Technique: Jesse Jones for his pulled pork strudel with bacon jam
When Pigs Fly Award and Prime Six Best Use of Charcoal Award: Team Matthew Deaton featuring Jim Jones of Comfort Farm, Jametta Raspberry, Lynn Wells, Michelle Bailey and Hipolito Sanchez for their pit roasted whole hog with Appalachian fry bread, pickled chow chow and Razzmatazz grape jam
New Pig on the Block: Angelo Competiello for his porchetta pizza
Best Whole Hog: Rodrigo Duarte, USA Pata Negra
Please join us for our next events: CiderFeast NYC in Brooklyn on Saturday, October 2 and Bowl of ‘Zole in Brooklyn on Saturday, October 23. Both events require proof of Covid vaccination. Tickets are on sale now.
Thank you to everyone who made Pig Island a success – all of our loyal guests, the incredible chefs who each brought their A-game, our generous sponsors, our enthusiastic judges, and our new partners at Snug Harbor Cultural Center.[Read more…] about Pig Island 2020 Recap
Best Pig Island Yet: Event Recap
Thank you for celebrating the 10th Annual Pig Island NYC! We could not have asked for a more beautiful day on the Red Hook waterfront. We believe it was our best Pig Island ever thanks to the delicious porcine dishes prepared by 20 chefs, flavorful craft beers, ciders, and spirits, live music, and of course, the energy and enthusiasm that all our guests bring to the event!
10th Annual Pig Island 2019 on September 7
Join Food Karma Projects on September 7, 2019 for Pig Island NYC. More than 20 chefs will come together for this pork-laden festival on the Red Hook, Brooklyn Waterfront and compete for the most delicious porcine dishes. There will also be craft beer, hard cider, spirits, and other food offerings – all included with a general admissions ticket!
This year marks the 10th Annual Pig Island NYC and we are proud to honor our founding mission by supporting small, sustainable farms with the best practices!