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Tacos Over Texas

April 7, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


On Sunday, April 7, 2019, The Ninfa Laurenzo Scholarship Fund (TNLSF) will hold it’s second annual fundraising event, Tacos Over Texas, in collaboration with El Tiempo Cantina and The Original Ninfa’s On Navigation. Chef’s from around the country will share their skills through a friendly competition.

Mama Ninfa paved the way for the restaurant industry in Texas with her famous Tacos Al Carbon. The challenge for our Celebrity Chef’s is to create a taco inspired by Mama Ninfa . We want to celebrate history and the transformation of Houston’s passion for multicultural food, by each chef adding their own unique flavors to their sample taco.

All proceeds from the event will benefit The Ninfa Laurenzo Scholarship Fund which helps give back to education in Houston.

Here is the list of worthy competitors ready to bring their best taco games. New competitors for this year are noted below.

  • Bosscat Kitchen & Libations (new)
  • Cafe Annie
  • Christian’s Tailgate Bar & Grill
  • Chefs David and Michael Cordúa
  • Elliot’s Table
  • El Tiempo
  • Gatlin’s BBQ
  • Grace’s on Kirby
  • Chef Roshni Gurnani (new)
  • Killen’s TMX (new)
  • Mia’s Table
  • The Original Ninfa’s On Navigation
  • Poitín (new)
  • La Calle Tacos
  • Laurenzo’s Restaurant
  • One Fifth (new)
  • Riel (new)
  • Saint Arnold Brewing Company
  • Tony Mandola’s Gulf Coast Kitchen
  • Tout Suite
  • Chef Jamie Zelko of Zelko Concepts (new)

Each restaurant is challenged to create a taco inspired by Mama Ninfa but still add unique and creative touches. Tickets can be purchased here.

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April 7, 2019
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The Original Ninfa’s on Navigation
2704 Navigation Blvd.
Houston, TX 77003 United States
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