Texas Agriculture Commissioner comes to Oak Hill

July 27, 2012

OAK HILL – Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples chose an Oak Hill restaurant to launch the GO TEXAN Restaurant Round-Up July 23-29, a week when participating restaurants are inviting patrons to sample fare made from locally produced ingredients.
The spotlight will be on restaurants that regularly use wine, beer, beef, poultry, pork, seafood, eggs, fruits and vegetables grown or raised in Texas.
“We are surrounded by great farmers and ranchers who provide us with some of the best-tasting ingredients for our meals,” said Jack Gilmore (his middle name is Allen), chef and owner of Jack Allen’s Kitchen. The restaurant on State Highway 71 in Oak Hill hosted a press conference by Commissioner Staples last Friday, and served lunch for the commissioner and invited guests featuring local produce.

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