2011 Houston Rising Stars

2011 Houston Rising Stars
  • Gala and Awards Ceremony

    Thursday March 17, 2011

    VIP Reception at 6pm

    Four Seasons Houston
    1300 Lamar Street
    Houston, TX 77010

    Glimpse the future of Houston dining at our tasting gala and awards ceremony. Enjoy high-concept food from up-and-coming culinary stars from the top restaurants in and around town. All dishes are paired with ultra-premium wines selected by the Rising Star Sommelier.

    Tickets: $95 per person; $125 VIP admission includes a private pre-event reception with Champagne and Petrossian caviar, plus early entrance to the gala.


  • Honorees Dinner

    Hosted by Chef Robert Del Grande
    The Grove

    Co-hosted by:

    Claire Smith, Canopy and Shade
    Mark Cox, Mark's American Cuisine

    This is a private event – invitation only

  • "How to Make It"
    Rising Stars Chefs’ Panel

    Wednesday, March 16, 2011

    1pm – 3pm

    Culinary Institute LeNôtre
    7070 Allensby
    Houston, TX 77022

    Featuring the Rising Star Chefs and Pastry Chefs, this seminar gives chefs, cooks, and culinary students the opportunity to learn how to advance their careers and to discuss the challenges and rewards of the industry.

  • Industry-Only Afterparty

    Thursday, March 17, 2011

    Grand Prize Bar
    1010 Banks Street
    Houston, TX

    Complimentary sponsored beverages
    Open to food industry professionals only!


  • Giving Back

    la cocina logoStarChefs.com is proud to donate a portion of the Gala proceeds to Recipe for Success, a Houston Charity that leads the way in hands-on nutrition education aimed at preventing childhood obesity and encouraging long-term health.