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Clear Lake Symphony


9th Annual 2013 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 9, 2013

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 !

Reservations are Now Closed
There are some seats available by calling 281-486-0224
  

  Don't Wait - Make It Today!
  
Great Chefs On-Line Reservation Form  (for credit cards)
On-Line Reservation Form can also be used to make a tax deductible donation to the Clear Lake Symphony. Just add the word "Donation" in the Comments section.

  
 Great Chefs Reservation Form  (for mail in)


Houston Chronicle's article on the "Great Chefs of the Bay Area" Fundraiser which will appear in the Thursday, May 9 edition of the Ultimate Bay Area insert in the newspaper

Click here to open the article

Bay Area Citizen Article on the Great Chefs Fundraiser
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Featured Menu
A Symphony of Flavors from Around the World

Pre-Dinner Bistro Reception

 Pomodoro's NASA Pasta & Pizzeria - Appetizers
Yellow squash stuffed ravioli topped with a brown butter sage sauce

Heirloom Caprese (heirloom tomatoes, red onions. basil, buffalo mozzarella cheese, garlic infused olive oil with a drizzling of 12 year old balsamic vinaigrette)

Main Sit-Down Menu

Clear Creek Vineyards - Pear Maple Salad
(
Assorted field greens, shredded carrots, goat cheese crumbles, sliced pears, and walnuts with a maple infused balsamic vinaigrette)
 
Little Daddy's Gumbo Bar - Chicken and Sausage Gumbo
  
Pod-Zu's Cajun Cuisine - Oyster Rockefeller
  
Hilton Hotel - Bacon Wrapped Seared Beef Tenderloin prepared with Chefs Special Sauce and served with Steamed Asparagus Tips and Risotto
 

Pod-Zu's Cajun Cuisine - Sweet Cajun Trinity
Banana Pudding, Chocolate Mousse with cheese cakes, Red Velvet Cake Ball
 
Chocolat d' arte - Assorted Chocolates


Revised: 5/03/13


 

 

 

2013 Great Chefs Committee

Chairs: Sherrie & Mike Matula
Silent Auction Coordinators: Mike Matula, John Cobarruvias
Silent Auction Committee Members: Karen Akkerman, Alice Steele, Roxy Cheatham, Donna Jerz, Carolyn Spears, April Montgomery and Karen Baldassare

2013 Great Chefs Planning

 

Great Chefs Planning Meeting with Hilton Hotel

(Sitting (from left to right): 
Margo Clements, Social Event Manager, Hilton - Houston NASA Clear Lake
Karen Akkerman -
Silent Auction Committee, Clear Lake Symphony
Sherrie Matula, Chair, Great Chefs of the Bay Area - Clear Lake Symphony Society Board


Standing
Matt Wev, Food & Beverage Manager, Hilton - Houston NASA Clear Lake
Mike Matula, Co-Chair, Great Chefs of the Bay Area

