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  • Eric Nadel’s Sunday Supper Concert Series

    To know legendary baseball Hall of Famer and Texas Rangers radio announcer Eric Nadel is to know that his love of baseball is rivaled only by his love of music. Add to that his huge heart for at-risk youth and what do you get?
    The Eric Nadel Sunday Supper Concert Series at Cafe Momentum!
    On Sunday, November 26th, Café Momentum will host our first ever Eric Nadel’s Sunday Supper Concert Series featuring the one and only Daphne Willis! The evening will include a family-style feast with complimentary beer, wine and bubbly. After dinner, Daphne Willis will take the stage and play an acoustic set. Thank you for your generous support. We hope to see you on November 26th!
  • 40 Days of Gratitude

    Cafe Momentum would like to wish you all a wonderful and joyous holiday season with your family and friends. It seems like the a perfect time to reflect on the many things we have to be grateful for in our lives and to consider those less fortunate. Over the next 40 days of holiday festivities, please take a moment to consider an end-of-year gift to change the trajectory of the young lives served through the Cafe Momentum program. Your gift means so much to so many. Thank you and Happy Holidays from Cafe Momentum!  
  • Cafe Momentum – The Chew

  • CAFÉ MOMENTUM SELECTED AS GRANT RECIPIENT OF YOUTH OPPORTUNITY FUND TO CONNECT LOW-INCOME YOUTH IN NORTH TEXAS TO CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

    Café Momentum selected as grant recipient of youth opportunity fund to connect low-income youth in north texas to career opportunities Read More
  • The Atlantic (CityLab)

    The Restaurant of Second Chances Acclaimed Dallas chef Chad Houser opens a permanent home for Café Momentum, giving on-the-job training to young offenders. Read More
  • Eater National – Six Charities Changing the World Through Food

    A Texas pop-up (but soon to be permanent) restaurant that serves as a paid post-release internship for juvenile offenders, teaching critical skills to vulnerable kids. Read More
  • Associated Press

    Dishing Out Life Lessons to Troubled Youth – Associated Press A Dallas chef says the way to help troubled teenage boys is teach them to play with knives and fire. The unconventional youth program is changing lives one plate at a time.
  • Christian Science Monitor

    Chad Houser cooked up a café to give young offenders a second chance. At Café Momentum in Dallas former juvenile offenders learn valuable life skills. Learn More