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Party on the Green

2018 Party on the Green logo2018 TACA Lexus Party on the Green

Friday, October 5, 2018 – 6:30 p.m.
Elaine D. and Charles A. Sammons Park at the AT&T Performing Arts Center

Ann Mahowald and Ann Whitley Wood, Chairs
Mickey and Bill Lively, Honorary Chairs
Barbara Bouman, Chef Chair

Friday, October 5th marks one of the most celebrated fundraising events in Dallas – TACA Lexus Party on the Green! Party on the Green is a casual-chic evening offering the best of Dallas cuisine, entertainment, and most importantly, support for the arts community. Signature plates will feature dishes by local chefs such as Chef Stephen Pyles of Flora Street Café, Chef Janice Provost of Parigi Restaurant, and Chef Sebastien Archambault of Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek (see a full listing below). The night will also include mixologists, a silent auction, a wine cork pull, entertainment by DJ Lucy Wrubel and live performances from some of TACA’s 2018 Grant Recipients. All proceeds benefit the North Texas arts and cultural community.

Host Committee

Cheryl and Roy Alston
Eleanor Bond
Meredith and David Camp
Milene Carvalho
Barbara and Don Daseke
Alan Dorantes
Wanda Gierhart and Dean Fearing
Julie and Ken Hersh
Kim and Greg Hext
Gus N. Hinojosa
Melinda and Jim Johnson
Melinda and Mark Knowles
Muffin and John Lemak
Tara Lewis and John Swords

Debbie Lively
Cheryl and Wolford McCue
Amy and Michael Meadows
Sandra Moon
Juliette and Mark Moussa
Deborah and Jim Nugent
Ricki and Andy Rabin
Darcy and Jamie Ribman
Lisa and John Rocchio
Sunie and Steve Soloman
Jill E. Tananabuam
Amy and Les Ware
Donna Wilhelm
Nancy Winston

Featured Chefs

Chef Sebastian Archambault | Sponsored by
Dallas Southwest Osteopathic Physicians
Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek

Chef Ryan Barnett | Sponsored by Deborah & Jim Nugent
LARK on the Park

Chef Blythe Beck | Sponsored by Tara Lewis & John Swords
Pink Magnolia

Chef Brock Boyd | Sponsored by Ann & Chris Mahowald
House of Blues Dallas

Chef Graham Dodds | Sponsored by RBC Wealth Management
The Statler Hotel

Chef Anthony Dispensa | Sponsored by Leah and Jim Pasant
The French Room

Chef Jared Estes | Sponsored by Milene Carvalho

Chef Gustavo Fernandez | Sponsored by
The Nelsons, The Kocureks & the MT Grill Group

Paul Martin’s American Grill

Chef John Gilbert | Sponsored by Ann Whitley Wood
The Artisan Craft Kitchen & Terrace Bar

Chef Alejandro Irizarry | Sponsored by Linda H. Gibbons
Bulla Gastrobar

Chef Sean Jett | Sponsored by Margo & Curtis Leggett
Humble: Simply Good Pies

Chef Jeffrey Kollinger | Sponsored by Gus Hinojosa
Tillman’s Bishop Arts

Chef Ken Lumpkin | Sponsored by Family Sommer

Chef Robbie Nowlin | Sponsored by Melinda and Jim Johnson
Stephan Pyles Flora Street Cafe

Chef Janice Provost | Sponsored by Nancy & Clint Carlson

Chef Jeramie Robison | Sponsored by Laura & Jim Einspanier
City Hall Bistro

Chef Michael Scott and Chef Jean-Claude Plihon
Sponsored by Rosewood Corporation
Grand Hyatt DFW

Mixologist Don Short
ROXOR Artisan Gin

Chef Jon Thompson | Sponsored by Mickey & Bill Lively

Chef Frankie Valdez | Sponsored by Ashlee & Chris Kleinert
Frankie V’s Kitchen

Chef Jacob Williamson | Sponsored by Donna Wilhelm
Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck

For more information about tickets or sponsorships, please contact Cassidy Pinkston, Development Associate & Board Liaison, at 214.520.3930 or cassidy.pinkston@taca-arts.org.

2018 TACA Lexus Party on the Green Sponsors



Dallas Southwest Osteopathic Physicians



ROXOR Artisan Gin

Dallas Tourism Public Improvement District




Neiman Marcus

Tito's Handmade Vodka