Chefs You Should Know

How Texas Meat Became the Anchor of Underbelly Hospitality’s Cuisine

POSTED: November 12, 2020 AT 1:25 pm   /   Chefs You Should Know, News

Chris Shepherd of Underbelly Hospitality gained national recognition at his original restaurant, Underbelly, by crafting dishes that reflected Houston’s many personalities. Part international metropolis, part agrarian community, the city is home to restaurants serving cuisines from all over the world — many of which reside on land that once housed ranches and farms. Though the […]

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Brennan’s of Houston Gets New Chef

POSTED: August 7, 2020 AT 3:57 pm   /   Chefs You Should Know, News

Three years ago, Brennan’s of Houston welcomed back Joe Cervantez as its executive chef. Now, he’s leaving to open his own restaurant, Pier 6 Seafood & Oyster House in San Leon. This move opened one of Houston’s top chef positions. The new occupant of the role is Joseph “Joey” Chavez, who has been tapped to […]

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Houston 2020 James Beard Award Semifinalists Prominent in New Texas Region

POSTED: February 26, 2020 AT 10:07 am   /   Chefs You Should Know, Featured, Houston in the Spotlight, News

Today, the James Beard Foundation announced the semifinalists for its 2020 Restaurant and Chef Awards. It seems that Houston’s culinary professionals reaped the benefits of Texas being named its own region for the James Beard Foundation Awards. This is the first time the Lone Star State and California are standalone regions for award consideration.  The […]

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