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Clear Lake Symphony


3rd Annual 2006 Great Chefs of the Bay Area

The Clear Lake Area Symphony Society presents

"A Rhapsody on a Theme
 by Great Chefs"

Place:  Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake

Hotel Ball Room

Date: Thursday, September 21, 2006

Time: 7:00 - 10:00 pm

Price: $60 per person

Proceeds benefit the Clear Lake Symphony 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 Scholarship Fund.  The winners of the Silent Auction are listed below.  

 

Galveston County "The Daily News" Feature Article on Great Chefs

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Featured Menu

Pre-Dinner Bistro Reception

 Wingstop - Boneless Garlic Parmesan & Boneless Lemon Pepper Wings

Main Sit-Down Menu

Grand Finalé  by tamara - Grand Comménce Salad (mixed baby greens with fresh blueberries, pecans, crumbled blue cheese and champagne raspberry vinaigrette)

Mario's Italian Restaurant - Red roasted bell pepper soup

Portofino Ristorante Italiano & Bar - Pasta Mista -  ravioli aragosta (ravioli stuffed with lobster), penne salcisse (italian sausage & bell pepper) & potato gnocchi with mozzarella and pesto sauce 

Hilton Hotel - Filet Mignon with maitre de garlic butter

Star Fleet Entertainment Yachts - Twice Baked Potatoes with artichoke hearts

Tommy’s Seafood Steakhouse - Carrot Soufflé

Alan Woodhouse - Marscapone Cheesecake  Kiss Anglaise with strawberry & kiwi champagne sauce

Glazer's Wholesale Distributors - Wine


Revised 9/20/06

 

 

 

2006 Great Chefs Committee

Chair: Sherrie Matula
Co-Chair
: Blanche Stastny

Committee Members: Pat Swartley, Judy Huber  


 

Great Chefs Planning Meeting with Local Restaurants

 

Participating Great Chefs from Local Restaurants

Standing (from left to right): 
Rick Galyean, Food & Beverage Director, Hilton - Houston NASA Clear Lake
Kourtnie Tyson, Sous Chef,  Hilton - Houston NASA Clear Lake
Tony Gladamiro, Sous Chef,  Hilton - Houston NASA Clear Lake
Margo Clements, Catering Sales Manager, Hilton - Houston NASA Clear Lake
Tina Madrid, General Manager, Wingstop
Arthur Thomas, Executive Chef, Star Fleet Entertainment Yachts

Sitting (from left to right):
Pat Swartley, PR Chair, Clear Lake Symphony Society Board
Sherrie Matula, Chair, Great Chefs of the Bay Area - Clear Lake Symphony
Blanche Stastny, Co-Chair, Great Chefs of the Bay Area - Clear Lake Symphony
  Standing (from left to right - front row)
Tamara Vogt, Mario's Italian Restaurant & Grand Finale
Tony Gladamiro, Sous Chef,  Hilton - Houston NASA Clear Lake

Standing (from left to right - back row)
BrentFeibelman, General Manager, Tommy's  Seafood Steakhouse
Tina Madrid, General Manager, Wingstop
Arthur Thomas, Executive Chef, Star Fleet Entertainment Yachts
Kourtnie Tyson, Sous Chef,  Hilton - Houston NASA Clear Lake
Rick Galyean, Food & Beverage Director, Hilton - Houston NASA Clear Lake
     
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Silent Auction Winners

Donor Description Winning Bidder
1. Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake Presidential Suite with private dinner for 8; includes 1 night stay for 2 in master suite & for 2 in adjoining bedroom suite with jacuzzi Mike & Sherrie Matula
 

 Views of the Presidential Suite

     
 

View of the 2nd Bedroom Suite

2. Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake Dinner for 2 at LUNA Restaurant  Tina Madrid
3. Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake Get-Away Weekend for 2 @ Hilton w/ Complimentary breakfast  Tina Madrid
4. Haak Vineyards & Winery

Haak Winery Tour & Wine Tasting for 25 persons w/ Hors d’ouevres (Donation #1)

Douglas & Regina Byerly
5. Haak Vineyards & Winery

Haak Winery Tour & Wine Tasting for 25 persons w/ Hors d’ouevres (Donation #2)

