Mark your calendars, because you don’t want to miss these deliciously fun culinary happenings:
Chef Austin Simmons’ popular dinner series “CollaborEIGHT,” continues
, 24 Waterway, on Monday, November 4 at 6 p.m. This month, Simmons will collaborate with Top Chef France
finalist, chef Kevin D’Andrea for an eight-course dinner experience with wine and beer pairings. Tickets are $225 all-inclusive and seating is limited.
Agricole Hospitality will be hosting an open house-style event — How to Throw a Party Like a Boss — at Revival Market
, 550 Heights, on Tuesday, November 5 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Hosted by six Agricole managers (all of which are women), the event will feature six stations with recipes and tips to take home, wine and cocktail tastings, a charcuterie and cheese grazing table and holiday-themed passed hors d'oeuvres. Highlights include Amber Vandagriff (assistant general manager, Revival Market) showing off how to design a gorgeous cheese and charcuterie tray; Leonora Varvoutis (general manager and sommelier, Coltivare
) showcasing how to buy and pair wine for your holiday party; Layne Cruz (general manager, Revival Market) teaching guests how to create tablescapes and holiday decor, including tips on rentals; and more. Tickets are $25 per person. Email [email protected]
Hopdoddy Burger Bar
B.B. Lemon will be bringing its burger goodness to the fifth annual Burger Bash.
Photo by Bonner Rhae Photography
, International Smoke
, and B.B. Lemon
are just some of the competitors at the fifth annual Burger Bash
, held at the Plaza at CityCentre, 800 Town and Country, on Thursday, November 7 from 6 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $35 with two drink tickets and unlimited food ($17 for ages 12-20).
On Saturday, November 9, the Houston Cellar Classic Food and Wine Festival
will celebrate its 15th anniversary at The Tasting Room, 1101 Uptown Park, from noon to 4 p.m. The event brings together the stars of Houston’s restaurant scene, including celebrated chefs from Texas restaurants Uchi
, Max’s Wine Dive
and more, beverage experts and fine wines from all over the world, with 100-percent of proceeds benefiting Genesys Works Houston
. Tickets are $100 for general admission and $200 for VIP.
The Houston Food & Wine Fest will take place at Guadalupe Plaza Park
, 2311 Runnels, on Saturday, November 9 from 3 to 7 p.m. Tickets
are $55 and include all food and wine samples, with a VIP experience offered for $150.
The 14th Annual International Risotto Festival
returns on Sunday, November 10 from 2 to 6 p.m. at The Houston Design Center
, 7026 Old Katy. This year, some of Houston’s most talented chefs are onboard to compete, including chefs from Underbelly Hospitality, Alice Blue
, Fadi’s Mediterranean Grill
, Old Railroad Café
, Ristorante Cavour at Hotel Granduca
, Sonoma Wine Bar & Restaurant
, The Art Institute of Houston
and more. Tickets are $100 for general admission, including food, wine and beverage tastings; and $225 for VIP.
On Wednesday, November 13, pitmaster Leonard Botello IV will host his first No Kid Hungry
at TRUTH BBQ
,110 South Heights. The evening will feature a multi-course dinner by Botello, Bobby Matos (Superica
), Rebecca Masson (Fluff Bake Bar
), Erin Smith and Patrick Feges (Feges BBQ
) and Nick Wong (UB Preserv)
to benefit No Kid Hungry's work to end childhood hunger, plus a reception with cocktails served by mixologist Vanessa Dworakowski (La Lucha
) and a live auction in which guests can bid on a variety of luxury culinary and travel items. Tickets
are $175 for individuals.