Delicious Alchemy: The Art of Food | PaperCity MagazineDelicious Alchemy: The Art of Food | PaperCity Magazine

may 2016

20may6:30 PM11:30 PMDelicious Alchemy: The Art of Food6:30 PM - 11:30 PM Green Street

Event Details


Imagine an evening that tickles all your senses: sight, sound, taste, smell and touch. That is what the Art of Food on May 20th will be—truly a Delicious Alchemy. Anchored by a Big Board auction of Art on a Napkin: Dinner at Eight, featuring work from iconic artists interpreting their philosophy of shared meals, curated by Catherine Anspon and Eleanor Williams; dozens of tasting stations with Houston’s most creative chefs and wine tastings orchestrated by Amy Corron Power, The Wine Wonkette, and a Craft Beer Garden presented by Silver Eagle Distributors, there will be surprises around every turn. With music from DJ Sun and Charlie Perez Trio, poetry on demand from the Inprint Poetry Buskers, and performance art, the free flowing party promises to last until the wee hours.

Participating chefs include Neal Cox of Olivette at the Houstonian, Chris Bosch and Lance Gillum of Uchi, Giancarlo Ferrara of Amalfi Ristorante Italiano & Bar, Rob Frias of Eminent Events Catering and Tarakaan, Jean Philippe Gaston of Izakaya, Richard Kaplan of Weights Measures, , Dominick Mancino of 1600 Bar Grille, Al Marcus & Randy Hines of The Grateful Bread & The Kolache Shoppe, Greg Martin of Bistro Menil, Mike McElroy of Durham House, Barbara McKnight of Culinaire – Inspired Cuisine Events, Kevin Naderi of Roost, Ryan Pera of Coltivare & Revival Market, Executive Chef Shay Prigmore of Max’s Wine Dive – Fairview, Claire Smith of Shade & Canopy, Ruffy Sulaiman of Hilton of the Americas, Danny Trace of Brennan’s, Philippe Verpiand of Étoile and Antoine Ware of Harold’s Restaurant, Bar & Terrace.

Participating artists include Bennie Flores AnsellAndrea Biaconi, Michael Bise, Elaine Bradford, Desire Obtain Cherish, Kent Dorn, Amy Evans, Joey Fauerso, Michael Gordon, Joe Havel, David McGee, Matt Messinger, Neva Mikulicz, Katie Oliver, Kermit Oliver, Kinglsey Onyeiwu, Susan Plum, Jay Rusovich, Beth Secor, Randy Twaddle and Geoff Winningham.

And their Galleries: Art Palace, Rudolph Blume/Artscan, Hiram Butler, Deborah Colton, Barbara Davis, Hooks-Epstein, Inman, Koelsch, McClain, Moody, David Shelton, Anya Tish and Unix.

The art auction will also be available on Ebay. Besides the auction, limited edition sets of Dinner at Eight napkins printed from the original art will be available for $250 each. Tickets are $150 suggested donation for general admission and $250 suggested donation for VIP tickets that include early admission feature an exclusive Salon with a private truffle and caviar bar sponsored by D’Artagnan, special wines and Stella Artois. Professional and avocational artists who respond to the open call for Art on a Napkin to be sold at the event will earn a $50 discount off of any ticket level. Details for Art on a Napkin and registration form can be found here.


(Friday) 6:30 PM - 11:30 PM


Green Street

1201 Main Street


Recipe for Success FoundationStephanie Hill,, 713.520.0443

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