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2004 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, April 15, 2004

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. 

Great Chefs Reservation Form 
NOTE: Reservations must be received by April 10, 2004

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Featured Menu

Pre-Dinner Bistro Reception

Chef Demonstrations

 Tommy’s Seafood Steakhouse –  BBQ Shrimp

Vicenzo’s Italian Restaurant –  Bruschetta di Carciofi

Main Sit-Down Menu

Holiday Inn – Cold Poached Salmon with baby greens & apple cider vinaigrette

Bay Oaks Country Club – Jumbo Lump Crab Cake with avocado, pico de gallo, chipotle verblanc

Crazy Cajun – Paneed Snapper with curried shrimp

Hilton Hotel – Petite fillet churrasco style, rice cake & sweet plantain empanada

South Shore Harbour – Crème Bruleé with Musical Notes

Haak Vineyards & Winery - Wine


Clear Lake Citizen News Article on the Great Chefs!


Silent Auction Items

1.  Nolan Ryan Autographed Baseball ($65 value)
2.  The Rainbow String Quartet, Alice Steele, Director (1 hour at wedding or reception, a $375 value) 
3.  Haak Winery Tour & Wine Tasting for 25 persons with Hors D'ouevres ($250 value)
4.  Arcadia Trio, 
Alice Steele, Director (1 hour at wedding or reception, a $300 value)
5.  Get-Away Weekend, 1 night stay w/ complimentary breakfast @ Hilton Houston Nasa Clear Lake ($200 value)
6.  Possible dinner for two at participating restaurants (check auction table)

2004 Great Chefs Committee

Chair: Sherrie Matula

Committee Members: Blanche Stastny, Pat Swartley, Judy Huber & Kati Hill

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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.


Sonny's Crazy Cajun Restaurants & Catering

2825 NASA Parkway
Seabrook, Texas 77586

Sonny Payne

Phone: (281) 326-6055
Fax: (281)



Tommy's Seafood Steakhouse

2555 Bay Area Blvd.
Houston, TX 77058


 Phone: (281) 480-2221
Fax: (281) 480-2229


Vicenzo's Italian Restaurant

1199 NASA Road 1
Houston, TX  77058

Pat Lindsey

Phone: (281) 218-9901


Holiday Inn Houston NASA / Clear Lake

1300 NASA Parkway
Houston, TX  77058

Chef Alejandro

Phone: (281) 333-2500
Fax: (281) 335-1578 


Bay Oak's Country Club

14545 Bay Oaks Blvd.
Houston, TX  77059


Phone: (281) 488-7888
Fax: (281) 488-0389

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South Shore Harbour Resort & Conference Center

2500 South Shore Harbour Blvd.
League City, TX 77573

Phone: (800) 442-5005
Fax: (281) 333-9748


Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake

3000 NASA Parkway
Houston, Texas 77058

Executive Chef Oscar Mejia  
Phone: (281) 333-9300
Fax: (281) 333-3750


HAAK  Vineyards & Winery, Inc.

6310 Avenue T
Santa Fe, Texas 77510


Raymond & Gladys Haak
Phone: (409) 925-1401
Fax: (409) 925-0276

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Chabucas Steaks and Rotisserie

316 Nasa Road 1
Webster, TX 77598


Brazilian Dining

 Phone: (281) 554-8000

Webmaster & Designer: Mike Matula

For information on CLS, contact Bob Wall at clsbob@aol.com

Last Updated: 06/28/2016