Local Food Stars Illuminated the Houston Culinary Awards
The brothers who own the Pappas Restaurant Group, Harris an Chris Pappas were named restaurateurs of the year at the 2011 Houston Culinary Awards presented by My Table Magazine. Hugo Ortega of Hugo's and Backstreet Café was named chef of the year, while El Real Tex-Mex Café took home the award for best new restaurant in Houston.
The awards were presented by Sysco Food Services. The Houston Culinary Awards honored Jim Gossen, president and CEO of Louisiana Foods Global Seafood Source, for his contributions to the Houston and his dedication to the promotion and preservation of Gulf seafood and the seafood industry. Gossen was presented with My Table's Legends of Houston Restaurants Award. He also was honored with a proclamation from Mayor Annise Parker.
For a complete list of award winners visit the My Table's Houston Culinary Awards website.