25 North Texas chefs are pushing their culinary talent, skills, and creativity for FestEvents Foundation’s first online pie auction and raffle, Piehole Project. These are not the kind of pies your grandma used to bake! They go above and beyond the traditional treat, like Spaghetti and Meatball Pie, Avocado Pie, and Strawberry and Burnt Ends pie. Proceeds will support “Chefs of Tomorrow” scholarship fund. Piehole Project will be held Oct. 12-25 at www.PieholeProject.org.Continue reading
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For the last six years, the Dallas 24 Hour Club has relied upon the Dallas All-Star Chef Classic, a traditional in-person dining event, to raise funds critical to their mission to provide safe, sober transitional living for homeless men and women seeking a brand new life away from drugs and alcohol. The recent pandemic has created much hesitancy around public gatherings, with a resurgence of cases forecasted for the Fall, so this year The 24 is pivoting and will instead, produce a cookbook featuring recipes from Dallas chefs that will be titled, Cooking At Home: A Collection Of Recipes Created By Dallas’ Top Chefs From Their Home To Yours. Continue reading
Tickets for Chicken Thang, brought to you by Meat Fight, Inc., will go on sale Tuesday, March 10th at 10 a.m. through Prekindle.com.
What is Chicken Thang? Easy. It’s a fried chicken competition. For charity. You should come. Let’s do some good for other people while we stuff our faces with fried chicken. It’s the clearest win-win ever. Continue reading
Cochon555, the epic annual food, wine and spirit celebration, returns to Dallas on Sunday, February 9. This year’s all-inclusive feast will feature a prestigious group of chefs who are at the top of their game when it comes to whole animal cooking as well as farmers who are responsibly raising heritage breed pigs. One hundred-plus prominent chefs, farmers, sommeliers, distillers, brewers and barkeeps will join together in creating an unforgettable experience that educates and entertains in the name of safe, honest and delicious food. Continue reading
For food competitors and rising star chefs, the kickoff of World Food Championships (WFC) on Wednesday is similar to largest talent audition on the planet. For foodies in Dallas, it might quickly become our official “Food Week.”
The 8th Annual WFC will attract over 1500 chefs and cooks to Dallas for a chance at TV fame and a slice of the $350,000 grand prize. Beyond that, organizers of the event have developed a smorgasbord of activities that will keep any true foodie delighted during the five-day tournament of culinary champions. Continue reading
Tickets for Meat Fight go on sale Wednesday, October 2nd. Meat Fight is a Texas barbecue competition featuring 16 badass chefs, with 100% of tickets sales benefiting people living with MS nationwide. Last year’s event raised over $200,000 for the cause.
This year, the chefs competing for barbecue glory include Misti Norris of Petra and The Beast, David Uygur of Lucia, Anastacia Quinones-Pittman of José, Danyele McPherson of Hero by HGSply (who was also featured on Bravo’s Top Chef) and more. Plus, we’ll have the best pit masters in Texas here to judge be meats, including Miss Tootsie from Snow’s BBQ, Todd David from Cattleack BBQ, Tim Hutchins from Hutchins BBQ, plus Texas Monthly’s BBQ Editor, Daniel Vaughn, and our Chief Meateorologist, WFAA’s Pete Delkus. Continue reading