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Tuan Pham, Dean Fearing, Tastemaker Awards Dallas
Dean Fearing with chef Tuan Pham of Four Sisters, which won Best New Restaurant in Fort Worth. Photo by Ashley Gongora
Alice Schermer, Amy Lockwood
Alice Schermer, Amy Lockwood Photo by
Molly Jones, Del Mixon
Molly Jones, Del Mixon Photo by Ashley Gongora
Anne Warren, Elizabeth Clark, Laurin Byars
Anne Warren, Elizabeth Clark, Laurin Byars Photo by Ashley Gongora
Marcie Pagel, Pat Pagel
Marcie Pagel, Pat Pagel  Photo by Ashley Gongora
Charles Harper, Parthenia Harper
Charles Harper, Parthenia Harper  Photo by Ashley Gongora
Erika Castillo, Angelica Carriero
Erika Castillo, Angelica Carriero Photo by Ashley Gongora
Claire Mcglynn, Zach Manriquez
Claire McGlynn, Zach Manriquez Photo by Ashley Gongora
Amir Omar, Alika Ray
Amir Omar, Alika Ray Photo by Ashley Gongora
Maggie Garza, Josh Farrell
Maggie Garza, Josh Farrell Photo by Ashley Gongora
Korbel champgane, bubbly, sparkling
Korbel bartenders poured bubbly. Photo by Ashley Gongora
Candace Hughes, Ilissa Hendricks
Candace Hughes, Ilissa Hendricks Photo by Ashley Gongora
Ernest Morales, Eva Nava, Noemi Magallanes, Wendy Magallanes, Chris Magallanes
Ernest Morales, Eva Nava, Noemi Magallanes, Wendy Magallanes, Chris Magallanes Photo by Ashley Gongora
Carol Jackson, Brian Hannah
Carol Jackson, Brian Hannah Photo by Ashley Gongora
Topo Chico Hydration Station
The Topo Chico Hydration Station. Photo by Ashley Gongora
Austin Millspaugh
Guest mixologist Austin Millspaugh crafted the VIP lounge cocktail, the Kentucky Play Bill. Photo by Ashley Gongora
Tastemaker Awards Dallas 2019, Sauce
Sauce Pizza and Wine served three courses on one plate. Photo by Ashley Gongora
Tastemaker Awards Dallas 2019, French Room
The French Room team served elevated food pairings with Woodford Reserve in the VIP lounge. Photo by Ashley Gongora
Tastemaker Awards Dallas 2019, beer, cider
Attendees could drink cider, too. Photo by Ashley Gongora
Peja Krstic, mot hai ba, Tastemaker Awards Dallas 2019
Peja Krstic accepts the award for Neighborhood Restaurant of the Year for Mot Hai Ba. Photo by Ashley Gongora
Roger Freidline, Alice Freidline, Jim Severson
Roger Freidline, Alice Freidline, Jim Severson Photo by Ashley Gongora
Tastemaker Awards Dallas 2019, Al Biernat's
Al Biernat's served vegan tapas. Photo by Ashley Gongora
Taco Y Vino, Dean Fearing, Tastemaker Awards Dallas
Dean Fearing with the team from Taco Y Vino, which won Best New Restaurant in Dallas. Photo by Ashley Gongora
Khao Noodle Shop, Tastemaker Awards Dallas
The tripe chicharrones from Khao Noole Shop were a hot bite. Photo by Ashley Gongora
Woodford Reserve, Tastemaker Awards Dallas
The event was presented by Woodford Reserve. Photo by Ashley Gongora
Sugarfina, Sweet Suite, Tastemaker Awards Dallas
Sugarfina set up a candy bar in the Sweet Suite. Photo by Ashley Gongora
North Texas Food Bank, Tastemakers Dallas
The event benefited the North Texas Food Bank. Photo by Ashley Gongora
Beer Bar, Tastemaker Dallas Awards
Beer fans could stop at the Beer Bar. Photo by Ashley Gongora
Andrea Meyer, Dean Fearing
Chef Dean Fearing with Pastry Chef of the Year winner Andrea Meyer. Photo by Ashley Gongora
Chris Unruh, Dean Fearing
Bartender of the Year winner Chris Unruh with chef Dean Fearing. Photo by Ashley Gongora