OCA Greater Houston Presents: Big Bao Battle!

  • Wed, December 07, 2016
  • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Ralph Smith Studios, 5226 Elm St, Houston, Texas 77081

For one night only, 17 local chefs and vendors will come together for a Big Bao Battle. Come try Houston's bests in a private photography studio hidden inside the Houston Galleria area. Tickets include unlimited food samples and non-alcoholic drinks. Alcoholic vendors will be giving out samples to guests who are 21+

Chefs will be making their own version of the bao, a steamed bun stuffed with various fillings, and YOU will be able to taste them all and vote on your favorite bao to be crowned the Big Bao Champion.


  • Batanga Houston, Chef Rishi Singh
  • Just CUC It, Chef Cuc Lam
  • King & Company, Chef Darius King
  • Lowbrow Houston, Chef Will Gilchriest
  • Luv Me Tenders, Chef Jason Hill
  • Peli Peli Kitchen
  • SaltAir Seafood Kitchen, Chef Willie Ducante
  • Chef Sherman Yeung, formerly Izakaya Wa
  • Southern Goods, Chef Nicolas Vera
  • Street to Kitchen, Chef Kik Painter 
  • Wokker TX Ranger, Chef Tony J. Nguyen


  • Alamo Beer
  • Buffalo Bayou Brewing Company
  • Karbach Brewing Co.
  • jodycakes Custom Cakes & Cupcakes, Chef Jody Stevens
  • Martell Cognac
  • Bubble Tea & Citrus Green Tea provided by OCA Greater Houston
  • Ono Poke
  • RYCE Clothing Company
  • T-Mobile Viet Hoa Supermarket
  • Jusgo Supermarket


  • Fat Bao, Chef Pak Tsui
  • Fooodeelicious, Duc Hoang
  • Fung's Kitchen, Chef Hoi Fung


Available on EventBrite, one for $30 or two for $50. Includes unlimited samples of food, alcohol, and non alcoholic beverages. 



Parking at the venue is limited. There will be complimentary valet as well as street parking. 


Interested in becoming a chef competitor, vendor, or sponsor? Please contact kuan.zhao@ocahouston.org

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