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North Texas’ community of chefs, farmers, and culinary connoisseurs party with a purpose

at Old City Park on November 5th

North Texas’ premiere food and wine festival Chefs For Farmers Food & Wine is excited to announce its accompanying intimate events alongside the annual festival on Sunday, November 5 at Old City Park. Known for its curated roster of celebrated Texas chefs, local farmers, regional wine and spirits, and live entertainment, attendees will party with a purpose with a portion of proceeds benefiting the Seed Project Foundation. Ages 21+, all tickets include unlimited food, drinks, live entertainment and more.

Chefs For Farmers Food & Wine Festival puts education first by highlighting the local culinary scene and strengthening the future of North Texas’ sustainable food system. The Main Event is a true farm-to-table experience, including a day full of food and beverage sampling, live cooking demonstrations with top chefs, symposium conversations with local farmers, live entertainment, a farm’s bodega, and more. Guests will leave encouraged to participate in their local food system with the knowledge of how to find the best, most sustainable food in the city. Chefs For Farmers Food & Wine Festival also offers several pre-event and hosted dinners with more details on each below.

"Chefs For Farmers was built to showcase the culinary prowess of our state’s finest chefs, farmers, and food artisans with an emphasis on sustainability,” notes founder and Dallas native Iris Midler. "Our festival is the only place where you will see the farmers side-by-side with the chefs who transform their food, creating dishes uniquely representing this exact time and place."


Chefs For Farmers Main Event

  • WHEN: Sunday, November 5th @ 2pm - 6pm

    • VIP: 2pm - 6 pm |General Admission: 3pm - 6pm

  • WHERE: Old City Park | 1515 S Harwood St, Dallas TX 75215

  • PRICING: General Admission: $145 | VIP: SOLD OUT | TICKET LINK

  • Every General Admission Main Event ticket purchase contributes $25 to a charitable cause

A Dinner at Water Boy Farms | SOLD OUT + INVITE-ONLY

  • WHEN: Thursday, November 2nd @ 7pm - 10pm

  • WHERE: Water Boy Farms | 670 Wendy Ln, Lucas TX 75002

  • WHAT: Chef Andrea Shackelford and Chef Josh Sutcliff host an intimate journey of all-natural, farm-to-table dishes. Hosted at Water Boy Farms, this intimate and exclusive affair will support the official charity partner, The SEED Project Foundation. This multi-course dinner menu features the best products of the season paired with sophisticated wines.

  • PRICING: $225 | SOLD OUT | MORE INFO | This event is exclusive to invited American Airlines AAdvantage® Mastercard credit card holders.

LVI Dinner at the Statler

  • WHEN: Thursday, November 2nd @ 7pm - 10pm

  • WHERE: LVI at The Statler | 1914 Commerce Street Dallas, TX 75201

  • WHAT: Elevate your dining experience at LVI at The Statler at this limited-ticket dinner event that combines culinary mastery with luxurious ambiance. Dinners are immersed in a delectable array of gourmet dishes, thoughtfully curated to enchant the palate.


A Night of Flavors at Nine at The National | SOLD OUT + INVITE-ONLY

  • WHEN: Friday, November 3rd @ 7pm - 10pm

  • WHERE: Nine at The National Hotel | 1401 Elm St, Dallas TX 75228

  • WHAT:Indulge in a delicious evening at the Nine featuring The National Hotel's Executive Chef Jeramie Robinson, co-owner of La Onda, Chef Victor Villarreal and winner of Food Network's Vegas Chef Prizefight, Lamar Moore. Savory delights await as local chefs, Jeramie and Victor collaborate with Chicago born, Lamar Moore, crafting a unique dining experience. Included in the evening's program is National Hotel's pastry chef, Winston Williams and sommelier, Jared Givens. Along with its stunning courses, this event promises to enlighten you to seamless wine pairings, live music and an ambiance beyond compare.

With Rosewood Beef’s generous contribution of product, you should expect to receive the highest of value and quality throughout your courses.

  • PRICING: $225 | SOLD OUT | LEARN MORE | This event is exclusive to invited American Airlines AAdvantage® Mastercard credit card holders.

Ranch Revival Dinner at Quail Run Farm

Brunchin’ At Hattie B’s: Hot Chicken Like Never Before

  • WHEN: Saturday, November 4th | 11am - 1pm

  • WHERE: Hattie B’s Dallas | 3000 Main Street, Dallas, TX 75226

  • WHAT: For one day only, join Hattie B’s Hot Chicken Chef Brian Morris for a decadent hot chicken dining experience. Guests will embark on a first-class culinary sojourn as Chef Brian takes an elevated approach to Music City’s signature dish. Hot chicken and pork belly with creamy potatoes and HOT-landaise, for example. This limited edition, three-course menu with canapés will be paired with fine wines and specially-curated cocktails.


The Farm Tour with Chefs For Farmers

  • WHEN: Saturday, November 4th | 10am - 4pm

  • WHERE: Pick-up location - NorthPark Center | 8687 N Central Expy, Dallas, Texas 75225

  • WHAT: Board the bus for a fun day of eating, drinking, and supporting local regenerative agriculture. All proceeds from the event will benefit McKinney Roots, the Seed Project Foundation’s donation farm aimed at eliminating hunger in Collin County. At each stop, guests will enjoy a tour of the operation from the farmers, an adult beverage, and a course from a renowned local farm-to-table chef. The buses are luxury coaches with restrooms onboard. This event is suitable for ages 21 and over.

    • Stop 1: Profound Microfarms in Lucas, TX

    • Stop 2: Sister Grove Farm in Van Alstyne, TX

    • Stop 3: McKinney Roots in McKinney, TX



About Chefs For Farmers Food & Wine Festival

Chefs For Farmers Food & Wine Festival is an annual food and wine festival that grew from an intimate farm-to-table dinner in 2010 to two of Texas’ most anticipated festivals. Chefs For Farmers celebrates both Dallas and Houston as established food cities by showcasing their chefs, artisans, and farmers who make exceptional and sustainable food possible. Each city’s festival highlights local cuisine through intimate culinary experiences prior to the main event, unique to each year, culminating in Sunday’s festivities. It offers an opportunity to party with a purpose, as proceeds from the event benefit The Seed Project Foundation. For more information, visit and follow Chefs For Farmers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

2023 Chefs For Farmers Food & Wine Festival Sponsors

American Airlines Mastercard, Andrews Distributing / Yuengling, Angel’s Envy, Aviation Gin, Maker’s Mark, Benjamin Lee Bison, Blade and Bow, Chefs’ Produce Company, Eataly, Element Moving, Frey Ranch Distillery, Hattie B’s, High West, Hill Country Dairies Inc, LaCroix Sparkling Water, Mesero, Ocho Tequila, Origin Bank, Oyster Bay Wines, Rosewood Ranches, SGWS, Society Insurance, Sourced, The Statler, Vestal Catering, Capital Distributing Inc, Modern Luxury, PaperCity, ExcapeHatchDallas, Austin Cocktails, Hardie’s Fresh Foods



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