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Chefs For Farmers is back with live and virtual events + top chefs and mixologists

Chefs For Farmers, the annual wine and food festival that showcases the best chefs, food artisans and farmers in the Dallas area, has been reimagined to bring the culinary community together in a creative and meaningful way this year via its new iteration, Chefs For Farmers Reboot. COVID-19 has had a drastic impact on the hospitality industry, leaving many foodies missing their usual interactions with restaurants and looking for ways to help. 

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2019 Chefs for Farmers a Blazing Success

74214503_10216625588728379_4654547494233964544_o.jpgby Steven Doyle      photos by Joey Stewart

In 2010 I was asked by a band of chefs to meet with them about an event they had planned, and we grouped up in a meeting room at the Mansion on Turtle Creek, then helmed by executive chef Bruno Davaillon. The meeting was fun, and the chefs carved out this notion of a long table event that might possibly be an annual dinner. It would take place on a farm and highlight local farmers and wineries the chefs regularly used. I was smitten with the thought as the meeting went exactly like this: Continue reading

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Chefs for Farmers Nov 2-4


Chefs For Farmers, the premier food and wine festival of Dallas, will return November 2-4, 2018, for its sixth year of bringing together chefs, artisans, culinary influencers, and people who love great food and drink to support local and regional farmers. Discounted, “early bird” tickets including $15 off Street Food Night Market and The Main Event are on sale now. This year, Chefs For Farmers will bring together more than 80 locally and nationally acclaimed chefs, 20 farmers/artisans and 50 wineries, breweries and distilleries for a three-day culinary blowout. Continue reading

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Brady Williams Named F&W Best New Chef 2018

brady.jpgby Steven Doyle                                                                      photo courtesy of Seattle Times

You may recall Brady Williams, the very calm and reserved chef who opened FT33 just under Matt McCallister, and Blanca in New York. Brady Williams the talented and driven chef who took his leave from our city to set out on his own in Seattle and has been making national food headlines since.

He is rocking tables at Canlis in Seattle and just named Best New Chef for 2018 by Food and Wine. James Beard had love for Williams earlier in the year with a Rising Star chef of the Year nomination. Continue reading

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Buy Your Savor Dallas Tickets NOW

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The 2017 version of Savor Dallas begins this week and the line up looks exception this year. The first event opens like a lion tomorrow, April 6th and is completely sold out as are most of the events. This has left more than a few pining for tickets. At this late date you will need to check the web site for what is available.

The good news is that there are still a handful of tickets for Saturday’s events and we encourage all to check into the website to secure yours now. Here is a link to follow to do just that.   Continue reading

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Tim Byres Wins Food and Wine’s “The Peoples’s Best New Chef”…

Chef  Tim Byres of Smoke snags the title for the Southwest region.  Details at dallasnews.com.

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