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Chef Chad Bowden Can Now Be Found at Abacus

chadbowdenby Steven Doyle

A chef who has ben mentioned on craveDFW about as much as any, Chad Bowden announced today that he will be sous chef at Abacus. All the more reason to check out Abacus.

We last saw him as Exec Chef at Stirr where he opened that fabulous kitchen with rave reviews (and certainly from us), but you may know Bowden from his long service as Exec Chef at Culpepper’s in Rockwall. There the chef made his presence known by serving pretty damn good steaks including his Caveman-style hunk of beef that he cooked directly on the coals.   Continue reading

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Orin Swift Dinner At Culpepper’s To Feature Seven Chefs

chadbowdenby Steven Doyle

Winemaker Dave Phinney will be on hand for a special dinner at Culpepper in Rockwall January 31, 2013 starting at 7pm. The owner of Orin Swift Cellars has an interesting and storied history and will share his adventures in wine with the crowd. The Culpepper wine dinners always sell out quickly and for very good reason. The winemakers are always top shelf, and Executive Chef Chad Bowden consistently plans for the special occasions. Continue reading

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