The Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show in Dallas Features Bobby Flay and Paula Deen, Sept 22-23

Oh my, my, my. Food Network stars Bobby Flay and Paula Deen will be in town on the weekend of September 22-23. It doesn’t matter if you love them or hate ’em to shreds, these two will be doing cooking demonstrations, signing cookbooks, and walking around the Dallas Convention Center at the inaugural Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show. It’s the first time Dallas is hosting this big event, which usually takes place in D.C. or Houston. Other Dallas James Beard-affiliated chefs Bruno Davaillon, Stephan Pyles, Tre Wilcox, Abraham Salum, Adam West, and Richard Chamberlain ) will also be on the cooking stage for a jam-packed event filled with tastings, workshops, exhibitions, and celebrity appearances.

General admission tickets are $24.50, and kids ages 4-12 are $12.50. Children ages 4 and younger can get in free. If you’re dying to see Paula or Bobby, you’ll need a special ticket for that VIP meet-and-greet event. For ticket prices and more info, go here.