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Grand Opening at The District of Willow Bend

October 4, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Celebrate the opening of our first five fabulous new restaurants at the Shops at Willow Bend – and help our chefs support the important work of the JUNIOR LEAGUE OF COLLIN COUNTY!

Enjoy a festive cocktail reception followed by a progressive dining experience of plated tastings specially prepared for this occasion by our amazing chefs: Patricio Sandoval, MEXICAN BAR CO. COCINA, Omar Flores, WHISTLE BRITCHES, John Tesar, KNIFE, Jalal Chanaa and Adham Shanaa, TERRA MEDITERRANEAN and Russell Hayward, ASCENSION.

Cap the evening with desserts, coffee, music by the Georgia Bridgewater Orchestra and a spectacular finale on new outdoor patio!

Attire: Evening Casual 

Complimentary Valet parking at new mall entrance

Tickets for this all-inclusive dining experience are $125 and can be purchased through Eventbrite.


Pick up your Chefs’ Tasting Evening Passport at our Early Check In to avoid lines on Thursday evening!

Early Check In: Sept. 28 – Oct. 3

Mall Hours

Willow Bend Concierge Center, lower level near Macy’s

Same-Day Check In: Oct. 4

4 pm – 6 pm

Ascension Court, inside new mall entrance


5 pm: Cocktail Reception hosted by ASCENSION and CALIFORNIA PIZZA KITCHEN

Ascension Court, inside our new mall entrance

6:15 pm: Progressive Dining Experience hosted by KNIFE, MEXICAN BAR CO. COCINA, TERRA MEDITERRANEAN and WHISTLE BRITCHES

9 pm: Coffee & dessert hosted by ASCENSION and NEIMAN MARCUS MARIPOSA

Live performance by Georgia Bridgwater Orchestra

Spectacular Finale

New Outdoor Patio


October 4, 2018
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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