Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival

Posted By Malcolm Mayhew on 2018 Mar 28 - 9:24am

Often, great ideas are met with support; Russell Kirkpatrick’s was met with a threat.  Several years ago, Kirkpatrick — the general manager of downtown restaurant Reata — came up with an idea for Fort Worth: Let’s have a food festival. Not just a little, one-day, one-...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2016 Feb 17 - 9:47am

| photos by Tracy Autem | Now in its third year, the Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival  brings national and regional attention to the city’s food scene. In addition to sustaining local chefs, restaurants and the farming and ranching community, the annual eating and sipping extravaganza...

Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2016 Feb 17 - 9:13am

A Q&A with Russell Kirkpatrick, co-founder of the Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival (FWFWF):

Why did you decide that Fort Worth needed a food and wine festival? It really spawned out of participating in the Buffalo Gap Wine & Food Summit, which we would do every spring. The event would sell out in about five minutes. I was out there with our Reata team as was Jon Bonnell, Tim Love,...