Howdy y’all!

We have been staying busy as usual. Each month brings us something new and different and sometimes things we have never done before! In February we celebrated the restaurant’s anniversary, a day of love and we kicked off Rodeo at the Best Bites Competition. We also made a special announcement, one that I’m very proud of…

We opened Philippe Restaurant + Lounge one year ago this month. I am so happy that the restaurant has been such a success and that you keep coming back to enjoy what we enjoy doing. I have to thank all our clients and staff for making this restaurant a success. We did not do too much to celebrate, but we did get to eat up the delicious cake that Jami, our pastry chef, made for the occasion.

For Valentine’s Day we prepared a special Aphrodisiac menu with some of the most tempting morsels. Many of you showed up to try all 14 different aphrodisiac ingredients. Here is a list of a those ingredients and more as well as their explanations.

This year was our first time to participate at the Houston Rodeo Best Bites competition. It was a lot of preparation and hard work but it was worth it and I’m glad we had the Rodeo experience. It was only fitting for a French Cowboy! Check out the video below to see what it looked like from our perspective! Remember that we are also offering Rodeo specials each Saturday during Rodeo.

At last, we announced this month that I have been awarded the title of Maitre Cuisinier de France. I am honored to have received this award and I am proud to share it with other Chefs around the world.  You can read more about it here. You will soon hear about all the events surrounding this nomination and award, so make sure to stay tuned into the blog in the coming months.

French lesson of the day: Maitre Cuisinier de France

Translation: Master Chef of France

 

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