Events / Dinner

Chef to Watch: Houston Innovator

Fri, August 23, 2019

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $140 Public Price: $180 Click here for tickets.
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Jonny Rhodes

Indigo, Houston

Jonny Rhodes is a remarkable young chef whose innovative, soul food–inspired restaurant Indigo is attracting press buzz, admiration from his community, and acclaim from the culinary world. We are thrilled to invite this Rising Star Chef of the Year semifinalist (and 2018 Houston Eater Chef of the Year!) to his Beard House debut, where he’ll draw upon history, culture, and social experiences to guide his cooking.

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Hors d’Oeuvre

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