Foodies, wine enthusiasts and wannabe cooks can discover the hottest culinary trends at CityArts Festival May 27 – 29 at historic Fair Park. Inside the new Texas Museum of Automotive History, the Culinary Showcase will offer cooking demos and samplings with the crème-de-la-crème of Dallas chefs, plus alcohol beverage tastings, wine-pairing tips and more.

NOTE: Festival goers must be 21 years of age with valid ID to enter the Culinary Showcase.

Led by Lisa Chamberlain of Chamberlain’s Restaurants, the Culinary Showcase will feature some of the state’s finest feasters including:

  • Executive Chef Blythe Beck of Central 214 
  • Chef Richard Chamberlain of Chamberlain's Steak and Chophouse and Chamberlain’s Fish Market Grill
  • Regional Executive Chef David F. Holben of Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House
  • author and award-winning artisanal cheesemaker Paula Lambert, founder and CEO of The Mozzarella Company in Dallas
  • Chef/Owner Brian C. Luscher of The Grape
  • Executive Chef David McMillan of Screen Door
  • Chef/Owner Janice Provost of Parigi
  • Executive Chef Jim Severson of Sevy’s Grill
  • Corporate Chef AaronStaudenmaier of Abacus and more

Guests also can learn the latest wine-pairing tips and sample an assortment of craft beer, wine, and liquor. Supplies limited. 

Outside the Culinary Showcase, all ages can enjoy mouth-watering meals, snacks and refreshments from various restaurants and vendors including Fletcher’s Corny Dogs, Ain’t No Mo Butter Cakes and dozens more.

Free and open to the public, CityArts Festival will kick off Friday, May 27, at 6 p.m. and conclude Sunday, May 29, at 6 p.m. For the full scoop on the three-day event, check