Not Pictured

Paul Russell, Executive Chef, Hilton - Houston NASA Clear Lake
John Cobarruvias -
Silent Auction Co-Coordinator, Great Chefs of the Bay Area
Karen Baldassarre - Silent Auction Committee, Clear Lake Symphony
Roxy Cheatham - Silent Auction Committee, Clear Lake Symphony
Donna Jerz - Silent Auction Committee, Clear Lake Symphony
April Montgomery - Silent Auction Committee, Clear Lake Symphony
Carolyn Speer - Silent Auction Committee, Clear Lake Symphony
Alice Steele - 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 Chef Paul Russell; 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 Classics" (Items 4 - 26) Donated by members of the Clear Lake Symphony  
4. Clear Lake Symphony Woodwind Section - Oboes & Bassoons Rhapsody in Blue Basket #1 - Rachmaninoff CD; Bluebonnet Kitchen Items (oven mitt, hot pad, kitchen towel); Blue Corn Chips (2 pkgs); Blue Exotic Vegetable Chips;
Blue Wrapped Hershey Kisses; 3 Scented Candles in Blue; Blueberry Shortbread Cookies, Blueberry Pancake Scented Candle; Blue Hot/Cold Tumbler, 16 oz; Riesling Wine & Symphony Bottle Opener - $110 value
5. Clear Lake Symphony Woodwind Section - Oboes & Bassoons Rhapsody in Blue Basket #2 - Rachmaninoff CD; Aruba Coconut Body Cream; Fragrance Mist & Shower Gel; Hand Sanitizer, 5 Small Bottles; Ocean Breeze High Fragrance Reed Diffuser; Blue Accent Gems (2 pkgs) Blue Soft Soap; Assorted Candles in Blue; Ghirardelli Gourmet Milk Chocolates - Creamy Devotion; "Music Can Change the World" Wood Framed Picture - $120 value
6. Clear Lake Symphony Violin Section & Nikki Duke Brahms Lullaby Basket #1 - Brahms CD, Baby Einstein Around the World Play Gym; Clifford -"The Big Red Dog" Stuffed Animal; Disney Pooh Cold Pack “owie” soother; 4 Wonderful Children's Classical Books - "Goodnight Moon", "Guess How Much I Love You", "The Hungry Caterpillar", "Circle Soft Book"; Sand Pail and Shovel - $140 value
7. Clear Lake Symphony Violin Section Brahms Lullaby Basket #2 Brahms CD; PlushLicious Stuffed Frog with Bib; Set of 4 Receiving Blankets; First Years Terry Teething Pad; 2 Sets of Teething Rings; Pacifier with Holder; Baby Magic Travel Duck Set (hair/body wash, lotion, ducky, wash scrubby); Boppy Feeding & Support Pillow - $100 value
8. Clear Lake Symphony Violin Section & Cafe Mart Brunch with Beethoven Basket #1 - Beethoven CD; 30 Qt. Stainless Soup Pot; 3 Soup Mixes - Hearty 11 Bean, Bistro Style Lentil, Potato & Corn Chowder; "Settings on the Dock of the Bay" Recipe Book; Soup Ladle, Stainless Whisp; Soup Bowls (2); Sea Salt & Salt Cellar; Cloth Napkins (2) & Napkin Rings (2) - $170 value
9. Clear Lake Symphony Violin Section & Cafe Mart Brunch with Beethoven Basket #2 - Beethoven CD; 8 Qt. Heavy Wall Aluminum Soup Pot; 3 Soup Mixes - Hearty 11 Bean, Bistro Style Lentil, Potato & Corn Chowder; "German Cooking Today" Recipe Book; Soup Ladle; Stainless Whisp; Sea Salt Grinder; Oil & Vinegar Cruet; Marble Cheese Block with Cutter; White Chocolate Amaretto Cheese Ball & Dessert Mix - $170 value
