Pork Feast Weekend in Fertőrákos 2024: A Culinary Celebration

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Event Dates: February 23-25, 2024

Embark on a gastronomic journey at the third annual Pork Feast Weekend in Fertőrákos, a festival celebrated for revitalizing the age-old tradition of pig slaughtering with an expansive program that has captured the hearts of locals and visitors alike. Throughout Fertőrákos, restaurants, wineries, and pubs roll out the red carpet, offering an assortment of pork dishes and wine tastings that echo the region’s rich culinary heritage.

Cooking Competition Details

Teams are responsible for supplying at least 5kg of pork belly along with cauldrons, gas cylinders, and other essential cooking tools. Organizers will provide beer tables, cooking spaces, tents, and ensure a great atmosphere all day. Refreshments including draft beer, wine, and soft drinks will be available at the buffet. Teams of 4-8 participants can register by February 20, 2023, via email at rendezveny@fertorakos.hu.

Saturday, February 25, 2023 – Event Schedule

  • 1:30 PM: Gather at the big tent for the start of the festivities.
  • 2:00 PM: Official opening ceremony.
  • 2:30 PM: Big Mouse Band takes the stage.
  • 4:00 PM: Performance by IRIGY HÓNALJMIRIGY.
  • 6:30 PM: Announcement of competition winners.
  • 8:00 PM: Groovehause performance.
  • 9:30 PM: Retro party with DJ Angler until 2:00 AM closing.

Music by DJ Angler fills the air throughout the day between main events.

Where to Experience the Feast:

Luka Pincészet:
Address: Szent Sebestyén utca 24
Event Schedule: Feb 23 (5:00 PM – 7:00 PM), Feb 24 (2:00 PM – 4:00 PM)
What’s Cooking: A five-wine tasting paired with a selection of pork cold cuts.
Cost: 8,900 HUF per guest. Prior registration required at +36 30 272 5014.

Kovács Kocsma:
Address: Fő utca 98
Available: All weekend
Menu Picks: Feast on whole shank roasted in a wood-fired oven, traditional sausages, BBQ ribs, and more.
Reservations: +36 99 355 217 to book your table.

Séf Mogul:
Address: Fő utca 42/D
Date: Feb 24, Saturday
Delights: Enjoy roasted sausage and blood sausage with sides, garlic-sweet chili spare ribs, and other hearty dishes.

Jandl Borászat:
Address: Patak sor 26
Tasting Time: Feb 23-24, from 3:00 PM
Experience: A four-wine tasting alongside traditional lard bread, cracklings, and vegetables.

Ráspi Étterem:
Address: Fő utca 72
When: The entire weekend from 12:00 PM
Tasting: A four-wine exploration with pork fat, crackling cream, and homemade sourdough bread.
Booking: +36 99 355 146 for reservations.

Pathé Kávézó és Étterem:
Address: Fő utca 196
Throughout the Weekend:
Specialties: Savor pork roast, BBQ ribs, sausage platters, and a unique blood sausage burger.
Reservations: +36 30 542 5260 to secure a spot.

Mithrász Vendéglő:
Address: Fő utca 1
Weekend Menu: Choose from smoked or grilled knuckle, traditional sausage dishes, and more.
Reserve: Call +36 99 355 246 to book.

Enhance Your Festival Experience:

  • Accessibility: Venues are wheelchair accessible and welcome pets.
  • Facilities: On-site dining, restrooms, and bicycle storage are available for your convenience.
  • Payments: Accepting major credit cards (MasterCard, VISA, Maestro).
  • Parking: Complimentary on-site and nearby street parking.
  • Getting There: Situated 7.4 km from the nearest train station, with a bus stop only 600 m away.

Immerse yourself in the Pork Feast Weekend in Fertőrákos for an authentic taste of Hungarian culinary traditions in a festive and welcoming atmosphere.

Visitors can also enjoy a market from 2 PM near the festival tent, free shuttle services between venues from noon courtesy of Imre Bendes, and a glass painting stand for children inside the festival tent.

Please note that event details might change according to applicable laws. For more information, contact +3620/246-6244. The event is proudly supported by Mayor János Palkovits.

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