HTX Tastemakers 2014

The CultureMap Tastemaker Awards are an annual celebration of the talent in Houston's food and drink community, as selected by their peers. Our mission is to shine a spotlight on the people making the city's restaurant scene special and honor their innovation, energy and creativity.

Our editors selected the nominees, and a panel of experts chose winners in the following categories:

Best Restaurant
Best Neighborhood Restaurant
Best Chef
Best Rising Star Chef
Best Pastry Chef
Best Bar
Best Brewery
Best Bartender
Best Sommelier/Beverage Director
Best Chinatown Restaurant
Best New Interior Design

As we head toward the big celebration on May 8, we will introduce you to the deserving nominees in the above categories. The editorial special series will culminate in the announcement of the winners, on the day of the event.

We hope you will join us for the first Tastemaker Awards at Winter Street Studios on the second floor. You can purchase tickets online.