Chocolate bacon and painted pigs featured at Butchertown's Porktoberfest Oct. 11
Cellar Door Chocolates is making bacon carmel apples!
Behold! The bacon carmel apple!
Pulled pork from the Jacknife Cafe
A meat cleaver is part of the trophy for each category
Getting pork on the smoker dark and early!
The inaugural Butchertown Porktoberfest will be held at The Pointe, 1205 East Washington Street, on Friday, October 11th from 5:00pm-10:00pm.
This barbeque and pork inspired culinary competition will feature live music by Hog Operation and Johnny Berry, local brew from Apocalypse Brewery and food samples from more than 15 Louisville Restaurants.
Vegetarian options also available.
Admission is free and proceeds will benefit the Butchertown Neighborhood Association Inc.
Participating restaurants include Atria, Cellar Door Chocolates, Decca, Farm to Fork, Harvest, Holy Grale, Jack Knife, Momma's Pickles Mustard and BBQ, Monkey Wrench, Morels, RYE, St. Charles Exchange, Stellar Sweets, The Bristol and Wiltshire.
A cash prize will be awarded to the winner of the five categories: Best Overall ($1000), People's Choice ($500), Best Vegetarian ($500), Most Creative ($500), and Best Dessert ($500).
In addition to the cash, all winners will receive an awesome Porktoberfest Trophy.