The Greater Austin Restaurant Association (GARA) and Jenna's Asian Kitchen are excited to announce the Mt. Beautiful Wine Dinner to be held Tuesday, May 3 at 7 p.m. at 12300 Ranch Road 620 N. The four course wine dinner will benefit Texas ProStart, an organization preparing students for careers in the restaurant and food service industry. Tickets are $60 per person plus tax and gratuity and can be made by visiting the Events page at www.jennasasiankitchen.com. 50% of ticket sales will be donated to GARA and Texas ProStart.
About GARA: The Greater Austin Restaurant Association is a Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) chapter. TRA was formed in 1937 to serve as the advocate in Texas and the indispensable resource for the hospitality and foodservice industry. Today, as a leading business association, TRA represents the state's $52.4 billion restaurant industry, which is comprised of 42,500 plus locations and a workforce of 1.2 million employees. TRA and its 22 local chapters represent, educate and promote the growing industry.
About Texas ProStart: Texas ProStart is an industry-based high school culinary arts and restaurant management program that prepares students for careers. Currently, the program is in over 230 Texas high schools, reaching more than 20,000 students annually. Texas ProStart is the flagship program of the Texas Restaurant Association Education Foundation, the Texas Restaurant Association's philanthropic foundation. www.texasprostart.com
About Jenna's Asian Kitchen: The critically acclaimed Jenna's Asian Kitchen brings downtown dining to Northwest Austin. Executive Chef, Jenna Choe, has crafted an upscale pan-Asian menu that appeals to a wide range of palates and has earned rave reviews from local food writers and critics. Despite its sophisticated feel, Jenna's Asian Kitchen is a family restaurant at heart. Its versatility makes it the perfect venue for a large family outing or an intimate dinner for two. With over 150 seats and a beautifully appointed private dining room, the restaurant can host small to very large parties. The menu is complemented by a carefully constructed wine and sake selection that continually draws a crowd in the evenings. For more information, pleasea visit www.jennasasiankitchen.com.
About Mt. Beautiful: Scholar Entrepreneur, and New Zealand native David Teece, and his wife Leigh, believe his homeland produces some of the best products in the world and aficionados everywhere should have a chance to experience them. Mt. Beautiful Wines from North Canterbury reflects their passion for New Zealand. By producing elegant, certified-sustainable, estate-grown wines, David and Leigh have found a way to truly encapsulate in the bottle, the climate and the richness of the land. Mt Beautiful is uncompromising in quality and faithful to the terroir. For more information, please visit www.mtbeautiful.co.nz.