10th International Risotto Festival

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10th International Risotto Festival
Jamie Zelko from Zelko Bistro Courtesy photo
Risotto festival 10

A delicious afternoon of food, fun and festivities for the whole family, this yearly event pits leading chefs against one another in a spirited competition.

Participating toques include Jon Buchanan from Trevisio, Kevin Bryant from Eleven XI, Scotty Campbell from Bertazzoni/Milestone Distributors, Ricky Cruz from Grotto, Jonathan LeBlanc from The Tasting Room, Efisio Farris from Arcodoro, Maurizio Ferrarese from Quattro/Four Seasons Hotel, Ryan Hildebrand from Triniti, Ronnie Killen from Killen's Steakhouse, Carmelo Mauro from Carmelo's, Brandi McHan from Vic & Anthony's, Michael Pellegrino from Max's Wine Dive, Manuel Pucha from Philippe, Luis Rubio from La Griglia, Elliot Waits from The Art Institute of Houston, John Watt from Prego and Jamie Zelko from Zelko Bistro.

Event Details



The Houston Design Center
7026 Old Katy Rd.
Houston, TX 77024-2154

Ticket Info

$50 - $125; children ages 12 and under attend for free.


Lucinda & Javier Loya

Honorary chair:
Fabrizio Nava, Consul General of Italy