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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 since 1999. 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 – 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 [...]

By | December 2nd, 2016|Kent Rathbun Catering|Comments Off on Kent Rathbun Catering – January Offer

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 [...]

By | November 12th, 2014|Abacus Jasper's Blog|Comments Off on On-site vs Delivery Catering – What is the difference?

Patron’s Latest Endeavor: Roca Patron

As someone who appreciates premium liquors and spirits, I’m honored to help launch Patron Tequila’s new handcrafted, artisanal Roca line. So honored, in fact, that we’ll be showcasing Roca Patron with a special event this week at all Jasper’s locations. You won’t want to miss these events – whether you’re a tequila aficionado like me, [...]

By | October 28th, 2014|Abacus Jasper's Blog|Comments Off on Patron’s Latest Endeavor: Roca Patron

Reviewing the Reviewer: Who Can You Trust With YOUR Next Meal?

These days, it seems everyone’s a critic – from professional restaurant critics to self-proclaimed foodies and individual restaurant goers. Thanks to social media and online reviewing sites, these critics – professional or otherwise -- all have an audience. From Facebook posts and Tweets to services like Yelp, UrbanSpoon, and Restaurants.com – people are able to [...]

By | June 17th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Chef Notes: Roasting a Pig in a Cuban Pit

If you attended Jasper’s 10-year anniversary party, then you probably recall the gigantic Cuban Pit we constructed outside the front door to the restaurant. It was so popular that I’ve since roasted several more pigs using the same technique. Each time we cook a pig on-site, the pit is usually the main attraction. It goes [...]

By | June 17th, 2014|Ask the Chef|0 Comments

Sojourn Cellars Wine Dinner with Sales Manager Jim Silver

Do you think chocolate is a sweet ingredient, saved exclusively for the end of your meal? If you think chocolate is a sweet ingredient, saved exclusively for the end of your meal, I want you to experience chocolate in a whole new light! Expand your chocolate expectations and join us for the Valrhona Chocolate & [...]

By | December 19th, 2013|Abacus Jasper's Blog, Events, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sojourn Cellars Wine Dinner with Sales Manager Jim Silver