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Watch Chef Randy Evans on Food Network's Kitchen Inferno Tonight

After Houston Press Tequila & Tamales tonight, what should you do? Race to the Lillo & Ella (2307 Ella) viewing party to watch Houston chef Randy Evans compete on Kitchen Inferno on Food Network.

Randy Evans, formerly executive chef of now-closed Haven, is currently a consulting chef for JCI Grill, H.E.B.'s future restaurant on San Felipe and Fountainview, and more.

Tonight's episode is called "Milk and Cookies: Get Ready To Crumble" and is described on Food Network's website as follows:

"Transforming milk and cookies into a savory dish isn't the only obstacle standing between Executive Chef Randy Evans and his dream to own a restaurant."

The prize if Evans wins every round is $25,000. That's harder than it sounds: each round gets progressively more difficult.

Does this mean if he wins he can get a new restaurant of his own after this? That would be cool. Either way, we know this native Texan is no stranger to pressure and isn't likely to crumble. Evans had a long stint at Brennan's of Houston, eventually becoming executive chef there, before he went on to run Haven.

It's no coincidence the viewing party is at Lillo & Ella. Chef-owner Kevin Naderi worked with Evans for a time at Brennan's of Houston and went on to be his first sous chef at Haven.

The show airs at 9 p.m. Central Time. Lillo & Ella will serve free hor d'oeures during the show.

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