Bacon-philes Invited to Indulge in Imaginative Culinary Creations and Craft Barrel Beverages at Embarcadero Marina Park South
(Santa Monica, CA) January 29, 2014 – Event production companies, Create Promotions and YourBash!, announced the debut of Bacon & Barrels in San Diego, CA on May 31st, 2014. Billed as the ultimate food festival for bacon lovers everywhere, Bacon & Barrels is an all-day festival featuring local chefs’ most imaginative recipes incorporating bacon, and highlights the best artisan and craft barrel beverages such as bourbon, beer, wine, and scotch. The event takes place at San Diego’s pristine Embarcadero Marina Park, the perfect back drop for food, drinks and live music on a summer Saturday. Tickets go on sale February 15, 2014 at 9 am PST, and can be purchased at www.baconandbarrels.com
“Swine and Wine are Mighty Fine,” declares Holly Holliday of Create Promotions. “I started Bacon & Barrels in Los Olivos in 2013, a charming town known for its incredible wines, to bring foodies everywhere the ultimate outdoor festival – one that combines our obsession with anything bacon, the best artisan barrel beverages, bites from a celebrity chef, and local entertainment from cutting edge bands. Bacon & Barrels is fun, welcoming and slightly ironic, and we are excited for the residents and visitors of San Diego to experience all it has to offer.”
- Friday, May 30th: The Bacon & Barrels San Diego weekend kicks off with our 4-Course All Bacon Dinner prepared by Celebrity Chef, Brook Williamson, and will feature Beer and Bourbon pairings by “Dr. Bill” Sysak of Stone Brewing
- Saturday, May 31st: The all-day Festival features over 140 food and libation booths with all inclusive tastings as well as live music from indie favorites, The Stone Foxes and Black Crystal Wolf Kids
- Stone Brewing, a San Diego favorite, will be among the many Craft Breweries pouring at Bacon & Barrels. In addition: artisan spirits, local restaurants, wineries including an entire zone featuring Santa Barbara County Wineries, and bacon focused vendors will be among the many participants.
A Good Cause:
In addition to hosting an unforgettable event, Bacon & Barrels is committed to the community and the environment. The San Diego event will support a local military charity and give back to those who serve by donating a percentage of all ticket sales to the organization. Bacon & Barrels will also incorporate its proprietary Environmental Event process, with a goal of 95% of all event trash diverted from the Landfill.
For more information on the food and drink providers and to purchase tickets, please visit www.BaconandBarrels.com.
ABOUT BACON & BARRELS
Bacon & Barrels is the definitive outdoor festival for the bacon obsessed foodies and those who prefer their drinks from a barrel. Bacon & Barrels was started in 2013 in Los Olivos, Santa Barbara’s wine country, and attracts a sellout crowd as soon as tickets go on sale. Based on the success and popularity in the north, this upscale and fun food festival has added a location, and is headed south to San Diego on May 31, 2014. The all-day event brings together fresh recipes incorporating bacon with the best artisan and craft barrel beverages such as bourbon, beer, wine, and scotch and live music.
Lauren Kay or Destin Judy