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Chefs For Farmers, Nails it AGAIN!!

Stephany Bowman at the Chefs for Farmers Main Event

Stephany Bowman at the Chefs for Farmers Main Event

Stephany Bowman at the Chefs for Farmers Main Event

Stephany Bowman at the Chefs for Farmers Main Event

Street Food Night Market was AMAZING!

Located in the heart of Victory Park and filled with delicious food and drinks.

Stephany Bowman at the Chefs for Farmers Main Event

Stephany Bowman at the Chefs for Farmers Main Event

Stephany Bowman at the Chefs for Farmers Main Event

Chefs For Farmers is THE hottest food festival in Dallas!!

This year the festival went above and beyond all expectations.

I kicked off the festival with Street Food Night which was on Friday evening, right in the heart of Victory Park.

Street Food Night

We parked the car in a parking lot near The American Airlines Center and walked over to the event.

As we started to get closer to the park, we began to hear roaring beats and see beaming lights piercing through the thick Dallas night.

We made our way through a trendy and youthful Dallas crowd to the food + wine stations that lined the venue.

I loved sampling several delicious chef specials including tapas, mini gourmet burgers, asian teasers, magaritas and more.

The atmosphere was a blend of dining sophistication and laid back, casualness.

As if  Street Food Night wasn’t enough for the the delighted Dallas in-crowd, foodies and all food lovers alike, Chefs For Farmers rolled out the Main Event on Sunday afternoon.

The Main Event

Hosted at Heritage Park, The Main Event was a happy day of food sampling, mingling and strolling through the vast historical grounds . 

A band plays live music in the gazebo. 

Local food and restaurant booths share their signature dishes and connect with happy visiting foodies.

I know I won’t be the only one counting down the days till Chefs for Farmers 2019

Click here to read about my First Chefs for Farmer’s Experience last year!

Congratulations Iris Midler, Co-founder of Chefs for Farmers, and your whole team for another unforgettable year.

We can only hope that next year comes swiftly.

Thank you to my dear friends for joining me in this special feature: Jessica Lantos, Denise Brown, Courtney Watkins, Cindy Gray, Erin Odom, AnneMarie Hurlbut, Heather Fagan, Michelle Ham, Marshall Dye, and Jackie Converse 

Stephany

 

 

Chefs For Farmers, Celebrating Food + Wine in Dallas!

Stephany Bowman, Courtney Watkins, Jessica Lantos, and Denise Brown, supporting the Chefs for Farmers, Dallas food festival

Stephany Bowman, Courtney Watkins, Jessica Lantos, and Denise Brown, supporting the Chefs for Farmers, Dallas food festival

Stephany Bowman Editor of Stephany's Choice is a judge for food presentation at the Chefs For Farmers food festival in Dallas, Texas

How sweet is little Miss Ella McCallister? Helping her mother distribute water before heading out moments before the doors opened to the public!?

Stephany Bowman Editor of Stephany's Choice, Ella McCallister, Robin Hufsey, and Rachel Carter, at the Chefs For Farmers, food festival in Dallas, Texas

Stephany Bowman, Courtney Watkins, Jessica Lantos, and Denise Brown, supporting the Chefs for Farmers, Dallas food festival

Stephany Bowman, Editor and creator of Stephany's Choice, with Friends Robin Hufsey, Jessica Lantos, Rachel Carter, Courtney Watkins, Denise Brown for the Chefs for Farmers food festival in Dallas, Texas

Stephany Bowman, Courtney Watkins, Jessica Lantos, and Denise Brown, supporting the Chefs for Farmers, Dallas food festival

This was the big Bite Night event on Thursday evening!! It was so much fun, we ended up dancing to old high school classic beats, haha!! ??❤️

Stephany Bowman, Editor of Stephany's Choice and friends, at the BITE NIGHT event for the Chefs for Farmers food festival in Dallas, Texas

Chefs For Farmers is the most fabulous food and wine festival in Dallas, and beyond!

I was so thrilled to break out my cowboy boots, round up my favorite moms and head out for some fun music and food- right here in our backyard.

On Thursday evening, we attended the famous ‘Bite Night’ event, and it absolutely blew me away.

When we walked up to the entrance all the little lights were sparkling above us. There was a beautiful display of fruit and vegetable baskets, and the music indicated a fun night of upbeat vibes!

We sampled various wines, and then walked around, stopping at different food stations along the way.

I really enjoyed meeting the different chefs, indulged in their tasty bites, and admired their beautiful dish presentations. Every single chef I met had a lovely spirit, a big smile, and was so enthusiastic to share a taste of their craft. 

People were laughing, and enjoying the night.

Towards the end we placed our little “pig” voting chips in our favorite chef’s bucket. Winners were announced, and everyone felt like a winner. 

We even broke out a few dance moves ourselves, and I’m not going to lie, it was really nice to just let loose and have some fun. 

A few days later, on Sunday, was the ‘Main Event’ at Lee Park.

My dear and special friend Iris Midler (founder of Chefs for Farmers) invited me be one of the judges for the afternoon’s big AWARDS!! I was so excited to select the winner for the team with with the “Best Display”!!

It was a tough decision but after carefully walking through a few times I chose FT33 as the winner!!

Congratulations!! ?

FT33 WIN for BEST DISPLAY!

it smelled smoky good!

the chefs working the booth were personable + had great energy 

the wagu beef tacos with radish were pretty, and very tasty

the overall feel of the stand was earthy; It felt like we were out in the woods and not under a tent

Congratulations to all the winners, and everyone who made it so hard to choose!!

I cannot wait till next year, the CFF team knocked this one out of the park! 

Thank you again to the incredible Iris Midler and the whole Chefs For Farmers team for an impeccable event and a lifetime of wonderful memories!!

Cheers + till next year, CFF!!

XO,

? Stephany

Special shout out to my sweet friends

 Iris Midler (+Little Ella McCallister), Rachel Carter, Courtney Watkins, Jessica Lantos, Denise Brown, and Robin Hufsey!!

Love you ladies!!

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