Big Tex Treats & Eats for Tuesday, October 18, 2016

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New Foods: Chocolate Tease Wine Cooler

A Chocolate and wine mixture served as a slush drink, drizzled with chocolate, yummy whipped cream and of course topped with a cherry. This one of a kind beverage will be waiting for you at Newport Concessions.

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: Carey D.
  • Position: Senior Vice-President Concessions
  • Years Employed: 7 years
  • Favorite Food Item: Corny Dog
  • Food Item Location: Fletcher’s Corny Dogs


Wine Garden

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:

  • Bar Z Wines
  • Red Road Winery
  • Waco Vineyard and Winery


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. Finishing up our Celebrity Chefs today is the delicious Hutchins BBQ! Hutchins BBQ recently catered for the James Beard Foundation dinner in Manhattan last May. In addition to Hutchins BBQ, today’s chefs include:

  • 11 a.m. TBD
  • 12:30 p.m. Christy Rost- Public Television Chef & Author
  • 2:30 p.m. Chris Vogeli- III Forks
  • 4:30 p.m. Tim Hutchins & Dustin Blackwell- Hutchins BBQ


Kick Your Feet Up

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Beer Haven is touted as the world’s largest bar on wheels – a 53-foot-long mobile brewery featuring 60 different local beers on tap every day, including a special collection of fair-themed brews like a cotton candy-flavored ale. As an added attraction on weekends, this venue features live music and entertainment, along with visits from brewers sharing tricks of the trade and performing beer-making demos every Saturday!

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