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Food and Wine Festival

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Food and Wine Festival

March 23, 2023

Dates & Times

March 23, 2023 from 7–9pm


Mark your calendars for the return of the popular Food & Wine Festival on Thursday, March 23, 2023. This food-filled festival features an evening with over three dozen top Dallas chefs serving their delectable dishes, an amazing selection of wine & beer and entertainment during the height of Dallas Blooms. Stroll the garden, revel in the 500,000 spring-blooming bulbs and treat your taste buds to the very best bites the city has to offer.

We’re pleased to share chefs that have already committed to return for 2023:
Chef Mollie G LLC
Garden Café
La Duni
Off the Bone BBQ
Saint Rocco’s New York Italian
Slow Bone BBQ

For sponsorship opportunities, please fill out this form.

Garden Market

March 25 & 26 from 10am-3pm

In addition to the festival experience, we will also feature our Garden Market experience featuring several dozen local vendors showcasing their products for sale, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the garden. The Garden Market is included with your membership or general garden admission.

General Admission


  • Regular garden entry at 7pm
  • Small glass logo wine goblet

VIP Experience


  • Valet parking
  • Early garden entry at 6pm
  • Champagne tower to welcome you to A Tasteful Place
  • Signature cocktail
  • Small plate bites
  • Large glass logo wine goblet with wine

2023 Chefs

La Duni
Off the Bone BBQ
Saint Rocco’s New York Italian
Chef Mollie G LLC
Slow Bone BBQ
Garden Cafe

Thanks to Participating Restaurants in 2022:

Sharon Van Meter of Beckley 1115   
Nicky Phinyawatana of Asian Mint 
Andrea Meyer of Bisous Bisous   
Christopher Patrick of Bright Box Foods 
Cane Rosso   
Jeramie Robinson of Catbird 
Mollie Guerra of Chef Mollie G: Custom Catering Dan Lansberg of Ellie’s Restaurant & Lounge 
Meaders Ozarow of Empire Baking Company   
Mike Matis of Fearing’s Restaurant 
Jordan Swim of Front Burner 
Mark Wootton of Garden Café  
Rodman Shields of Harpers 
John Tesar of Knife Dallas VIP 
Dunia Borga of La Duni 
Luigi Iannuario of La Stella Cucina Verace 
Luke Rogers with Cathedral Italian Bistro
Lucy Braddock of Home Grown Market 
Sean Jett of Humble Pies  
Josh Healy of Loro Dallas  
Junior Borges of Meridian VIP   
Eric Dreyer of Monarch  
Paula Lambert of Mozzarella Company 
Rose Broussard of Off the Bone   
Richard Blankenship of Ounce  
Misti Norris of Petra & the Beast 
Joel Orsini and Jeff Bednar of Profound Foods   
Jeffrey Hobbs of Slow Bone BBQ  
Jay Valley of St. Rocco’s 
Mark Tungcmittrong of Sushi Rock VIP 
Jimmy Contreras of Taco y Vino 
Luis Olvera of Trompo  
Salvatore Gisellu of Urban Seafood 
Sandra Bussey with BBBBQ 


Thanks to our 2022 Sponsors:

Dallas Southwest Osteopathic Physicians
GFO Home
Southern Glazer's
Park Place
Amegy Bank

More Sponsors

Arboretum Supporters:

Kara and Peter Gehan
Brandie and Tim Gehan

Chef Sponsors:

Robin and Norm Bagwell
Bruce and Sharon Maples
Jo and David Hendrick
Cecilie and Ronnie Holman
Lindsay & Patrick Reese
Jan and Tom Daulton
Pam and Brad Porter
Kathleen and Robert Blair
Ashburn and Janice Bywaters
Drs. Gene and Ana Katherine Curry
Gordon Gehan
T. Kirk and Karen May
Adrienne Gehan
Mary and Tim Rooney
Emily and Stephen Timon, MD
Jenifer Valentine
Eleanor Kaye Durham
Bunny and Harold Ginsburg
Ann & Doug Brown
Natalie and Drew Dossett
Caroline Gehan

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