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Austin City Limits And Austin Food & Wine Festival Team Up For a Texas Chef Showcase

Austin chefs Jack & Bryce Gilmore, Alexis Chong, David Bull and Andrew Wiseheart join top Texas talent cooking at the mega-festival.


A different Texas chef will cook every day of ACL this year as part of a partnership with the Austin Food & Wine Festival. The festival's chef showcase will join the Texas Eats food court, where participants will offer festival-friendly casual fare. Notably, Andrew Wiseheart will be previewing more of Gardner's vegetable-focused dishes. Here's the full lineup, from a press release from the Austin Food & Wine festival:

Friday, October 3: Bryce Gilmore & Jack Gilmore (Odd Duck & Jack Allen's Kitchen, Austin)

  • Baja Fish Tacos - two for $9
  • Kolache with Goat Sausage - $8
  • Grilled Whole Quail - $12

Saturday, October 4: Jason Dady (Umai MiSan Antonio)

  • Classic Texas BBQ Chopped Beef Frito Pie with Cherry Tomatoes, Cheddar, Sour Cream and Scallions - $8
  • Bacon Frito Pie with Braised Pork Belly, Crispy Bacon, Jack Cheese and Roasted Tomatillo Salsa - $9
  • JBG Organic Farms Chili Frito Pie (vegetarian) - $7
  • Nutella Frito Pie with Marshmallow, Nutella Ganache and Graham Cracker Nougat - $8

Sunday, October 5: Blaine Staniford (Grace Restaurant, Fort Worth)

  • Chorizo Stuffed Dates with Applewood Bacon, Charred Pepper Sauce and Arugula Salad - $8
  • Organic Chicken and Apple Sausage on a Potato Bun with Cabbage and Pickled Mustard Seeds - $9
  • Green Chili Frito Pie with Queso Fresco and Radish (vegetarian) - $7

Friday, October 10: Andrew Wiseheart & Ben Edgerton (Contigo & GardnerAustin)

  • Charred Broccoli with Toasted Garlic, Crispy Onions and Lemon - $5
  • Red Beets with Urfa Chili and Mint - $8
  • Grilled Chicken Thigh with Cucumber and Dill - $9

Saturday, October 11: David Bull (Second Bar + Kitchen, Austin)

  • Pork Belly Banh Mi with Chili Mayo, Carrot Slaw, Nam Pla, Cilantro and Mint - $8
  • Grilled Portobello Banh Mi with Chili Mayo, Carrot Slaw, Nam Pla, Cilantro and Mint (vegetarian) - $8
  • Truffle Pomme Frites with Parmesan and Truffle Aioli (vegetarian) - $6

Sunday, October 12: Alexis Chong (Sway, Austin)

  • Salt-n-Pepper Tofu - $6
  • Salt-n-Pepper Shrimp - $9
  • Vermicelli Chicken Salad - $7
  • Ice Cream Sandwich - $5