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Christopher Patrick named top chef at Abacus

Christopher Patrick has been promoted to the top chef position at Abacus restaurant under the direction of executive chef Kent Rathbun, managing partner Bill Hyde revealed at a small media gathering last night. As executive chef, Rathbun oversees all Kent Rathbun Concept restaurants, including Abacus. Patrick has served as chef de cuisine at Abacus since 2014. Patrick’s resume include Continue reading →


Carmel - Shakshuka

Quick Bytes: New top chef at Abacus, new NoCal-inspired restaurant in Coppell, new empanadas at Pollo Tropical

Christopher Patrick, an alum of Dallas restaurants Nobu, Yutaka Sushi, Nana, N9NE  and Fedora, has been promoted from sous chef to chef de cuisine at Abacus. In Coppell, newcomer Carmel works to capture the easy style and fresh cuisine of California’s Monterrey Coast. The restaurant’s menu features a take on shakshuka (pictured above), the delicious Middle Eastern eggs-and-tomato Continue reading →


North Texas Food Bank fundraiser “Taste of the NFL” set for Sunday, May 3 at AT&T Stadium

The Taste of the NFL moves to a new location this year when it returns for its 11th year AT&T Stadium. The dine-around fundraiser benefiting the North Texas Food Bank will feature a few past and present Dallas Cowboys players, including Travis Frederick, NFL Hall of Fame inductee Charles Haley and former Cowboys Chad Hennings and Preston Pearson. Abacus chef Continue reading →



Hot Date: Chefs Tre Wilcox, Omar Flores and Kent Rathbun to cook for Abacus 15th Anniversary Dinner, September 27

  Abacus will celebrate its 15th birthday this month by getting the old band back together for a dinner and a bash.  On Saturday, September 27 former Abacus top chefs Tre Wilcox and Omar Flores will join Kent Rathbun and Abacus’ current exec sous, Christopher Patrick, to cook a four-course wine dinner. It’s not community-table style, so snag a reservation and bring some friends (6-11 Continue reading →


Hot Date: Abacus to host Red Mare wine dinner on Friday, January 23

Kent Rathbun and his staff at Abacus are hosting a Red Mare wine dinner on Friday, January 23. The four-course pairing includes the debut of the California winery’s 2012 chardonnay. Jim Striegel of Red Mare will be there, leading a tasting of the winery’s cab, chard, sauv and rose. 6:30 p.m., $130 ++ Here’s the Continue reading →


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