As Julia Pearl Southern Cuisine readies to open its doors in Plano, the restaurant is pleased to announce its Executive Chef, Jermaine Brown. Chef Brown comes to Julia Pearl with a wealth of experience working in top kitchens and with top chefs around the state, including Culinary Director Tre Wilcox, with whom he’s worked at a number of celebrated concepts.
Chef Brown got his start at Brennan’s of Houston, where he earned his stripes as the lead line cook and banquet chef. Moving on to Dallas, he continued his development in the kitchen at Abacus, Kent Rathbun’s award-winning restaurant, where he worked his way up from line cook to Executive Sous Chef. Chef Brown has also held Executive Sous Chef positions at fine dining spots including Marquee Grill and Loft 610. With more than 16 years of culinary experience, his rich background and diverse skill set made him the perfect choice for Julia Pearl. Continue reading
Season four of Esquire Network’s Knife Fight kicks off on November 10th with Dallas’s own Tre Wilcox. Fresh off the announcement of his new events, catering and cooking classes venture, Tre Wilcox Cooking Concepts, Chef Tre will participate in Esquire’s spirited underground cooking competition.
In each episode, two chefs go head-to-head in a tournament-style battle and must create at least two dishes from a combination of secret ingredients. They look to conquer both the challenge and each other, as their cooking is judged by series host and former Top Chef winner, Ilan Hall. Continue reading
Chef Tre Wilcox is excited to announce his new venture: Tre Wilcox Cooking Concepts. Based in the boarder of Plano and Frisco, this unique hub for events, catering, team building competitions and cooking classes will give guests the opportunity to work with Chef Tre in a hands-on environment while creating memorable culinary experiences.
After a 20-year career as a restaurant chef, private chef and TV personality, Chef Tre is taking everything he’s learned and applying it to a new setting where he can interact with and impact individuals, couples, parties and companies with his brand of fun, educational cooking classes. These include: Continue reading
Sip and savor in style with Tre Wilcox to kick-off the 18th annual DFW Restaurant Week First Course Kick-Off Party Thursday, August 6th. Join in the foodie frenzy and support the North Texas Food Bank and Lena Pope with an exclusive “first taste” of fare and craft cocktails from local restaurants at one of Big D’s most chic entertainment venues, Sixty Five Hundred. Continue reading
Chef Tre Wilcox invites you to enjoy an intimate culinary experience straight from his personal kitchen. The former Executive Chef and two-time alum of Bravo TV’s Top Chef, located in the downtown Dallas area, will be combining his passion for teaching with local celebrity chefs. The demo-cooking classes are for those interested in mastering all of the great techniques taught by some of the best local chefs in Dallas. There is no other Saturday lunch that can compare to this fabulous 4-course meal, prepared & served to you one on one.
Each class is from 12-3 pm on select Saturday dates. Chef Tre Wilcox and one guest chef will each prepare 2 courses to make a spectacular meal prepared for you right at the kitchen counter. It’s a great way to ask all of the questions you’ve wanted to know regarding how chefs interpret, create and execute foods that they are known for. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle photo by Joey Stewart
Just weeks ago we learned that Marquee chef Tre Wilcox was leaving the restaurant he helped open, and the restaurant hired former Fairmont Hotel chef Andre Natera. Nataera started as chef at the beginning of February and has been doing a fantastic job as top toque, working with Tre’s menu for the time being and putting out some amazing specials that are being trialed for the new menu which should roll out very soon. Even bigger news is what will become of the second floor that the owners announced would be transitioned into a separate restaurant. There has been plenty of speculation. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
As we have reported Tre Wilcox will be leaving Village Marquee Grill to strike out on his own and teach classes and cater private affairs in Dallas and around the country. Friday, February 1, 2013 will be hosting his farwell evening at the restaurant and he has invited friends to stop in for dinner or drinks to bid him a fond adieu. Continue reading