More than 100 guests gathered at Flora Street Cafe to kick off the fifth annual philanthropic fall event, HARVEST.
THE PARTY The Dallas Arts District’s Flora Street Cafe was fertile ground for planting roots of excitement as beloved chef and honorary chair Stephan Pyles hosted the kickoff to HARVEST 2018. Co-chairs Maggie Kipp and Melinda Knowles unveiled plans—including a new venue—for this year’s event benefiting North Texas Food Bank before the man of the hour welcomed the crowd with wine and bites. THE GUESTS Advisors and co-chairs Nancy Gopez and Kristi Bare were joined by underwriting chair Jen O’Neal. Gina and Scott Gottlich, Lindsay and Chuck Jacaman, and Natalie and Wilson Chu were among the restaurateurs, philanthropists and foodies spotted. THE HIGHLIGHTS President and CEO Trisha Cunningham presented chef Pyles with an oversize silver spoon for his decadeslong support of the organization. A packed private dining room of patrons toasted to feeding the hearts and appetites of the North Texas community. Cheers, indeed! -Krystal Sarna
Photos by Tamytha Cameron