• Event Snapshots: Sustainable Food Center Annual Farm to Plate Event

     
    FROM THE Fall 2015 ISSUE
     

    1. Bite-sized delectables from Olive & June. 

  • Event Snapshots: Sustainable Food Center Annual Farm to Plate Event

     
    FROM THE Fall 2015 ISSUE
     

    2. Dr. Aliya Hussaini, Ronda Rutledge and Suzanne Santos. 

  • Event Snapshots: Sustainable Food Center Annual Farm to Plate Event

     
    FROM THE Fall 2015 ISSUE
     

    3. The event took place at Barr Mansion in Austin, the first certified organic special-events facility in the nation. 

  • Event Snapshots: Sustainable Food Center Annual Farm to Plate Event

     
    FROM THE Fall 2015 ISSUE
     

    4. Guests mingle over drinks and exchange stories. 

  • Event Snapshots: Sustainable Food Center Annual Farm to Plate Event

     
    FROM THE Fall 2015 ISSUE
     

    5. Laura Spence and Jennifer Skloss. 

  • Event Snapshots: Sustainable Food Center Annual Farm to Plate Event

     
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    6. Farm to Plate focuses exclusively on locally grown and produced food. 

  • Event Snapshots: Sustainable Food Center Annual Farm to Plate Event

     
    FROM THE Fall 2015 ISSUE
     

    7. Guests enjoy a smorgasbord of locally sourced small bites. 

  • Event Snapshots: Sustainable Food Center Annual Farm to Plate Event

     
    FROM THE Fall 2015 ISSUE
     

    8. Jon Perkins, Beth Perkins, David Jacobson and Susannah Jacobson.

Sustainable Food Center (SFC) raised $28,500 at its eighth annual Farm to Plate event this year, which took place May 14 at Barr Mansion. More than 30 local chefs participated, and all proceeds benefitted SFC’s not-for-profit programs, including four area farmers markets, organic food gardening classes, support for area farmers, cooking classes and nutrition education. 

As part of its ongoing, multimillion dollar renovation, Hotel Crescent Court celebrated the opening of Beau Nash, its new champagne bar and cocktail lounge. The luxury hotel is located in Uptown, just steps away from the Dallas Arts District.

 

Every year, the Austin chapter of the National Association for Catering and Events hosts a fundraiser. In 2017, this annual Taste of NACE event took place at downtown Austin’s Trinity Hall and benefitted the Foundation of NACE and a local partner, Adventures with Autism, Down Syndrome and Epilepsy. The Taste of NACE event, which has become a nationally recognized, award-winning fundraiser, featured some of Austin’s top culinary talent, a silent auction, live entertainment and dancing. naceaustin.com

 

The Renaissance Dallas at Plano Legacy West Hotel celebrated its grand opening in September. The hotel includes 15 floors, 288 rooms, 16 suites, 19 meeting rooms and 30,000 square feet of ballroom and event space. Located next door to the newly developed Toyota Motors North America headquarters and the Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters, the hotel features a provocative and diverse collection of art that underscores its inventive West of Zen design theme.