10. Clear Lake Symphony Violin Section & TARGET Baking with Beethoven Basket - Beethoven CD; "Cooking at Home" Cookbook; "Cake Pops" Recipe Book; Wilton UltraBake Professional 9"x13" Cooking Pan; Ghirardelli Brownie Mixes - Ultimate Fudge, Carmel Turtle, Double Chocolate & Chocolate Supreme; Grater - $100 value
11. Clear Lake Symphony Double Basses Section Mind Matter with Mozart Basket - Mozart CD; Crossword Puzzles & Dictionary; SUDOKU Puzzle Book; LEXIGO Word Game; Groove Tube; The Atom Puzzle; SWISH - Flip, Rotate & Stack Game; DISTRACTION Memory Games; Scrabble Squares - 9 Piece Brain Teaser Puzzle - $120 value
12. Clear Lake Symphony Viola Section Chopping in the Kitchen with Chopin Basket - Chopin CD; Kitchen Aid Professional Series Food Chopper; Casa Bella Cutting Boards (set of 4); Totally Bamboo Turtle Shaped Cutting & Serving Board; Maison Rouge Tempered Glass Cutting Board & Serving Tray; No Spill Cutting Board; Mini Grater; Cheese Knives (set of 3); Schmidt Brothers Stone Cut Forge 5" Utility Cutting Knife; Wood Cutting Board with Handle (5"x7"); Sharper Image Multi-Purpose Shears - $ 185 value
13. Clear Lake Symphony Viola Section Salads with Stravinsky Basket  -  Stravinsky CD; Good Grips Mandolin Slicer; 8" Chefs Knife; Wood Salad Bowl; Wood Salad Server Hands; "200 Super Salads" Recipe Book; Cherry Blossom Napkins & Placemats with Napkin Ring Holders (Set of 2); Strainer - $160 value
14. Clear Lake Symphony 1st Violin Section & ACE Hardware Gardening with Gershwin Basket #1 - Gershwin CD; Kneeling Pad; Women's Gardening Gloves; Hand Trowel; Rotating Sprinkler; Hose - 50 Foot; 24" Leaf Rake - $70 value
15. Clear Lake Symphony 1st Violin Section & ACE Hardware Gardening with Gershwin Basket #2 Gershwin CD; Kneeling Pad; Women's Gardening Gloves; Shovel; Glass Bird Bath; Hand Cultivator; Plant Markers & Ties; Pocket Hose 50-Foot Expandable Full Size Hose - $85 value
16. Clear Lake Symphony Cello Section Baby Sitting with Beethoven Basket - Beethoven CD; Colorful Wooden Stacking Train Set; Mother Goose Piano Book; LEGO Duplo "My First Train" Set (62 Piece); Hide & Seek Board; 4 Wonderful Children's Books - "Velveteen Rabbit", "Clifford at the Circus", "Habitats Sticker Book", Search & Find" - $140 value
17. Clear Lake Symphony Brass & Percussion Section Relax with Rachmaninoff Basket #1 - Rachmaninoff CD; Beach Towels (2); Comfort Clogs (Size 8); Sun Hat; Neutrogena Lotions - Wet Skin Sun Block SPF 45+, Sport Face Sunscreen SPF 70+, Ultra Sheer Body Mist Sunscreen SPF 100+ - $90 value
18. Clear Lake Symphony Brass Section Relax with Rachmaninoff Basket #2 - Rachmaninoff CD; Mesh Arm Chair; Chairbrella Adjustable Chair Umbrella; His & Hers Sun Hats; Frisbee; Beach Ball - $70 value
19. Clear Lake Symphony Viola Section Drinking with Debussy Basket - Debussy CD, Starbuck's $15 Gift Card; Seattle's Best Coffee, Level 3, Medium & Balanced; Dunkin Donuts Original Blend; Gevalia Kaffe Columbia Ground Coffee; STASH Black Tea - Chai Spice & Earl Grey; Carr's Lemon Ginger Cremes Cookies; Nonnis Biscotti Chocolati; Pepperidge Farms Pirouette Chocolate Hazlenut & French Vanilla Crème Filled Wafers - $110 value
