Formerly known as Raiser Grazer, this event features approximately 35 food and beverage stations from some of North Texas’ top female chefs, restauranteurs, sommeliers, farmers, artisanal cheese and spirits makers, pastry chefs and mixologists. This year features Women Wine Stars with women wine makers and winery owners from some of America’s top brands. Meet and greet these Powerhouses in the wine industry while munching on delicious foods prepared by our famous chefs in the amazing Sixty Five Hundred, (http://sixtyfivehundred.com) one of the best venues in Dallas.
Women Wine Stars include:
Sabrine Rodems, Wrath Winery
Florencia Palmaz, Palmaz Winery
Joy Sterling, Iron Horse Vineyards
Alison Smith-Story, Smith-Story Wine Cellars
Brenda Cockerell, Coquerel Family Wine Estates
Amy Hoopes, Wente Family Estates
Leah Adint, Chateau Ste. Michelle
Melanie Wilson, MW Wines Napa Valley
Susan Auler, Fall Creek Vineyards
Christi Coors Ficeli, Goosecross
Charlene Lange, Lange Twins Family Winery
Caris Turpen, Lightcatcher Winery
We are especially proud of our sponsors this year including our Escoffier Gourmet Presenting Sponsor, Capital Distributing/Thermador. Additional sponsors include Ben E. Keith, Barking Cat Farms, Sysco, Puente Enterprises, Fresh Point, D Magazine, Edible Dallas/Ft. Worth and McCormick for Chefs. Our vendor communities and industry friends are joining our initiative by sponsoring our Gift Card pull that promises to be a really special attraction. For $20, you are eligible to pull a gift card or gift certificate worth at least $25 These cards/certificates are from restaurants, for food experiences, Visa, Amazon or for grocery stores.
General Admission Now - March 4, $75.
General Admission March 5, $100
Dress: Snappy Casual
VIP Admission - $125 includes entry a half hour before doors open for general admission. Chat one on one with the Wine Stars and Chefs while enjoying hors d'oeuvres in the "Thermador Chill Lounge" sponsored by Capital Distributing and Thermador. VIP tickets are not availale for puchase after midnight March 4th.
VIP Reserved Table - $1200 - includes 8 VIP admission tickets, reserved table during the event, plus bubbles during our live auction. VIP tables are not available for purchase after midnight March 4th.
The ticket price includes all food and beverages plus entertainment and a Live Auction. Complimentary valet parking. Our Auction packages are very special and our Auctioneer, Lloyd Cooper will keep you engaged as each package is described by the donating sponsor. You will not want to miss the opportunity to bid on these items and unique food experiences. Auction starts at 7:30. Don't be late!
Les Dames d'Escoffier (LDEI) is an international culinary organization that is for women only and by invitation only. The Dallas Chapter was founded in 1984 and is one of 28 chapters internationally. LDEI encourages and supports education in the culinary arts, hotel/restaurant management, nutrition, food journalism and other food and beverage specific studies and provides scholarships to women seeking an education in these areas. Since its founding in 1984, LDEI Dallas Chapter has given more than $1.25 million in grants, scholarships and endowments.
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