The Dallas chapter of Les Dames dEscoffier International, worldwide philanthropic society of professional female leaders in the fields of food, fine beverage and hospitality, will host its annual Raiser Grazer from 5 to 8 p.m. March 3 at Union Station in Dallas.
The event, themed Dames Go Local, raises money for educational scholarships for DFW women seeking careers in the culinary arts. Tickets are available for $65 per person.
Raiser Grazer will feature more than 25 chef-hosted kiosks serving local beef; desserts made with local dairy products; and local and international wines. An outdoor beer garden featuring only local brews.
There is also a silent auction, which you can learn more about here.
Participating chefs include:
-- Dame Liz Baron, chef/owner, Blue Mesa Grill: Salad of Tassione Farms Greens, Mozzarella Company cheese and olive oil, pecans and grapefruit from Texas.
-- Dame Dunia Borga, chef/owner, La Duni: Arequipe (aka Dulce de leche) with 3 Happy Cows Dairy Cream and Texas Pecans
-- Dame Tiffany Derry, chef: Pan Seared Scallops with Texas Ruby Red Grapefruit Beurre Blanc
-- Dame Sharon Hage and Dame Wendy Taggart, Chef and Owner of Burgundy Pasture Beef: Burgundy Pastures Beef Keftah with 3 Happy Cows Tzaziki Sauce
--Dame Lisa Perini, Owner, Perini Ranch Steakhouse: Mesquite Smoked Peppered Tenderloin
Local beverage suppliers include:
--Dame Susan Auler, Fall Creek Vineyards
--Dame Gina Puentes, La Buena Vida Vineyards
--Dame Caris Turpen, Lightcatcher Winery
--Dame Louise Owens, Windmill Lounge Cocktails
Beer Garden breweries include: Lakewood Brewing Company, Rahr & Sons Brewing Company, and Peticolas Brewing Company. Sponsors include Central Market, Whole Foods, Fresh Point and Sysco. To purchase tickets, go here.