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September 28, 2018 – October 21, 2018

Big Tex Foodie Blog for Monday, October 12, 2015

Posted in: Foodie Blog, News and Information.

Visiting the Fairgrounds today? Be sure to add these five not-to-miss events to your to-do list.
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Celebrity Chef

Celebrity ChefDo you want to get cooking tips and taste food from some great Texas chefs? Then Celebrity Chef Kitchen is the place for you!
Today’s lineup includes:

  • 11:00 a.m. – Patrick Smith – Tejano True Texas Cuisine
  • 12:30 p.m. – Helen Duran – Coppell ISD
  • 2:00 p.m. – Cutco Knife Skills
  • 2:30 p.m. – Nicole Gossling – Café Momentum
  • 4:30 p.m. – Joey Alette – Grover’s Grill

Celebrity Chef Kitchen is presented by CUTCO

Competition Kitchen 

Generic Photo 1 - Home DepotToday in Competition Kitchen…. Bacon & Egg at 10:30 a.m., unless otherwise noted.
Stop by The Home Depot Competition Kitchen to catch all the action! For a full list of Creative arts events and times, visit the daily schedule page.


Taste Texas Wine

Wine GardenCome by and enjoy fine wine. There are great daily selections, plus featured sampling from wineries.

  • Messina Hof
  • Landon Winery
  • Flat Creek Winery

Weekends (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) offer live jazz and blues performances on the Texas Department of Agriculture stage.
Texas Wine Garden

Enjoy Texas Craft Beer 

Beer GardenDo you like Texas Beer? The State Fair of Texas has you covered. Whether it is under the canopy of trees at the Magnolia or at the Base of Texas Star at Beer Haven, you will be sure to find a great selection of Texas Craft Beer. Or kick back on the patio of the Texas Ice House and catch a concert on the Chevrolet Main Stage.
See map for locations.
Magnolia Beer Garden

Featured Big Tex Choice Award Finalists

Want to try something that is deep-friend, bacon-covered, battered, buttered and gift-wrapped in a package of fat and sugar? Check out today’s featured finalist for the 2015 Big Tex Choice Awards.
15_food blog_porkhandleLone Star Pork Handle: Ready for something finger lickin’ good you can eat right off the bone? Look no further! The Lone Star Pork Handle takes a hand-cut bone-in pork chop, marinates it with a rich pork rub, then dips it in batter made from Texas’ own Lone Star Beer®. The seasoned pork chop is then smothered in toasted bread crumbs and deep fried to a crisp, golden brown. Finished off with a coat of bourbon barbeque glaze. Can we get a YeeHaw.
2015 Big Tex® Choice Awards!

Mission Statement

The State Fair of Texas celebrates all things Texan by promoting agriculture, education, and community involvement through quality entertainment in a family-friendly environment.

The State Fair of Texas is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.


Mailing Address

P.O. Box 150009
Dallas, TX 75315



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