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Tesar Does Brunch at Knife

knife Short Rib Benedictby Jennifer Thomas

Knife, the steakhouse by Chef John Tesar located inside The Highland Dallas at 5300 E. Mockingbird Lane, is not just a prime Dallas steakhouse but also serves a unique with a side of specialty brunch cocktails every Sunday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Recently nominated a third time as a James Beard Best Chef Southwest semifinalist, Tesar designed the menu to include one-of-a-kind dishes highlighting his signature aged meats, along with more traditional brunch favorites.   Continue reading

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Cinema Series Continues At Knife

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On the heels of the successful kickoff of Sunday Cinema Series, Knife at The Highland Dallas, located at 5300 E. Mockingbird Lane, will host the second edition on Sunday, June 28 from 8-11 p.m. with a screening of “Big Night” on the restaurant’s outdoor patio.

Tickets to “Big Night” include dishes inspired by the film from renowned Chef John Tesar and craft beer from Four Corners Brewing Company along with wine to enjoy before and during the screening.   Continue reading

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John Tesar and Alex Stratta at Knife

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EAT (RED) DRINK (RED) SAVE LIVES Week at Knife at The Highland Dallas continued last night with a one-of-a-kind dinner by Michelin and James Beard awarded Chef Alex Stratta and Knife Dallas’ Chef John Tesar. This was the second of five consecutive collaboration dinners for (RED) Dallas Ambassador Tesar, following the first night kickoff dinner with Franklin BBQ’s Aaron Franklin.

“This cause is close to my heart, and I’m really honored to be able to raise funds and awareness this way,” Tesar told donors on the second sold out night. “I’ve known Chef Alex since 1992, and I consider him to be one of the best chefs cooking in America today.”  Continue reading

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Aaron Franklin and John Tesar Team Up For A Night Of Beefy Fun

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A little bit of culinary history was made last night as Aaron Franklin of Austin’s legendary Franklin Barbecue and Knife Dallas Chef John Tesar kicked off Knife and The Highland Dallas’ week-long chef series of EAT (RED) DRINK (RED) SAVE LIVES benefit dinners with an epic meat celebration.

The dinner, which sold out in less than 24 hours, highlighted Franklin’s barbecue, cooked on a special tandem smoker (nicknamed “Laburne and Shirley”) that the BBQ king transported to Dallas from Austin and used for the first time. Guests were served six courses beginning with passed hors d’oeuvres of tuna tartare cones and BBQ tidbits, then continuing with a charcuterie plate highlighting Franklin’s confit brisket ends and pork rillettes; beef cheek ravioli Bolognese with lime basil pesto; family-style 44 Farms prime New York strip with au poivre sauce and Johnny’s mac & cheese; and finally, monumental plates of Franklin BBQ brisket, beef ribs and links. Knife’s award-winning pastry chef David Collier capped the meal perfectly with a modern banana pudding and petit fours.  Continue reading

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Knife Hosting Film Series

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Love food and film? Knife at The Highland Dallas, located at 5300 E. Mockingbird Lane, will kick off Sunday Cinema Series, a culinary-themed film program, on Sunday, May 17 with a screening of “Chef” on the outdoor patio at the restaurant. The series will continue on Sundays of select months in 2015 and with the purchase of each ticket, guests will enjoy themed gourmet bites by renowned Chef John Tesar and craft beer from Four Corners Brewing Company. Prominent guest speakers from the film and food industries will also speak before each screening.  Continue reading

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Siduri Wines Dinner at Knife Feb 24th

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Chef John Tesar’s Knife, located inside The Highland Dallas (5300 E. Mockingbird Lane), will team up with Pinot Noir producer Siduri Wines to present an exclusive five-course dinner paired with various selections from the Siduri portfolio, set for Tuesday, Feb. 24 at 6pm.

Tesar will prepare five courses of his signature cuisine, which recently garnered a nod from Esquire’s “Best New Restaurants,” to bring out the flavors and aromas of the wines. Sommelier Sabrina Snodderley, who has twice earned The Dallas Morning News’ best “Wine Experiences,” has expertly paired each of Tesar’s courses with a Siduri wine selection. The special host of the evening will be Siduri winemaker and Texas native Adam Lee, who will lead guests through each wine and course pairing and educate on winemaking techniques and practices.   Continue reading

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Tesar Joins Oak As Chef Partner

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Following recent media reports, Chef John Tesar (Knife, Spoon) and restaurateurs Richard and Tiffanee Ellman are setting the record straight and announcing that Tesar is joining Oak restaurant as a Chef Partner, overseeing the kitchen while leading and training the culinary team.

“We are confident that this partnership will bring to Oak the experience we have always wanted to offer,” says Richard Ellman. Expect to see new menu items by mid-February.   Continue reading

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