Third Coast Restaurant presents James Beard Celebrity Chef Tour

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Chef Hugo Ortega
Chef Hugo Ortega Photo courtesy of Four Seasons Hotel Houston

Third Coast Executive Chef Jon Buchanan and his staff will play hosts of a dinner that is bringing culinary talents from coast to coast to benefit the James Beard Foundation. The evening begins with cocktails and passed canapes, followed by a seated, five-course dinner.

Featured chefs will include:

  • Host Chef Jon Buchanan - Third Coast, Houston
  • JBF Award Winner Michael Mina (with Chef Jeremy McMillan) - Bourbon Steak, PABU, and International Smoke, San Francisco
  • JBF Award Winner Hugo Ortega (with Chef Ruben Ortega) - Backstreet Cafe, Hugo’s, Caracol, and Xochi, Houston
  • Kevin Gillespie - Gunshow and Gamechanger, Atlanta; and Revival, Decatur, Georgia
  • Mike McKinney (with Chef Jonathan Insetta) - Orsay, Jacksonville, Florida

Event Details



Third Coast
6550 Bertner Ave. 6th Floor
Houston, TX 77030


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