2019 Houston Rising Stars Tasting Gala Menu

2019 Houston Rising Stars Tasting Gala Menu

 
Savory
 
 Baker Matthieu Cabon | Magnol French Baking
Verlasso salmon-buckwheat mille-feuille
&
Assortment of bread with compound French butter
 
Chef Natasha Douglas | Better Luck Tomorrow and Penny Quarter
Green Shakshuka: tomato, greens, chiles, sunchoke, yogurt, egg
 
Pitmaster Patrick Feges & Chef Erin Smith | Feges BBQ
Niman Ranch pork belly burnt ends with Mexican street corn
 
Chef Drake Leonards | Eunice
Gulf blue crab and shrimp étouffée with green rice
 
Chef Bobby Matos | State of Grace and La Lucha
Fried oyster loaf, Texas toast, Duke's Mayonnaise, pickles
&
Ginger-gochujang glazed Lone Mountain wagyu beef rib with Malaysian roti
 
Chef Jonny Rhodes | Indigo
Slum Village: Ash-aged potato, okra, créme, shallots, thyme
 
Chef Felipe Riccio | Goodnight Hospitality
Blackened Verlasso salmon tostada, avocado, blue corn
 
Chef Kaitlin Steets | Theodore Rex
Smoked Aussie lamb tartare, celtuce, cured egg yolk
 
Chef Nick Wong | UB Preserv
Salt & pepper squid, basil, garlic, nam jim, chile
 
Guest Chef Manuel Recio | Spain
Ibérico Ham from Spain
 
Pastry
 
Gelatician Jasmine Chida SweetCup Gelato & Sorbet Originale
Pomegranate-rose sorbet
&
Saffron milk jelly tarts
 
Pastry Chef Meredith Larke | Uchi Houston
Foie gras candy bar
 
Beverage
 
Sommelier Andres Blanco | Caracol
Sommelier Lindsay Thomas | Pappas Bros. Steakhouse
Pairings with winners' dishes
 
Bartender Westin Galleymore | Underbelly Hospitality
Formerly Known As: Tequila, marigold, Cocchi, Maurin Quina, Gran Classico
 
Bartender Tommy Ho | Anvil Bar & Refuge and Penny Quarters
Minch's Lure: Scotch, Sherry, poire eau de vie, almond