20. Clear Lake Symphony Viola Section Drinking the World with Debussy Basket - Debussy CD; 16 oz Coffee Cups (2); Kona Hawaiian Gold Gourmet Coffee Blend; Texas Turtle Coffee (2); Jasmine Green Tea; English Breakfast Tea; Express Beans - Dark Chocolate Mint; Mandy's Tiramisu Cream Filled Wafers; Vira Sonoma Bisiotli Chocolate Italian Cookies (2 pkgs); Torani White Chocolate Sauce; Dutch Carmel Wafers; La Patisserie Gourmet Chocolate Wafer Rolls - $140 value
21. Clear Lake Symphony Viola Section Tea for Two with Debussy Basket - Debussy CD; Ceramic Teapot, 5 cup; Norpro Tea Brewer, 2 cup; His & Hers Tea Cups; Ginger Peach Decaf Tea; Peppermint Chocolate Tea; Matcha Ceremonial Green Tea; Dragonwell Green Tea; Teapot Tea Strainer; Bamboo Matcha Wisk; Tea Honey, 2 jars; Wood Honey Dipper - $180 value
22. Clear Lake Symphony French Horn Section Wine Tasting with Wagner Basket - Wagner CD; 2 Bottles of German Wine - Piesporter Michelsberg & Funf German Riesling, Vineyard Fresh Wine Preserver; Set of 4 Wine Glasses with Carafe; Set of 6 Hand Crafted Wine Glass Charms; Sahladerer Pralines, 6 Pack of German Beer - Spaten Munchen Dunkel; 6 Pack of Russian Beer - Baltika #4 Dark Lager; Napkins - $140 value
23. Clear Lake Symphony Cello Section & Environmental Chemistry, Inc. Science with Sibelius - Sibelius CD; Intro to Chemistry (CHEM C500) Experiment Kit; Solar Rover; Global Water Quality - Explore Clean Water Chemistry; EduScience - Science Fair Kits - Sand, Snow & Solids; EduScience - Science Fair Kits - Polymers Properties; EduScience - Do & Discover - Newton's Adventures; Insect Net; Books - "Space" by Alan Dyer, "Moon Plane" by Peter McCarthy, "Encyclopedia of Animals", DVD - Disney - Science - "School House Rock" - $245 value
24. Clear Lake Symphony Woodwind Section - Oboes & Bassoons Mother's Day with Love from Bach - Bach CD; Cigar Box Purse, Vintage Limited Edition, Hand Made in the Dominican Republic; ARGENTOSC - Red Primrose Handbag Hanger Made with Crystallized - Swarovski Elements; Journal Book with Lined Pages; Apron, Full Length Over-the-Neck with Cupcake Patterns; Life Memories, Mulberry Paper Photo Album holds up to 400 4x6 Photos; Hallmark Laser Gallery Framed Paper Sculpture with inscription " A mother knows the strength of gentleness, gives the gift of kindness, inspires us with her love". Size: 8"x8" -  $110 value
25. Clear Lake Symphony Flute Section & Lynn Shigakawa Fun with Faure - Faure CD; The Kansas City Barbeque Society Cookbook; Betty Crocker's Party Book; DVD - '"Resting Place" (DVD) starring Morgan Freeman & John Lithgow; Kitchen Apron; Kitchen Towels; Napkins; Atlantic City Pot Holders; Spatula; Coffee Joulies - Cools & Maintains Coffee Temperature; Atlantic City Visor -  $110 value
26. Clear Lake Symphony Members Clarinet Section Year Round Thoughtfulness - "Seasonal Wreaths & Bouquets" by Paula Pryke; 20 Handmade Cards by Katie McMullen, Symphony Member -   $120 value
