The Austin Food and Wine Alliance has built a reputation for throwing big parties and networking events to help foster culinary innovation.

This year, the organization announced a relaunch as the Texas Food and Wine Alliance, expanding to all the major regions of the state – a move that proved to be needed now more than ever.

How do you push the taste of your community or find the next star chef?

To help answer that question, Executive Chef Andre Natera sat down with Executive Director of the Texas Food and Wine AllianceMariam Parker, to discuss how she is working to showcase and support the breadth of Texas talent and culinary businesses.

Shake the drinks. Set out the plates. It’s time to Run the Pass. 

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