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About Donna Tanner

Donna Tanner is the Director of Communications for Abacus Jasper's Restaurant Group. She has been with the company for 17 years. Her passion for food started at an early age and she immediately started in the business as soon as she was of working age! Donna has 30 years plus in the business, graduated from UTD and has a MS from UT Southwestern.

Kent Rathbun Catering’s Latest Toy

From BBQ feasts at your office to a tailgate or pool party at home, we can offer you made-from-scratch BBQ and American comfort foods, the freshest seasonal ingredients, and local produce when possible. Chef Chris Short will bring by his new custom Smoker/Grill from East Texas Smoker Company and his amazing team of chefs and servers. Sit [...]

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Jasper’s Happy Hour

Don’t wait impatiently for the weekend to have some fun. Instead, gather a few friends or coworkers and kick things off a little early at Jasper's! Daily in our bar and patio from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. guests can partake in specially priced appetizers,  as well as an assortment of delicious signature cocktails. There’s [...]

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Kent Rathbun Catering Venue Offer

Whether you are planning your wedding shower, 50th birthday or just need a reason to gather with good friends, food and drink, we’ve got you covered and would like to extend a special offer for any event booked at either Hickory or The Kitchen at 6130…NO VENUE FEE (value of $2500)!  No need to slave [...]

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Executive Chef Christopher Patrick’s Upcoming Events

Abacus Executive Chef Christopher Patrick is going to be very busy in the next few months! Save the date and watch for details to come. March 16th: The Dallas Arboretum Food and Wine Festival View Details March 17th to 19th: Live in Yountville View Details May 11th: Chef Chris will be cooking at the James [...]

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Holiday Gift Card Promotion

Purchase a $100 gift card and receive an additional $20 card, our gift to you.* This offer applies to only in-store purchases and expires Dec 31.  *Complimentary gift card cannot be used at time of purchase. Gift cards can be used at  Abacus or Jasper's

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12th Annual Seats for Soldiers – December 12th

December 12th Help us welcome 170 wounded soldiers and Army Reservist Please arrive at Abacus at 4:00 p.m., the troops will come at approximately 4:30 p.m Valet parking will not be available, as lot is closed for the buses that will bring in the soldiers. We will provide flags and hot chocolate.  Abacus is closed for their dinner until 7:00 pm. [...]

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You’re in luck! Kent Rathbun Catering has 2 nights open at venues

Did you wait until the last minute to book your holiday party? Well we have an offer for you. We have December 17th open at our two venues: The Kitchen at 6130 at Preston Center in Dallas and Hickory at Granite Park in Plano. We are offering a $5,000 F&B Minimum with $1,500 Venue Fee. Book [...]

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Abacus Launches New Happy Hour: Tuesdays – Fridays   5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Don’t wait impatiently for the weekend to have some fun. Instead, gather a few friends or coworkers and kick things off a little early at Abacus, as the restaurant has just launched a new weeknight happy hour. Every Tuesday through Friday from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. in the Abacus Lounge, guests can partake in $12 [...]

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Kent Rathbun Catering – January Offer

Kent Rathbun Catering would like to spread some holiday cheer by offering you the perfect solution for all your party planning needs.  Whether ringing in the New Year or preparing for Super Bowl LI, we’ve got you covered and would like to extend a special offer for any event booked in January at either Hickory or [...]

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On-site vs Delivery Catering – What is the difference?

When you’re planning a party, food is often the number one priority. Sharing a meal – whether it’s a sit-down dinner, passed hors d’oeuvres, or food-stations –the ritual of eating really brings people together. Food generates conversation, gives people energy, and can turn a good event to a great one. So when the time comes [...]

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