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Pig Island NYC 2019 Brooklyn



10th annual Pig Island NYC event is back Saturday Sept 7th.2019, at the Red hook, Brooklyn waterfront. Announcing Early Bird tickets. 20+ Chefs will be cooking half or whole Flying Pigs Farm pigs. Plus a special ribs challenge!

Community Partner -Friends of Firefighters

Our 501c3 charitable partner for the 2nd year, will be Red Hook, Brooklyn based Friends of Firefighters, which is dedicated to addressing the physical, mental health, and wellness needs of active and retired New York City firefighters and their families

The tickets are all inclusive, food, drinks, craft beer, hard cider, whiskeys, live music.more info coming soon for 2019 chefs etc.

LIst of last year's 2018 Chefs, Special Features, and Celebrity line up:


  • Robert Cho of Kimchi Smoke

  • Matt Fisher of Fletcher's Brooklyn BBQ, Ribs

  • Hoodoo Brown BBQ. #1 in Connecticut

  • Gentle Giant Brewing & Barbecue. Pearl River NY

  • Chef Billy Kooper of Route 66 Smokehouse. NYC

  • Humberto Guallpa of Row House

  • Mr. Fubz of Just+Add Beer. Ribs

  • Bill Cooper of Route 66 Smokehouse

  • Chef Roxanne Spruance of The Kingsley. East Village

  • Rodrigo Duarte of Caseiro e Bom - Metro NYC's greatest pork specialist.

  • Flying Pigs Farm - Multiple stations, guest chefs and culinary students.

  • Chefs’ Consortium

  • Jimmy's No. 43 & East Village Meat Market. Ribs & Corn with Davide Navarro from Mexico City

  • Jason Fox of Hudson & Charles Craft Butchers. West Village

  • La Loncheria / Chefs Danny Mena & Luis Jiménez of La Loncheria. Bushwick

  • Chef Jesse Jones. Author of 'POW! My Life in 40 Feasts'

  • Friends of the Firefighters, Our Community Partner, Rib station And Featuring Firefighter teams:

  • John Fuchs and Vincent of Ladder 101, Brooklyn

  • Chef Eric Howard, Top 8 Master Chef and Aaron Clark of Ladder 4 Manhattan

Food Purveyors

  • RocketFuel Hot Sauce

  • Roni-Sue's Chocolates, bacon corn with Nueske's bacon.

  • Natalie's Orchid Island Juice Company

  • Krave Jerky


  • Sixpoint Craft Beer

  • Guiness Sampling Tent

Hard Cider

  • Indian Ladder Farms Cidery and Brewery, NY

  • Diner Brew Co., NY

  • Barrika Basque Country Cider

  • Original Sin

  • Urban Farm Fermentory, Maine

  • Others


  • Breuckelen Distilling, NY

  • Pig's Nose Scotch

  • Van Brunt Stillhouse, NY

Celebrity Judges

  • Gennaro Pecchia, Co-host @rolandsfoodcourt @siriusxm

  • Joe DiStefano @ Chopsticks & Marrow

  • Adam Poch, Mr. Bacon

  • Cathy Erway, Cookbook author and Heritage Radio Host

  • Matt Rodbard, Editor in Chief | TASTE at Penguin Random House

Earlier Event: September 5
New York Edge Young Professionals Council
Later Event: September 7
USA TODAY Wine & Food Experience