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The Savor the Goods dinner series allows local chefs and producers to come together and craft beautiful meals for guests in the Texas Panhandle. Find out how you can attend one of these dinners, meet some of the chefs and producers, and even pick up some recipes and more below.

Upcoming Dinners

Savor the Goods: Delvin's Southern Soul

Thursday, July 27 – 6 to 8 p.m.

Arts in the Sunset, 3701 Plains Boulevard #117, Amarillo, TX 


The Panhandle's best dinner series is back! Join Panhandle PBS as we present Savor the Goods: Delvin's Southern Soul

Join us for an evening of cocktails, conversation and a delicious New Orleans-inspired meal featuring Delvin Wilson, owner of Delvin's in Amarillo. Delvin and his family will be in the kitchen and at center stage for the event where you'll learn all you need to know about soul food and Southern cooking from the heart. 

Starters Include:

  • Deviled eggs and pimento cheese

Dinner Menu:

  • Delvin's Smoked Brisket
  • Chicken Diane
  • Dirty Rice
  • Collards and Greens
  • Green Beans


  • Coca-Cola Cake and Buttermilk Pie

Signature Cocktails:

  • Sazerac and French 75 (Provided by Reed Beverage, prepared by Sips and Giggles)

Support for this dinner is provided by: Northwest Texas Healthcare System, Affiliated Food Service, Reed Beverage, and Arts in the Sunset.

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Jessica Higgins

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Laura Yarber

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Sam Blackburn

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Rory Schepisi

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Adam Lehn

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Andy Timmons

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Alan Birkenfeld

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Steve Foster

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