DMA Arts & Letters Live Presents Ina Garten: Barefoot Contessa

McFarlin Memorial Auditorium
Wednesday, February 18  7:30 p.m.
- Tickets on sale Friday, October 3, 2014, 10:00 a.m. -

September 29, 2014 - INA GARTEN, the country’s most beloved culinary icon, author of eight New York Times bestselling cookbooks and host of the popular Emmy- and James Beard Award–winning Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics show on Food Network, is coming to the Dallas Museum of Art’s Arts & Letters Live series on Wednesday, February 18, at the McFarlin Memorial Auditorium at 7:30 p.m.. Tickets (starting at $39.50 plus applicable service charges) go on sale Friday, October 3, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. online (, by phone, and at the box office. 

Joined by a local moderator, Ina will share stories that give the audience a behind-the-scenes glimpse of life in the Hamptons: filming Back to Basics, writing bestselling cookbooks, and enjoying food with friends and family. An audience Q&A will directly follow the interview.

Ina’s eagerly anticipated ninth cookbook, MAKE IT AHEAD: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook (October 28, 2014) delivers her top make-ahead recipes and invaluable tips, making meal-planning easier than ever—whether for the week ahead, or for a special meal. 

Ina Garten’s Food Network show, Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics, is now in its 11th season on Food Network, and Ina’s previous eight cookbooks have all been New York Times bestsellers. Ina lives in East Hampton, New York, with her husband, Jeffrey. Visit her at