Chef Signup

Event Details

Monday, October 7, 2019
VIP Media: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Main Event: 6:30 – 9:30 pm
7122 Old Katy Rd, Houston, TX 77024

This Year’s Categories

Texas Local

A showcase of our love for all things Texas. Featuring meats and/or ingredients sourced right here in our lone star state!

Exotic Meats

It’s game on with wild-game and other exotic meats. Participating chefs are encouraged to let their imagination run wild while cooking up delicious creations.

Asian Pacific Inspiration

Whether it’s Thailand, India, Iran, Philippines, or beyond, our chefs will let the adventurous cuisine of the Asia Pacific be their inspiration.

Flavors of South America

Chefs will create flavorful dishes inspired by delectable fare from Peru, Brazil, Argentina, and other South American countries.

Showcase Your Culinary Creativity for a Great Cause!

The Epicurean project is an exclusive Martin Preferred Foods event benefiting Recipe for Success.


  • $500.00 of complimentary food products for cooking demo
  • Two dressed 8′ tables for display and prep space
  • Plastic ware for tasting including: plates, forks and napkins
  • Table signage
  • Your restaurant’s name, logo, and link on our website & social media channels
  • Chef/ Restaurant inclusion in press materials, media outreach, and marketing materials
  • Load-in and load-out assistance


    • 500 one oz. food sampling, and heating and kitchen equipment
    • Chef bio & high-resolution headshot image (E-mail to
    • Optional: restaurant-related table decor, menus, brochures, or promotional items


    The following categories have been filled:

    • Asian Pacific Inspiration
    • Texas Local
    • Exotic Meats
    • Flavors of South America

    We apologize if you did not get the chance to register to be a participating chef during this year’s event. We invite you to addend the event by registering at and hope you consider participating next year. 

    Registration Form