27. Clear Lake Symphony  Music to Your Ears for a Year #1 - 2 Sets of Season tickets for the Clear Lake Symphony 2013-2014 Season - $130 value
28. Clear Lake Symphony  Music to Your Ears for a Year #2 - 2 Sets of Season tickets for the Clear Lake Symphony 2013-2014 Season - $130 value
29. Clear Lake Symphony  Music to Your Ears for a Year #3 - 2 Sets of Season tickets for the Clear Lake Symphony 2013-2014 Season - $130 value
30. Clear Lake Symphony  Music to Your Ears for a Year #4 - 2 Sets of Season tickets for the Clear Lake Symphony 2013-2014 Season - $130 value
31. Dining Around the Bay Area Package #1 Mediterraneo Market & Cafe - Gift Certificate - $25 value
Cuisine of India - Viceroy Dinner #1 for 2
- $35 value
La Familia Mexican Restauran
t (CLS Cello Section) - $25 Gift Certificate
Total Package Value - $85
32. Dining Around the Bay Area Package #2 Mediterraneo Market & Cafe - Gift Certificate - $25 value
Cuisine of India - Viceroy Dinner #1 for 2
- $35 value
Total Package Value - $60
33. Dining Around the Bay Area Package #3 BJ's Restaurant Brewhouse - Gift Card - $25 value
Jason's Deli
(CLS Violin Section) - Gift Card - $25 Value
Total Package Value - $50
34. Dining Around the Bay Area Package #4 Outback Steakhouse - Gift Cards - $40 value
LONGHORN Steakhouse -
Gift Cards - $30 value
Tookie's Hamburgers & More - Gift Certificate
- $25 value
Total Package Value - $95
35. Dining Around the Bay Area Package #5 Angelo's Pizza & Pasta - Gift Certificate - $25 value
Abe's Cajun Market & Cafe - Gift Certificate - $25 value
Total Package Value - $50
36. 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.
37. Bergamo's Spa Retreat (Friendswood) Beauty is Yours - With this Spa Basket donated by Bergamo's Spa Retreat.  Basket includes a $100 Gift Card for Services at the S; ARCHIPELAGO BOTANICALS Morning Mint -  Hand Wash & Hydrating Lotion; SPARitual Instinctual Organic Moisturizing Lotion; SPARitual Instinctual Organic Bath Salts; Magnolia Rose Deluxe Fuzzy Bath Melt; Ylang Primrose Deluxe Organtic Soap; BIODROGA Systems SPA Sentation Daily Body Moisturizer "with Thermal Spring Water Creme Hydrates" Samples; BIODROGA Systems Oxygen Formula Samples - $160 value
38. Arcadia Trio,  Alice Steele, Director Music to Your Ears - Flute, violin & cello for 1 hour for wedding, reception or dinner party (availability of trio to match function date) - $375 value
39. Alice Steele (Violinist with Clear Lake Symphony) Music to Your Ears - Violin Soloist -1 hour for wedding, reception or dinner party - $150 value
40. Merlion Thai Restaurant & Lounge on 4th Chef Table for Four - $200 value
41. Villa Capri on Clear Lake / Frenchies Sunday Brunch for Two - Dine at Villa Capri on Clear Lake - $50 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 - $90 value
43. Pod-Zu's Cajun Cuisine (Bacliff) Crawfish Boil Dinner, feeds 8 to 10 people - $250 value
44. The Cake Lady (Friendswood)

