Custom Southern Smoke Pitmaker Short Sniper Smoker and the meat from 44 Farms
Take home this custom smoker by Pitmaker, similar to the ones Chris Shepherd uses at the restaurants. PLUS, receive 4 highly coveted briskets and 4 racks of short ribs from 44 Farms!
*48" x 24" Main Cooking Chamber with 3 Cooking Grates:
(2) - 23" x 46" Grates, and (1) - 20" x 46" Grate = 3012 Sq. Inches Total of Cooking Grate Space!
A sampling of six different Rhone wines from Miner Family Winery. Includes one bottle each:
- Odyssey Rhone Red Blend
- Iliad Rhone White Blend
Need a refresh of your stemware and wine accessories? This wine gift basket by BauscherHepp is perfect for the wine lover looking to update their wine accoutrement.
This package includes:
- 12 Sangiovese Glasses, 23.75 oz., stemmed, Vinea by Luigi Bormioli
- 12 Cannonau Glasses, 18.5 oz., stemmed, Vinea by Luigi Bormioli
- 12 Nero D'Avola, 22.75 oz., stemless, Vinea by Luigi Bormioli
- 1 White Wine Decanter, 25-1/4 oz., Vinea by Luigi Bormioli
- 1 Drop Ring, 2" dia., for catching wine drips, magnetic, black, 18/10
stainless steel & diecasting metal, Vino by WMF
- 1 Wine/Champagne Cooler, 4-3/4" dia. x 7-3/4"H, round, fitting in stand for wine/champagne with 5" dia. minimum, double wall, 18/10
stainless steel, satin finish, by WMF
- 1 bottle of 2012 Meyer Family Cellars "Bonny's Vineyard" Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley
- 1 bottle of Meyer Family Cellars "Bonny's Vineyard" Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley
2010 bottle available now. 2nd bottle will be shipped.
2 Magnums of LIOCO Wine Company's oldest and highest elevation single vineyard Carignan out of McCutcheon Vineyard in Pine Mountain, CA. 2014.
About as perfect as it gets from Napa, the 2012 "IX Estate" is a blend of 62% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Franc and 8% Petit Verdot.
12 bottles of 2016 Masút Estate Pinot Noir, Mendocino. Delicious now, but will be even better if you can stash some away for a few years.
A rare and most delicious bubbly from Iron Horse, this vintage of Joy! had only 60 cases produced, exclusively in magnum. It lives up to its name.
This Magnum of Larmandier-Bernier Longitude Premier Cru is perfect as an apéritif. Its freshness, its frankness, its mineral quality will give you an appetite.
3 Magnums of 2017 Miner Family Winery Rosato
Enjoy this stellar wine well-chilled and with friends.
Soter Vineyards Magnum of 2012 Mineral Spring Brut Rosé, Willamette Valley. A house favorite.
Soter Vineyards Magnum of 2016 Mineral Springs Ranch Pinot Noir. Tony Soter has a deft touch with Pinot Noir, beauty in a bottle.
Soter Vineyards Magnum of 2008 Mineral Springs Ranch Pinot Noir. Library selection that you will have to outbid Chris Shepherd to get.
Take home not one, but TWO Magnum bottles of the 2015 Sangiacomo Vineyards Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast.
This is the wine that won owner and winemaker Kerith Overstreet a belt buckle at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo International Wine Competition.
Pioneer Wine proudly presents distinguished portfolios of hand-crafted wines and spirits created by family-owned, boutique producers from every corner of the globe. Take home two of their hand-selected bottles from two of the most sought-after wine regions in the world.
- 1 Bottle 2011 Cos D'Estournel Bordeaux Blanc
- 1 Bottle 2013 Raymond Generations, Napa
Start your own wine cellar with over 150 bottles of wine from all over the world. This package features mixed cases, full cases and single bottles of some of our favorite wines for a steal of a price!
