Cook Like A Texan Picnic at Klyde Warren Park


Tickets to Texas Monthly’s Cook Like a Texan event in Dallas are on sale now! Texas Monthly and Infiniti present “Cook Like a Texan,” a pop-up picnic in Klyde Warren Park on Sunday, December 4 from noon–4 p.m. The event will bring the December issue, which is devoted to essential cooking techniques every Texan needs to know, to life through tastings, sips, demonstrations, and chef-prepared picnic baskets.

Award-winning chefs Hugo Ortega, Keith Hicks, John Tesar, and David Norman; leading pitmasters Todd and Misty David and Jeffrey Hobb; and notable Texans Sean Henry, Sarah Junek, Stephanie McClenny, Christopher Patrick and Rich and Karen Rogers, along with other talent will serve up samples and full-size dishes for specialty picnic baskets. Guests will also enjoy an Infiniti lounge and photo booth, tastings, informal culinary demonstrations by HeartBrand Beef, Meiomi Wine, and Rustic Elegance lounge spaces for chic picnic-goers. Click here for ticket info.

EVENT & TALENT LINEUP MAINS: Fried Chicken, Steak, Oysters, & Hearty Proteins Todd and Misty David / CattleAck BBQ / Dallas Keith Hicks / Buttons / Fort Worth Jeffrey Hobb / The Slow Bone Barbeque / Dallas Hugo Ortega / Hugo’s / Houstonand John Tesar / Knife / Dallas

SIDES & BEVERAGES: Breads, Jams, Kolaches, Veggies, Coffee, & Sweets Sean Henry / Houndstooth Coffee / Dallas and Austin Sarah Junek / Archer City Stephanie McClenny / Confituras / Austin David Norman / Easy Tiger Bake Shop / Austin Christopher Patrick / Abacus / Dallas Rich and Karen Rogers / Scardello Cheese / Dallas

ACTIVITIES & DEMONSTRATIONS Infiniti lounge and photo booth HeartBrand Beef tastings and informal culinary demonstrations Meiomi Wine bars Kid-friendly holiday crafts tent

TASTING TICKETS ($20 each) are now available for purchase here and will be available at the door as well. Tasting Tickets include: Samples by the notable chefs, restaurants, and Texas brands Informal culinary demonstrations and outdoor activities The chance to shop the “Made in Texas” holiday shop featuring handcrafted gifts and local goods

COOK LIKE A TEXAN PICNIC BASKETS ($100 each) include: Chef-prepared lunch for two Wine and/or bar access to two Gifts from sponsors Two “Tasting” tickets ($40 value) to enjoy samples and the day’s activities (everything listed above in Tasting tickets)

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