Culinary masters team up to serve Houston's homeless at The Beacon’s 2015 Come to the Table: John Sheely, Claire Smith, Mark Holley, Hugo Ortega, Philippe Gaston, Ruben Ortega, Randy Evans, Manabu “Hori” Horiuchi and Mike Puccio. Photo by Wilson Parish.
The fifth anniversary of Come to the Table, chaired this year by Nancy and David Randall, begins with alfresco cocktails at The Beacon Day Center, then segues into a four-course dinner prepared by some of Houston’s most acclaimed chefs in the beneficiary’s own kitchen facilities, complete with wine pairings. Participating are: Randy Evans, director/executive chef for H-E-B Restaurants; Efisio Farris (Arcodoro), Philippe Gaston (Izakaya), Mark Holley (Holley’s Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar), Manabu “Hori” Horiuchi (Kata Robata), Hugo Ortega and Ruben Ortega (Hugo’s, Backstreet Cafe, Caracol), Mike Puccio (The Beacon), Fernando Rios (Weights and Measures), John Sheely (Mockingbird Bistro) and Claire Smith (Canopy, Shade, Woodbar). PaperCity serves as media sponsor.
What: The Beacon’s Come to the Table: Serving Hope to Houston’s Homeless — Body, Mind and Soul
When: Thursday, September 24, 6 pm cocktails, 7 pm seated dinner
Where: The Beacon Day Center, 1212 Prairie Street
Tariff: $500; tables from $5,000
Contact: Julie Falcon, 713.220.9736; email@example.com