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Clear Lake Symphony


10th Annual 2014 Great Chefs of the Bay Area

The Clear Lake Area Symphony Society presents

"A Rhapsody on a Theme
 by Great Chefs"

A Symphony of Flavors from Around the World

Place
:  Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake

Hotel Ball Room

Date: Thursday, May 8, 2014

Time: 7:00 - 10:00 pm
(Registration opens at 6:30 pm)

Price: $60 per person; $450 for table of 8

Proceeds benefit the Clear Lake Symphony and Scholarship Fund

Join us this evening for a delicious multi-course, sit-down dinner prepared by the Best Chefs and restaurants in the Bay Area!


The "Great Chefs of the Bay Area" is a fun evening featuring fabulous food from some of the best chefs in the Bay Area.  It will be an evening to remember. 
Proceeds from the dinner will benefit the Clear Lake Symphony and Scholarship Fund. 


Put some Music in your Mother's Day Celebration !

  
  Don't Wait - Make Your Reservation Today!
 
Limited Reservations Available


Reservations are now Closed - Event is at Maximum Capacity

Donations to the Clear Lake Symphony may be made by using the Donation Section

of the Reservation Form, click here
  
 

Clear Lake Symphony Newsletter featuring the Great Chefs of the Bay Area
Click here to open the newsletter

 

Houston Chronicle's Ultimate Bay Area Feature Article on
Upcoming Great Chefs, May 8, 2014
Click here to open article

Photo & Caption from Ultimate Bay Area Article

The Clear Lake Area Symphony Society staged a preview tasting for its "Great Chefs of the Bay Area."  Participants included, from left, standing: Hilton Executive Chef Kody Hayward and food/beverage director Laura Trigo; seated: Clear Lake Symphony cellist Karen Akkerman, Clear Lake Symphony fundraising director Sherrie Matula and her husband Mike Matula, Clear Lake Symphony webmaster. The Matula's are event co-chairs.

 
 

Featured Menu
A Symphony of Flavors from Around the World

Pre-Dinner Bistro Reception 

Cuisine of India - Crispy Spinach Pakoras & Vegetable Samosas

Main Sit-Down Menu         

Bonefish Grill - Bacon Wrapped Atlantic Sea Scallops topped with Chutney & served with Mango Salsa
 
Mediterraneo Market & Cafe - Tomato Basil Soup
         
  

Kemah Steak Company - Baby  Bleu Wedge Salad
         
  

Pomodoro's NASA Pasta & Pizzeria Italiano - Penne Pesto Cream
(Penne Pasta tossed with shallots, mushrooms, Roma tomatoes tossed in an Alfredo Pesto Cream Sauce)

                       
Hilton Hotel -
Petit Beef Tenderloin atop a Shallot and Red Wine Demi Sauce, topped with Fried Onions and a Skewer of Cilantro and
Lemon Pepper marinated Shrimp and Cherry Tomatoes. Accompanied by Oven Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
and bundle of Bacon Wrapped Asparagus


Kemah Steak Company -
Banana Foster Bread Pudding
     
Chocolat d' arte - Oreo dipped in Belgium Milk Chocolate


Revised: 4/14/14

 

 

 

2014 Great Chefs Committee


Chairs
: Sherrie & Mike Matula
Silent Auction Coordinators: Mike Matula, John Cobarruvias
Silent Auction Committee Members: Lynn Shigakawa, Karen Akkerman
 

 

2014 Great Chefs Planning

 

Great Chefs Planning Meeting with Hilton Hotel

(Standing from left to right): 
Kody Hayward, Executive Chef, Hilton - Houston NASA Clear Lake
Sherrie Matula, Chair, Great Chefs of the Bay Area - Clear Lake Symphony Society Board
Laura Trigo, Food & Beverage Manager, Hilton - Houston NASA Clear Lake
Rafael Orozco, Banquet Manager, Hilton - Houston NASA Clear Lake



Not Pictured

Mike Matula, Co-Chair, Great Chefs of the Bay Area
John Cobarruvias - Silent Auction Co-Coordinator, Great Chefs of the Bay Area
Karen Akkerman - Silent Auction Committee, Clear Lake Symphony
 

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Silent Auction Items
Many Items suitable for Mother's Day Gifts!

