On October 26th, we celebrated our annual Chefs & Seeds dinner in Dallas at the Ritz Carlton’s Fearing’s Restaurant.

A huge thank you to longtime Seeds supporters and board members Stephanie Bond and Devin Benton who sponsored the event. Thank you Amanda Watkins for all of your help, and Eric Dreyer, Fearing’s Restaurant and the Ritz Carlton Dallas for making this evening so special.

Amanda Watkins, Atti Worku, Stephanie Bond, Jazmil Genao

Shannon Telles Whitehead

Amy Vanderoef & Atti Worku

Jonathan Moon, Ron Corning, Amy Vanderoef, Scott Kehn, Chuck Steelman

Guests enjoyed a Texas-meets-Ethiopia four course meal created by chef de cuisine, Eric Dreyer.

Chef de Cuisine Eric Dreyer

Pan Seared Sea Scallop with Ethiopian Lentils & Sacred Basil Crème Fraiche

Texas Quail Wot with Berbere Sauce, Roasted Marble Potatoes & Crispy Poached Egg

Grass Fed Lamb Loin with Dimbilal Crust on Fava Bean/Tomato Foule

Sweet Ricotta Walnut Sanbusa

We discussed our education and community development initiatives all while raising funds to launch our very first Seeds of Africa Lunch Program. This new program will afford each and every one of our students with a nutritious meal on a daily basis.

Nancy Micekbuss, Christina Coy

Erica Hogue Gannon

Ron Corning & Jonathan Moon

Stephanie Bond & Devin Benton