About the event

October 19, 2023

General Admission | 6:30-9:00pm
VIP | 5:30-9:00pm

Get ready to embark on a mouthwatering journey like no other at Culinary Stars, hosted by the Houston Chronicle! Join us for a night of culinary experiences amid Houston’s premier restaurants and top chefs, all complemented by wines from more than thirty estates. But that’s not all – prepare for the grand unveiling of the Houston Chronicle’s highly anticipated Top 100 Restaurants, meticulously handpicked by our expert food editors.

Culinary Stars promises an evening of delight that will tantalize your senses and leave you craving for more. Join us in celebrating the essence of Houston’s vibrant food scene, where every bite tells a delicious story. Don’t miss the most delectable event of the year!

Get the latest news on Houston’s best wine & food at https://www.houstonchronicle.com/food-culture/

Experience VIP Access

Elevate your Culinary Stars experience with VIP access! VIP guests enter 1 hour ahead of general admission and are given larger wine glasses for an enhanced tasting journey. Additionally, all VIP guests receive exclusive VIP gift bags and will be among the first in Houston to see our Top 100 Restaurants list. Get your VIP tickets now!

With Live music from

Angelique Maldonado

Angelique is a professional singer-songwriter and performer who has been entertaining audiences around Houston, Texas for over a decade.



Main Sponsors

Wine Selections From

Spirit Lounge Selections From

In-Kind Supporters

Charity Benefactor 

Press contacts

X (formaly twitter) Handles for
Houston Chronicle Food writers:

Alison Cook @AlisonCook

Bao Ong @baohaus

Greg Morago @gregmorago
Melissa Aguilar @MelissAguilar

Jody Schmal @jodyschmal

For Sponsorship opportunities please contact Jeni Heard at Jeni.Heard@chron.com