Donor Description
Silent Auction Picture Portfolio of all the below listed items >  Click Here  
   
1. Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake VIP Dinner & Stay - Parlor Room with private dinner for 8 by Executive Chef Kody Hayward; includes 1 night stay for 4 in 2 adjoining bedroom suites - $1250 value
2. Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake Dinner for Two - LUNA Restaurant - $60 value    
 
3. Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake Get-Away Weekend - For two for 2 nights @ Hilton w/ Complimentary breakfast each morning  - $350 value
"Baskets of Style" (Items 4 - 26) Donated by members of the Clear Lake Symphony  
4. Clear Lake Symphony (French Horn & Viola Sections) A Symphony of Coffees Basket - Cuisinart Grind & Brew Automatic Coffee Maker (12 cup); Starbucks Coffee: Sumatra Dark Roast & Kenya Medium Roast; Folgers Gourmet Coffee Selections: Vanilla Biscotti, Toasted Hazelnut, 2 Lively Columbian, Caramel Drizzle & Mocha Swirl; Nonnis Biscotti: Cioccolati, Toffee Almond, Originali, Limone, Salted Carmel & Decadence - $200 value
5. Clear Lake Symphony (Trumpet & Trombone Sections) A Symphony of Honey Do's Basket - Dewalt 3/8" Keyless Chuck Electric Drill Kit; Auto Tool Kit (50 piece); Pliers & Screwdriver Set (49 piece); Fiberglass Claw Hammer; Stanley 12' Tape Measure; Stanley Retractable Utility Knife; Retractable Razor Scraper - $110 value
6. Clear Lake Symphony (Viola & Flute Sections) A Symphony of Fun in the Kitchen Basket - Wine & Cheese Glass Serving Platter, Tiered Square Cakelette Pan, Cake Server, Brownie Spatula, Spoonula, Icing Spatula, Cupcake Baking Cups, Serving Tongs, Mini Tart Shape, Spatula, Apple Corer, Cookie Cutter Set, Canister - $140 value
7. Clear Lake Symphony (Cello & Viola Sections) A Symphony of Pastas & Wines Baskets - ASSORTED PASTAS (10): Bucatini, Gnocchi, Tri-Colored, Spaghetti, Lasagna, Spaetzle; PASTA SAUCES (2) : Wild Mushroom & Napolentana; Extra Virgin Olive Oil (34 oz); Stainless Steel Colander (5 qt); Stainless Mixing Bowl Set (3 piece); Peperidge Farm Cream Filled Chocolate Hazelnut Wafers (6 pkgs); RED WINES: Shiraz (2), Triple Treat Red Blend (2), Merlot Mendoza: WHITE WINES: Sauvignon Blanc (2), Mediterranean White (Greece); PIZZA: Slices & Ices Coupons (6 total) for Free Slice of Pizza, Flavored Ice & Soda - $235 value
8. Clear Lake Symphony (Flute & Viola Sections) A Symphony of Elegance for Mother Basket - Cubic Zirconium Necklace (18" chain) with Earrings; Beaded Necklace with extender; Maroon Body Wrap; Mini Crystal Bud Vase; Decorative Maroon Throw (50"x60"); Decorative Maroon Cloth Napkins (set of 4); Music CD "The Fall" by Norah Jones; Body by Design Luxury Bath Gel - $140 value
9. Clear Lake Symphony (Cello Section) A Symphony of Summer of Fun Basket - Donated by E. A. Smith YMCA: 1 Session of Group Swim Lessons; YMCA T-Shirt (Size M); Child Size Swim Goggles, 20" Beach Ball; Kids Flip Flops (Size M); 3" Water Balls (2); MAXBLOCK Sunscreen, SPF 30; Ultra Swim Chlorine Removal Shampoo (2 pkts); Goofy String; Bubble Fun Soap  -  $135 value
10. Clear Lake Symphony (Flute Section) A Symphony of Spa Time Basket - Bath Junkie - Fill'er Up Bag to make your own sent & tint of your choice for bath items  - $110 value
11. Clear Lake Symphony (Violin & Cello Sections) A Symphony of Child Care Basket - Kyle & Denna Infant Body Suit & Pants Set (1-Pink, 1-Yellow - Size 9-12 mo); Dottie Elephant Microplush Baby Throw (30"x40"); Winnie the Pooh Magic Towel; Baby on Board Car Sign; Family Car Stickers; Little Tikes Teether Spinz; Baby Einstein Take Along Tunes; Winkel Activity Toy; Peter Rabbit Carry Bag; Winnie the Pooh Photo Album for Grandma; Jumbo Shape Sorter; Pound-A-Peg; Take Along Tool Kit; Stacking Train (18 piece); My First Time Set; Spinning Popping Pals; Books: "Twinkle, Twinkle", Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?", Goodnight Moon", Very Hungry Caterpillar" - $250 value
12. Clear Lake Symphony (Cello & Viola Sections) A Symphony of Family Fun Basket - PUZZLE BOOKS FOR KIDS: Search & Find  & Maze Quest: KIDS PUZZLE, GAMES & ACTIVITIES: Busy Blocks - Baby Animals Book & 12 pc Puzzle, Opposites 26 Picture Puzzles, Create Your Own Floor Puzzle with Crayons, "Sofia the First Lenticular Puzzle (24 pc), "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" packaged in a kid's lunchbox (200 pc), 52 Family Games Card Set, SCRABBLE, Make Your Own Sand Art; Out of the Box - Anita Jane's ROCK!, Unusual Suspects Game; CHILDREN'S BOOKS "The Foolish Turtle", The Very Happy Caterpillar", "The Mixed-Up Chameleon" & "The Grouchy Ladybug" - ADULT PUZZLES: Impossible Puzzles - Abstract Art (315 pc), Legendary Landmarks Circular Puzzle (700 pc), "The Wizard of Oz" (1000 pc) - $240 value
