Monterey Meets Dallas at the Dallas Farmers Market

Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau is bringing the dynamic flavors and inspiring culture of Monterey to Dallas for a one-time-only delicious collaboration between three renowned chefs. Chef John Cox and Chef Cal Stamenov of Monterey County, California will be joining Chef Kent Rathbun using his spectacular 15’ Brinkmann Smoker/Grill as the stage for a creatively immersive and interactive Monterey Fresh Pop-Up at the Dallas Farmers Market.

The culinary mash-up will fuse fresh, local ingredients from California’s coastal region with the distinct taste and influence of Texas through culinary theater vis-à-vis live cooking demos, delicious bites, and special pours hosted by Lawrence Lohr of J.Lohr Vineyards & Wines. This public event brings together the unmatched culinary styles of three legendary chefs as part of Monterey Moments, a touring pop-up series designed to introduce strategic markets like Dallas, to Monterey’s unique culture and cuisine.

Saturday, April 30, 10AM

Dallas Farmers Market
1010 S. Pearl Expressway
Dallas, TX 75201

The demo will take place between Sheds 2 and 3.

The Dallas Farmers Market offers ample free parking including street parking on Taylor, Marilla and Pearl Streets, and parking lots between The Market and Mudhen and behind the Scottish Rite building at Young and Pearl Streets.

About Monterey County

Monterey County offers ample opportunity to make every moment count. Nestled on the iconic Central Coast of California, it is easy for visitors to arrive via scenic Highway 1, highway 101, or by flying into the Monterey Regional Airport. Life-enriching experiences abound in this area that boasts 99 miles of prime Pacific coastline, the world’s finest aquarium and marine sanctuary, 46,000 acres of premium vineyards, more than 40 tasting rooms, and 26 golf courses including the famed Pebble Beach Golf Links,. Monterey County stretches from the artichoke fields of Castroville through Monterey Peninsula and down the pristine Big Sur coast, all the way to the Salinas Valley. For travel and accommodation information and to request a free copy of Monterey’s official Travel Guide visit