Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Stephan Pyles Celebrity Chef Dinner & Live Auction

Sunday, December 4, 2011
Stephan Pyles Restaurant, 1807 Ross Avenue, Dallas
Champagne Reception 6:00 p.m.
Dinner 7:00 p.m.

Join The Wine & Food Foundation of Texas and celebrity chefs throughout the state for the Foundation’s culinary event of the year, the 12th Annual Stephan Pyles Celebrity Chef Dinner.

Named for Texas culinary legend Stephan Pyles, one of the original founders of Southwestern cuisine and the first chef in the Southwest to win the prestigious James Beard award, this event is a five-course, seated wine dinner. Rare and fine wines from around the world are carefully paired with each course for an incomparable culinary experience. Following dinner, a short and lively wine auction will take place, which will help benefit the annual Stephan Pyles Culinary Scholarship.

The Stephan Pyles culinary scholarship is awarded through an Iron Chef style competition each year, rotated to different cities and school locations throughout Texas. The 2011 Stephan Pyles Scholarship winner, Renee Morgan, will be creating the appetizers for the this fantastic fundraising event. Presenting with Renee will be Chef David Garrido of Austin, Chef Jason Dady of San Antonio, Chef Joel Harrington of Dallas, Chef Nick Badovinus of Dallas and Chef Rebecca Rather of Fredericksburg.


Bone Marrow Brulee Tartlett with Cranberry & Red Onion Relish
Country Ham & Gouda Grit Fritters
Tomato Martini Shooters with Mozzarella & Basil Oil
Chef Renee Morgan - Austin

Scallop with Bacon-Potato Ball, Red Jalapeno Crema and Pumpkin Seed Chardonnay Jello
Chef David Garrido - Austin

Bay of Fundy Salmon Confit with Horseradish Panna Cotta, Honeycrisps and Manchego Chicharron
Chef Stephan Pyles & Chef Joel Harrington – Dallas

Cider Roasted Texas Quail, Butternut Squash Grits, Luxardo-Walnut Compote
Chef Nick Bodevinus - Dallas

Pan Seared Lamb Loin with Root Vegetable Spoonbread, Fennel, Wild Mushroom and Smoked Huckleberry Bordelaise
Chef Jason Dady – San Antonio

Sweet Potato Doughnuts with Garrison Brothers Bourbon, Bacon Caramel Sauce and
Caramel ice cream
Chef Rebecca Rather – Fredericksburg

Held at Stephan Pyles highly acclaimed restaurant in the heart of the downtown Arts District in Dallas, the Stephan Pyles Celebrity Chef Dinner is a wine and food lover’s dream. Space is very limited so make your reservations now by calling (512) 327-7555.

Tickets: $150 per person (non-refundable)

For more information including reservations, click here.

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