Fred’s Texas Cafe Announces Top Three Picks in Renegade Food Challenge

Fred’s Texas Cafe announced today the top three contenders in their Renegade Food Challenge coming to BOTH restaurant locations this spring. The wild contest concept, from Fred’s CEO and Co-Owner Quincy Wallace and the restaurant’s newly appointed Head Chef Fabian Alvarado, launched in December and put the power in the hands of eaters and Fred’s supporters across Funky Town.

Renegades were tasked with choosing a new challenge that only the toughest foodies could complete. From hotter than hell and bigger than Texas, hundreds of brave foodies seeking the next gourmet gauntlet cast their vote and three submissions rose to the top for a final round of voting beginning today here.

When asked about what he hopes the Renegade Food Challenge will bring to DFW eaters and out-of-town visitors, Wallace said, “We have wanted to create a Fred’s food challenge for a long-time. We know Fred’s customers and family are just crazy enough to do it too. When we launched the contest, we weren’t sure what we’d get back, but I have to say people did not disappoint. The top three take some of our favorite classics and push them to the next level. I can’t wait to see which one takes the title.”

The Renegade Food Challenge Top Three 

Big Ugly BurgerThis is a triple “Big Fred” burger and combines 3 fred’s all time favorites. The Hangover Helper, The Diablo and Serrano burgers. served with a pound of fries
A Whole Dang Yardbird Chicken marinated in Texas Pete Xxtra Hot and buttermilk, deep-fried extra crispy, served with a pound of fries, a side salad, and a COLDASS BEER.
Texas-Sized Chicken Fried Steak 1 lb of chicken fried steak served with gravy, a whole fried jalapeño, a pound of fries, a side salad, and a COLDASS BEER

Fred’s legacy has always been rooted in old-school FW charm, cowboy culture, and a little bit of renegade style; this food challenge will capture the spirit of this iconic FW spot. Before the boldest and bravest renegade can compete for the chance to get their names on the wall of infamy – Cowtown foodies must vote for their favorite! The ultimate challenge winner will be revealed in concert with the Grand Opening Celebration of the highly anticipated new location on Camp Bowie, March 2022. 

To vote for a favorite, folks can visit their website or find a QR code on every table at Fred’s North on Western Center. Voting closes on February 28. 

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