Head over to the Shops at Park Lane on Sunday, April 29th for an all day community block party featuring food, live entertainment, fire safety education and family friendly activities.
The party starts at 8am, get there early to participate in all the fun. The main event is the Chefs on Fire Grilling Competition. This will consist of more than 20 teams, each made up of one DFW area chef and one DFW area firefighter. The two man team will compete in the day-long competition for a chance to win $1,000. Cook-offs will occur throughout the day and will culminate with a championship round. Not only will this pair be cooking to win money, they will also be raising money to benefit the Parkland Burn Center. The burn center, established in 1962, is the second largest in the United States, and it provides care that is modeled around the world. The acute care and intensive care units are recognized internationally for providing a source of surgical expertise and rehabilitation to burn survivors of all ages.
New to Chefs on Fire this year is the Chief’s Cooking Challenge, which will feature a local fire chief paired with a renowned local chef, and the pair will compete for Chefs on Fire’s top chief and chef. The chefs participating are: Randall Copeland from Restaurant Ava, Samir Dhurandhar from Nick & Sam’s, Graham Dodd from Central 214 and John Tesar from Spoon.
Along with the delicious samples from the Chefs of Fire competition, there will be 17 food trucks on site to fill your empty stomach. Some of the Dallas food trucks participating are The Bomb Fried Pies, The Butcher’s Son, Cajun Tailgators, Easy Slider, Gandolfo’s, Gennarino’s, Jack’s Chowhound, Little Vessel, Nammi, Paul Brooks, Rock and Roll Taco, Ruthie’s Rolling Café, Tin Star Taco Taxi and Trailercakes.
This event is free and open to the public, so grab your friends and family and head out for a fun filled day.