The Celebrity Chef Dinner Series, benefiting EAT (RED) DRINK (RED) SAVE LIVES, continues with a remarkable list of renowned chefs this week. Other events featured in this week’s Food & Beverage News include dinners, an ice cream social, a kid’s cooking class and more!
Tuesday, June 2
Morgan Murphy Meet-and-Greet: In celebration of his newly released book On the Road Again, food critic Morgan Murphy will be taking a seat at Sissy’s Southern Kitchen for an evening of chatter, cocktails and small bites. For $75, indulge in some of Morgan’s favorite Sissy’s specialties, including kolaches from Village Baking Co. Plus, take home a signed copy of his book. 5-7 p.m. Purchase tickets here.
Celebrity Chef Dinner Series: During this series, Chef John Tesar collaborates with renowned chefs from around the country to cook five consecutive fundraising dinners, benefiting EAT (RED) DRINK (RED) SAVE LIVES. Tuesday’s dinner at Knife Dallas features Chef Alex Stratta, who has made appearances on “Iron Chef America” and “Top Chef Masters.” Dinner kicks off at 7 p.m. For tickets and reservations, click here. To view the remaining chefs performing Wednesday – Thursday, click here.
Wednesday, June 3
Goats and Grapes Dinner: Duchman Family Winery in Driftwood and Windy Hill Farm in Comanche are pairing up for a five-course dinner at CBD Provisions. The dinner will feature artisan wine, meats, cheeses, and a style of goat in every dish. $65/person. Dinner begins at 7 p.m. Call 214-261-4500 for reservations.
Sommelier for a Day: III Forks in Dallas is offering a Sommelier for a Day opportunity the first Wednesday of each month. This opportunity allows guests to help select feature wines for the coming month. In addition, guests will sample six wines, paired with specialty hors d’oeuvres created by Executive Chef Chris Vogeli. 5-7 p.m. For reservations, click here.
Thursday, June 4
Evening in the Shed: Occurring every Thursday evening in the month of June, Dallas Farmer’s Market will host an Evening in the Shed. Guests will get to shop the market for everything local, including arts and crafts, fresh produce and artisan food. Beer, wine and live music will also be in attendance. Visit the calendar to get the scoop on who’s performing every Thursday. 4-9 p.m
Friday, June 5
Picnic on the Patio: Kick off summer with a “Picnic” on the Patio at Grace in Fort Worth. The menu features a selection of picnic-style bites, such as ribs, potato salad, corn and more! $95/person. The picnic begins at 6:30 p.m. For reservations, call 817-877-3388.
Saturday, June 6
Kid’s Cooking Class: Maggiano’s Little Italy at NorthPark is hosting a cooking class for kids! Participants will have the chance to create some of Maggiano’s favorite dishes to take home. All funds will be donated to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. $30/child; parents are free. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Purchase tickets here.
Ice Cream Social: Dallas Farmer’s Market plays host to the 9th annual Mama Ida’s Ice Cream Social. Local vendors will provide condiments for Dallas County Youth Village culinary students to conjure up a variety of ice cream, gelato and sorbet creations. Purchase a tasting spoon for $5 and sample the sweet stuff, then vote for your favorite! 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Dallas’ Off-Site Kitchen is closing its original location this week. The beloved burger joint near the Design District is relocating to Trinity Groves, close to the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge. The last day to grab your favorite burger before the one-week pause is this Saturday, June 6. The new location is slated to open June 16.
Jefferson Tower in Oak Cliff now houses Carnival Barker’s Ice Cream Factory, a small company that will serve several rotating flavors of ice cream and a variety of ice cream sandwiches 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Texas Tapas, a brand new tapas restaurant, is now open in Deep Ellum. The menu features American-style share plates with a Texas twist, including chicken and waffles and fried ribeye with gravy and eggs.