And the finalists for your favorite CHEF are Ara Malekian, Bart Black and Evelyn Garcia - all dedicated to incorporating fresh, real ingredients in their dishes and supporting our local growers! Read about each one then CAST YOUR VOTE for your favorite.
After years on the road cooking various cuisines, Chef Ara Malekian developed an affinity and love for Texas BBQ. He created his own unique BBQ found exclusively at Harlem Road Texas BBQ. He sources his ingredients from local farmers, ranchers and artisans and can regularly be found at the farmer’s market selecting goods from friends to prepare his next feast.
Evelyn Garcia from Pop Up’s by Chef Evelyn
specializes in South East Asian Cuisine. She fusions Houston’s eclectic culture and local produce to make a cuisine of her own. She currently brings a new way of experiencing fresh local food in a pop up format. Tho she is working towards opening her own restaurant in the heart of Houston. You can currently catch her at her pop up events at local farmers markets, foodie events, bars & restaurants.
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