$20 – $100

3rd Annual Big Bao Battle Food Competition

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The Ballroom at Bayou Place

500 Texas St.

Houston, TX 77002

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Come join us for the 3rd Annual Big Bao Battle Chef Cook-Off Competition!! A fun and exciting evening of delicious food, refreshing drinks and amazing view at the beautiful Ballroom venue downtown. Watch 12 local chefs prepare live and throw down their own special version of a traditional Chinese steamed bao! It's all-you-can-eat, so be prepared to nom nom nom.

The event has 1 Big Bao awards: People's Choice. This event will be broadcasted and judged by local media and food bloggers.

The Big Bao Battle is a charity fundraiser event benefitting OCA-Greater Houston. Thank you for your attendance!


[ Venue ]

* The Ballroom at Bayou Place @ 500 Texas Street

* located in Downtown Houston in the heart of the Theater District

* floor to ceiling windows and sweeping balconies, guests are treated to a striking backdrop of the Houston Skyline

[ Participating Restaurants Last Year ] - TBD this year

* Ambrosia

* Breaking Bao

* Buttz Gourmet Food Truck

* Eminent Hospitality, Chef Rob Frias

* Gyroland

* Luv Me Tenders

* Peli Peli Kitchen

* Saigon House Midtown

* SING Inspired Tastes of Asia

* OM, Chef Oddy

* The Bếp

[ Participating Vendors ]

* Exitus VR

* HAAPI Film Festival

* Miro et Emma, Curated Lifestyle Shoppe

* Cigar Time

* Jimmy Crystal New York

* iHeart Flipbooks Photobooth

* Caphin Vietnamese Coffee

[ Details ]

* Tickets include unlimited food samples from every restaurant

* Alcoholic beverages will be sold by The Ballroom at Bayou Place

* 100% proceeds from this event will go towards OCA Greater Houston, a 501(c)3 non-profit.

[ Parking ]

* Free downtown street parking after 6:00 pm

* Valet $10


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Houston, TX 77002

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