Category Archives: Benefit Dinner

The Mohawk Chef Has a Dinner Party You Won’t Wish to Miss

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There are just some events that you cannot miss, and this is one of them.

On October 13th, Dallas diners are invited to The Ivy Tavern for a special event featuring cocktails, dinner and a show, all for a worthwhile cause. Chef David Rodriguez and his team have created a custom, four-course menu just for the occasion, with each course including a perfectly-paired cocktail.   Continue reading

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Chef Graham Dodds’ Plow & Vine Dinner for Eden Creek Farm

by Steven Doyle

I spoke with Central 214’s executive chef Graham Dodds some months ago about Eden Creek Farms. They experienced a particularly rough 2011 due to the drought, and 2012 hasn’t been any easier. At that time Dodds mentioned that Steve and Kristine Orth might actually give up on their farming efforts, and it would be sad to lose this organic, bio-dynamic, bio-intensive and sustainable source of produce.     Continue reading

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Bolsa Mercado Dinner Benefits Seeds Of Africa

by Jerry Stewart

In 2005, when Atti Worku was named Miss Ethiopia, she took the public platform as an opportunity to found Seeds of Africa. She had moved to Dallas and signed with The Campbell Agency and her modeling career was in bloom.

At a young age, Atti noticed the disturbing difference between her private school experience and the other children unable to afford that privilege. In her hometown of Adama, Ethiopia she witnessed a system not working and the vicious cycle of poverty lead her to want to help. Thus, Seeds of Africa, a non-profit committed to education and aid to children in Adama, was born while she was living in Dallas.       Continue reading

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