Some of you have been anxiously awaiting these Pork Belly Throwdown announcements.
And the judges are...
- Jenny Wang (@imneverfull) - 002 Magazine food writer & I'm Never Full food blogger
- Chris Shepherd (@cshepherd13) - chef/owner of Catalan Food & Wine
- Teresa Byrne-Dodge (@MyTableMagazine) - editor & publisher of My Table Magazine, author of The Ultimate Food Lover's Guide to Houston
- J.C. Reid (@houston_foodie) - food blogger for Houston Press' Eating Our Words and Houston Foodie
- Misha Govshetyn (@tastybitz) - Tasty Bits food blogger
- Justin Basye (@justinbasye) - chef de cuisine, VOICE (*WILD CARD)
And more importantly, the chefs that will be competing are...
- Randy Evans (@havenchef), chef/owner of Haven (opening this fall)
- Jason Gould (@chefjasongould), chef/owner of Gravitas
- Matthew Gray, chef de cuisine of Chez Roux @ La Torretta Del Lago
- Manubu "Hori" Horiuchi, executive chef at Kata Robata
- Jonathan Jones (@PapaBeav), chef/owner of Beaver's
- Ronnie Killen (@ze1chef), chef/owner of Killen's Steakhouse
- Paul Lewis, executive chef of Cullen's Upscale American Grille
- Ryan Pera, executive chef at The Grove
- Randy Rucker (@greensandbeans), executive chef at Rainbow Lodge
- Cody Vasek, sous chef at VOICE
- Jose Luis Vela, chef de cuisine at Mockingbird Bistro
- Antoine Ware (@catalansous), sous chef at Catalan
complete event details on the official website.