13. Clear Lake Symphony (Double Reeds Section) A Symphony of Sweet Treats Basket - SWEETS: Betty Crocker Mixes: Reese's Peanut Butter & Chocolate Bars, Create 'n' Bake Cookie Mix, Hershey's Chocolate Cupcakes, Smore's Cookies; Nature Valley Bars: Chewy Coconut Almond, Crunchy Coconut Granola, Fruiteria Chewy Strawberry Apple; Gardner's of Scotland Vanilla Fudge; Flipz Chocolate Mint Covered Pretzels (2 pkgs); Jordan Almonds by Maggie Lyon Chocolatiers; FRAGRANCES: Scented Vanilla Flameless LED Candles (2), Febreze Air Effects - Fluffy Vanilla, Mandarin Blossom Foaming Soap, Almond Scented Bath Bar, Tiki Beach Scented Room Spray, Vanilla Frosting Hand Sanitizer, Strawberry Crème Hand Sanitizer, Simple Pleasure Assorted Flavors Lip Balms - $120 value
14. Clear Lake Symphony (Cello & Viola Sections) A Symphony of Pasta Dinners & Wines Basket - SPAGHETTI SAUCES: Newman's Own Fire Roasted Tomato & Garlic, HEB Healthy Garden Combo, Classico Four Cheeses, Emeril's Tomato Basil, Classico Fire Roasted Tomato & Garlic; PASTA: Organic Italian Pasta 100% Drum Wheat Semolina; Colanders( 4 & 6 qt), Spaghetti Server; PIZZA: Slices & Ices Coupons (6 total) for Free Slice of Pizza, Flavored Ice & Soda; WINES & LIQUEUR: Prosecco Italian Sparkling Wine, Tenuta CA' Bolani Pinot Grigio & Saint Brendan's Irish Cream Liqueur; Glass Markers (Set of 12) - $150 value
15. Clear Lake Symphony (Cello Section) A Symphony of Eco-Friendly Fun Basket - Book: "The Three R's: Reuse, Reduce, Recycle"; Green Toys - Indoor Gardening Kit, Green Toys - Jump Rope, ProArt Recycled Sketch Pad (9"x12", 100 shts), Crazy Crayons Eco Star (100% recycled crayons), Kids Konserve - Insulated Lunch Sack, Green Toys - Eco Saucer Flying Disc, The Humm - Ultimate Humming Bird Feeder (Items donated by Environmental Chemistry, Inc.) - $90 value
16. Clear Lake Symphony (Cello Section) A Symphony of Recycling Basket - Book: "Easy Green Living: The Ultimate Guide to Simple, Eco-Friendly Choices for You & Your Home", Nature's Melody 26" Bronze Premier Series Tuned Wind Chime, Stud Earrings (Music Note Pattern) from recycled Vintage Book Covers, Oenophilla Recycled Assorted Colors Glass Wine Bottle Tumblers (Set of 4), Music Note - Window Suncatcher in Blue from recycled Glass, Recycled Classic Vinyl Record Bowl  (Items donated by Environmental Chemistry, Inc.) - $150 value
17. Clear Lake Symphony (Clarinet Section) A Symphony of Grilling Basket - Cuisinart 10 piece Premium Stainless Steel Grill Set in a Leather Carrying Case - includes Set of 4 Skewers, Professional Grill Tongs, Chef's Spatula, Chef's Grill Fork, Grill Brush, 2 Replacement Grill Brush Heads - $90 value
18. Clear Lake Symphony (Violin & Cello Sections) A Symphony of Lavender Spa Basket - La Belle Provincia Italian Inspirational Body Collection - French Lavender Scented Hand Wash & Lotion; La Belle Vie - Lavender Savon Soap Bar; Spa Balls - Lavender Soothing Gel Therapy Pack; Lila GRACE - Lavender Vanilla Indulgent Sugar Scrub; Lavender Exfoliating Shower Gloves; Lavender Bath Scrubbie, Chesapeake Bay French Lavender Scented Candle & Baltic Sweet Amber Container Candle; Mahogany & Fresh Linen Scented Pillar Candles; Single Foot Wooden Rollers Foot Massager; 14 oz Insulated Travel Mug (double wall, tropical pattern) - $80 value
19. Clear Lake Symphony (Flute & Cello Sections) A Symphony from Head to Toe Basket - Plaque: "Mother - You gave the gift of life to me ..." (free standing); Shea Butter Ultra Rich Moisturizing Bath Cream with Sweet Almond Milk; Shea Butter Intensive Nurturing Body Balm with Sweet Almond Milk; Suave Naturals Body Wash - Sweet Pea & Violet; Suave Skin Solutions Body Wash - Silkening with Baby Oil; Mesh Body Sponge (pink); Microfiber Eye Mask; Ankle Socks - "Knock the Socks off Breast Cancer" (3 pr, size 4-10-1/2); Slipper with Grippers (size S-M); Dual Surface Foot Smoother; Sweet Indulgence Nail Files (set of 3); Play Cards with Breast Cancer Pink Ribbon; Jar Candle with lid - Vanilla Cream Scent; Pillar Candles - Vanilla Bean & Vanilla Creme (6"x3" dia) - $125 value