A Sweet Tooth's Delight - Gift certificate - $50 value

45. Chocolat d' arte Taste of Music - Belgium Chocolate Piano - $60 value
46. John Cobarruvias

Bottles & Vases  - When you admire this original stained glass piece (17" W x 22" H) created by John Cobarruvias in stained glass with vibrant colors and hanging mounts added. - $175 value
47. Susana Udengaard Outer Space in Your Own Back Yard - Space Center Houston Tickets for 4.- $92 value
48. 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
49. Maas Nursery  (CLS Flute Section) A Gardener's Delight - Gift Card - $75 value
50. Robinette & Company Catering Tantalize your Taste Buds - Gift Card - $50 value
51. Vitality Network by Norma Williams Essentials - Whole Food Supplements ($50 value); Bath Junkie - Fill'er Up Bag to make your own sent & tint of your choice for bath items ($82 value) - $132 total value
52. Shopping in the Bay Area Kroger's - $40 Gift Card  (CLS Flute Section)
Randall's - $40 Gift Card (CLS Flute Section)
Bed Bath & Beyond - $20 Gift Card
(CLS Cello & Violin Section)
$100 Total Value
53. Professional Massage & Bodywork by Gloria Cordoba( CLS Viola Section) Relax - Renew - Revive Massage Package: Half Hour Massage ($30 value) plus a One Hour Massage ($60 value) - $90 total value
54. Eagle Dancer Gallery Make Music for One’s Ears: -"Buffalo Medicine" - Native American Hand Carved Cedar Flute by J Thompson (Navajo); "The Indian Love Flute" - Traditional Indian Music for Flutes; "Handprints of Our People" CD - Indian Guitar Flute Music by Aaron White & Anthony Wakeman; Aqua Geode Soap; Indian Blanket Coaster - $130 value
55. STYL'IN with Linda Beauty Products - BIOSILK Silk Therapy Shampoo; BIOSILK Silk Therapy Conditioner; SENBE Beyond Shine Hair Spray; REDKEN Blonde Glam Conditioner Revitalisant Shine Activator; $10 Gift Certificate - $75 value
56. Laura Vincent The Wizard of Oz Collection - "THE GRAND FINALE" (We're Off to See the Wizard) - Limited Edition Collection Plate, Certificate of Authenticity: 14515E, 10" Diameter, painted by Portraitist James Auckland, Eight and final issue in the official Metro-Golden-Mayer "Wizard of Oz" collection. Official issue date: August 17, 1979 honoring 40th anniversary of the motion picture - $70 value
57. Jos A. Banks Clothiers (CLS Cello Section) Sharpen Up Your Image - Gift Card - $50 value
58. Corporate Massage Stress Management Massage - Gift Certificate for One Hour Massage - $60 value
59. McRee Ford (Dickenson) 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
60. Pomodoro's NASA Pasta & Pizzeria A Taste of Italy - $40 Gift Certificate; Bottle of Darkhorse Cabernet Sauvignon Wine --- Total Value $60
61. Clear Creek Vineyards Wine & Dinner Gift Basket - Bottle of Cowtown Red Wine; 2 Wine Glasses; 10 Wine Tasting Tokens; Woozie Wine Glass Insulator; Wine Bottle Stopper; Set of 4 Corn Picks; Blueberry Preserves, $50 Gift Certificate to Tabella Restaurant - $170 value
62. Little Daddy's Gumbo Bar Gumbo Lover's Delight - Gift Card - $100 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

 

Pomodoro's NASA Pasta & Pizzeria
Appetizers
(left) - Yellow squash stuffed ravioli topped with a brown butter sage sauce
(right) -
Heirloom Caprese (heirloom tomatoes, red onions. basil, buffalo mozzarella cheese, garlic infused olive oil with a drizzling of 12 year old balsamic vinaigrette)
 

 

Clear Creek Vineyards
Pear Maple Salad
(Assorted field greens, shredded carrots, goat cheese crumbles, sliced pears, and walnuts with a maple infused balsamic vinaigrette)
 

 

Little Daddy's Gumbo Bar
Chicken & Sausage Gumbo

(Serving size - 8 oz. )

 

Pod-Zu's Cajun Cuisine
Oyster Rockefeller
 

 

Featured Entree by the Hilton Hotel
LUNA Restaurant
Bacon Wrapped Seared Beef Tenderloin prepared with Chefs Special Sauce and served with                                                 Steamed Asparagus Tips and Risotto (not shown)

 

 
Pod-Zu's Cajun Cuisine
Sweet Cajun Trinity
Banana Pudding, Chocolate Mousse with cheese cakes, Red Velvet Cake Ball

 

Chocolat d" arte
Assorted Chocolates
Truffles - Lemonblueberry Goat Cheese - White Chocolate German Mousse
Truffles - Violet & Absinthe Dark Chocolate
Chocolate Covered Oreos
Bark - Smore's with Marshmallow, Graham Crackers in Milk Chocolate
Bake - Carmalized White Chocolate with Macdemia Nuts, pears


Note

Pictures are subject to change

 

 

 

 

 
   

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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

Paul Russell 
Executive Chef

Margo Clements
Certified Social Events Planner

Mat Wev
Food & Beverage 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
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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Clear Creek Yineyards


709 Harris Ave.
Kemah, TX 77565
- Map

  The Winery
www.clearcreekvineyard.com
(281) 334-8300

Tabella
www.dineattabella.com
 (281) 957-9090

Clipper House Inn
www.clipperhouseinn.com
(281) 334-2517
 



David Skinner
Owner


Coco Hogue
Executive Chef

 

