Taste of SPA

Society for the Performing Arts supporters get a taste of Houston’s food culture on stage at Jones Hall

SPA gets a taste of Houston’s food culture on stage at Jones Hall

Houston, Society for Performing Arts gala, Nov. 2016, Scott Ensell, CC Ensell
Scott Ensell and C.C. Ensell, center, with performers from Cirque Dreams Holidaze. Photo by © Roswitha Vogler/Photosbyrovo.com
Houston, Society for Performing Arts gala, Nov. 2016, Stephen Gill, Mignon Gill, Brian Bravo, Margaret Bravo
Stephen Gill, Mignon Gill, Brian Bravo, Margaret Bravo. Photo by © Roswitha Vogler/Photosbyrovo.com
Houston, Society for Performing Arts gala, Nov. 2016, Michael Chu, Emily Kuo
Michael Chu, Emily Kuo. Photo by © Roswitha Vogler/Photosbyrovo.com
Houston, Society for Performing Arts gala, Nov. 2016, Shanna Bass, Ting Bresnahan
Shanna Bass, Ting Wang Bresnahan. Photo by © Roswitha Vogler/Photosbyrovo.com
Houston, Society for Performing Arts gala, Nov. 2016, Jason Dunaghoe, Lexi White, Crystal White, Randy White
Jason Dunahoe, Lexi White, Crystal White, Randy White. Photo by © Roswitha Vogler/Photosbyrovo.com
Houston, Society for Performing Arts gala, Nov. 2016, Haley Urquhart, Kristen Steen
Haley Urquhart, Kristen Steen. Photo by © Roswitha Vogler/Photosbyrovo.com
Houston, Society for Performing Arts gala, Nov. 2016, Ronel Golden, Elizabeth Vail, Christina Sacco
Ronel Golden, Elizabeth Vail, Christina Sacco. Photo by © Roswitha Vogler/Photosbyrovo.com
Houston, Society for Performing Arts gala, Nov. 2016, Teresa Einhorn, David Cordua
Theresa Einhorn, David Cordua. Photo by © Roswitha Vogler/Photosbyrovo.com
Houston, Society for Performing Arts gala, Nov. 2016, Scott Ensell, CC Ensell
Houston, Society for Performing Arts gala, Nov. 2016, Stephen Gill, Mignon Gill, Brian Bravo, Margaret Bravo
Houston, Society for Performing Arts gala, Nov. 2016, Michael Chu, Emily Kuo
Houston, Society for Performing Arts gala, Nov. 2016, Shanna Bass, Ting Bresnahan
Houston, Society for Performing Arts gala, Nov. 2016, Jason Dunaghoe, Lexi White, Crystal White, Randy White
Houston, Society for Performing Arts gala, Nov. 2016, Haley Urquhart, Kristen Steen
Houston, Society for Performing Arts gala, Nov. 2016, Ronel Golden, Elizabeth Vail, Christina Sacco
Houston, Society for Performing Arts gala, Nov. 2016, Teresa Einhorn, David Cordua

The Society for the Performing Arts celebrated Houston’s food culture on the stage of Jones Hall at its third annual Taste of SPA event.

Co-chairs Mignon and Stephen Gill and Margaret and Brian Bravo, along with over 200 attendees, were treated to a lively conversation, hosted by emcee Ernie Manouse of Houston Public Media, with culinary talents David Cordúa of Cordúa Restaurants, Ashley Griffith of Ashley Cakes, and Aaron Webster of Drexel House.

Free-flowing cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, courtesy of several Houston eateries, including 11 Below Brewery, B+B Butchers & Restaurant, Bistro Lancaster, Blackbird Foods, Izakaya, Morningstar, Phoenicia, and Uchi, helped satisfy guests like Theresa and Edward Mallett, Stephany Olsen LeGrand, Crystal and Randy White, Miki Lusk Norton, Michael Chu and Emily KuoC.C. and Scott Ensell, SPA CEO June Christensen, Elizabeth Vail, Ronel GoldenLance and Robin Deutsch, Kimberly Miller, and Theresa Einhorn.

The evening raised over $40,000 for programs at SPA, which has been presenting a wide array of performing arts in Houston for over 50 years. 

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