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The Circle of Life

Welcoming & Remembering The “Circle of Life” Continues at Abacus Jasper’s Restaurant Group   February has been a month filled with celebrations and remembrances for our Jasper’s and Abacus work family. Please join us on Facebook to share your own personal notes of congratulations and condolences with these special families. New Additions On February 3rd Abacus Executive Chef [...]

By | February 24th, 2017|Abacus, Abacus Jasper's Blog, Jasper's|Comments Off on The Circle of Life

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 [...]

By | February 2nd, 2017|Abacus Jasper's Blog, Jasper's|Comments Off on Jasper’s Happy Hour

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 [...]

By | February 1st, 2017|Abacus, Abacus Jasper's Blog|Comments Off on Executive Chef Christopher Patrick’s Upcoming Events

Recent Growth For Kent Rathbun Concepts Means Corporate Promotions & Expanded Leadership Roles For 3 Team Members

Kent Rathbun Concepts Announces New Positions DALLAS – Kent Rathbun Concepts is proud to announce the promotions of Ms. Dani Peplaski, Mr. Chris Gangi and Mr. Dennis Egert. As of January 4, 2016, both Dani and Chris transitioned into their new roles as Regional Director of Operations. And Dennis now holds a newly-formed position within [...]

By | February 3rd, 2016|Abacus Jasper's Blog, Team Member Spotlight, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Recent Growth For Kent Rathbun Concepts Means Corporate Promotions & Expanded Leadership Roles For 3 Team Members

Our Favorite Food Photos of 2015

Let's face it, the hard drives fill up fast around here! Each year hundreds upon hundreds of beautiful photographs of food cross our desks.  From the dining rooms and kitchens at Abacus, Jasper's and Hickory; to special events and private dining and charity events... and especially from our very own event venue; The Kitchen at 6130.  We [...]

By | December 30th, 2015|Abacus Jasper's Blog, In the Kitchen, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Our Favorite Food Photos of 2015

6 Course Valhrona Chocolate Dinner

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 | November 28th, 2015|Abacus Jasper's Blog, Events|Comments Off on 6 Course Valhrona Chocolate Dinner

Chef’s Notes: Ranch Inspired Birthday Party

When The Catering Needs To Be As Impressive As The Venue Not long ago, we had the privilege of helping one of our fellow restaurateurs celebrate a very special milestone birthday. From the moment we learned the venue was a 1903 historically renovated family ranch house in Oklahoma, we knew this special event required an [...]

By | September 28th, 2015|Abacus Jasper's Blog, Ask the Chef, Events, In the Kitchen, On the Road, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Chef’s Notes: Ranch Inspired Birthday Party

Remembering Gary Wall

Paying Tribute To Our Good Friend  https://youtu.be/fSuX7x5yCqc All of us at Kent Rathbun Concepts are sad to learn that our dear friend Gary Wall passed away in Bogata, Columbia on July 22, 2015. Gary was doing what he loved, filming a video for his company Small Pond Video. Our hearts go out to his [...]

By | July 23rd, 2015|Abacus Jasper's Blog, Team Member Spotlight, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Remembering Gary Wall

Team Member Spotlight

Kent Rathbun Catering Welcomes Angela Dennison  It’s critical to have a talented leadership at the helm when you are hosting an important event. That’s why we are excited to welcome Angela Dennison to the Kent Rathbun Catering family. Angela joins us as the General Manager and brings a tremendous amount of talent and creativity to the [...]

By | May 21st, 2015|Abacus Jasper's Blog, Events, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Team Member Spotlight

Chef’s Notes

 Roca Patron Cocktail and Food Pairings  When I first heard whispers that Patron was announcing a new line called “Roca Patron” I have to admit, I was pretty excited. Once I learned they had major plans to take the art of Tequila making back to its roots, crafting small batches of premium artisan tequila, using a [...]

By | May 20th, 2015|Abacus Jasper's Blog, Ask the Chef, In the Kitchen, Recipe, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Chef’s Notes