by Rhonda Dutton
Sunday evening, Chef Tre Wilcox (Best Chef, Iron Chef, Top Chef, eat Bobby Flay and yadda yadda cheffy fame stuff) flexed his culinary industry muscles and pulled together a Celebrity Chef Smackdown with a portion of the proceeds going to Make-a-Wish. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
We interviewed the latest chef at The Greek last week with anticipation of running the story today, but we have more recent news that Taylor Kearney is leaving the restaurant and has been installed as executive chef at Nick and Sam’s Steakhouse located on Maple Avenue in Dallas. Kearney will be working under the corporate chef, Samir Dhurandhar.
The musical toques that have taken place recently might be due to the many new restaurants that have opened this month; a flurry that will continue on into November of 2012. The pool of qualified talent is in shorter supply as the demand rises. The Greek will be seeking a new chef to fill Kearney’s shoes. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
We talked about the Food For Thought event last month, but we wanted to give you an update. We are always getting requests for event information, and the summertime is a slow period for food events. As we draw closer to Fall and Winter that will all change and we will be announcing all sorts of fun events.
The fourth annual Food for Thought event will be held from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, September 22, at the Frontiers of Flight Museum. Showcasing Dallas/Fort Worth’s finest chefs and cuisine, Food for Thought benefits Big Thought, one of Dallas’ leading nonprofits dedicated to improving public education through creative learning (and Big Thought happens to be celebrating its 25th anniversary this year). At the event, former DISD School Board Trustee Edwin Flores will be honored with the coveted Gavel of Excellence Award. Food For Thought is presented by Lockheed Martin in partnership with the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers. Continue reading