VIP EVENT - Tickets only available through sponsorship purchases
6:30 – 11 P.M.

  • Champagne welcome reception and chef meet and greet

  • Celebrity chef Kent Rathbun will create private dining room experience with sommelier-curated wine pairings (for sponsorship packages $15,000 and above)

  • Wine tasting from premier vineyards and à la carte tastings under the stars from Dallas’ favorite chefs

  • Food from Dallas’ most popular food trucks

  • Live music and dancing with the current “IT” band, the Jordan Kahn Orchestra



GRAND TASTE EVENT (Individual tickets also available separately at
12 – 4 P.M.

  • Exclusive access for ticketed food and wine lovers

  • Wine tastings from 20-30 vineyards and bites from Dallas’ beloved chefs

  • Presentations and cooking demonstrations by culinary experts

  • Entertainment and lawn games


HONORARY CHAIRS: Nancy Perot and Rod Jones

EVENT CHAIRS: Lyn and John Muse, Carolyn and Rob Walters, and John Zogg

Online Sponsorship Payment Form

2018 sponsors


Presenting Sponsor

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Premier Sponsors


Kathy and Greg Nelson


pavilion sponsors

Nancy and Randy Best

Sheila and Jody Grant

Nancy Perot and Rod Jones

Margot and Ross Perot

Texas Capital Bank

TXU Energy

Carolyn and Rob Walters / Gibson Dunn

Winston & Strawn LLP


Boulevard Sponsors

Gaedeke Group

HALL Arts Residences, HALL Arts Hotel, HALL Arts

Linda and Mitch Hart

Highland Capital Management

Jordan Kahn Orchestra

Locke Lord / Carol and Don Glendenning

Miyama USA Texas

The Muse Family Foundation

Rental Stop

Zephyr Gin


Promenade Sponsors

ACT Event Services

Emy Lou and Jerry Baldridge

Crescent Real Estate

Energy Transfer

Greater Dallas Restaurant Association

Hardie's Fresh Foods

The Men and Women of Hunt Consolidated, Inc.

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Valerie and Mike Karns

Lincoln Property Company

Carolyn and Karl Rathjen

South Texas Money Management

Mary and Mike Terry



Great Lawn Sponsors

Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Bracewell LLP

Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty


Community Beer Company

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Emergency Ice, Inc.

Foley Gardere

Harwood International

Haynes and Boone, LLP

Lockton Dunning Benefits

NCH Corporation

Perry Sook, Chairman and CEO of Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

Park District

Parkview at 1920 McKinney

Pearlman Family Foundation

RBC Wealth Management

Richard’s Rainwater

Silent Revolution

Stream Realty Partners

Tonti Properties

The Union Dallas

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP


Plaza Sponsors

The Beck Group

Cawley Partners

Cityplace Company

Mary Anne Cree

Linda and Bill Custard

Eiseman Jewels, NorthPark Center

El Centro College

Stacy and Chris Elliston

Christopher Frattaroli

Hegi Family

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Lil' Bits Mini Donuts

Luther King Capital Management

Motus Photo Booth

Susan and Boots Nowlin

OJB Landscape Architecture

Liz and Eric Pitcher

Pope Taylor, LLP

QuikTrip Corporation

Gay and Bill Solomon


VIP Event Media Sponsor

Modern Luxury


Grand Taste Media Sponsor

D Magazine


Green Carpet sponsor

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