Big Tex Foodie Blog for Sunday, September 27, 2015

Visiting the Fairgrounds today? Be sure to add these five not-to-miss events to your to-do list.
Daily Schedule Fairground Map

Celebrity Chef

John TesarDo 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. – Billy Wood & Zac Poorman – Texas 4H
  • 12:30 p.m. – David Medina & Chef Alex Medina – Alejandro’s
  • 2:00 p.m. – Cutco Knife Skills
  • 2:30 p.m. – John Tesar – Knife (Judge BTCA)
  • 4:30 p.m. – Anastacia Quinones – Kitchen LTO

Celebrity Chef Kitchen is presented by CUTCO


Competition Kitchen 

Nacho- Tex MexToday in Competition Kitchen…. Tex-Mex Contest 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.

  • Lone Oak Winery
  • Silver Dollar Winery
  • Tara Winery

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

The State Fair 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. Come visit the 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_carrotcakeFernie’s Holy Moly Carrot Cake Roly: Possibly the most delicious dessert roll ever created this scrumptious item is sure to keep you wanting more! It starts off with golden-baked bread swirled with cinnamon has been flattened and filled with moist carrot cake, plump raisins and crunchy julienned carrots. Rolled with a light coating of cream cheese and then breaded in a mixture of panko, graham crackers, cinnamon and nutmeg. Did we also mention that it’s dusted with powder sugar and drizzled with cream cheese frosting? That’s right.

2015 Big Tex® Choice Awards!

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