DescriptionMoveable Feast is thrilled to invite you to its first ever San Jose Bacon Festival of America. This event will feature a Bacon Cooking Competition, a Bacon Beauty Pageant, a Bacon Parade, a Bacon Square Dance, Bacon Games, and much more. All bacon dishes are $5 or less. Pocket musical instruments will be given to the first 1408 people. To get your tickets, go to http://baconfestival.eventbrite.com/
Before Ryan Sebastian, co-owner of Moveable Feast and Treatbot, decided to create San Jose Bacon Festival of America, a large-scale food truck event themed entirely around bacon, he was leaning toward doing a sriracha festival, since everyone around here, he figured, had tried sriracha at some point, thus making it an instantly recognizable, fun themed event. Only problem, he learned, is that although most people may visually recognize sriracha, few knew it by name. (For the record, sriracha is the red hot sauce with the rooster on the label found at nearly every Asian restaurant.)
So Sebastian went with something even more recognizable: bacon.
After the success of Sebastian's other food truck event, San Jose Taco Festival, which celebrated its second year last May, he was looking for a secondary event that would be even easier to promote. Bacon seemed the obvious choice.
Read the full article by Aaron Carnes below.