Events / Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner

Houston

Tue, March 26, 2019

6:30 PM
Caracol
Price: $200 plus tax & gratuity This event is sold out.

This special evening will highlight the best of Houston, beginning with passed canapés and hand-crafted cocktails, followed by a four-course dinner prepared by JBF Award Winners, and a decadent dessert. Proceeds from this event will benefit James Beard Foundation’s National Scholars Program and General Fund.

Hosts:

JBF Award Winner Hugo Ortega and Tracy Vaught
H Town Restaurant Group: Backstreet Cafe, Hugo’s, Caracol and Xochi
 

Cocktails by:

Sommelier/Beverage Director Sean Beck
H Town Restaurant Group

Bobby Heugel
Owner, Anvil Bar & Refuge
 

Canapés by:

Terrence Gallivan and Seth Siegel-Gardner
The Pass & Provisions

JBF Award Winner Irma Galvan
Irma’s Restaurant

Anita Jaisinghani
Pondicheri

Kaiser Lashkari
Himalaya Restaurant & Catering


Dinner by:

JBF Award Winner Robert Del Grande
Cafe Annie and The Grove

JBF Award Winner Hugo Ortega
H Town Restaurant Group

JBF Award Winner Chris Shepherd
Underbelly Hospitality

JBF Award Winner Justin Yu
Theodore Rex, Better Luck Tomorrow, and Public Services Wine and Whisky


Dessert by:

Executive Pastry Chef Ruben Ortega
H Town Restaurant Group

Menu

Hors d'Oeuvre

Terrence Gallivan and Seth Siegal-Gardner
Kombu–Uni Tacos

JBF Award Winner Irma Galvan
Empanadas with Chicken and Mole Poblano

Anita Jaisinghani  
Oyster Poori Chaat

Kaiser Lashkari
Beef Samosas

Dinner

JBF Award Winner Chris Shepherd
Crispy Rice Salad with Herbs, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, and Serrano Vinaigrette

JBF Award Winner Robert Del Grande
Sea Scallop with Huitlacoche and Hoja Santa Broth

JBF Award Winner Hugo Ortega
Mixote de Pescado > Fish with Agave Leaf, Mole Amarillo, and Roasted Vegetables

JBF Award Winner Justin Yu
Roasted Tejas Heritage Farms Duck with Local Mushrooms and Preserved Vegetables

Ruben Ortega
Tienda de Chocolate > Café Rosita de Cacao Cremoux with Tejate, Chocolate–Passion Fruit Cloud, Mole–Hazelnut River Rocks, Oaxacan Chocolate Soil, and Poleo Ice Cream

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