- 1 case of Masút Wine Company 2016 Estate Vineyard Pinot Noir
- 1 case of Domaine Verget mixed wines: 6 btls Pouilly-Fuisse, 3 btls Macon Charnay, 3 btls Macon-Villages
- 1 case of Pioneer Wines mixed wines: 1 btl 75 Wine Co Cabernet, 1 btl Brotte Barville CDP Blanc, 1btl Louis Bernard CDP Rouge, 1btl Luca Malbec, 1btl Lucas & Lewellan Cabernet, 1 btl Merriman Chenin Blanc, 1btl Revana Cabernet Terroir, 1 btl Richou Anjou Rouge, 1 btl Textbook Cabernet, 1 btl Matilde Falerno, 1 btl Esporaro Alentejo, 1btl Colli di Lapio Fiano
- 1 case of Ferraud Brunel Cotes du Rhone Villages from Favorite Brands
- 1 case of Tahuan Malbec from Favorite Brands
- 1 case of Abbazia di Novacell Gruner from Favorite Brands
- 1 case of Frattina Prosecco from Favorite Brands
- 1 case of 2015 Route Stock Pinot Noir from Republic Beverage
- 1 case of 2012 Buglioni Valpolicella from Republic Beverage
- 1 case of 2013 Iron Horse Pinor Noir, Russian River Valley from Southern Glazer's
- 2 bottles of Domaine Ott Rose from Southern Glazer's
- 4 bottles of By.Ott Rose from Southern Glazer's
- 3 bottles Hoopla Chardonnay from Ambiente
- 3 bottles Hoopes Cabernet from Ambiente
- 3 bottles Airfield Merlot from Ambiente
- 10 mixed bottles from Southern Glazer's
- 11 mixed bottles from Pioneer Wines
- 10 mystery bottles from Matthew Pridgen's own desk
Magnum of 2007 Pinot Noir, Four Vineyards, Los Carneros
This wine ages like a rock star, and came straight from Sinskey's cellars.
Magnum of 2007 Robert Sinskey Marcien, Proprietary Red, Los Carneros
"I'll fight you for it." - Chris Shepherd
Magnum of Pol Roger Reserve Brut Champagne NV
This champagne was served at the reception at Windsor Castle following the wedding of His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales to Ms. Meghan Markle on May 19, 2018.
3-Year Vertical Pol Roger Champagne. 1 bottle each 2004, 2006 and 2008 Pol Roger Extra Cuvee de Reserve.
This mixed case of Frank Family Vineyards wines features:
- 3 bottles of 2015 Frank Zinfandel, Napa
- 3 bottles of 2015 Frank Pinot Noir, Carneros
- 3 bottles of 2014 Frank Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa
- 3 bottles of 2016 Frank Chardonnay, Carneros
Magnum of 2010 Groth Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve, Napa. Perfectly aged and just starting to hit its stride.
Magnum of 2011 Cain Five from Cain Vineyard and Winery. Their top cuvee made with all 5 Bordeaux varietals from the estate.
Enjoy six bottles of Jacquart Brut Mosaique Brut Champagne, NV. The is the perfect champagne to enjoy as an aperitif or with light bites.
- 1 bottle of 2014 Estate Chardonnay
- 1 bottle of 2013 Estate Pinot Noir
- 1 bottle of 2013 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
A trio of the best from the estate!
Magnum - 2014 Groth Cabernet Sauvignon
Magnums show you care.
12 bottles of 2013 Abbazia di Novacella Gruner Veltliner, Alto Adige
It's sooo GruVe!
12 bottles of 2012 Feraud-Brunel Cotes-du-Rhone Villages
Incredible value from these two powerhouse producers.
Magnum of 2014 Faust Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley
From the people who bring you Quintessa.
3 Btls 1991 Beringer Chabot Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa
1 bottle each of 2015 Nickel & Nickel Sullenger, State Ranch & Rock Cairn Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignons
Magnum of 2012 Paul Hobbs Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer Las Piedras Vineyard, Napa
Magnum 2012 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley
Magnum of 2017 Lucy Rosé, Santa Lucia Highlands
Classically chic, Lucy is a sophisticated rosé that you can take just about anywhere. Ripe with pinot noir character and refreshingly versatile, this irresistible rosé is a perennial favorite amongst wine critics and backyard BBQ enthusiasts alike.
Magnum of 2013 Inglenook Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa
Magnum - 2004 Frog's Leap Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa
Signed by Winemaker John Williams.
12 cases of rosé so you can drink pink all year long.
- 1 case of Dashe Rosé from Southern Glazer's
- 1 case of C.L. Butaud 2017 Rose from C.L. Butaud Wines
- 1 case (48-200ml cans) of Lorenza Rose Spritz from Henderson Selections
- 1 case of Urban Provence Rose, Cotes de Provence from Southern Glazer's
- 1 case of Gerard Bertrand Hedonism, Sud de France from Southern Glazer's
- 2 cases of 2017 Domaine Turenne, Cotes de Provence
- 2 cases of 2017 Saint-Pierre Mejans, Cotes du Luberon
- 2 cases of 2017 Chateau de la Selve, Coteaux de l'Ardeche
- 1 case 2017 William Chris Pet-Nat Rose, Texas
All wine must be picked up by October 30, 2018.
