September 20, 2018

Bayou Blues Libation & Culinary Competition
September 20, 2018
5:30 PM CDT - 9:00 PM CDT
House of Blues
1204 Caroline St
Houston, TX 77002
Annual NACE Houston Fundraiser

$40.00 Member meeting ticket
$55.00 after 05:00 pm September 18

$55.00 Guest/future member meeting ticket
$70.00 after 05:00 pm September 18

$25.00 Student Member Ticket
$40.00 after 05:00 pm September 18


NACE Houston is excited to bring yet another culinary challenge experience to its members and guests! This year, the theme for the libation and culinary competition is Bayou Blues. Being held at the House of Blues sets the stage perfectly for the competition based predominately on the color “blue”.  

Interested in catering a blue themed libation or food item? Attached participation forms are due back to no later than Friday, August 31, 2018 to ensure your place. 

Get rid of your mid-week blues, and come join NACE Houston unwind at the Bayou Blues libation and culinary competition with ALL the scrumptious bites & delicious drinks.


Thursday, September 20, 2018

5:30 pm – 10:00pm

8:30pm Award Winners Announced

Parking: Complimentary Valet Available, or Self-Parking for garage rates.


Bayou Blue Committee Members: 

Tiffany Avlia, The Hometown Chef

Sania Ahmed, House of Hough

Kerri Childress, Sandlewood Manor

Katie Proctor, Avendia Brazil 

Kayla Wiltsey, Riverbend Country Club


Blue Suede Sponsors:

Host Venue: House of Blues Houston

Entertainment: Silver Lynx Arts

Linens: House of Hough

Florals: House of Blooms

Photography: D Jones Photography

Dinnerware: Green Sapling

Photobooth: myeventisthebomb!

Signature Drink: Palace Party Beverage Co


Johnny Cash Sponsors:

Truluck's Woodlands

EB Inc Events



Participating Caterers:

The Hometown Chef

Truluck's Houston

Truluck's Woodlands

Wolfgang Puck Catering

A La Carte Events & Catering

Oh So Elegant Events

Bailey Connor Catering

Cakes by Gina


CAKE. Fine Pastry

Goode Company Events





Future Meetings


December 17, 2018

Drum Roll Please.......

December 17, 2018
5:30 PM CST - 9:00 PM CST

JW Marriott Downtown
806 S Main St
Houston, TX 77002

NACE Awards Gala - Celebrating Houston's Best

January 16, 2019

The Balanced Event Professional: From Harried To Healthy

January 16, 2019
5:30 PM CST - 9:00 PM CST

The Health Museum
1515 Herman Drive
Houston, TX 77004

Start 2019 off strong!