Camp Bacon

Date May 31, 2018, Thursday
Time 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Price: $75
Phone (734) 275-0099

Miss Kim is enthusiastically jumping on the Camp Bacon bandwagon by designing a dinner menu with deliciously porcine predilections.
Camp Bacon 2018 @ Miss Kim : A Menu with Porcine Predilections

At $75, per person, the menu will feature :

  • Pork Belly Bossam
  • Pork Skin Tteokbokki
  • Koryo Carrot Salad [because everyone needs balance in their lives!]
Date May 31, 2018, Thursday
Time 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Price: $15
Location Zingerman's Deli Upstairs Next Door, 418 Detroit St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Phone 734.663.3400

Camp Bacon is an annual event hosted across all the Zingerman's Community of Businesses that celebrates the history, stories, and love of BACON. We're offering this JUST FOR KIDS tasting during the camp festivities to share some bacon love with a younger audience. You will learn to taste bacon like an expert as we work our way through the World of Bacon. We'll tell you about some of our favorite bacon makers, learn about different types of bacon, and talk about some of our favorite ways to eat bacon. Oh yeah, and we'll eat some bacon.

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Date June 3, 2018, Sunday
Time 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Price: $50
Location Greyline, 100 N. Ashley St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Phone 734.663.3400

Every day in Nashville, Tennessee, people stand in line for hours to eat at Karl Worley’s Biscuit Love. Now, for one morning only, the award-winning chef will serve up his famous (like, rock star famous) biscuits right here in Ann Arbor as part of Camp Bacon! On Saturday, June 3, Zingerman’s Greyline makes room for Karl’s big Southern flavors built on rich tradition and a Southern Appalachian upbringing with our Biscuit Love Breakfast.

Date June 3, 2018, Sunday
Time 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location Ann Arbor Artisan Market, 315 Detroit Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Come on down to the market – just a block down from the Deli! – to celebrate great pork with a three-hour street fair with an array of vendors selling, sampling, and showcasing all things bacon—a great way to have lunch, sample new bacon fares, or just have some fun with bacon-based games for kids of all ages. In 2017, we had over 2,500 attendees! Admission is free, but a donation to Washtenaw 4-H is suggested.

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Date May 30, 2018, Wednesday
Time 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Price: $95
Location Zingerman's Roadhouse, 2501 Jackson Ave., Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Phone 734.663.3663

Every year, we host a big dinner at the Roadhouse with a special guest. This year, we are excited to welcome James Beard Award-winning chef Rick Bayless! The owner of 9 restaurants, he is also a winner of the Julia Child Foundation Award, a prestigious honor given to “an individual who has made a profound and significant impact on the way America cooks, eats and drinks.” Many know him from his highly rated television show, Mexico–One Plate at a Time, and for winning the title of Bravo’s Top Chef Masters.

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Date May 30, 2018, Wednesday
Time 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Price: $35
Location Greyline, 100 N. Ashley St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Phone 734.663.3400

Setting Down Roots: Immigrants to the South

Over the past half century, the demographics of the South have shifted more than any other corner of the U.S.—today, it’s fastest-growing region in the country. This year’s Camp Bacon Film Fest will feature 6 fascinating films by Southern Foodways Alliance focused on immigrants who have made the South their home, bringing with them their own cultural and culinary influences. A discussion and audience Q&A will follow. This is a family-friendly event suitable for kids 12 and up. $10 of the ticket price will be donated to Southern Foodways.

Date November 6, 2017, Monday
Time 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Price: $75
Location Miss Kim, 415 N 5th Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Phone (734) 275-0099

A Korean Tradition, a kimchi-making class & a strolling dinner, all wrapped up in community, conversation and fun!


To celebrate our first birthday, we’re hosting our first annual MissKimJang. And inviting Melissa Robinson, Fermentation Revivalist, to join the party!

Date August 8, 2017, Tuesday
Time 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Price: $75
Location Zingerman's Roadhouse, 2501 Jackson Ave., Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Phone 734.663.3663

Whole hog bar-b-que is a craft, and the mindfulness for perfecting the method is not gained overnight. That’s why we’re so excited to welcome Pat Martin of Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint in West Tennessee to the Roadhouse.

With over 25 years of hands-on experience and focus, Pat creates falling-off-the-bone tender, moist, and smoky meat. His technique involves smoking hogs for a full 24 hours!

Date June 2, 2018, Saturday
Time 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Price: $195
Location Cornman Farms, 8540 Island Lake Road, Dexter, MI 48130

Fascinating speakers. Breakfast & lunch. So much bacon.

This all-day event is packed with lots of learning, a whole lot of laughing and, of course, all the bacon you can eat! Bacon lovers from around the globe trek to the Camp Bacon® Main Event each year to meet and eat and share their love for really good cured pork in a day filled with presentations by bacon producers, food experts, and a few fun surprise guests.

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Date June 2, 2017, Friday
Time 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Price: $75
Phone 734-775-1037

Join us at (revolver) in Hamtramck for our bacon centric community table dinner on Friday, June 2, 2017. This dinner has been specially constructed for our Zingerman’s Food Tour in conjunction with our 5 day Camp Bacon Celebration. Our Fresh Taste of Detroit Food Tour is filled, but luckily, we have 14 additional seats we can open for the dinner portion only.