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Presented by

The Eugene McDermott Foundation 

Saturday, November 5, 2022

Join us for a truly wild celebration! Stroll alongside elephants while you enjoy cocktails and the best dishes in Dallas served by chefs who share your love of the Dallas Zoo.

Attire

Safari Chic | Comfortable footwear recommended (flats)

Valet

Complimentary valet parking at the Dallas Zoo Main Entrance

EVENT CHAIRS

Marena and Roger Gault

Online auction

Get in on the action before the “mane” event by bidding on items in our online auction, open now through November 5. Don’t miss your chance to snag these wild items!

Schedule

6 - 8 p.m.

Cocktails, Hors d’Oeuvres, and Strolling Dinner
Giants of the Savanna

Big Board and Silent Auction

Animal Adventures Ambassadors
Giants of the Savanna

Giraffe Feedings
Diane and Hal Brierley Giraffe Ridge

8 p.m.

Sweet treats and late night bites
Wilds of Africa Plaza

8:30 P.M.

Live Auction
Wilds of Africa Plaza

9 p.m.

Music and Dancing
Manhattan
Wilds of Africa Plaza

10 p.m.

Big Board and Silent Auction Close

MIDNIGHT

Party Ends

Tickets

UNDERWRITING LEVELS

Flamboyance of Flamingos

Tower of Giraffes

Troop of Gorillas

Pod of Hippos

Herd of Elephants

Pride of Lions

Prefer to respond via mail? Please download our ZTD22 Table and Sponsor Packages

Questions? Please call 469.554.7422 or email Events@DallasZoo.com

CHEFS AND RESTAURANTS

Beckley 1115

Chef Sharon Van Meter

Botolino Gelato Artigianale

Chef Carlo Gattini

Bowen House

Chef Joe Shirghio

Bright Box Foods

Chef Christopher Patrick

Cake bar

Tracy L. German

Cane Rosso

Chef Jeff Bekavac

Circle T Ranch

Chef Dan Landsberg

Dolce Far Niete - Hot Chocolate Experience

Yasmeen Tadia

Ellie’s Restaurant & Lounge at HALL Arts Hotel

Chef Anthony Hsia

Empire Baking Company

Chef Meaders Ozarow

Encina

Chef Matt Balke

Fletcher’s Original Corny Dogs

Amber Fletcher

Gemma | Sachet

Chef Stephen Rogers

Home Cooking with Blythe Beck

Chef Blythe Beck

Isla & Co

Chef Ben LeRose

La Bodega Rotisserie & Goods

Chef Skye McDaniel

Las Palmas Tex Mex

Chef Hilario Serratos

Mike's Gemini Twin

Mozzarella Company

Chef Paula Lambert

Nothing Bundt Cakes Highland Park

Tara Cooper

OAK’D Handcrafted BBQ

Chef/Pitmaster Michael Lane

Parigi

Chef Janice Provost

Rockow Catering | Killer Caramels

Chef Jeff Rockow

Salum

Chef Abraham Salum

Sevy's Grill

Chef Jim "Sevy" Severson and

Chef Gerardo Calderon

Ssa group

Chef Tyler Wallace

Sugaire Glowing Organic Cotton Candy Experience

Yasmeen Tadia

Suze

Chef Gilbert C. Garza

Taco y Vino

Chef Jimmy Contreras

The Zodiac Room Downtown Neiman Marcus

Chef Sara Toth

Toussaint, A Downtown Brasserie

Chef Shaun Hinson

Truluck’s

Chef Manny Vera

Willie D's

Chef Brad Miller

(As of 10/28/22)

COMMITTEE

Chairs

Marena and Roger Gault

HONORARY CHAIRS

Kim and Greg Hext

HOST COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Robyn and Chris Chauvin

VIP CHAIR

Sherwood Wagner

ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Diane Brierley

Cindy Gummer

Kim Hext

UNDERWRITING COMMITTEE

Alex Arellano, Chair

Jake Bender

Diane Brierley

Ryan Gummer

Robert Gunby 

Gail H. Plummer

Steven Roth

LIVE AUCTION COMMITTEE

Kari and Tim McDonald, Chairs

Barbara and Don Averitt

Lauralee Gunby

Dawn Moore

Venise Stuart

Aimee Williams-Ramey

BIG BOARD CHAIR

Cindy Gummer

SILENT AUCTION COMMITTEE

Robyn Chauvin, Co-chair

Chuck Steelman, Co-chair

Gabi Herrick

Kyleb Howell

William LeMasters

Niko Padilla

Jack Salisbury

Fabiola Sierra

RAFFLE COMMITTEE

Courtney and Andrew Nall, Chairs

Nick Adamson

Brandi and Rick Ellis

Christina Morris

WINE GUYS

Greg Hext

Preston Hext

Matthew Meadows

Michael Meadows

HONORARY CHEF

Dan Landsberg

CHEF WRANGLER

Brett Krafft

HOST COMMITTEE

Robyn and Chris Chauvin, Chairs

Tiffany and Bobby Abtahi
Stephanie and Donald Ainscow
Purvi and Bill Albers
Bonner and Thomas Allen
Jennifer and Peter Altabef
Mary and Travis Andres
Barbara and Don Averitt
Dana and Brad Ayres
Carol Braden
Diane and Hal Brierley
Kate and Lane Britain
Lisa Browning
Leland Burk and Thomas Feulmer
Katherine and Key Coker
Emily and David Corrigan
Janie and David Condon
Mary McDermott Cook
Barbara and Don Daseke
Erin and Mike DeJesus
Barbara and Steve Durham
Alina and Ruben Esquivel
Lois and Ross Finkelman
Julie Ford
Jennifer and John Gates
Carol and Don Glendenning
Griffin Gonzalez
Alisha and Chris Gummer
Cindy and Chuck Gummer
Michelle and Ryan Gummer
Karen and Wayne Hamilton
Kathy and Kevin Hanrahan
Kim and Greg Hext
Shawna and Josh Hinkel 
Caren and Peter Kline
Dianne and Mark LaRoe
Cynthia Yung Leano
Carol and John Levy
Sarah and Alan Losinger
Holly and Tom Mayer
Kari and Tim McDonald
Amy and Michael Meadows
Jerry Miller
Dawn and Steven Moore
Anne and Tom Motlow
Ruth O’Donnell Mutch
Nancy P. Patterson and
Larry A. Maxwell
Steve Penrose
Gail H. Plummer
Nancy and Doug Rabe
Sherri and Brad Rejebian
Ruth Robinson
Stacy and Rudy Rodriguez
Steven J. Roth and Thai-Ian Tran
Stefanie Schneidler and
Jeffrey Robinson
Gretel and Justin Shipley
Andy Smith and
Paul von Wupperfeld
Gloria and Juan Ernesto Snead
Chuck Steelman and Scott Kehn
Bonnie and Ted Uzelac
Gayla and Jim Von Ehr
Joan and Alan Walne
Stephanie and Autry L. Warren Jr.

Thank you to our Zoo to Do 2022 Sponsors

Official Zoo to Do Airline

Logo for American Airlines

Chef Sponsor

Mission Video Sponsor

AIRSTAR Sponsor

Aimee and Royce Ramey /

Hotel Sponsor

Program Sponsor

Valet Sponsor

Media Sponsors

Party Favor Sponsor

Photography Sponsors

Gittings Photography