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NTFB Taste of the Cowboys Ultimate Tailgate Party April 8th

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Make plans for the 2018 Taste of the Cowboys, held at the Ford Center at the Star in Frisco. Hosted by the Dallas Cowboys Offensive-Line, led by Travis Frederick,  former Dallas Cowboys Chad Hennings and Preston Pearson,  and Chef Kent Rathbun, the event will feature past and present Dallas Cowboys players, Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, live entertainment, and 30 gourmet tailgate food stations from North Texas’ hottest restaurants and chefs.

All proceeds will provide critical funds to support the nutritional needs of the one in four children in North Texas who are food insecure. Buy your tickets here.

April 8, 2018
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm – VIP
6:30 pm – 10:00 pm – Main Event

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NTFB Empty Bowls March 2nd (Contest)

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The North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) is proud to announce a signature event, the 19th annual Empty Bowls, will be held on March 2, 2018 at the The F.I.G. (1807 Ross Avenue, Dallas, TX 75201).

Guests will enjoy a European-themed lunch featuring soup and other delicacies from 20+ of North Texas’ finest restaurants. Attendees can select a handcrafted bowl featuring the talents of Texas artists and potters as a memento of the day.   Continue reading

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2017 Restaurant Week Results

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The delicious results are in for last summer’s big 20th Anniversary DFW Restaurant Week. The August 2017 campaign raised nearly $796,000 for its charity partners the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) and Lena Pope. This represents DFW Restaurant Week’s top annual fundraising to date, thanks to the diners, restaurants and sponsors who loyally enjoyed 20+ days of dining out and doing good for the community. The campaign is gratefully recognizing top restaurants for their exemplary fundraising and participation with the announcement of its 20th Anniversary DFW Restaurant Week Star Restaurant Awards.  Continue reading

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Restaurant Week Gearing Up Aug 3rd

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During the DFW Restaurant Week campaign in August, diners can experience a different scene and cuisine each day as they select from more than 130 restaurants across the Metroplex offering delicious three-course prix fixe dinners for either $39 or $49.  Many restaurants will also offer the DFW Restaurant Week Cadillac Lunch, featuring two-course lunches for just $20. Twenty percent of each meal purchased will be donated to one of the charity partners, NTFB or Lena Pope. Calloway’s Nursery is the new partner for the 20th Anniversary DFW Restaurant Week Fourth Course Certificates.  Among the campaign highlights: Continue reading

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Empty Bowls Event Benefit NTFB March 10th

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The North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) is proud to announce a signature event, the 18th annual Empty Bowls, will be held on March 10, 2017 at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center.

Guests will enjoy a European-themed lunch featuring soup and other delicacies from 18 of North Texas’ finest restaurants. Attendees can select a handcrafted bowl featuring the talents of Texas artists and potters as a memento of the day.   Continue reading

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Taste of the NFL: The Ultimate Tailgate Party May 3rd at AT&T Stadium

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Party with a purpose on the Dallas Cowboys home turf and help the North Texas Food Bank tackle hunger with the team’s offensive line led by #72 Travis Frederick, 2015 NFL Hall of Fame inductee Charles Haley and Cowboys legends Chad Hennings and Preston Pearson. Abacus restaurant executive chef and proprietor Kent Rathbun will be joined by more than 20 of the area’s hottest celebrity chefs, so dress in your favorite tailgate chic attire and enjoy gourmet tailgate fare, signature cocktails, live country music by The Rusty Brothers, and a chance to bid on exclusive, luxury prizes at the live and silent auctions, all benefiting NTFB child’s programs.

“This year we’re excited to host our 11th annual event at a new location, the Cowboys home, AT&T Stadium,” said Jan Pruitt, NTFB president and CEO. “Since its inception in 2005, Taste of the NFL has raised more than $1.61 million for hungry North Texas children and our supporters can help continue this legacy by joining Dallas Cowboys and noted chefs for a fun event to tackle hunger in our community.”   Continue reading

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North Texas Food Bank’s Empty Bowls March 6

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The North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) is proud to announce a signature event, the 16th annual Empty Bowls, will be held on March 6, 2014 at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center.

Guests will enjoy a European-themed lunch featuring soup and other delicacies from 18 of North Texas’ finest restaurants. Attendees can select a handcrafted bowl featuring the talents of Texas artists and potters as a memento of the day. Continue reading

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