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San Antonio Chef Tapped for James Beard Benefit Reception in Houston this Month 

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Twenty internationally-renown chefs, including Guerrilla Gourmet chef James Canter, will prepare globally-inspired dishes for the Bubbles and Baubles event on Friday, August 16, at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

The event was developed by chef David Skinner of Eculent, a restaurant located in Kemah, and will be filmed as part of an upcoming documentary.



Event tickets cost $250 each, and include champagne, caviar and a selection of plates developed by the 20 chefs – including Canter, fellow San Antonio chef Vanguelis Pablopulos, Medwin Pang of Hunger Pang in New York and Alex Atala of D.O.M in Brazil – with proceeds to benefit national culinary nonprofit James Beard Foundation.

“I’m honored to be selected alongside world-class chefs to patriciate in this one-of-a-kind event benefiting a great cause," Canter stated. "Events such as these, bring the cultures of around the world in a unique dining experience where guests can experience exemplary cuisine."

The Bubbles and Baubles will be held in the museum's McFerrin Fabergé Collection from 6-9 p.m. The reception is a sneak-peek of the World in 10,000 Bites dinner on Saturday, Aug. 17, which despite its $750 ticket price, is already sold out.

Canter, who has traveled, eaten and cooked in kitchens around the world, currently runs the globally-inspired food program at Paramour bar.

Limited tickets are still available at aroundtheworldin10000bites.com.

This story has been updated to reflect that fellow San Antonio chef Vangeulis Pablopulos will also be among the 20 chefs participating in Around the World in 10,000 Bites dinner.

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