Everyone was just dying to share their love of the pig on camera.
We had plenty of time to come up with a plan of action while waiting to get inside.
If you want those celebrity chefs to notice you, you have to find your own unique way to stand out.
Did someone say that Baconfest is sold out?
Don't know how to share your love of bacon? Do it with a sticker.
Stephanie Izard of Girl and the Goat dutifully prepares samples of her dish.
While most chefs go for the rarer presentations of the pig, such as the belly, some decide to stick to good 'ol strip bacon.
For many chefs, at least according to Anthony Bourdaine, this is a thankless job, so you can tell that most appreciate the recognition.
Mmm ... bacon perfume. Not.
The lollipop is a great delivery mechanism for deliciousness.
The Fifty/50 Girls
Jeeves, I'll have the Matilda please.
Yep, it's that good.
For some bacon can be an aphrodisiac.
The Nana team were good sports to pose for this shot.
The food and booze are starting to go to everyone's head. Now we're just getting silly.
It's been a long day.
Chef James Toland from from the Black Sheep accepting his award for the most creative use of bacon in a dish.
And just like that he's a celebrity.