20. Clear Lake Symphony (Cello Section) A Symphony of Christmas in May Basket - Button Santa Table Runner (20'x28'); 2 Santa Hats; Kid's T-Shirt -with imprint "Grandma & Santa have my list covered" (24 mo); Magic Socks with Reindeer Pattern (1 size fits all); Christmas Money Holder Christmas Cards (set of 8); Clutch & Coin Purse Combo with Reindeer Pattern; Snowflake Christmas Wine Charms (set of 6); Snowman Red Beverage Napkins; Cross Stitch "Angel on Duty" Stands-Ups; Cross Stitch Angel Tree Ornament; BOOKS; "The Night Before Christmas" Tunnel Book & Dr. Seuss "How the Grinch Stole Christmas"; Stars of Christmas Music CD - $120 value
21. Clear Lake Symphony (French Horn Section) A Symphony of Wines Basket - WINES: Sonnenband Riesling Mosel 2011 (German),  2 Nicolas Hermen Piesporter Micelsberg (German); Brookstone Automatic Wine Bottle Opener; Wine Lover's Chocolate; Double Walled Stainless Steel Wine Cooler; Cup with inscription "I Keep Calm & Drink Wine"; BOOKS: "Food Lover's Guide to Wine" , "Food & Wine Annual Cookbook"; Cheese Board & Tool Set (knife, fork, waiters style cork screw); Sign: "You had me at MERLOT" -  $220 value
22. Clear Lake Symphony (Viola & Cello Sections) A Symphony on a Wine & Cheese Party Basket - WINES: Penfolds Shiraz 2011, Americana Vineyards Lemberger (German red), & Sweet Riesling (German white); Wine Bottle Stopper; Bar Tool Set (wine & bottler openers); Wine Glass Charms (set of 6); Wine Glasses (6 oz , long steam, set of 2); Assorted World Icon Coasters (set of 4); Wine Tasting Apron (brown); Table Cloth (cream white, 70" round); Glass Wine & Cheese Tray; Cheese Knives (set of 3); Carr's Ginger Lemon Creams - $160 value
23. Clear Lake Symphony (Viola, Violin & Cello Sections) A Symphony for Wine Lovers Basket - WINES: Americana Vineyards Crystal Lake (white/semi-sweet) & November Harvest (fruity/semi-sweet), Menage A Trios (California Red ); Farberware Cheese Set (5 pc - clever, knife, plane, spade & hardwood cutting board); Wooden Handle Cork Screw; Frog Wine Bottle Foil Cutter; Rabbit Aerating Pourer; Wine Glasses (set of 4); Bird Shaped Wine Glass Markers (set of 6); Party Plates (white ceramic/set of 4) - $160 value
24. Clear Lake Symphony (Cello & Double Reeds Sections) A Symphony of Communications Basket - Tiger Print Journal Books (2); Dog Day Pattern Journal, Musical Pattern Journal, Musical Pattern Photo Album, Tie-shaped Note Pad with Pencil; 12 Thank You Cards in Flower Bucket Design; Webster Vest Pocket Dictionary + English /Spanish Translation Dictionary and Credit Card Calculator; 98 pc Clip Set (Binder clips, paper clips, push pins); Black zippered carrying case - $70 value
25. Clear Lake Symphony (Clarinet Section) A Symphony of Cards Basket - 25 Handmade Cards by Katie McMullen, Symphony Member - $80 value
26. Clear Lake Symphony (Bass Section) A Symphony of Hand Knitting Basket - Caplet/Scarf, semi circle shaped. Hand knitted by Symphony member Becky Merritt requiring 2 months of labor of love; I Taught Myself Knitting Kit; Skein of cream color knitting yarn. -  $100 value
27. Clear Lake Symphony  Music to Your Ears for a Year #1 - 2 Sets of Season tickets for the Clear Lake Symphony 2014-2015 Season - $156 value
28. Clear Lake Symphony  Music to Your Ears for a Year #2 - 2 Sets of Season tickets for the Clear Lake Symphony 2014-2015 Season - $156 value
29. Clear Lake Symphony  Music to Your Ears for a Year #3 - 2 Sets of Season tickets for the Clear Lake Symphony 2014-2015 Season - $156 value
30. Clear Lake Symphony  Music to Your Ears for a Year #4 - 2 Sets of Season tickets for the Clear Lake Symphony 2014-2015 Season - $156 value
31. Susana Udengaard - Symphony Patron Outer Space in Your Own Back Yard #1 - Space Center Houston Tickets for 4 - $92 value
32. Susana Udengaard - Symphony Patron Outer Space in Your Own Back Yard #2 - Space Center Houston Tickets for 4.- $92 value
33. Panera Bread (CLS Cello Section) A Bagel's Lover Dream - Gift Certificate - Bagels for the Year (13 Bagels & 2 tubes of Spread per Month) - $168 value
34. Pomodoro's NASA Pasta & Pizzeria A Taste of Italy - Dinner for 10 catered to your home. Includes appetizer, soup, salad, entree and dessert - $250 value
35. Villa Capri on Clear Lake / Frenchies Sunday Brunch for Two - Dine at Villa Capri on Clear Lake - $50 value
36. Jos A. Banks Clothiers (CLS Cello Section) Sharpen Up Your Image - Gift Card - $50 value
37. Haak Vineyards & Winery (Santa Fe, TX) Add to Your Wine Expertise - Haak Winery Private Party Tour & Wine Tasting for 10 to 25 persons - $450 value

