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DIFFA Burgers & Burgundy fundraiser a huge success, says celebuchef John Tesar

The annual Burgers and Burgundy fundraiser was on fire Sunday, with a few hundred supporters attending to –wait for it — eat burgers and drink burgundy. Chef John Tesar hosts this annual moneymaker to benefit the Dallas chapter of DIFFA (Design Industry Foundation Fighting AIDS). A few of Tesar’s chef friends teamed up to serve a variety of Continue reading → ...

Plaza at Preston Center fashion fundraiser on September 19 to benefit Children’s Medical Center

The Plaza at Preston Center is hosting Plaza Style ’13, a huge fall fashion show and event benefiting Children’s Medical Center. The date: Thursday, September 19, from 6:30 – 8:30 pm.  The event will showcase fashion and cuisine from the Plaza’s shops and restaurants. Hosts Amy Vanderoef and Ron Corning of WFAA Channel 8, fashion Continue reading → ...

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Twenty at the Tower: Fort Worth’s Version of 48 Nights Charity Fundraising Dinners Runs Through July

Remember 48 Nights, the cool fundraiser that paired notable DFW chefs with BYOB dinners for exactly 48 nights, except that hop-ons extended the run to about 53 nights? (Watch out for bridges and hop-ons; you’re gonna get some hop-ons.) Well, Fort Worth has found a stair car to launch their own season of 48 Nights, only they’ve trimmed Continue reading → ...

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Chad Houser Writes About One Man’s Transformation Sunday Night at Cafe Momentum

“As the organizers and spokespeople for Cafe Momentum,” writes Houser, “we are often asked what our secret is. What makes the pop-up dinners so special? How do we sell them out so fast? How do we create success? The answer is simple. In the matter of one evening, 65 people filled a room with an energy of hope and inspiration, and because of that energy (one young man) was transformed.” Read more>> ...

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