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 PDQ Hosts School Supply Drive Benefitting CASA of Collin County

PDQ Hosts School Supply Drive Benefitting CASA of Collin County

This August, PDQ (People Dedicated to Quality) restaurants in Plano, Murphy and Frisco will...

Five Mosquito Pools Test Positive For West Nile Virus; Frisco To Spray Saturday, Sunday Nights

Five Mosquito Pools Test Positive For West Nile Virus; Frisco To Spray Saturday, Sunday Nights

(July 29, 2016) The City of Frisco will spray for mosquitoes July 30 and 31 after receiving...

Catch the Weekend Buzz! 07/29/2016-07/31/2016

Catch the Weekend Buzz! 07/29/2016-07/31/2016

Looking for something to do this weekend? We’ve compiled a list of activities for easy...

Five Mosquito Pools Test 'Positive' For West Nile Virus

Five Mosquito Pools Test 'Positive' For West Nile Virus

FRISCO TO SPRAY SATURDAY, SUNDAY NIGHTS (July 21, 2016) The City of Frisco will spray for...

‘Progress In Motion’ Leads To New Way To Get A ‘Round’; Multi-Lane Roundabout To Debut At ‘The Star’

‘Progress In Motion’ Leads To New Way To Get A ‘Round’; Multi-Lane Roundabout To Debut At ‘The Star’

(July 20, 2016) Drivers will soon discover a new way to get a ‘round’ Frisco. The city’s first...

Five Mosquito Pools Test Positive For West Nile Virus; Frisco To Spray Saturday, Sunday Nights
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Engage with elite chefs, sample sophisticated dishes, sip on Dave Matthew’s wines, shake it up with Whiskey Cake’s mixologist, and enjoy scotch flight tastings and evolving cocktails Memorial Day weekend

DALLAS (May 14, 2012) – Foodies, wine enthusiasts and wannabe cooks will find plenty to please the palate when chefs from the area’s most elite restaurants corral at Fair Park for CityArts Festival May 25 - 27. At the Culinary Showcase inside the Texas Museum of Automotive History, festival goers ages 21 and up can enjoy cooking demos, samplings, wine and spirits pairings, mixology sessions, craft beer, liquor and wine tastings, evolving cocktails, scotch flight tastings, and more Memorial Day weekend.

NOTE: Guests must be 21 years of age with valid ID to enter the Culinary Showcase.

Masters in the culinary arts, a variety of North Texas’ most talked-about chefs will be slicing, dicing, stirring and serving up a medley of mouth-watering edibles as they conduct cooking demos complete with complementing wines and spirits throughout the weekend. Chef Richard Chamberlain will return this year and bring his culinary co-stars Chef Hugh Stewart and Sommelier Jeff Bradley of Chamberlain’s Fish Market Grill and Chamberlain's Steak and Chophouse. Other local luminaries will include Executive Chef Joel Harloff of The Second Floor; Chef David Holben of Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House; Executive Chef Dan Landsberg of Dragonfly at Hotel ZaZa; Executive Chef David McMillan of Screen Door; Chef/Owner Janice Provost of Parigi; Executive Chef Matt Raso of Nobu Dallas; Chef Rich Rogers of Scardello; Executive Chef Jim Severson of Sevy’s Grill; Chef TJ Lengnick and Mixologist Sean Connor of Whiskey Cake; and more. Check cityartsfestival.com for the culinary schedule.

Guests can learn the latest wine-pairing tips
and sample an assortment of craft beer, liquor and wine by Constellation Wines including world-renowned musician Dave Matthews and award-winning winemaker Steve Reeder’s The Dreaming Tree collection of high-quality wines. Scotch lovers can sample and compare 12-, 15- and 18-year-old marques with Glenfiddich Whisky brand ambassador/expert Dave Allardice on Friday and Saturday night. Plus spirit enthusiasts can enlighten their taste buds with one-on-one and group mixers dubbed “evolving cocktails,” a three-part progressive tasting tour that begins with a single liquor sampling and ends with a tasty concoction.

Restaurants, food trucks and spirits companies step up to be a part of CityArts Festival

Other liquor selections include Stoli Vodka (celebrating its 50th year!), Hendrick’s Gin, Hudson Whiskey, Milagro Tequila, Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur, and Art in the Age Organic Spirits. Craft beers on tap will include Brooklyn Lager, Fireman’s #4, Sierra Nevada, and Harpoon’s UFO White. Please note that supplies are limited.

Culinary Showcase sponsors include Chamberlain’s Fish Market Grill, Chamberlain's Steak and Chophouse, Constellation Wines, Art in the Age Organic Spirits, Brooklyn Lager, Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House,
Dragonfly at Hotel ZaZa, Estancia, Firemans #4, Glenfiddich, Harpoon’s UFO White, Hendrick’s Gin, Hudson Whiskey, La Madeline, Milagro Tequila, Nobu Dallas, Parigi, Scardello, Sevy’s, Screen Door, Sierra Nevada, Solerno, Stoli Vodka, The Balvenie, The Dreaming Tree, The Second Floor, and Whiskey Cake.

Outside the Culinary Showcase, all ages can enjoy bites and beverages from dozens of food trucks and vendors such as Fletcher’s Corny Dogs, Nammi Truck (Vietnamese),
Bubba’s Burgers, Boi Texano Churrascaria (Brazilian), Datsun Donuts, Enticed Shaved Ice (snow cones), James Brown Backroom BBQ, Katie’s Café (patty melts, grilled cheese), Marble Slab Creamery, Maui Wowi Hawaiian (smoothies), Nuevo Leon Mex-Mex, Wayne’s Original Philly Cheese Steaks, Tx Delizioso (pizza/Italian food truck with a Texas flare), Selim’s Doner Kebap House (Mediterranean) and other local favorites.

ARTFEST, two outdoor films and 60s-themed dances, art classes and more at CityArts Festival

Other highlights of CityArts Festival include ARTFEST, the popular juried art show in its traditional outdoor setting featuring art by nearly 150 renowned artists; two outdoor film screenings including American Graffiti at 9 p.m. Friday and Grease at 9 p.m. Saturday plus 60s-themed dance parties from 7 - 9 p.m. both nights; kids activities; art classes for adults and teens ($5); Art Cars; reduced admission to Fair Park’s museums at select times; entertainment; shopping at CityArts Marketplace; top-of-the-hour “dancing water” shows at the Esplanade Fountain; and more.

Free and open to the public, CityArts Festival will run Friday, May 25, from 6 -10 p.m.; Saturday, May 26, from 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.; and Sunday, May 27, from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Activities will take place outdoors along the Lagoon, Cotton Bowl Plaza and the Promenade at Fair Park (1300 Robert B. Cullum Blvd, Dallas 75210). Parking will be available at gates 2, 5 and 6. The City of Dallas charges $10 to park within the gates of Fair Park.
Food for thought: Alcohol-consuming guests should ride DART’s Green Line Rail to the Fair Park or MLK, Jr. stations.

Celebrate Memorial Day weekend at historic Fair Park! For more information and the latest schedules, go to
cityartsfestival.com. Also, like CityArts Festival on Facebook and follow @CityArtsDallas on Twitter.

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