 

EAT

Tabella is only one part of Kemah’s ultimate luxury escape destination. Beyond enjoying a meal at our intimate dining room, the property offers other ways of indulging. (281) 957-9090

www.dineattabella.com

LUNCH
Tues - Sat:  11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
DINNER
Tues - Thurs:  5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fri - Sat:  5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Check out our
Seasonal Menu

DRINK

Clear Creek Winery is the destination for Texas wine aficionados.  Enjoy a tasting in our striking Tuscan-themed tower or find time to create your own blend.  The winery is located in one block from the Kemah Board Walk.  Come in and bottle your own wine in their state of the art wine making facilities, or rent out space for your special private event.  They offer a selection of wines crafted right on the premises and they have a large assortment of gifts and accessories.  Check out their award winning wines while you are there.
(281) 334-8300

www.clearcreekvineyard.com

OPERATING HOURS
Sundays         12 pm - 7 pm
Closed Mondays
Tues - Wed    12 pm - 7 pm
Thurs - Sat    12 pm - 10 pm

FREE TOURS are held every Saturday between 2pm - 4pm, please call (
281 334-8300) to reserve your spot.

STAY

The Clipper House Inn offers intimate cottages where guests can truly escape and relax. The property contains seven antique filled cottages located only steps away from the winery.  Call us today to hear about our portfolio of unique overnight options.
(281) 334-2517

www.clipperhouseinn.com

 
GIFTS & ACCESSORIES

They carry a large assortment of ready made gift baskets for every occasion and wine accessories to tickle the fancy of the most distinguished wine connoisseur.  Stop by to see our selection.

Gift Certificates and Gift Cards are available.

 
 
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Little Dady's Gumbo Bar


Victory Lakes Town Center

1615 W. FM 646 Suite D

League City, TX 77573
- Map

Phone: (281) 281-52GUMBO (48626)

Laura Ammann
General Manager

 
www.littledaddysgumbobar.com
 


Little Daddy's Gumbo Bar is a unique dining concept created by the Galveston Restaurant Group, bring expertise in steam kettle cooking with offerings such as traditional gumbos, seafood stews. and cioppino.

In addition to their spoon-fed fare, Little Daddy's Gumbo Bar assembles a team of po' boys served on fresh baked baguettes, complemented with zesty Tabasco-infused mayonnaise.  Add a little side of crispy sweet potato fries for a complete Southern comfort dining experience.

With more than 62 refreshing beer varieties and a broad wine list, Little Daddy's Gumbo Bar is the newest place to cheer your favorite sports team (on three 52" televisions), celebrate a casual night out on the town or warm your soul with traditional Gulf of Mexico comfort Food'

Menu < click here

Operating Hours
Monday through Thursday, 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday and Saturday, 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sunday from 11:00 am - 9:30 pm

Note: Hours may be seasonal and subject to change

Payments Accepted
Cash / American Express / Discover / Mastercard / Visa
 

 
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Pod Zu's Cajun Cuisine

Carole Barnett
Owner ~ Executive Chef


Chad Conner
 Owner


Clifton's by the Sea
10 Grand Ave.

Bacliff, TX  77518 -Map


 Phone: (281) 339-3474

www.facebook.com/PodZusAtCliftonsByTheSea


  

The Best Food & View of Galveston Bay





Live Music every Weekend
  



Food Styles
∙ Cajun / Creole
∙ Sandwiches
∙ Seafood

Price Range: $10 - $30

Specialties
∙ Lunch
∙ Dinner
∙ Drinks

Hours
Monday - Thursday:   4:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Friday - Saturday:      11:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Sunday: 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Services
∙ Takes Reservations
∙ Walk-Ins Welcome
∙ Good for Groups
∙ Good for Kids
∙ Take Out
∙ Catering
∙ Waiter Service
∙ Outdoor Seating

We cater events.  Call us for selections and pricing.


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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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Last Updated: 06/28/2016