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Farm to Plate

Thursday, May 9, 2019. 6:00 - 9:30 pm. Barr Mansion

Farm to Plate

Thursday, May 7, 2020 | 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm | Brazos Hall


About Farm to Plate

Farm to Plate is Sustainable Food Center's annual sip-and-stroll fundraising event that celebrates the sustainable farm and ranch offerings of Central Texas through specially created bites prepared by over 30 of Austin’s best chefs. Our event brings awareness to the benefits of supporting local, sustainable farms and ranches for our 600 guests.

Farm to Plate also features local artisan cocktails, local wines and craft beers, live music, our annual Sustainable Food Changemaker Award ceremony, and a silent and live auction that will excite any foodie, all in the vibrant Downtown setting of Brazos Hall.

100% of proceeds from Farm to Plate benefit Sustainable Food Center and our programs that support our local, sustainable food system and increase access to healthy, affordable food for everyone in Central Texas.

Farm to Plate also features:

Artisan cocktails, local wines, and craft beers

Silent and live auction featuring getaways and culinary experiences

Sustainable Food Changemaker Award Ceremony

Interactive activities and giveaways

Live music

All sales are final. 100% of proceeds benefit Sustainable Food Center. 50% of your purchase is tax-deductible.

The VIP Experience:

VIP guests experience early access to the chefs from 6 pm - 7 pm, giving you an opportunity to eat, drink, and mingle with Austin’s finest chefs one hour before the rest of the guests arrive. All VIP guests will also enjoy dedicated seating during our program.

General Admission (GA) Experience:

From 6 pm-7 pm all GA guests will enjoy fun interactive activities, lounge areas, and open bars before the program begins. GA Table guests will enjoy dedicated standing cocktail tables during our program.

After the program, all GA and VIP guests will have open access to the Ballroom and Farmstead to enjoy bites and drinks from our full line-up of incredible Chefs.

Chefs and Beverage Artisans

Our 2020 line-up of Chefs and Beverages will be announced soon. Stay tuned!

Previous Restaurants and Chefs from 2019

Austin ISD Nutrition & Food Services / Chef Diane Grodek

Aviary Wine + Kitchen / Chef Andre Molina

Barr Mansion / Chef Jessie Ximenes

The Bonneville / Jennifer Costello and Chef Chris Hurley

The Brewer's Table / Chef Elias Serda

Café Josie / Chef Todd Havers and Chef Cody Taylor

Cocoa Puro / Tom Pedersen

Contigo / Chef Andrew Wiseheart

Eden East and Hillside Farmacy / Chef Sonya Cote

Fixe / Chef James Robert

Greenhouse Craft Food / Chef Rob Snow and Chef Todd Engel

Holy Roller / Chef Britt Castro

Intero / Chef Ian Thurwachter

Italic / Chef Andrew Curren

Juniper / Chef Nicholas Yanes

L'Oca d'Oro / Chef Fiore Tedesco

La Condesa / Chef Rick Lopez

Lenoir / Chef Thomas Calhoun

LeRoy and Lewis / Chef Evan LeRoy

Lick Honest Ice Creams / Anthony Sobotik

Loro / Chef John "JB" Gross

Make It Sweet / Chef Jennifer Bartos

Odd Duck, Barley Swine, Sour Duck / Chef Bryce Gilmore

Olive & June / Chef Brian Moses

Péché / Chef John Lichtenberger

Pitchfork Pretty / Chef Max Snyder

South Congress Hotel / Chef Lindsay Flagg

SRSLY Chocolate / Bob Williamson

Sway / Chef Charles Schlienger

Tacodeli / Chef Roberto Espinosa

Thai Fresh / Chef Jam Sanitchat


Uchiko / Chef Ed Sura

Silent Auction

We are now seeking donations for our 2020 Silent and Live Auction! We are most interested in food experiences, travel and excursions, but we're open to packages of all kinds.

If you are interested in donating items, please contact Cory Leahy at coryleahy@gmail.com.


Brazos Hall is a turn-of-the-century warehouse building at the corner of 4th and Brazos. Converted from a 1900's grain mill into an elegant mixed-use event venue with restored long-leaf pine floors, brick walls and wood rafters, Brazos Hall is a venue unlike any other in the heart of downtown Austin's hotel district.

Address: 204 East 4th Street, Austin, TX 78701

At Farm to Plate

Dress Code: Dressy casual.

Ride Share: When you ride local with RideAustin, you can elect to round up your fare to the nearest dollar and designate a local nonprofit as your beneficiary. Be sure to select SFC as your round-up choice before your ride to Farm to Plate!

Parking: Parking is limited Downtown, we encourage you to carpool with your fellow guests or rideshare using the option listed above.

Ticketless: Farm to Plate is a ticketless event. Simply provide your name or table host’s name at registration upon arrival.


2020 Sponsorships Are Available

Want to see your logo here? For information about our sponsorship levels, please download our Partnership Packet below.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of Farm to Plate, please contact us.

Farm to Plate Memories - May 9, 2019

Photos by ixi.photography