The lineup for the fifth annual Chefs for Farmers event was just released. The three-day culinary festival will feature more than 60 chefs, 35 farmers and artisans, and 50 wineries, distilleries, and breweries. The event runs from Friday, September 23 through Sunday, September 25. Discounted tickets can be purchased here. Tickets will be full price starting August 1.
Here is the schedule:
Friday, September 23: Celebrity Cruises “Crème de la Femme Dinner” presented by Whole Foods. James Beard award winner and author of “Lighten Up Y’all,” chef Virginia Willis with James Beard award winning chef Celina Tio and four other female chefs (including three from Dallas) will collaborate with several farmers for a memorable six-course dinner. Proceeds from this evening’s dinner benefit The Family Place. Location: Arlington Hall at Lee Park. 200 guests. $200 per person, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday, September 24: Street Food Night Market in the Dallas Design District. Tickets available for up to 800 guests at an outdoor street food extravaganza. 15 participating chefs including Omar Flores, 2015 Food & Wine best new chef (Whistle Britches), Angela Hernandez (Top Knot), Michael Gulotta, 2016 Food & Wine best new chef, 2016 James Beard award winner (MoPho in New Orleans), Justin Brunson, (Old Major, Denver, CO), Chris Morningstar (Terrine, Los Angeles) and many more. $75 per person, 7 p.m. until 10 p.m.
Sunday, September 25: The Main Event, Lee Park with more than 40 chefs, 35 farmers and artisans, 50 wineries, breweries and distilleries. Participants include local chefs Matt McCallister (FT 33), Justin Fourton (Pecan Lodge), Graham Dodds (Wayward Sons), Matt Dallman and Scott Gottlich (18th & Vine BBQ), Jeramie Issac Robison (Uchi Dallas), John Tesar (Knife) and more. National chefs include Stephen Stryjewski (Couchon, New Orleans), Kevin Johnson (The Grocery, Charleston, N.C.), Steve McHugh (CURED AT PEARL in San Antonio), Jeremiah Langhorne, Food & Wine 2016 best restaurant of the year (The Dabney, Washington DC) and more. $100 per person, 2 p.m. until 6 p.m.