Karisma Hotels & Resorts announced a series of upcoming events taking place at El Dorado Royale between July and October 2017. The Lone Star Food, Art & Music Festival will bring together world-class chefs and musicians from Texas as well as local artists from Mexico for the first annual series of events. The festival is a partnership between 2 Getaway Travel and the adults-only El Dorado Royale, a Spa Resort by Karisma.
Throughout the festival, guests will partake in activities designed to take them on a culinary journey, including meet and greets with famous chefs and musical performances from a variety of solo acts and bands. The festival particularly spotlights 11 distinguished chefs; restaurateurs, winemakers and sommeliers, as well as artists from both Texas and Mexico.
July 23rd – July 29th: Daniele Puelo, owner of Cibo Divino Marketplace, and John Stevens of Stock & Barrel; with musical performances from Steve Helms, Jamie Richards and Bo Phillips.
August 27th- September 2nd: Chef Robert Lyford from Patina Green Home & Market and Matt McCallister of Dallas’ FT33; performances by the Steve Helms Trio
September 17th-September 23rd: John Brand, culinary director of Hotel Emma, and Chef Abraham Salum of Salum Restaurant; with band Texas Flood.
September 24th-September 30th: Austin Simmons, culinary director of Hubbel & Hudson Bistro, as well as Hudson Kitchen, Jason Dady of Jason Dady Restaurant Group with music performers to be determined.
October 15th- October 21st: Hugo Ortega, executive chef of four of Houston’s top-rated restaurants, and chef Steven McHugh of Cured at the Pearl restaurant; with musical artists Night Bird and JB Barnett.
Guests are invited to attend The Lone Star Food, Art & Music Festival for an additional cost of $195 per person for the five-day program.