Co-executive chefs Michael Fojtasek, left and Grae Nonas of Olamaie are two chefs who will participate in Wine & Swine. (RICARDO B. BRAZZIELL / AMERICAN- STATESMAN)

Aaron Franklin, Michael Fojtasek and Grae Nonas of Olamaie, and Launderette’s Rene Ortiz are among the Texas chefs who will participate in the fifth annual Wine & Swine event on November 8 at Star Hill Ranch. The pork-centric event, which features more than two dozen chefs preparing whole Berkshire pigs in a multitude of styles, is one of the main fundraisers for the Austin Food and Wine Alliance grant program.

Tickets are now on sale at, with the first 125 tickets sold for $75. After those are sold, the price rises to $95. Tickets will be sold at the door for $100. Round-trip shuttles, which includes sparkling wine and snacks, will be available for $20. More information at