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NACE Houston Awards Gala


December 16, 2019 | 6:00 PM CST - 11:00 PM CST
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Corinthian Houston | 202 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77002



Raise Your Glass with us on the evening of December 16, 2019, where we will honor the most talented & creative catering and event professionals!

Join us as NACE Houston celebrates and showcases the most innovative ideas and trends in the industry and the organization. Winners will be revealed in categories such as: Wedding of the Year, Best Team Event, Culinary Presentation and Event Production of the Year.

Will we be Raising Our Glass to you?! 


CHEERS To Our Sponsors:

Venue: The Corinthian

Food (cocktail hour & dinner): Wolfgang Puck Catering

Linens:LBL Event Rentals

Photography: D Jones Photography

Videography: Pixel Studio Production

Chairs & Draping: EB Inc. Events

Florals: Rexberry Luxury Weddings and Events

Menus & Graphic Design: KALU Design

White Glove Ushers Sponsor: Geo. H. Lewis & Sons Funeral Directors

F&B Staff: Qwick Staffing

China: A Finer Event

Glassware: Peerless Events & Tents

Vodka Sponsor: Tito's Handmade Vodka

Wine Sponsor: Share A Splash Wine Co. 

Signature Wine Sponsor: Angels & Cowboys , Cannonball

Signature Drink Sponsor: Southwest Spirits , Calamity Gin

Cocktail Hour Entertainment: Tianna Hall & The Houston Jazz Band

Cocktail Hour Photobooth: Fotably

Dinner AV: GTX Productions

Dinner Entertainment: Scott Graham

Afterparty Entertainment: Danny Ray & The Acoustic Production & J&D Entertainment

Afterparty Photobooth: LG Event Entertainment & Production

Afterparty Dessert: Braeburn Country Club, Jackson & CompanyTifffs Treats , Twirl Cotton Candy , Trulucks & Sambuca

Afterparty Bites: Avenida Brazil Churrascaria Steakhouse , Goode Company , Peli Peli & Lawless Spirit & Kitchen

Coffee: Westheimer Coffee Company 




Gala Menu Sneak Peek:


- Poached Figs 

Winter Spiced Pinot Noir, Fromage Blanc, Candied Pecans 

-Herb Crusted Lamb 

Fava Bean Mash, Black Garlic Puree, Garlic Chips 

Chicken & Red Velvet Waffle 

Jalapeño Honey, Maple Butter, Red Velvet Signature 

-Spicy Tuna Tartare 

Sesame Miso Cone 


First Course 

Kale Caesar 

Pomegranate, Pignoli Crostini, “Boquerones” 


Second Course 

Creamy Chestnut 

Sherry Glazed Cherries, Citrus Cream 


Third Course

 Espelette Spiced Short Rib 

Crispy Sunchokes, Red Wine Reduction, Beet Salad

 Zucchini Puttanesca 

Dehydrated Crispies, Saffron Oil, Olive Salad


 Fourth Course 

Ash Goat Cheese 

Rhubarb Compote, Parmesan Lahvosh, Spiced Walnuts, Compressed Honeydew 

Vegetarian Option 

*(must be noted on ticket purchase)*

Mushroom En Croute

Mushroom Demi, Savory Walnut Crumble, Brown Butter Cauliflower Puree and Sautéed Kale




Early Bird Ends November 1 

$95.00 Member Meeting Ticket 

$115.00 Guest/Future Member Ticket 


November 2 - December 1

$115.00 Member Meeting Ticket

$130.00 Guest/Future Member Ticket


December 2 - December 15

$130.00 Member Meeting Ticket 

$145.00 Guest/Future Member Ticket 


Day of/Walk In 



Room Blocks available at the lovely Hotel ICON & Magnolia Hotel. Please book by 11/15/19!

Hotel ICON

Magnolia Hotel


$115.00 Member meeting ticket
$130.00 after 05:00 pm December 2
$95.00 Earlybird rate before November 1

$130.00 Guest/future member meeting ticket
$145.00 after 05:00 pm December 2
$115.00 Earlybird rate before November 1

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