Party includes:
Private tour, tasting of four pre-selected wines, a glass of wine chosen from one of the four wines tasted, and a cheese, crackers and fruit tray.
38. McRee Ford (Dickinson) Take Me Out to the Ball Game - Four Club Seats to a Houston Astros home game with parking.  Select an upcoming game of your choice (based on ticket availability) - $250 value
39. Bonefish Grill Tasting Excursion for 8 at Bonefish Grill - Bonefish Grill invites you to experience our signature appetizers, oak-grilled fish ... and more!  includes sampling of starters and shared plates, entree selection with choice of side items and non- alcoholic beverages - $600 value
40. Arcadia Trio,  Alice Steele, Director (CLS Violin Section) Music to Your Ears - Flute, violin & cello for 1 hour for wedding, reception or dinner party (availability of trio to match function date) - $400 value
41. Alice Steele (Violinist with Clear Lake Symphony)  (CLS Violin Section) Music to Your Ears - Violin Soloist -1 hour for wedding, reception or dinner party - $150 value
42. Mario's Flying Pizza & Italian Restaurant (Webster / Seabrook) Dinner for Two - Appetizer, 2 Salad Bar, 2 Entrees, 2 Desserts, 2 Non-alcoholic drinks - $100 value
43. Merlion Thai Restaurant & Lounge on 4th Chef Table for Four - $200 value
44. Dining Around the Bay Area Package #1 Mediterraneo Market & Cafe - Gift Certificate - $25 value
Cuisine of India - Viceroy Dinner #1 for 2
- $35 value
Total Package Value - $
60
45. Dining Around the Bay Area Package #2 Mediterraneo Market & Cafe - Gift Certificate - $25 value
Cuisine of India - Viceroy Dinner #2 for 2
- $35 value
Total Package Value - $60
46. Dining Around the Bay Area Package #3 Outback Steakhouse - Gift Cards - $50 value
Angelo's Pizza & Pasta (CLS Cello Section)
- Gift Certificate - $25 value
Total Package Value - $75
47. Dining Around the Bay Area Package #4 (CLS Viola Section) Perry's Steakhouse & Grille - Gift Cards - $100 value
48. Tightlines Guide Service (CLS Violin Section) Guided Fishing Trip on Galveston Bay - Includes 4 hours on the water, fishing gear & live bait for up to 3 persons.  Food & beverages are not provided - $500 value
49. Clear Lake Symphony  Music to Your Ears CD Set #1 - Fall & Christmas "Pops" Concerts from Clear Lake Symphony 2013-2014 Season - $30 value
50. Clear Lake Symphony  Music to Your Ears CD Set #2 - Fall & Christmas "Pops" Concerts from Clear Lake Symphony 2013-2014 Season - $30 value
51. Clear Lake Symphony  Music to Your Ears CD Set #3 - Fall & Christmas "Pops" Concerts from Clear Lake Symphony 2013-2014 Season - $30 value
52. Bonefish Grill Wine Basket -  WINES: Francis Ford Copula Director’s Cut Chardonay & Francis Ford Copula Director’s Cut Cinema (Cabernet-Zinfandel blend); 2 Wine Glasses; 2 - $10 Off Coupon on 2 Entrees; Ferrero Rocher Fine Hazelnut Chocolates - $75 value
53. John Cobarruvias - Symphony Patron Painted Upcycled Wine Bottles - Oil & Vinegar Hand Painted Recycled Wine Bottles & Upcycled Cheese Platter - $60 value
54. Kemah Steak Company Wine & Gift Certificate -Duckhorn Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 (valued at $150) & $100 Gift Certificate - $250 value
55. Chocolat d' arte Taste of Heaven - Bourbon Bacon Brownies - $30 value
   
