Friday Evening Dine Around

The following restaurants have been selected based on diversity and exceptional dining experiences.  Each location will host a group seating area with a fixed number of seats available.
Registered/ paid delegates will receive a link to reserve your seat.  You will be able to reserve a seat (or 2) based on your own single or double registration.  ‘Block’ reservations cannot be accommodated online, but other delegates will be able to reserve seats at the same location (subject to availability).  Or just book your seat(s) and be pleasently surprised with whom you share your dining experience!

Each delegate will receive a $75 voucher.  You will be responsible for any charges over and above. 

AVERAGE 3-course dinner
(excluding alcohol, taxes, and suggested 18% gratuity)
$   45-75        $$   70-90        $$$   80-125+


CIBO Waterfront Cafe $
A Mediterranean Inspired Café within a repurposed industrial building on the bank of the Historic Red River.  The “Pump and Screen House” building, provides high ceilings, massive windows, industrial masonry, simple lighting, warm furnishings, and urban riverfront views all create the setting for a special dining experience. 

Velvet Glove $$$
Exceptional Fine Dining Experience. 

Peasant Cookery $$
Upscale comfort food in the heart of the Exchange District. Peasant Cookery maintains a house-made philosophy, curing meats and pickling vegetables in-house.

Smith $$
Located in the heart of The Forks.  Presenting a woodsy-chic bar/eatery at Inn at the Forks with select, seasonal fare, and local beers.

Vida Cucina Italia $$$
Italy’s culinary master, Chef Rosanna Marziale combines passion, attention to detail, and the finest ingredients from Italy with a flawless execution – adding a touch of both modern dining and old-world charm.

529 Downtown $$$
Premier Japanise Steakhouse and sister property to the 529 Wellington Steakhouse.  Opening downtown this spring and ready for NASC! 

Menu link to 529 Wellington for reference only

Merchant Kitchen $
Overlooking a stately open kitchen, this is an elevated Latin and Asian street food-inspired experience with globally influenced cocktails.