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Kathy Elkins and Sergio Rosas at Harold's

There’s A New Executive Chef In Houston & She’s At Harold’s

Posted: July 10, 2018 at 7:00 am   /   Chefs You Should Know, News

At first, it looked as if owner Alli Jarrett of Harold’s Restaurant & Tap Room at 350 West 18th in the Heights had found a replacement for former executive chef Antoine Ware in Richard Knight. Unfortunately, Knight, formerly of Feast and Hunky Dory, didn’t stay long, choosing instead to focus on family and marketing “Show […]

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Ben McPherson

BOH Pasta Pop-Up At Glitter Karaoke Rescheduled For June 28

Posted: May 9, 2018 at 8:21 am   /   Chefs You Should Know, News

Update, 5/10/18, 11:33 a.m.: This event was canceled due to a non life-threatening medical issue for the chef. We will let you know if this gets rescheduled. See below for updated information. Update, 5/21/2018 9:00 a.m.: Chef Ben McPherson says that the BOH Pasta pop-up at Glitter Karaoke has been rescheduled for June 28. He’s still […]

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Brandi Key Lasco

Chef Brandi Key Discusses New Culinary Director Role With Lasco Enterprises

Posted: March 13, 2018 at 12:55 pm   /   Chefs You Should Know, Featured, News

When parting ways with Clark Cooper Concepts after eight years in January, chef Brandi Key didn’t publicly discuss her goals or what she was doing next. About two months later, an announcement revealed that she’s the new culinary director for Lasco Enterprises. Lasco Enterprises, named for founder Jerry Lasco, started in Houston. The company owns […]

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Harold's

Executive Chef Richard Knight Finds A New Home At Harold’s In The Heights—Updated

Posted: March 1, 2018 at 8:00 am   /   Chefs You Should Know, News

Chef Richard Knight, who first came to prominence in Houston as one of the chefs at Feast, hasn’t been at helm of a restaurant kitchen since leaving Hunky Dory on February 5 of last year. (Hunky Dory shuttered just a few months later after several business issues surrounding parent company Treadsack came to light.) His […]

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Padilla win The Chew

UPDATE: Chef Alex Padilla Of The Original Ninfa’s Wins National “The Chew” Competition In NYC

Posted: February 21, 2018 at 6:12 pm   /   Chefs You Should Know, News

Updated, 2/22/2018, 3:34 p.m.: Padilla won the final round of the competition with a ribeye bruschetta on butter-fried toast topped with fennel and asparagus salad and a citrus dijon vinaigrette. He beat out a cod dish made by fellow finalist Jonathan Dearden of Radiator in Washington D.C. According to a press release, Padilla plans to […]

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