Dean Fearing's

Dean Fearing is an American chef known as "The Father of Southwestern Cuisine." He was executive chef for 20 years at Dallas' The Mansion on Turtle Creek, leaving in 2007 to start his own restaurant, Fearing's, in partnership with Ritz-Carlton. He is the host of a national television show, Entertaining at Home with Dean Fearing,airing on Food Network, and author of two cookbooks, Mansion on Turtle Creek Cookbook and Dean Fearing's Southwest Cuisine: Blending Asia and the Americas.

Yellow tomato gazpacho shooter

Grade “A” Big Eye Tuna Ceviche with Mango, Sweet Peppers, Coconut and Lime

Dean’s Tortilla Soup with South of the Border Flavors

Barbecued Shrimp Taco with Mango-Pickled Red Onion Salad and Smoky Citrus Vinaigrette

Pan Roasted “BBQ Spiced” Filet and Chicken Fried Maine Lobster on Queso Fresco Corn Potatoes and Cynthia’s Spinach Enchilada

Cast Iron Alaskan Halibut on Gulf Lump Crab-Sweet Corn Succotash with Tabasco/Bacon Gastrique and Sweet Potato Ribbons

“Big Tex” Wild Bay Salmon with Pretzel/Mustard Crust on Roasted Cauliflower Mash with Stinging Nettles, Shiner Bock Broth and Lobster Corndog

Griddled Georges Bank Sea Scallops over Wilted Brussels Sprout Leaves and Trumpet Mushrooms with Pancetta/Onion Jam on Roasted Fennel Purée

Butterscotch Custard with Apple Fritters and Pecan Toffee Ice Cream

The Cookie Plate

Pineapple Sorbet, Green Apple Sorbet and Blood Orange Frozen Yogurt with Warm Banana Bread, Crunchy Cereal Clusters and Pineapple Vanilla Sauce

Coconut Chocolate Almond Bars with Warm Chocolate Soup, Caramelized Pineapple and Marcona Almonds