Pictured are Hendrick Scholarship Foundation members. Photo by Lori Cecil

A sampling event of prestigious restaurants, caterers and bakeries from around town the entire community is invited to! Guests from all backgrounds will attend, including business, philanthropic, civic and educational communities and groups. A night of delicious apps, entrees and desserts are enjoyed by all, while they are welcomed to participate in a live and silent auction, giving of raffle prizes and much more!

All proceeds are given to the local nonprofit, Hendrick Scholarship Foundation, that boasts a mission to educate, equip and empower underprivileged students in Collin County who have goals of overcoming adversity by graduating high school and who aspire to succeed in further education. Come out and support the popular event that’s been around since 2005!

Expect to delight in the tastings of dishes such as lobster bisque, roasted wagyu sirloin with wild mushroom bordelaise, bourbon-braided port, a meatball bar with coffee BBQ sauce and many decadent desserts! Companies donating food at this year’s fundraiser include (full list below).

Hopefully you or someone you know is a sports fan! Several Sports Lover packages will be up for grabs at the live auction, more details to come.

Interested in sponsorship opportunities? Give Lori Cecil from the Hendrick Scholarship a call  at 214.476.3566 or email her at lcecil@hendrickscholarship.org.

List of confirmed restaurants:

Bavarian Grill
Brio Tuscan Grill
Chocolate Angel
Dallas Caramel Co.
Half Shell’s Seafood Grill
III Forks
Julia Pearl
Local Yocal
Mama Jenny’s Family Diner
Mexican Sugar
Mi Dia From Scratch
Pin Stack
Rose’s Food Service
Sea Breeze
Sip & Savor
Studio Movie Grill
Urban Crust
Urban Rio
Whiskey Cake


When: Monday, April 25, 6–9 p.m.

Where: Southfork Ranch, 3700 Hogge Dr., Parker, Texas 75002

Cost: Purchase online here.

  • Tickets: $100 each
  • Tables of 10: $1,000 each

On another note, congratulations to the newly elected 2016 officers of Hendrick Scholarship (pictured left to right, below):

  • Richard Biggers – Treasurer
  • Jean Callison – Vice President
  • Mary Jo Dean – President
  • Joan Smith – Secretary

Colbea Smith

Colbea Smith is a young professional who grew up in Plano and loves the community she will always consider “home”. She is a proud alumna of Texas State University – Go Bobcats! – who spent most...