2017 Austin - San Antonio Rising Stars Gala Tasting Menu

2017 Austin - San Antonio Rising Stars Gala Tasting Menu


Tatsu Aikawa of Kemuri Tatsu-Ya
BBQ Tsukemen Ramen

Adam Brick of Vino Vino
James Brown's Heirloom Corn Crepe

Bryan Butler and Ben Runkle of Salt & Time
Salumi board featuring desert oregano salami

Chad Carey of Empty Stomach Restaurant Group
Chef John Philpot's Miso-aged Lone Mountain wagyu, brown rice, roasted mushrooms

Damien Brockway of P6 at the Line ATX
Kanpachi, kemon, koji, native sunflower

Fiore Tedesco of L'Oca d'Oro
Parmigiana, mozzarella, pomodoro sauce

Kevin Fink and Page Pressley of Emmer & Rye
White Sonora gondolini, ricotta, tomato water, basil

Max Snyder of Pitchfork Pretty
Yuca dumpling, Oaxaca cheese, radish escabeche, coconut oil

Michael Fojtasek of Olamaie
Boiled peanuts, honey mustard, buttermilk, hummus

Miguel Vidal of Valentina's Tex Mex BBQ
The Real Deal Holyfield brisket taco

Pieter Sypesteyn of Cookhouse
Boudin Balls

Iberico Ham from Spain
Carving Station


Charlie Biedenharn, Jeremy Mandrell, and Anne Ng of Bakery Lorraine
Strawberry pop tart with macaron sprinkles

Daniela Herrera of Counter 3. Five. VII.
Popcorn ice cream, cheddar snow, Sturia caviar, black lime caramel

Tavel Bristol-Joseph of Emmer & Rye
Chocolate-cheddar tart 


Steven Dilley of Bufalina
Pairings with winners' dishes

Benjamin Krick of Juniper Tar
Portuguese Gin & Tonic: white port, gin, lime cordial, tonic

Clancy Rose of Wild Gift
Ethiopian natural process coffee

Joe Mohrfeld of Pinthouse Pizza
Electric Jellyfish IPA

Madelyn Kay of VOX Table
Blueberry Yum Yum: gin, Sherry, genever, blueberry-rooibos claret syrup, citrus

Guest Bartender Justin Lavenue of The Roosevelt Room
Greytest Gift: Wild Gift Coffee-infused Grey Goose, Camembert-washed vermouth, coconut-black truffle cream, bendictine