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Big Tex Treats & Eats for Friday, October 14, 2016

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10_14 New Foods

New Foods: Doritos® Bacon Mozzarella Cheese Stick

Fresh cut thick mozzarella, covered with bacon then dipped in a Doritos® batter and of course State Fair fried. This mouthwatering dish is located at Benavides Nachos is served with a special marina and ranch sauce.


Employee’s Favorites

Have you ever wondered what the State Fair of Texas’ employee’s food favorites are? Well we’re happy to share with y’all just that! Stay tuned each day to find out just what we eat for lunch.

  • Name: Robert
  • Position: Director of Purchasing
  • Years Employed: 33 years
  • Favorite Food Item: Chicken Fried Steak Sandwich
  • Food Item Location: Nevins


Wine Garden

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Exclusively offering wines crafted in the Lone Star State, the State Fair of Texas Wine Garden features three different wineries each day and offers guests the choice of buying a small taste, a glass or a bottle. Centered around a massive oak tree, this venue serves as a scenic destination for fairgoers. On weekends, visitors can experience the musical talents of local jazz and blues bands, and chat with winemakers sharing their expertise on refining the palate. Today’s Texas wineries include:

  • Fairhaven Vineyards
  • Red 55 Winery
  • Fall Creek Vineyard


Celebrity Chef

Popular Chefs prepare signature dishes, share tips and answer audience questions while also while giving audience members a chance to sample their culinary creations at the end of each demonstration. With four to five demonstrations from different chefs every day starting at 11 a.m., fairgoers get to explore the diverse culinary establishments available in our local landscape. Today’s Celebrity Chefs are:

  • 11 a.m. Alison Hodges & Katrina Warner- Tarrant County College SE Campus
  • 12:30 p.m. April Barney- Miller & Associates
  • 2:30 p.m. Graham Dodds- Wayward Sons
  • 4:30 p.m. Larry Matson- The Art Institute of Dallas


Kick Your Feet Up

Trio on the Green brings a new concept of “bites and flights,” serving trios of appetizers and drinks. Located under three oak trees outside the Coliseum, this shady destination will serve everything in threes, from sliders and fries to flights of beer and wine.

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