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Win Tickets to Giant Porkathon on Governors Island

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Pig Island, a giant celebration of local pork and craft beer, takes place on Governor's Island on October 2. A slew of chefs from restaurants including Double Crown, Porchetta, Butter, Nuela and more will each prepare a whole hog for the crowds.

The full menu is below, and tickets ($75 - 85) can be bought here. 20 chefs, 84 pigs, two Bluegrass bands, and lots and lots of beer.

Want to win a pair of tickets? Great, because we have three sets to unload. Email with 1. your favorite NYC pork dish and 2. the reason why we should pick you.

Double Crown's Chris Rendell: Bak Kut Teh
Butter's Michael Jenkins: "Eat a Pig Sandwich"
Ducks' Will Horowitz: Charred Pork Sausage with Pickled Chili Crab Slaw
Green Table's Brent Sims: Whole Hog Brunswick Stew
Waterfront Ale House's Sam Barbieri: Hickory Smoked Pulled Pig with Carolina BBQ sauce, Slider Rolls, and Slaw
John Taylor and Rub: North Carolina style BBQ with Moravian Slaw
Palo Santo: Pork Tacos
Print's Heather Carlucci: Maple Bacon Sticky Buns
Grill a Chef's Joshua Stokes: Root Beer Glazed Pig with Crushed Kabocha and Sage Cracklin's
Food Experiments: Mixed Grill
Up in St Barts' Matt Weingarten: Whole Hog Sausages with Harvest Pickles
Great Performances: Pickled Peach Relish, Coco Bread, and Jerk Pork Rillette
I Trulli's Patti Jackson: Cotechino and Testa with Beans
Porchetta's Sara Jenkins: Porchetta
Delicatessen's Michael Ferraro: Whole Pig Puebla Mole Tostados, Pickled Stone Fruit and Shallots
Mama O's Kheedim Oh: Braised Pork with Kimchee
Nuela: Pig Terrine with Prune Plums and Fennel
Cody Utzman of Papacitos and Brooklyn Standard: Cobra Kai Tacos; A Korean-Mexican Taco Variety with Kimchi, Sesame Oil, Avocados, Cilantro, and Tortillas
Jimmy's No. 43: Flying Pig Farm Sausage with Red Jacket Orchard Plums
Joe Doe: Slow Cooked Pork on a Homemade Lard Biscuit
Alex Garcia: Whole Roasted Pig with Viguron (Yucca Salad with Cracklins)
The Piggery: Pate

· Pig Island [Official Site]