Local Lubbock Designers Serve Up Foodie Fashions at Inaugural Food in Fashion: Lubbock Edition
Local designers and restaurants join together to raise money for Texas Restaurant Foundation programs.
Lubbock, TX (February 15, 2023) – The Lubbock Chapter of the Texas Restaurant Association will present the 2023 FOOD IN FASHION: LUBBOCK EDITION event, March 5, 2023 at The Funky Door, 6801 Milwaukee Ave. Models will be adorned in fashions created by Apparel Design and Manufacturing students from Texas Tech University, College of Human Services. The one-of-a-kind designs will consist of a collection of food products and restaurant supplies from participating Lubbock restaurants.
Following in the footsteps of the very successful Food In Fashion Dallas, now in its 6th year, Food in Fashion: Lubbock Edition is sure to become a local must-see event. The fashion designs will dazzle visitors with creative uses of restaurant supplies and food while attendees enjoy tasty bites and drinks.
Food in Fashion is a fun-filled night that benefits the career education mission of the Texas Restaurant Foundation a non-profit organization dedicated to building and maintaining a strong professional foodservice workforce in Texas. Texas ProStart culinary students from Lubbock Cooper will be attending, helping with the event.
Tickets are available at: Food in Fashion: Lubbock Edition
ABOUT THE LUBBOCK CHAPTER OF THE TEXAS RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION
- Bubba's 33
- Caprock Café
- Expedition Cafe at Adventure Park
- Funky Door
- Main Event
- Narrow Bar
- Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers
- River Smith's Chicken & Catfish
- Table 82
The Lubbock Chapter of the Texas Restaurant Association works diligently to grow the health and strength of the restaurant industry in Lubbock and beyond through education, public awareness, and governmental affairs. The Lubbock chapter serves as a vital foundation, ally, and point of contact for restaurants. For more information regarding membership with the chapter or its parent organization, the Texas Restaurant Association (TRA), visit Lubbock Chapter or www.txrestaurant.org.
ABOUT THE TEXAS RESTAURANT FOUNDATION
Established in 1994 by the Texas Restaurant Association, the Texas Restaurant Foundation (TRF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to building and maintaining a strong professional foodservice workforce in Texas. Leveraging the latest skills, tools, and certifications, the TRF creates pathways of opportunity for one of the state’s largest and most diverse industries. The organization’s flagship program is Texas ProStart, an industry-based, two-year high school culinary arts and restaurant management program that reaches more than 25,000 students across 215 high schools in Texas. The TRF also supports restaurants in times of crisis; for example, in 2020, the TRF established the TX Restaurant Relief Fund to raise and distribute more than $3.5 million to support over 800 independent restaurants and their employees through the COVID-19 pandemic.
ABOUT THE TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY APPAREL DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING PROGRAM
Texas Tech University's accredited Bachelor's Degree in Apparel Design and Manufacturing provides students with a smooth transition into the fashion industry. Students enjoy extensive one-on-one attention from faculty, receiving strong guidance and mentorship. The curriculum teaches how to construct industry-standard garments, not just drawings. Students gain a detailed understanding of the entire design and manufacturing process, from initial drawings to finished products.