Catherine Miller-Thornton
6. STYLIN by Linda Assorted Hair Care Products plus $35 gift certificate Bertha Tucker
7. STS Limo Service (Friendswood) Round Trip Limo Service to Houston Intercontinental Mary Kerber
8. Specialty Cakes  Rich Chocolate Cake with 8 layers of Creams & Liquors Kim Kaub
9. HOT AIR the Clown  1 Hour Birthday Party Performance John Edwards
10. Harbour Playhouse  2 Season tickets for 2006-2007 season Carolyn Speer
11. Clear Lake Symphony  2 Season tickets for 2006-2007 season Catherine Miller-Thornton
12. Ultimate Hair Design (Friendswood)  Facial and Microdermabrasion Bertha Tucker
13. Bay Oaks Country Club  Round of golf for 4 with carts included Charles Johnson
14. Rainbow String Quartet - Alice Steele, Director 1 Hour at Wedding or Reception Mike & Sherrie Matula
15. Wingstop  $25 Gift Cards (#1) Bertha Tucker
16. Wingstop  $25 Gift Cards (#2) Larry Dietrich
16. Wingstop  $25 Gift Cards (#3) Judy Huber
16. Wingstop  $25 Gift Cards (#4) Stephine Ruby
17.tommy's Seafood Steakhouse Dinner for 2 April Moone
18. Clear Creek Country Theater  2 Season tickets for 2006-2007 season Maedell Davis
19. Regal Estates - Retirement & Assisted Living Community Home Decor Basket - Hand towels, throw rug, picture frame, decorative wall hanging, candle, candle holder, wreath, bucket Jerry & Nancy Smith
20. Portofino Ristorante Italiano & Bar Dinner for 2 Marge Jacobson
21. Portofino Ristorante Italiano & Bar Dinner for 2 Jerry & Nancy Smith
22. Mario's Flying Pizza & Italian Restaurant Dinner for 2 Jerry & Nancy Smith
23. Grand Finale by tamara In-home Dinner Party for 8 (within Bay Area) Jerry & Nancy Smith
24. Don & Lynn Shigakawa Nolan Ryan Autographed Baseball Richard Quintanilla
     

Revised 9/22/06

   

 

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.

                   
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Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake

3000 NASA Parkway
Houston, Texas 77058-
Map


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

Web Site < click here

Chad Landry 
Executive Chef

Tony Gladamiro
Kourtnie Tyson

Sous Chefs

LUNA Restaurant 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
!"

                       

 

Tommy's Seafood Steakhouse


2555 Bay Area Blvd.
Houston, TX 77058
- Map

Phone: (281) 480-2221
Fax: (281) 480-2229
 
www.tommys.com 

Brent Feibelman 
General Manager 

Tommy's provides only the best in fine dining and and their menus reflect their commitment to quality and variety.  Enjoy the New Orleans sounds of a live jazz combo while you dine.  Party room available.  Performances every Wednesday from 5:30-8:30 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays from 7:30-11:00 p.m.

       

PORTOFINO'S
 
Water Front Dining 
in
Clear Lake Shores 

Portofino Ristorante Italiano & Bar



1002 Aspen Rd,
Kemah, TX 77565
-
Map

Phone: (281) 538-9060

Portofino's Information 



Alex Salmassi

Owner & Chef

 

"Great Atmosphere" -  Casual Dining & Patio Seating
Classic Italian, Fresh Seafood, Tableside Flambé Desserts & Entrees

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STAR FLEET Entertainment Yachts

280 Grove Rd.
Kemah, TX 77565
- Map

Phone: (281) 334-4692
Fax: 281-334-4847
Email: sales@starfleetyachts.com

Web Site:
www.starfleetyachts.com

Arthur Thomas 
Executive Chef 

The largest entertainment yacht company offering Houston wedding reception, boat party, banquet hall and dinner cruises on the Clear Lake and Galveston Bay Kemah near Houston Texas.  
Call us to book a dinner cruise today!

 

 

Wingstop


2410 Bay Area Blvd.
Houston, TX  77058
- Map

Phone: 
(281) 280-WING (9464)

 
www.wingstop.com 

Todd Beaver - Owner
Tina Madrid - General Manager

Call Wingstop for your next party or get together!  Party trays available.
Wingstop features nine proprietary wing flavors, including Original Hot, Cajun, Atomic, Mild, Teriyaki, Lemon Pepper, Hawaiian Barbeque, Garlic Parmesan, and Hickory Smoked BBQ. The wings are always made fresh-to-order and served steaming-hot. Wingstop also offers a variety of delicious sides including fresh-cut fries, soft drinks, beers and wine.


Mario's Italian Restaurant

1304 Bayport Blvd.
Seabrook, TX 77586
- Map

 Phone: (281) 474-5103

 

Tamara Vogt

The finest Italian Cuisine - Great pizza and Italian food! Casual dining - Friendly atmosphere. Voted "Best Pizza" in the Bay Area.  Take-out orders welcomed from entire menu!

 

Grand Finale by tamara


1304 Bayport Blvd.
Seabrook, TX 77586
- Map

 Phone: (281) 334-5800

 

Tamara Vogt
 
Bridal Consultant
&
Event Coordinator

Specialty catering for all occasions!


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Specialty Cakes by Nadia


(832) 419-7946
 (281) 461-0204

Email: specialtycakes49@yahoo.com


Nadia De Tomaso

Specialty cakes for all occasions.  Also specializing in Italian, Polish and Middle Eastern Cuisine!  

 

Previous Great Chefs of the Bay Area Fund Raisers

2005
2004

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Photos from 2005 Great Chefs of the Bay Area Fund Raiser

Stay tuned, pictures coming soon!

 

Photos from 2004 Great Chefs of the Bay Area Fund Raiser
Click on picture for larger image

Pre-Dinner Bistro Reception
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Great Chefs of the Bay Area Participants
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Several of the Menu Items
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Silent Auction
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Welcome Table
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Guests
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Recognition of Clear Lake Symphony
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Clear Lake Area Symphony Society (CLASS) Members
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