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{Local Event} Bacon Off Orlando Ticket Giveaway

I think y’all know by now–I love bacon. It is the sole piece of meat that keeps me from going vegetarian. It is like candy to me–I could give up all other forms of meat, but not bacon. If you live in Central Florida and you are a bacon lover you have no excuse to not attend Bacon Off. You might be asking what is Bacon Off Orlando and why must I attend?

Two of Orlando’s award winning food trucks; Big Wheel Truck and the C&S Brisket Bus will place their house cured and house smoked bacon head to head for guests to choose the best bacon. Best of all it’s on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17, 2012 from 12-4pm.

As a first event of it’s kind in Orlando, the $30 ticket price includes a bacon sampler plate from each truck, with tastes of bacon in 4 different categories; guests will vote on their favorite, and the winner of each category receives bacon bragging rights. Ticket price also includes access to a bacon-filled buffet, a craft beer or all-natural soda, and live music from The Mud Flappers.

A proceed of sales from Bacon Off benefits the Audubon Park Garden District, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, who works to strengthen and bring cohesion to the district by fostering support through public and private resources with the common goal of rejuvenating and promoting a district that enhances the entire community.

Let’s talk about what these tickets give you access too?

  • A “tasting plate” from both Big Wheel Truck and C&S Brisket Bus (for you to taste and vote on the 4 different types of bacon).
  • Voting rights to vote on your favorite bacon in each category, plus vote on the overall “Bacon Grand Champion” Best Original Bacon, Best Novelty Bacon, Best Bacon Side, Best Bacon Product and Bacon Grand Champion)
  • All you can eat access to a buffet: The Big Wheel Truck is roasting a pig and providing a variety of salads, and the C&S Brisket Bus is providing a make-you-own sandwich station.
  • A beer of your choice from Cigar City, Swamp Head, or Narragansett (quantities are limited, first come first serve) or a non alcoholic Boylan’s Soda. *Additional beer, soda, and water will be available for purchase.
Remember, this is a food truck event–chairs won’t be provided so make sure you bring your own chairs if you wish to sit. Retail opportunities include Big Wheel Provisions line of house made, locally sourced grocery provisions, and merchandise, and C&S Brisket Bus’ line of bacon swag gear. The Batter Bowl will be on sites selling sweets as well!
You have multiple chances to win a pair of tickets to Bacon Off Orlando. 1 winner will be announced via Katie’s Cucina Facebook Fan Page on Saturday morning, June 16, 2012.

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Remember, this is a ticketed event. Cost per ticket is $30. If you don’t win tickets to this event don’t fret you can purchase tickets at: Bacon Off Orlando will take place at East End Market 3201 Corrine Drive, Orlando, FL 32803

Disclosure: I am receiving 2 tickets to attend Bacon Off Orlando and I was provided 2 tickets to giveaway on Katie’s Cucina. All opinions are always my own. Bacon Off Ticket Giveaway image proivded by Information about the event provided via press release from Tony Adams of Big Wheel Provisions.



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13 Responses to “{Local Event} Bacon Off Orlando Ticket Giveaway”

  1. Ricardo (The Beer Guerrilla) posted on June 14, 2012 at 10:41 am (#)

    My wife hates bacon, so I’m gonna have to take someone else if I win!

  2. jillian posted on June 14, 2012 at 10:57 am (#)

    i’m willing to duck out on father’s day to get bacon, not gonna lie. i’d take my dad but he doesn’t eat bacon. if i didn’t look like the man, i’d swear i was adopted.

  3. Mike posted on June 14, 2012 at 11:46 am (#)

    Love me some Bacon Wrapped Scallops!

  4. Natalie mcnichols posted on June 14, 2012 at 11:54 am (#)

    LOVE me some bacon!!!

  5. Jody posted on June 14, 2012 at 12:04 pm (#)

    My favorite bacon meal is bacon straight up!

  6. Andrew posted on June 14, 2012 at 12:10 pm (#)

    I wanna win! Bacon is the best wrap.. wrap it on some filet mignom, scallops, shrimp and im there!

  7. Wanda posted on June 14, 2012 at 1:01 pm (#)

    My husband loves bacon, everything tastes better with bacon, anyways! I would love it for him to go with a friend and eat, eat and eat. Or we can make a date out of the event. 🙂
    Great giveaway, Katie!

  8. Josh Murdock posted on June 14, 2012 at 4:11 pm (#)

    Bacon wrapped shrimp are super tasty but can’t beat a Classic BLTC – Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato, and Cheese!

  9. Jessica posted on June 14, 2012 at 8:00 pm (#)

    My favorite bacon meal is ANYTHING with bacon! 🙂

  10. Derek posted on June 14, 2012 at 9:46 pm (#)

    Ricardo, I know you have me as #1 on your list to take. And I do you, just don’t tell my wife cause she LOVES bacon.
    Beer. Bacon. Brisket.

  11. Lena posted on June 15, 2012 at 3:38 pm (#)

    Grilled PB&J . . . With bacon. Doesn’t get any better.

  12. Mike S. posted on June 17, 2012 at 11:28 am (#)

    Thanks for the Tickets Katie!! Getting Ready to go Now!

    • Katie replied on June 17th, 2012 at 8:54 pm

      Mike! Congrats again on winning and thank you for stopping by the tent to meet me today! Hope you had a spectacular time and a memorable father’s day!

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