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Chefs/Restaurants participating In Great Chefs of the Bay Area
The Clear Lake Symphony Society gratefully acknowledges the support of the Chefs of the Bay Area represented below.  Without them, this event would not be possible.  Please patronize the below establishments and let them know how much you appreciate their participation in this fund raising event.
 

Photos of Featured Menu Items

 

Cuisine of India
Crispy Spinach Pakora and Vegetable Samosa

 

Bonefish Grill
Bacon Wrapped Atlantic Sea Scallops with Chutney and served with Mango Sauce
 

 

Mediterraneo Market & Cafe
Tomato Basil Soup

 

 

 

The Kemah Steak Company
Baby Bleu Wedge Salad

 

Pomodoro's NASA Pasta & Pizzeria
Penne Pesto Cream
(Penne Pasta tossed with shallots, mushrooms, Roma tomatoes, tossed in an
Alfredo Pesto cream sauce)

 

Featured Entree by the Hilton Hotel
LUNA Restaurant
Petit Beef Tenderloin atop a shallot and red wine Demi sauce, topped with fried onions and a skewer of cilantro and lemon pepper marinated shrimp and cherry tomatoes. Accompanied by oven roasted fingerling potatoes and bundle of bacon wrapped asparagus

 

The Kemah Steak Company
Banana Foster Bread Pudding

 

 

 

Note
Pictures are subject to change

Chocolat d" arte
Oreo dipped in Belgium Milk Chocolate

 
   
 
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Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake

3000 NASA Parkway
Houston, Texas 77058
- Map


Phone: (281) 333-9300
Fax: (281) 333-3750

Facebook Page < click here

Kody Hayward 
Executive Chef

Laura Trigo
Food & Beverage Manager

Rafael Orozco
Banquet Manager



 
LUNA Restaurant
 

Breakfast Menu

 
Lunch Menu
  
Dinner Menu
Hours

Mon-Thur: 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri:            6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat:           7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sun:          7:00 am - 11:00 pm

Easter Brunch Menu

Mothers Day Brunch Menu
Casual continental. Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner while overlooking beautiful Clear Lake and the hotel marina.  Let the Hilton help you plan your special events.
"Well appointed guestrooms and impeccable service is something you can count on at Hilton
!"
 
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                           Pomodoro's NASA Pasta & Pizzeria

Raymond Green
 Owner

1303 NASA Parkway
Houston, TX 77058
-Map
 
Phone: (281) 480-0700
Fax: (281) xxx-xxxx

www.pomodorosnasa.com

 

 

  
Raymond Green is the proud new owner/operator of Pomodoro’s NASA.  He has been working with the Floridia family at Pomodoro’s since 2006 but have just recently, January 1, 2011, taken over the NASA location on NASA Parkway.

He really enjoys working in the restaurant industry and has been a cook, server, bartender, trainer, floor supervisor, Front of House Manager, Kitchen Manager, Assistant General Manager, and General Manager.

At Pomodoro’s we strive to bring you quality food at affordable prices.  I look forward to serving you.

“Meals and Memories are Served Here”

WE DELIVER, Call 281-489-0700. Click here to view Menu.

We cater events any occasion - Weddings, Special Events, Office Meetings.  Click here for catering selections and pricing.
 
