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Tiffany Derry and fellow Dallas Dames show off skills at annual foodie fundraiser

Tiffany Derry and fellow Dallas Dames show skill at foodie fundraiser

Tiffany Derry at 2014 Raiser Grazer
Tiffany Derry Photo by Lisa Stewart
Susan Auler of Fall Creek Vineyards at 2014 Raiser Grazer
Susan Auler of Fall Creek Vineyards Photo by Lisa Stewart
Janice Provost and Mynetta Cockerell at 2014 Raiser Grazer
Chefs Janice Provost, Mynetta Cockerell Photo by Lisa Stewart
Pastry at 2014 Raiser Grazer
Flaky turnover from Les Dames Raiser Grazer. Photo by Lisa Stewart
Pink ice at 2014 Raiser Grazer
Hibiscus cooler from Les Dames Raiser Grazer. Photo by Lisa Stewart
White guy and Jackson at 2014 Raiser Grazer
Raiser Grazer attendees Tim Lavender and Jackson Photo by Lisa Stewart
Dunia Borga Mi Crema at 2014 Raiser Grazer
Dames Dunia Borga (third from left) and Susie Priore Photo by Lisa Stewart
Sharon Van Meter and friends at 2014 Raiser Grazer
Susan Dunn-Baltimore, Sharon van Meter, Patti Collins Photo by Lisa Stewart
The Shed at Dallas Farmers Market
Raiser Grazer was one of the first major events at The Shed. Photo by Lisa Stewart
Grande Dame Caroline Rose Hunt at 2014 Raiser Grazer
Grande Dame Caroline Rose Hunt (center) and friends at 2014 Raiser Grazer. Photo by Lisa Stewart
Jill Bates at 2014 Raiser Grazer
Ritz-Carlton pastry chef Jill Bates Photo by Lisa Stewart
Ham I Am ladies at 2014 Raiser Grazer
Meghan Meehan from Ham I Am. Photo by Lisa Stewart
Couple at 2014 Raiser Grazer
Vendors included Bark Chocolate. Photo by Lisa Stewart
Guests at 2014 Raiser Grazer
Good food and wine at Raiser Grazer. Photo by Lisa Stewart
Lakewood Brewing guy at 2014 Raiser Grazer
Jeremiah Wallis of Lakewood Brewing Co. Photo by Lisa Stewart
Hayley Hamilton and Gary Cogill at 2014 Raiser Grazer
Hayley Hamilton, Gary Cogill Photo by Lisa Stewart
Asian Mint at 2014 Raiser Grazer
Nikky Phinyawatana (left) from Asian Mint and The Mint. Photo by Lisa Stewart
2014 Raiser Grazer
Photo by Lisa Stewart
Tiffany Derry at 2014 Raiser Grazer
Susan Auler of Fall Creek Vineyards at 2014 Raiser Grazer
Janice Provost and Mynetta Cockerell at 2014 Raiser Grazer
Pastry at 2014 Raiser Grazer
Pink ice at 2014 Raiser Grazer
White guy and Jackson at 2014 Raiser Grazer
Dunia Borga Mi Crema at 2014 Raiser Grazer
Sharon Van Meter and friends at 2014 Raiser Grazer
The Shed at Dallas Farmers Market
Grande Dame Caroline Rose Hunt at 2014 Raiser Grazer
Jill Bates at 2014 Raiser Grazer
Ham I Am ladies at 2014 Raiser Grazer
Couple at 2014 Raiser Grazer
Guests at 2014 Raiser Grazer
Lakewood Brewing guy at 2014 Raiser Grazer
Hayley Hamilton and Gary Cogill at 2014 Raiser Grazer
Asian Mint at 2014 Raiser Grazer
2014 Raiser Grazer

What: Raiser Grazer presented by Dallas chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier

Where: Dallas Farmers Market

The 411: Lots of lady chefs brought their A-games to the Dallas Farmers Market for this annual foodie fundraiser that benefits LDEI Dallas, a nonprofit dedicated to advancing women in food, wine and hospitality. The Dames partnered with local farmers to incorporate local, fresh and sustainable ingredients in their featured snacks, which included salmon tartare with avocado and olive tapenade from TV personality Tiffany Derry and pistachio ice cream from La Duni chef Dunia Borga. Proceeds from ticket sales, auction and raffle helped fund scholarships, endowments and programs dedicated to advancing women in the food, wine and hospitality professions.

Who: Susan Auler, Hayley Hamilton, Gary Cogill, Dotty Griffith, Sharon Hage, Jackson, Tastemaker Award nominee Jill Bates, Caroline Rose HuntJanice Provost and Sharon van Meter.

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