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Clear Lake Symphony


4th Annual 2007 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 20, 2007

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.  

  Great Chefs Reservation Form 
NOTE: Reservations must be received by September 15, 2007

Press Release for Great Chefs

Featured Menu

Pre-Dinner Bistro Reception

 Wingstop - Variety of Wings including Garlic Parmesan, Lemon Pepper, Hawaiian & Teriyaki with carrot & celery sticks

Main Sit-Down Menu

Mogul Indian Restaurant - Samosas

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

Grand Finalé  by tamara - Tomato Basil Soup served in Bread Bowls

Hilton Hotel - Special Wasabi Tuna Salad with Fresh Asparagus, Calamata Olives, and Parmesana Reggiano

PHilton Hotel - Beef Wellington with a demi glace, julienne carrots, and Wasabi flavored Duchess Potatoes

Tommy’s Seafood Steakhouse - Bread Pudding with Cream Anglaise


Revised 9/19/07

 

 

 

2007 Great Chefs Committee

Chair: Sherrie Matula
Co-Chair
: Blanche Stastny

Committee Members: Pat Swartley, Judy Huber  

2007 Great Chefs Planning Pictures

 

 

Great Chefs Planning Meeting with Hilton Hotel

Standing (from left to right): 
Dorian Dougherty, Food & Beverage, Hilton - Houston NASA Clear Lake
Margo Clements, Catering Sales Manager, Hilton - Houston NASA Clear Lake

Chad Landry, Executive Chef, Hilton - Houston NASA Clear Lake

Sitting (from left to right):
Judy Huber, Table Decorations, Clear Lake Symphony Society Board
Pat Swartley
, Silent Auction Coordinator, Clear Lake Symphony Society Board
Blanche Stastny, Co-Chair, Great Chefs of the Bay Area - Clear Lake Symphony Society Board
Sherrie Matula, Chair, Great Chefs of the Bay Area - Clear Lake Symphony Society Board

 
 

Featured Salad by the Hilton Hotel
LUNA Restaurant
Special Wasabi Tuna with Fresh Asparagus, Calamata Olives, and Parmesana Reggiano

 

Tommy’s Seafood Steakhouse
Bread Pudding with Cream Anglaise

 

Mogul Indian Restaurant
Samosas

 

Featured Salad by the Hilton Hotel
LUNA Restaurant
Beef Wellington with a Demi Glace, Julienne Carrots and Wasabi flavored Duchess Potatoes

 

Pictures from last year's participants

 

 

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)
Brent Feibelman, 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 Items

Donor Description Winning Bidder
1. Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake Presidential Suite with private dinner for 8 by Chef Chad; includes 1 night stay for 2 in master suite & for 2 in adjoining bedroom suite with jacuzzi . $1250 value Mike Matula
  Views of the Presidential Suite
  View of the 2nd Bedroom Suite
2. Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake Dinner for 2 at LUNA Restaurant - $60 value Susan Zollers
3. Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake Get-Away Weekend for 2 for 2 nights @ Hilton w/ Complimentary breakfast - $300 value Cathy Truscott
4. STYLIN by Linda Assorted Hair Care Products - $50 value LaNell Cobarrovias
5. STS Limo Service (Friendswood) Round Trip Limo Service to Houston Intercontinental - $150 value Zack Angelos
6. HOT AIR the Clown  1 Hour Birthday Party Performance - $150 valve Kyshana Bradshaw
7. Harbour Playhouse  2 Adult Season tickets for 2007-2008 season - $260 value Pat Swartley
8. Clear Lake Symphony  2 Season tickets for 2007-2008 season - $100 value Kathy McIntyre
9. Clear Lake Symphony  2 Season tickets for 2007-2008 season - $100 value Ken Stewart
10. Clear Lake Symphony  2 Season tickets for 2007-2008 season - $100 value Brain Truscott
11. Clear Lake Symphony  2 Season tickets for 2007-2008 season - $100 value Pat Quirk
12. Ultimate Hair Design (Friendswood)  $75 Gift Certificate Brain Truscott
13. Regal Estates - Retirement & Assisted Living Community Home Decor Basket - $75 value Tina Madrid
14. Don & Lynn Shigakawa Nolan Ryan Autographed Baseball - $65 value George Shoup
15. Wingstop  $25 Gift Card (#`1) Judy Huber
16. Wingstop  $25 Gift Card (# 2) Dorian Coppenhaver
17. Wingstop  $25 Gift Card (# 3) Larry Dietrich
18. Wingstop  $25 Gift Card (# 4) Nancy Farries
19.tommy's Seafood Steakhouse Dinner for 2 - $60 value George Shoup
20. Grand Finale by tamara In-home Dinner Party for 8 (within Bay Area) - $200 value Jane Sweeney
21. Haak Vineyards & Winery, Santa Fe, TX

Haak Winery Tour & Wine Tasting for 25 persons w/ Hors d’ouevres - $250 value

Brian Truscott
22. Cork Wine Bar (Webster, TX) $25 gift certificate Bob Bell
23. Sail on the Bay  (donated by Merrill Lynch) Evening sail on the bay on a 46 foot Beneteau sailboat for up to 6 - $400 value Sherrie Matula
24. Portofino Ristorante Italiano & Bar Dinner for 2 - $60 value (#1) George Shoup
25. Portofino Ristorante Italiano & Bar Dinner for 2 -  $60 value (#2) Bob Bell
26. Artwork titled "CLASS",  by Gloria Goldstein 18" x 22" framed original artwork painted exclusively for this fundraiser - $250 value Blanch Stastny
27. Black Rose Steel Co. (Ann Hacker) Framed Picture of Marilyn Monroe - $85 value Sonja Mitchell
28. Black Rose Steel Co. (Ann Hacker) Elvis Presley Purse in shape of a guitar - $75 value LaNell Cobarrovias
     
     

Revised 9/21/07

   

 

   
 

Sherrie Matula, President, Clear Lake Area Symphony Society and Co-Chair of the Great Chefs, presents a plaque to the Executive Chef Chad, Rick Galyean - Director of Food & Beverage, Kimberly Mehalos - Assistant Director of Sales, Margo Clements - Certified Social Event Planner, Karen Mignola - Corporate Sales Manager and Maylis Bachette - Convention Services Manager in appreciation for the 20 years the Hilton has hosted the Great Chefs fundraising event for the Clear Lake Symphony.

 

 

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.

       

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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.


 

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!


 

 

MOGUL
INDIAN RESTAURANT 

 

MOGUL Indian Restaurant

2416-A Bay Area Blvd.
Houston, TX 77058

 
www.mogul-restaurant.com 

Ram Allam
 Phone: (281) 480-3097
Fax: (281) 480-3098

The finest Indian Cuisine - Authentic curries from ancient recipes - Perfect ambience -  Indian cuisine at its best!  Check out the website for a complete listing of menu items. Take-out orders welcomed!

 

Previous Great Chefs of the Bay Area Fund Raisers

2006
2005
2004

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