Celebrating the chefs who source locally and benefiting Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County, this Chefs for Farmers 6-course dining event will be like no other!
Sit down and enjoy some of Fort Worth’s best chefs and most importantly, local farmers from throughout the Metroplex when your evening begins at Times Ten Cellars in Ft Worth, followed by a bonfire after-party at J Bar L Ranch, a real cutting horse ranch.
Honoring Dominion Farms, Scott Farms, Burgundy Pasture Beef & Tassione Farms and benefitting the great folks at Meals on Wheels, your support would be greatly appreciated, and will help to further the important cause of keeping well-deserved attention on our local growers and farmers.
Chefs include: Jon Bonnell of Bonnell’s, Blaine Staniford of Grace, Dena Peterson of Cafe Modern, Michael Morabito of The Colonial Fort Worth Country Club, Dan Landsberg of Tillman’s, Gwin Grimes of Artisan Baking Company and pastry whiz Zach Townsend of Pure Chocolate Desserts. Grace’s Sommelier, Ryan Tedder, will preside over wine.
And while you’re at it, check out these farmers and growers, too!
BURGUNDY PASTURE BEEF:
Producers of the highest-quality grass-fed beef, raised on lush pastures in Grandview, Texas. Their family follows strict guidelines when it comes to their product; raised in the most natural setting with no growth hormones or any other artificial circumstance. Many fine restaurants, such as Bonnell’s, Tillman’s, Celebration Restaurant and Café Modern are among their loyal clientele.
Dominion Farms raises grass fed/finished beef, pastured pork, range fed chicken and eggs. On their beautiful farm in Denton, Texas they raise their animals without stress, plenty of room and a lot of sunshine. Growth hormones, antibiotics, commercial fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides are not allowed. All of their products are clean, healthy and delicious.
In Cisco, Texas you can find some of the freshest, vibrant and most delicious vegetables in the state. Owner and amazing farmer, Peyton Scott sticks with a method to keeping his vegetables amongst the best, “when it’s ready, pick it!”
Recently profiled in Edible DFW’s Spring 2010 magazine, Rocky and Celeste Tassione’s farm in Stephenville, Texas has been producing food for the local community since 1991. Started in a greenhouse converted from a garage, Tassione Farms now has 150 acres and provides locally-grown produce for well-known Dallas establishments such as Bolsa, Tillman’s Roadhouse, Stephan Pyles and Parigi. Their specialty is greens and salad mixes, and several local chefs have been covered in the Dallas press for their Tassione-based salads.