Hours:
Sunday - Thursday:   11:00 am to 9:00 pm
Friday & Saturday:    11:00 am to 10:00 pm
  

               
 
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Cuisine of India

Sam & Monica Sharma
Owners


1212 NASA Parkway
Houston, TX 77058
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Phone: (281) 333-4343
Fax: (281) 333-4345

www.cuisineofindiaclearlake.com



Click here for Menu

 
Authentic North Indian Restaurant, established in Clear Lake since 1989.

Hours:
Lunch Buffet: Mon - Fri 11am -2 pm  Sat - Sun: 12-2:30 pm

Dinner:            Mon - Sun 5 pm - 10 pm

Take out & Catering available, Private Room Available
 

W elcome to Cuisine of India, family owned and operated in Clear Lake since 1989. Our customers emphatically claim we are the best Indian restaurant in Houston.
C ooking has been our family's passion since childhood.
O ur mother and extended family would prepare dishes from different regions of India and passed on their time honored recipes to the younger generation.
 
 
Family-Style Business with Friendly Service
A ccording to Indian culture, God visits his herd disguised as a guest. Therefore, our guests are always pampered. We  serve a wide variety of dishes and new creations are constantly introduced. Many of our customers have dined with us since we opened and now their family, friends and children too relish our food.
W e cater for all types of events and family gatherings- weddings, birthdays, graduations, etc. Your menu will be discussed in detail to ensure a wide variety of balanced flavors.  Our goal is to make your party a memorable event. 
C ome try our creative dishes and add spice to your life. We believe our creations will awaken your taste buds and delight your palate.

Recognitions & Awards:
● Houston Chronicle's "Bang for the Buck" - October 2008
● Peoples Choice Award 2006 "Bites of the Bay"
● Voted in the "Top 100 List of Texas Restaurants" by Texas Monthly Magazine
● 2nd Place in Epicurean Evening 2008 "A Taste of Space"
● Participant - 2010 "Great Chefs of the Bay Area" Fundraiser

See you soon!
 

 
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Mediterraneo Market and Cafe

Magdy & Sonia Kotb
 
Owners

18033 Upper Bay Road
Nassau Bay, TX 77058
-
Map
 Phone: (281) 333-3180
Fax: (281) 333-3841

www.mediterraneomarket.com



Click to view Menu

PAELLA ● GYROS ● FALAFEL ● KABOBS ● HUMMUS ● BAKLAVA ● MOUSSAKA ● TIRAMISU ● SEGAFREDO COFFEES

  
FLAVORS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN
  
Cheerful umbrella-covered tables dot the tree-shaded patio bustling with NASA workers and area devotees of Magdy and Sonia Kotb's homey Mediterranean café. Inside, a deli case filled with feta cheeses, imported olives and fresh-made menu items shares the cozy space with a few dozen tables and a market area for European imports. The menu features classic Greek and Middle Eastern dishes including hummus, stuffed grape leaves, shish kebab, baba ghanouj, moussaka, gyros and hearty lunchtime sandwiches.
The cafe also features frequent live music performances and in-house belly dancer every Saturday evening.  The market is a great spot for deals on imported Greek olive oils, gourmet chocolate and hard-to find spices sold in bulk.

We cater events.  Check our web site for selections and pricing.
 
Hours:
Monday - Thursday:   9:00 am to 9:00 pm
Friday & Saturday:    9:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sunday:                     Closed
  

 
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 Bonefish Grill

William Sampler
 Manager

19325 Gulf Freeway, Suite 6
Webster, TX  , TX 77058
-Map
 
Phone: (281) 332-0430


www.BonefishGrill.com

 Hours  

Sunday 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Monday 4:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Monday 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Tuesday 4:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Tuesday 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Wednesday 4:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Wednesday 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Thursday 4:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Thursday 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Friday 4:00 PM – 11:30 PM
Friday 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Saturday 11:00 AM – 11:30 PM


ABOUT BONEFISH GRILL

Founded in 2000 in St. Petersburg, Florida, by Tim Curci and Chris Parker, the Bonefish Grill experience is the perfect recipe marrying simplicity, quality and consistency in food, service, ambiance and value. As the "Fresh Fish Experts," Bonefish Grill specializes in market-fresh fish and other wood-grilled specialties. Knowledgeable and attentive Bonefish Grill Anglers (our service staff) provide the best in what we like to call "chef's coat service." Anglers pride themselves on guiding guests’ journey through our innovative, seasonal menu and specials, which feature only the highest-quality, freshest ingredients, including traditional and unique varieties of fish and seafood as well as numerous non-seafood items. Menu items are also available for those who manage their gluten intake. We combine this with a big-city bar that offers bar fresh cocktails and an affordable, interesting wine list.

