The Original Ninfa’s on Navigation was created by “Mama” Ninfa Laurenzo in 1973 after the death of her husband, John. She started by grilling skirt steak and serving it in tortillas from her family’s struggling tortilla factory. The resulting dish – “Tacos al Carbon” (which later became known as “Fajitas”) was the basis for Mama Ninfa’s legend in Houston and in the history of Tex-Mex cuisine.
Saint Arnold Brewing Company, located in Houston, is Texas’ Oldest Craft Brewery. Our goal is to brew world class beers and deliver them to our customers as fresh as possible making them the best beers in Texas, Louisiana and Florida. Our customers are beer lovers – people that appreciate great, full-flavored beers.
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Le Mistral is one of Houston’s best and most popular restaurants, and has many awards, honors and loyal fans to prove it. Chef David Denis, a native of Provence, is at the helm and consistently turns out some of the best French cuisine available. He also runs a wholesale bakery, furnishing some of Houston’s other top establishments with their bread and croissants.
It is the mission of the Texas Restaurant Association to be the advocate and indispensable resource for the foodservice and hospitality industry in Texas.
Over fifty years ago, Mr. Antone introduced his Original Antone’s Po’ Boy and it quickly became a local favorite. Antone’s still makes the “Original” using the same recipe and quality ingredients that our founder used.
Gluten Free Houston makes some of the best gluten free breads, cakes, pies, muffins and cookies available anywhere.
Jim Goode and his staff have been consistently creating and serving some of the best Texas Bar-B-Q available since 1977.
Since 1919 the National Restaurant Association has been the restaurant industry’s leading association and, together with the National Restaurant Association Education Foundation, their goal is to lead America’s restaurant industry into a new era of prosperity, prominence and participation.
For more than six decades, The Culinary Institute of America has been setting the standard for excellence in professional culinary education. It is also Joe Abuso’s Alma Mater.
Founded in 1912, Rice University is a preeminent private research university located in Houston, Texas.
Founded by Alain and Marie LeNôtre in 1998, Culinary Institute LeNôtre is quickly becoming one of the Countries preeminent professional culinary institutes. Drawing on their impeccable pedigree and extensive experience, the LeNôtres have built a well-respected institution offering both Diplomas and Associate Degrees in Culinary Arts, as well as Baking and Pastry Arts.
Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals (ANFP) is a national not-for-profit association established in 1960 that today has over 14,000 professionals dedicated to the practice of providing optimum nutritional care through foodservice management.
My Table is a highly specialized magazine devoted to the pleasures of dining out in the greater Houston area. Each issue offers readers the most complete information on the restaurants, chefs, shops, foods, trends, caterers, festivals and personalities that make up Houston’s lively culinary scene.
Eco-Products is leading the movement for zero waste communities by constantly blazing new territory and pushing the boundaries of what is possible in disposables. They manufacture a full line of organic, recyclable and compostable disposables that are as attractive and user-friendly as they are green.
Serving Houston is Our Business -That’s their official tagline. Their mission is to promote the growth of the Houston restaurant industry through education, public awareness and governmental affairs. With more than 1,200 members, this Association is one of the largest and most powerful trade organizations in Houston.
The news leader of the restaurant industry. Nation’s Restaurant News is recognized as the information source for operators. It covers all major business disciplines, operator segments, food and non-food categories.
The Chaîne des Rôtisseurs is the world’s oldest international gastronomic society, founded in Paris in 1248. It is devoted to preserving the camaraderie and pleasures of the table and to promoting excellence in all areas of the hospitality arts.