2012 Austin-San Antonio Rising Stars

2012 Austin-San Antonio Rising Stars
  • Tasting Gala and Awards Ceremony

    Buy Tickets for Austin-San Antonio Rising StarsTuesday, February 21, 2012

    6:30pm - 9:30pm
    VIP Reception at 5:45pm*
    Awards Ceremony at 6:30pm
    Tasting Gala to follow

    The Driskill Hotel
    604 Brazos Street
    Austin, TX 78701

    Tickets: $85 General Admission; $125 VIP*
    *Private reception includes Champagne and Petrossian Caviar.

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    2012 Austin-San Antonio Rising Stars
    2012 Austin-San Antonio Rising Stars
  • Austin-San Antonio Rising Stars Award Winners

    David Bull Congress Austin
    Ned Elliott Foreign & Domestic
    Aaron Franklin Franklin Barbecue
    Bryce Gilmore Barley Swine
    Rene Ortiz La Condesa
    Paul Qui Uchiko
    Quealy Watson The Monterey
    Andrew Wiseheart Contigo
    Pastry Chefs
    Plinio Sandalio Carillon
    Philip Speer Uchiko
    Sustainability Chef
    Michael Sohocki Restaurant Gwendolyn
    Hotel Chef
    Josh Watkins Carillon
    John Bates and Brandon Martinez The Noble Pig
    Tyson Cole Uchi, Uchi Houston, and Uchiko
    Jason Dady Bin 555, Tre Trattoria, and Two Bros. BBQ Market
    Jeret Peña Esquire Tavern
    June Rodil Congress Austin
    Kevin Brand Brewing Company
    Mentor Chef
    Andrew Weissman Osteria Il Sogno
    Mentor Brewer
    Brian Peters Uncle Billy's Brew & Que
    Host Chef
    Jonathan Gelman Driskill Grill
  • How to Make it Panel

    Monday, February 20, 2012

    Austin Community College
    Highland Business Center, Room 301.0
    5930 Middle Fiskville Rd.

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

  • Industry-only After-Party

    Get your grub and drink on at the Rising Star After-Party
    Hosted by Contigo Austin, featuring food from Coreanos, Dock and Roll Diner, and Lucky's Puccia

    Tuesday, February 21, 2011


    2027 Anchor Lane
    Austin,TX 78723

    Complimentary sponsored food and beverages 10pm to 12am
    Open to food industry professionals only!

    The event is sold out

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    Giving Back

    StarChefs.com is proud to donate a portion of Gala proceeds to the Sustainable Food Center. Sustainable Food Center cultivates a healthy community by strengthening the local food system and improving access to nutritious, affordable food. SFC envisions a food secure community where all children and adults grow, share, and prepare healthy, local food.