Cochon 555 returns to L.A.; chefs announced
Cochon 555 -- the contest in which five chefs compete against each other in a whole-pig cook-off -- will return to Los Angeles on May 6. The five chefs create a nose-to-tail menu featuring five heritage breed pigs, served with wines from five winemakers. Judges and guests vote on the best preparations. This year's chefs are: Chad Colby of Mozza; Ben Ford of Ford's Filling Station; Neal Fraser and Travis Lorton of the Strand House, Grace & BLT; Jason Neroni of Superba Snack Bar; and Micah Wexler of Mezze. The event takes place at the House of Blues in Los Angeles. Tickets start at $125 per person, available at www.cochon555.com.
-- Betty Hallock
Photo credit: Michael Robinson Chavez/Los Angeles Times.