Recently named a "Golden Chain" award winner and the top consumer pick for seafood from Nation's Restaurant News, as well as "Best Seafood Restaurant in the Nation" by a leading consumer product guide, Bonefish Grill has locations in several states and prides itself on the local feel of each restaurant. For more information on Bonefish Grill, visit www.bonefishgrill.com, Facebook.com/BonefishGrill or follow us on Twitter via @BonefishGrill.

INTERIOR DESIGN
The interior's sleek design features beautiful golden hardwood along with handblown glass lamps. An attractive array of three-dimensional art, ranging from large-scale metal sculptures of mangroves and fishing scenes to three large mystical fish rubbings, enhance the ambience felt throughout the restaurant.

 


    

       


EXPERIENCE BONEFISH GRILL
When you walk through our doors, you may notice the chef-coat service or wine display. But we’ve left the stuffiness and unpronounceable menu out. Our polished casual setting helps you relax and celebrate – even if the occasion you’re celebrating is just dinner.

Those who believe happiness is fleeting, that it comes only in small doses, that it’s as rare as catching lightning in a bottle... have never been to Bonefish Grill. Starting tonight, let’s embrace happiness. Let’s laugh more, worry less. Let’s swap out boredom and routine for an inspired dinner that opens your eyes. Let’s do it at a place that feels refreshing and exceeds your expectations—from the chef coat service to the Big-City Bar atmosphere. Let’s do it at a place where we feel good about the people, the food, and the bill, so that, in the end, we simply feel good. Happiness starts when you walk in the door.

When you’re at Bonefish Grill, you’re not just enjoying a delicious meal, you’re enjoying yourself—and experiencing true happiness.

Visit Bonefish Grill tonight. Happiness Here®

 


 
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 The Kemah Steak House

Carol Barnett
 Executive
Chef

707 Bradford Ave.

Kemah, TX  , TX 77565
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 Phone: (281) 334-9463


www.The KemahSteakCompany.com
 

 Hours

We are open from
5pm to 11pm Monday - Sunday

Enjoy the wonderful atmosphere and food here at the Kemah Steak Company.  We welcome you and look forward to getting to know you better.  See you tonight. 

Check out our Menu

 


Welcome to the Kemah Steak Company

The Kemah Steak Company will provide you with the best dining experience in the Houston area.   We choose only the best USDA Prime steaks from the world famous Allen Brothers in Chicago.  This truly makes a big difference.  Allen Brothers has a unique patented aging process.   You can choose either wet aged or dry aged.   We present your steak at just the right temperature, juicy and tender.  Our side orders are our own special recipes and we have a great selection including creamed corn, mushrooms, Au Gratin potatoes and our delicious truffle mac and cheese.  Our seafood is never frozen and comes fresh off the boat from the Gulf of Mexico.  Try Red Snapper, Flounder, or our award winning Shrimp and Grits, to name a few
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About the Steaks
Since 1893 Allen Brothers has been serving the exacting standards of top chefs and restaurants nationally. We have earned our reputation based upon one guiding principle — never compromise. From the hand-selection of our meats to our meticulous aging methods and hand-cut custom portioning, every step of our processes is precise and performed to your exact specifications.
  • The highest quality products, industry-leading practices and unrivaled services
  • Focus on prime — the premier grade of beef
  • Artisanal hand-cut and perfectly aged
  • Steakhouse and chef acclaimed
  • Commitment to Excellence

 

Chef Carole Barnett is culinary trained from the world renowned Le Cordon Bleu Culinary School in Dallas.  She competed on Iron Chef and is the recipient of the American Federation Culinary scholarship for the State of Texas.  Chef Carole has apprenticed under Chef Stephen Pyle, Chef Tim Love has had an externship with Food Network star Paula Deen and is currently planning a stage with Chef Toni McPhail at Commanders Palace in New Orleans.  She was the sous and pastry chef for Morton’s Steak House in Dallas.  She has worked on major parties for super bowls and World Series events.  Chef Carole is committed to providing not only an amazing meal, but an amazing dining experience.
 
 
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Chocolat d' arte

Nancy Burke
Chocolatier

1913 Summer Reef Drive
League City, TX  77573
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281-989-6464

www.chocolatdarte.com

Email:
nancy@chocolatdarte.com
when art meets chocolate
 
 
   
 
Custom Orders
special events

Have a special event or occasion you want to make even more special?

Please give me a call and we can discuss how chocolat d' arte can help create a unique solution custom designed to meet your needs and budget.


•For weddings
•anniversaries
•press conferences
•ribbon cuttings
•birthday parties
•or any event where you need to make a decadent statement,
Have Chocolat d’Arte make it a memorable one.
 
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For information on CLS, contact Bob Wall at clsbob@aol.com

Last Updated: 06/28/2016