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Pig Island NYC 2019 Brooklyn

Food Karma Projects

Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 11:30 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

Pig Island NYC 2019 Brooklyn

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
VIP Table for Six
Includes private tent + table/chairs and Pig Island tickets (all-inclusive food, drink) for six. Includes 6 tshirts. Your own cooler with beer, wine, cider. Special brand rep tastings too.
Sep 3, 2019 $1,000.00 $0.00
Earlybird All-Inclusive
All-inclusive access includes food and drink. All sales are final.
Sep 7, 2019 $65.00 $4.80

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10th Annual Pig Island 2019 on September 7


Join Food Karma Projects on September 7, 2019 for Pig Island NYC. More than 20 chefswill 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 farmswith the best practices! 


All-Inclusive Tickets:General Admission tickets include food, drink, live music and more - you won’t have to pay for anything inside! 

Pig Island NYC 2019 Chef Lineup

This year new categories will be fueling the competition! 


We are Excited to Welcome a Group of New Chef Competitors 

Tank Jackson of Charleston's Holy City Hogs will be joined by Chopped champion Ed Randolph, the owner of Handsome Devil BBQ and author of Smoked


Carl Ruiz and Mario Chape, La Cubana, New York featuring Smokey Boys BBQ and New England Meat Company


Phil Wingo, Porkmafia



The Pig Island NYC Returning Champions


Rodrigo Duarte, Caseiro e Bom, New Jersey


Roxanne Spruance, The Bucher, The History Channel, New York


Jason Fox, Hudson and Charles, New York


Chef Jesse Jones,"POW! My Life in 40 Feasts"



That's Not All!


Danny Mena of La Loncheria, New York will be competing in addition to promoting his newest cookbook, Made in Mexico: The Cookbook: Classic And Contemporary Recipes From Mexico City.


Flying Pigs Farm in Washington Country, NY will have a chef station featuring a special guest! 


Jean Paul Bourgeois, former executive chef and pitmaster at Blue Smoke will be doing a special skillet demo over open fire.


Plus These NYC Barbecue Favorites! 


Humberto Guallpa, Freemans Restaurant, New York


Matthew Worgul, Gentle Giant Barbecue, New York 


Cenobio Canalizo and Eric Springer, Morgan's Brooklyn Barbecue, New York


Jeff Lutonsky and Meghan Love, Mable's Smokehouse, New York


Corey Cash, Cash Only BBQ, New York


Billy Kooper, Route 66 Smokehouse, New York


Jase Franklyn, Jase BBQ, New York


Thomas Perone, The Pig Guy, New York


Robbie Richter, Founding pitmaster of Hill Country Barbecue


Seth Beverly, Pig & Peach NYC, New York


Rob Cho, Kimchi Smoke Barbecue, New Jersey



Community Partner 


FDNY Firefighters will be competing on behalf of Friends of Firefighters, a New York-based non-profit providing counseling and wellness services to FDNY Firefighters and their families


Other Featured Food

Jerk Chicken from Darlene Lawrence, Sands Jerk Hut, Brooklyn


Nueske's Bacon and Sausage, Wisconsin


Jon Bratton's Smoked Chili Peppers


Grilled Vegetables, Just Add Beer Sauce


Cabot Cheese


Rocket Fuel Hot Sauce + Cheese


Roni Sue's Chocolate-covered Bacon


Ritter Sport Chocolate



Featured Farm 


Flying Pigs Farm, Washington County NY and Others




Craft Beer, Featuring Sixpoint Brewery


Hard Cider, Featuring Eden, Indian Ladder Farms, Kings Highway Fine Cider and Austin Eastcider


Spirits, Featuring Knob Creek Bourbon, Laphroaig Scotch, Irish Whiskey, NY Distilling, ESP Gins and Olde New York Farm Distillery


A Special Mezcal Zone with Mezcal De Leyenda and Several Other Brands of Authentic Mezcals from Oaxaca, Mexico


There will also be wine, non-alcoholic beverages, and plenty of water!


Celebrity Judges


Jean-Paul Bourgeois


Gennaro Pecchia


Nick Solares


Jill Rittymanee


Adam Poch


Dara Pollack


Ethan Fedida


William ‘Brimstone” Kucmierowski


Steve 'Zambo' Zambito


And there will be live music by Dusty Wright Band! 



Pig Island is sponsored by Prime 6 Premium Charcoal.


Prime 6 Charcoal is engineered to perform. You can expect 6-8 hour burn time. No ash. No smoke. Intense heat and even heat distribution throughout the grill.



Buy Your Tickets Now! 

Early Bird All-Inclusive Tickets Available for a Limited Time Only –$65 

Food, Drinks & Fun with nothing to buy onsite! Increasing to $75 later this summer.


VIP Private Table: Includes a private tent, table, chairs and all-inclusive tickets for 6 people. Includes 6 t-shirts and your own cooler of beer, wine, and cider. $1,000. Limited number available. 

All sales are final. Rain or shine.

This event is 21+





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Erie Basin Park
1 Beard Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231

Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 11:30 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

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