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8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218

Chef-tastic Cooking Series

About This Event


A Tasteful Place


Included with garden admission or membership


See how the pros do it and sample a small bite of the fruits of their labor.

See how the pros do it and sample a small bite of the fruits of their labor. Enjoy a demonstration from renowned chefs and restaurants as they take center stage in the demonstration kitchen.

June 22: Ruthie’s Rolling Café kicks off summer with a four-cheese grilled cheese sandwich demo
June 29: Cooking demo by Jessie Washington, founder of Brunchaholics – fan favorite Shrimp ‘n’ Grits!
July 6: Chef Debra Lewis from Chef’s Table teaches the making of 5 different sauces and homemade stock
July 13: Cooking demo by Chef Mollie G. with new takes on summer flavors: grilled watermelon & Thai basil shrimp cocktail
July 14: Cooking demo by restaurant Loro Dallas; menu: melon salad, karaage & ribs!
July 20: Chef Jamaal Johnson showcases his summer specialties: summer pasta, bistro chicken and strawberry champagne granita 
July 27: Chef Sandra Lewis from Life at the Table will teach how to make hummus and crostini
August 3: Cooking demo by Chef Amanda Bradford from Bradford Bakery: seared salmon, salad, and apple tart
August 4: Ruthie’s Rolling Café will present the ultimate grilled chicken grilled cheese sandwich
August 10: Tiffini Adams from Crumb Well Bakery will demonstrate vegan Lemon Bars, Strawberry & Champagne Cupcakes and Beignets
August 17: Luke Rogers from Cathedral Italian Bistro will demonstrate a homemade pasta dish:  Cacio E Pepe
August 21: Annie Greenslade from The Sweet Life whips up pepper themed dishes: Pork Tenderloin Roulade stuffed with fresh peppers and herbed duxelles.
August 25: Cooking demo by hot restaurant Loro Dallas featuring menu favorites: melon salad, chicken karaage and short ribs
August 28: Chef Jamaal Johnson showcases his Asian inspired specialties: Noodle salad, chicken lettuce wrap, chicken fried ric

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