The fourth annual SOUP’S ON! Stewpot Alliance Luncheon and Art Sale to be held Tuesday January 24 (11 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.) at the historic Union Station in downtown Dallas features nine of the city’s finest chefs serving up signature soups. SOUP’S ON! includes an art sale of more than 50 original paintings and handmade jewelry from the artists of the Stewpot Open Art Programs, keynote speaker Jeannette Walls along with performance by the Hamilton Park Men’s Choir.
Chef Brian C. Luscher of the iconic Grape Restaurant acts as Chef Chair of the luncheon for the third year along with eight of Dallas’ best chefs who prepare their signature soup for the first course. Participating chefs include Randall Copeland and Nathan Tate, Restaurant Ava; Bruno Davaillon, Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek; Kevin Garvin, Neiman Marcus Restaurants; Keith Hanks, The Capital Grille; Matt McCallister, Campo Modern Country Bistro; Abraham Salum, Komali and Salum; and Janice Provost, Parigi.
The Stewpot offers a safe haven for homeless and at-risk individuals of Dallas, providing resources for basic survival needs as well as opportunities to start a new life. The charity offers case management services and job training that help people rebuild their lives; provides street outreach regarding drug/alcohol addiction, offering realistic alternatives to addressing chemical dependencies; provides accessible dental and medical care, mental health services, and legal aid to the homeless and at-risk; offers sequential programs for children and youth that help break the cycle of poverty for future generations; and builds alliances with other social service providers and businesses that strengthen the continuum of care and offer opportunities for self-sufficiency.