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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.

January 13 Chef Mollie G shares her signature Winter Squash Soup with Corn and Crab–the perfect winter comfort food

February 23 Ruthie’s Rolling Café prepares warm and hearty winter soups and sandwiches
February 24 Chef Hailee Moore celebrates National Chili Day with three new recipes for tasting

March 2 Casa Linda Bakery demonstrates how to decorate their signature cookies and petit fours
March 9 Chef Jenny Brightman from Brightman Foods demonstrates a cold soup, a pasta dish and a side salad
March 10 Celebrate National Popcorn Day with Uptown Popcorn
March 16 Cindy Kleckner showcases clever and delicious ways to add more vegetables to every meal and snack with Sweet Pea Crostini and Zucchini, Asparagus and Sugar Snap Pea Sauté
March 23 Chef Chris Conklin warms us up with a lesson on making gnocchi with brown butter
March 24 Chef Sharon Van Meter of Beckley 1115 shares easy Mother’s Day brunch recipes
March 30  White Rock Alehouse owner Dave Kirk and brewer Blake Morrison demonstrate how to pair food with craft beer
March 31 Chef Jamaal Johnson of Twist 3D Cuisines goes global with Caribbean Mango Salsa, Thai Noodle Salad, Hummus from Heaven and Cajun Chicken Pasta

April 6 Ruthie’s Rolling Café is back with ideas for National Make Lunch Count Day
April 13 Cindy Kleckner shows how to savor the rainbow by cooking simple and tasty, fresh, seasonal vegetables: Shaved Summer Squash with Parm and Pine Nuts and Moroccan Carrot Salad with Apple Cider Vinegar and Maple Syrup Vinaigrette
April 20 Chef Amanda Bradford from Bradford Bakery and Flower Child Restaurant demonstrates summer cooking with Pickled Deviled Eggs, Seared Salmon with Lemon Garlic Sauce and Blackberry Sour Cream Coffee Cake
April 21 Chef Cid from El Vecino whips up some Mexican specialties in anticipation of Cinco de Mayo
April 27 Casa Linda Bakery returns with a cake decorating demonstration

May 4 Flour Power Studios’ Angie Foster cooks up Mother’s Day Brunch ideas:  mini scones, mini frittatas and crostini
May 5 Twist 3D Cuisines’ Chef Jamaal Johnson celebrates Cinco de Mayo with Horchata, Mexican Lasagna and Birria Beef Tacos with Consommé
May 11 Annie Greenslade, owner of The Sweet Life Chef, showcases her favorite recipe for healthy and delicious cupcakes
May 18 Hailee Moore celebrates National Quiche Lorraine Day by demonstrating three unique quiche dishes
May 19 Slow Bone BBQ shares its Memorial Day cookout favorites
May 25 Chef’s Table’s Debra Lewis showcases staples for your cooking portfolio: five go-to sauces and making your own stock

June 1 Angie Foster of Flour Power Studios demonstrates side dishes to go with summer cookouts: Macaroni Salad, Drop Biscuits and Watermelon Salad
June 15 Slow Bone BBQ returns with Father’s Day cookout favorites.

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