Roundup and Best Bites Competition

Texas-Sized Food and Wine Extravaganza

Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016 — sold out

  • NRG Center, Halls D and E
  • 6 p.m. – doors open for table buyers
  • 6:30 p.m. – doors open for individual ticket holders

The Rodeo Uncorked! Roundup and Best Bites Competition is a premier event in the Southwest for those who wish to savor the delights of award-winning wines from the International Wine Competition and taste signature dishes submitted for competition by area catering institutions and restaurants. A highlight of the evening is the announcement of the top winners in the International Wine Competition. Winners ride off with custom-made coveted saddles, chaps and buckles. Attendees are the judges in the Best Bites Competition, selecting their favorite dishes from more than 85 culinary entries.

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2015 Best Bites Winners

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Outstanding Showmanship Award

  • Grand Champion – Mister French's
  • Reserve Grand Champion – Davis St. at Hermann Park

Popular Choice Award

  • Grand Champion – Royers Round Top Café
  • Reserve Grand Champion – Davis St. at Hermann Park

Tasty Traditions Award

  • Grand Champion – Joyce's Seafood & Steaks, white chocolate bread pudding
  • Reserve Grand ChampionTaste of Texas, Certified Angus Beef® tenderloin

Trailblazing Appetizer/Entrée Award

  • Grand Champion – Davis St. at Hermann Park, crispy Thai shrimp
  • Reserve Grand Champion – Brennan's of Houston, turtle soup, and Brio Tuscan Grille, crab cakes

Two-Stepping Bread/Cheese/Dessert Award

  • Grand Champion – Mostly Chocolate & Catering, goat cheese truffle
  • Reserve Grand Champion Joyce's Seafood & Steaks, white chocolate bread pudding

Rookie Award

  • SWEET, mini pies