DFW Restaurant Week 2016 Raised $711,000

Check out the restaurants that raised the most money.

Good news from last summer. DFW Restaurant Week raised more than $711,000 for the North Texas Food Bank and Lena Pope. What an amazing contribution made by our local restaurants and patrons.

Get ready to do it again. DFW Restaurant Week 2017 kicks off August 7. The details are coming soon, but you can expect a preview weekend before starting day, and Reservation Day will be announced in July. This year will be the 20th anniversary for this popular fundraiser.

The following restaurants are recognized as the 2016 DFW Restaurant Week Star Restaurants, presented in order of largest donations to the North Texas Food Bank or Lena Pope.

Dallas Area

1. Pappas Bros. Steakhouse
2. Al Biernat’s
3. The Capital Grille – Plano
4. Eddie V’s Prime Seafood – Dallas
5. III Forks Dallas
6. The Capital Grille – Dallas
7. Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck
8. Chamberlain’s Steak & Chop House
9. Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille – Frisco
10. Central Market
11. Nick & Sam’s Steakhouse
12. The Mansion Restaurant
13. Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille – Uptown
14. Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House
15. Table 13
16. Del Frisco’s Grille – Plano
17. Chamberlain’s Fish Market Grill
18. Steve Fields Steak & Lobster Lounge
19. Ruth’s Chris Steak House – Dallas
20. Seasons 52 – NorthPark

Tarrant County
1. The Capital Grille – Fort Worth
2. Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House
3. Eddie V’s Prime Seafood
4. Del Frisco’s Grille – Fort Worth
5. Del Frisco’s Grille – Southlake
6. Kirby’s Prime Steakhouse
7. Ruth’s Chris Steak House
8. Mac’s On Main
9. Silver Fox – Fort Worth
10. Bonnell’s Fine Texas Cuisine

The 2016 Bigger Portion Award was also presented to the top three restaurants recognized for showing the greatest percentage increase in charitable contributions from 2015 to 2016:

1. The Landmark Restaurant
2. Bistecca
3. Seasons 52 – Plano
Tarrant County
1. Queenie’s Steakhouse
2. Lonesome Dove
3. Max’s Wine Dive

The 2016 Newbie of the Year Award went to first-time restaurants that demonstrated extraordinary enthusiasm and support:

Dallas Area – Proof + Pantry and Savor
Tarrant County – Fixture