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 Hunt, Janice Provost and Sharon van Meter.