Pappas Bros. Photo by Kevin Marple.

DFW Restaurant Week

2018 DFW Restaurant Week Results Were Record Breaking

We ate a copious amount of steak for charity.

The DFW Restaurant Week 2018 results are in, and the fundraiser looks to have brought in the largest amount to date, raising $890,083 for charity partners the North Texas Food Bank (Dallas County restaurants) and Lena Pope (Tarrant County restaurants). That’s a 12 percent increase from 2017, according to a press release.

Of the more than 150 restaurants that participated in the event that takes place in August every year, 39 were new additions.

“As our largest annual fundraiser, DFW Restaurant Week has enabled us to provide nearly two million meals to hungry North Texans from last year’s campaign alone,” NTFB President & Chief Executive Officer Trisha Cunningham writes in the press release. “It’s a terrific feeling for supporters to know that dining out is also providing nourishing meals for others in need. We are incredibly grateful to the restaurants and diners for their loyal support through DFW Restaurant Week.”

And as for the top-ranking results, they show that when Restaurant Week comes around, Dallasites splurge on steakhouses.

Top 20 in Dallas

  1. Pappas Bros. Steakhouse– $54,882 donation
  2. Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse Dallas
  3. III Forks
  4. Al Biernat’s
  5. Al Biernat’s North
  6. Eddie V’s Dallas
  7. Five 60 Wolfgang Puck
  8. The Capital Grille Dallas
  9. Abacus
  10. Del Frisco’s – Plano
  11. Season’s 52 – Plano
  12. Chamberlain’s Steakhouse
  13. The Mansion on Turtle Creek
  14. Perry’s Frisco
  15. Del Frisco Grill – Plano
  16. Season’s 52 – NorthPark
  17. Fogo de Chao – Plano
  18. Jasper’s – Plano
  19. The Capital Grille – Plano
  20. Jasper’s – Richardson

Top 10 in Tarrant County

  1. B&B Butchers and Restaurant – $31,154 donation
  2. The Capital Grille – Fort Worth
  3. Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse –Fort Worth
  4. Waters
  5. Perry’s Steakhouse – Grapevine
  6. Del Frisco’s Grille – Fort Worth
  7. Del Frisco’s Grille – Southlake
  8. Mac’s on Main
  9. Silver Fox – Fort Worth
  10.  Ruth’s Chris Steak House

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