Scout, a new social space that celebrates the spirit of the great outdoors, has officially opened its doors. Developed by innovative hospitality group, Epic Food & Beverage, the concept was inspired by a sense of adventure with ties to American national parks and elements of camping woven throughout. Scout joins the three existing Epic F&B concepts located within The Statler hotel, Overeasy, Bourbon & Banter and Waterproof. Continue reading
Two of the Dallas area’s most popular chefs are teaming up on Saturday, December 9th at the Granada Theater on Lower Greenville for a really fun 3 hours of teaching some of their favorite dishes for the holidays. Both Graham Dodds and Chad Houser will be working together at this special cooking class.
Expect some surprise guests, holiday music, and superb holiday cocktails from Deep Eddy Vodka. Everyone who attends the class will enjoy the dishes created by the chefs and will leave with the recipes that day all with a lovely holiday theme.
Grab your tickets below for this class which starts at 11am December 9th.
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
Join GROW North Texas at Craft and Growler as they discuss local farm with food experts on the importance of understanding the connection between farms and human consumption. In this panel discussion you will learn about the local farm to table movement and its prevalence in early childhood education. Continue reading
by JC Elliott
Making his debut as the Grilln Villain at a recent pop-up dinner at Nine Band Brewing Company in Allen, Chef Steve McHugh, along with Chef Graham Dodds, delivered a cleverly designed four-course, Texas inspired menu with product from sponsor 44 Farms. (You may recall we wrote on July 11th about Chef Dodds being named as the new Culinary Director of the Statler)
Chefs McHugh and Dodds partnered for the first time cooking with Chef Kent Rathbun at The Masters in Augusta, GA this year. Both men have a wry sense of humor and quickly found they worked simpatico even under less-than-perfect conditions, i.e., a field kitchen. Continue reading
The Statler, an iconic downtown Dallas development set to open this fall, announces it has partnered with Dallas-based Epic F&B, LLC to concept and operate all hotel food service, including managing the hotel’s five restaurant and bar outlets, catering, ballroom/event space and room service.
Epic F&B will manage and operate approximately 58,000 square feet of space at The Statler, The Statler will feature five unique food and beverage outlets, each conceptualized by Epic F&B, which will be compelling additions to downtown Dallas. Local chef Graham Dodds will head all kitchen operations as the Culinary Director for Epic F&B. Dodds’ involvement in this partnership comes full circle as he served as the original chef at Bolsa, a restaurant conceptualized and owned by partners of the Epic F&B team. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
We had a chance to chat with chef Graham Dodds recently who is taking a breather after closing Wayward Sons on Greenville. Dodds is taking this time to consult and do some fun pop-up dinners which can always be an exciting way for any chef to express themselves on the plate.
We wanted you to know about another fun event coming up at Urbano Cafe on their lovely space located outside in the back of the restaurant. Graham Dodds will serve his signature farm-to-table fare as our guest chef on Monday, June 5 at 7 p.m. Continue reading