Help build our future restaurant and hospitality workforce

Welcome to Food in Fashion 2021

Join us for Food in Fashion at Virgin Hotels Dallas in downtown Dallas, Monday, March 2, 2020. Ticket information is available here. Presented by volunteers from the Greater Dallas Restaurant Association and Texas Restaurant Association Education Foundation, Food in Fashion features VIP receptions, auctions, a remarkable food-infused fashion show, sizzling music, and more. This is the fourth year for the event. Proceeds from Food in Fashion benefit career-development programs in the restaurant and hospitality industries. The need for a skilled restaurant and hospitality workforce is great in North Texas. Donnie Brown A highlight of the evening will be a fashion show showcasing 12 delicious fashions created by 12 fashion designers in partnership with 12 restaurants. Our show’s emcees will be D’Andra Simmons and Jeremy Lock. D’Andra Simmons is a pioneering businesswoman and skin care expert who’s spent more than 20 years in the nutritional and beauty industry. She’s the founder/CEO of the skin care line Hard Night Good Morning and CEO/owner of Ultimate Living International Inc. She’s also the star of the hit Bravo series, The Real Housewives of Dallas. D’Andra is hpsting with her husband Jeremy Lock, Lock is not only an accomplished military veteran receiving the Bronze Star Medal for distinguished service in Iraq, his experience as a seasoned photojournalist have led to his work being published in magazines, newspapers and books including National Geographic, Time, New York Times, The Washington Post among others. His work has also earned multiple awards from prestigious organizations including World Press Photo, National Press Photographers Association and Oasis. Another highlight of the evening will be the Ben E. Keith Culinary Competition where 12 student culinary teams from North Texas present sweet and savory appetizers they have prepared for Food in Fashion guests. Before being devoured by event attenders, three Dallas-area chefs will judge the food preparation and presentation. Additional appetizers and beverages for our guests are donated by our sponsors. Food in Fashion also features a silent and live auction for all our guests and the post-fashion show la Madeleine French Bakery & Cafe Reception for our sponsors, VIP ticketholders, designers, and volunteer models. Please join us Monday, March 2, and help us make a difference on our industry and in the professional careers of students and adults. Ticket information is available here.