On December 10, 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. “Human Rights Day DFW will encourage us to carve out December 10th each year, to think and talk about what human rights means to each of us,” says Sanjeeb Samanta, Leader of Global Customer Support Operations at Texas Instruments and the HRI board member who conceived the event. “On this day, we’ll come together as a community to show we care for those who have suffered human rights abuse.” Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Now in its seventh year, Chefs for Farmers has blossomed into one of the best food and wine events in the state of Texas, and the expansion for the main event was overwhelmingly evident. Started by chef Matt McCallister of FT33 and Iris Midler along with a handful of chef friends and farmers, the first year was a long-table event at Eden’s Garden Organic Garden Center and CSA Farm in Balch Springs that paired eight chefs from five Dallas restaurants for one evening of dining and music to benefit and celebrate our local farms. Continue reading
Join hosts Chef Anastacia Quiñones and John Hernandez at the Double Wide on Monday, October 30th to help raise funds and show some love to our brothers and sisters of Mexico and Puerto Rico.
For one night, Dia de Los Cocineros unites an array of talented chefs, taqueros, pastaleros, and tamaleros as they showcase their passion. Continue reading
Klyde Warren Park is excited to announce the wineries and spirits that will be featured in its annual fundraiser, Park & Palate’s Grand Taste, taking place on Saturday, October 14 from 2 to 6 p.m. In addition to enjoying the best of Texas cuisine, guests at the Grand Taste will enjoy a tasting of premier wines, spirits, and beer.
“We’re complementing the creative dishes our participating chefs will be featuring with a wide variety of wines and spirits at this year’s Park & Palate,” said Erika White, vice president of events and programs at Klyde Warren Park. “We are deeply grateful for Republic National Distributing Company’s collaboration and the support of Klyde Warren Park.” Continue reading
Halloween. It’s not just for kids. Those 21 and older can come as they are or celebrate the fall holiday by donning their favorite costume and enjoy a fang-tastic evening of all-inclusive food and beverages, live entertainment, a silent auction with charity partner North Texas Food Bank and more at The Foodie Experience Fall-O-Ween Fest on Friday, Oct. 27 and Saturday, Oct. 28 at the Longhorn Ballroom. The Longhorn Ballroom is located at 216 Corinth Street Rd., Dallas. Continue reading
Tickets for the 8th Annual Meat Fight go on sale Tuesday, October 3rd at 10 a.m. Be sure to set a reminder, as tickets for the meaty charity event sold out last year in under one hour.
Meat Fight is a Texas barbecue competition with a tradition of awarding bronzed beer-can trophies and raising cash for the National MS Society. “This year, Meat Fight is going to be bigger than ever before,” says Alice Laussade, CEO of Meat Fight, Inc. “We’re featuring 20 of Dallas’ best chefs in the main fight, plus 9 more chefs in our beefy VIP Side Show competition—and we’re adding a whole new competition to the mix for all attendees. It’s called Sweet Fight. Our friends at Whole Foods are presenting that, and the category for competition this year is pie. It’s gonna be so great.” Continue reading
Leading conservation non-profit organization in the state, Audubon Texas, is pleased to announce the launch of Dining on the Prairie, a new dinner series hosted by Trinity River Audubon Center. The series includes three dinners with chef-inspired menus,
enticing wines, music and fine dining amidst a spectacular view of the Great Trinity Forest. Continue reading