Private Dinner for 6 at Chris Shepherd's home. Food by Chris Shepherd and Ryan Prewitt with wine pairing by Matthew Pridgen
This phenomenal foodie experience gives you and 5 guests access to two James Beard Award-winning chefs and one of Houston's top wine experts in a private dining experience to end all dining experiences. Join Chef Chris Shepherd in his own home joined by Ryan Prewitt of Pęche in New Orleans to cook you a private meal complete with wine pairings by Wine Director of Underbelly Hospitality, Matthew Pridgen and meat provided by 44 Farms. This is the ultimate prize for any gourmand wanting to sample and share in one of the most exclusive dinners that money can buy.
Nick Fine and Nick Wong Tour Westheimer for 6
Underbelly Hospitality Director, Nick Fine, and UB Preserv chef, Nick Wong, will escort your party of 6 to the many hot spots of Westheimer. Tour this mecca of food and drink beginning with hors d' oeuvres at One Fifth: Mediterranean, then moving to drinks at Goodnight Charlie's, enjoying dinner at UB Preserv, and ending the evening at Poison Girl for your nightcap.
Aloha! There is nothing like a pig roast in your own home to impress your friends with the luau of a lifetime, especially when the roasting is being done by Underbelly Hospitality's Lyle Bento, who grew up in Hawaii, and knows a thing or two about pig roasts! He'll do the cooking, while you do the celebrating.
Party for 20. Sides and servingware included. Alcohol and servers are not included.
Saturday, February 23, 2019
$800 per seat
Houston boasts some of the most exciting food in the world. This melting pot of cultures leaves connoisseurs of cuisine with a wealth of flavors to choose from, and who better to take you on a personal tour of his favorite food spots than our own Chris Shepherd. Chris has made it his mission to scour the city for the best of the best cuisine that Houston has to offer. This culinary tour will take you throughout the city to his favorite spots. This tour will include three food stops, beverages on the bus and a tour of a market. Expect the unexpected on this one-of-a-kind journey, and bring your appetite!
Private Dinner at the Photo Studio where Chris Shepherd's Book was Shot
See where the magic happens! Join Chef Chris Shepherd and photographer Julie Soefer for a special dinner inspired by Chris' upcoming cookbook, which will be released in Fall 2019 by Clarkson Potter. Enjoy a four-course dinner featuring dishes from the cookbook prepared by Chris and his team in Julie Soefer's photography studio, where the cookbook was shot. All guests will receive a signed cookbook when it's released in the fall.
Available dates: A Saturday night in February, March or April 2019 that's mutually agreeable with all parties. Must be scheduled at least one month in advance.
Details: 4 courses for up to eight people, Wine will be provided. Meat donated by 44 Farms.
Reservation for 4 and $100 Gift Certificate at UB Preserv
Chris Shepherd's UB Preserv, lauded in a recent review by Texas Monthly as, "Americana redefined for the twenty-first century," does not accept reservations. This priceless auction item will make you the exception to the rule and allow you a reservation for 4 at UB Preserv AND a $100 gift certificate to use toward your meal.
Reservation for 4 and $100 Gift Certificate at Coltivare
This sought-after Heights neighborhood restaurant serves rustic Italian cuisine with a gulf coast perspective, dictated by Houston's growing seasons and their backyard garden. Coltivare has a no reservation policy, but the winner of this item will skip the wait and get a $100 gift certificate toward your meal!
A night of burgers, brews and custard for up to 10 guests at Shake Shack.
Reservations are required.
This basket of goodies hand-selected from our friends at Sazerac Company, includes items from the Buffalo Trace Distillery gift shop, bottles of select Sazerac brands, and various branded merchandise.
Chris Shepherd, the ultimate bourbon aficionado, has been collecting bourbons from all over the world for years. Now for the first time, he has unlocked his collection and hand-selected six of his favorites. Directly from his home bar to yours, these coveted bottles can sit on your top shelf:
- Maker's Mark Private Select - Houston Bourbon Consortium Single Barrel (EXTREMELY RARE)
- Revival Straight Bourbon Whiskey Made with Jimmy Red Corn (named one of the 15 best bourbons of the past 20 years by Robb Report)
- Old Fitzgerald (1.75 liter)
- High West 14 Year
- Weller 12
- Elmer T. Lee Single Barrel
North Texas Football Franchise Owner's Maker's Mark Private Select.
Hand selected by the owner of a Texas based sports team that shall not be named but his initials are hiding on the back of the label. This is one of only 10 known bottles to be sold outside of the sports stadium that also shall not be named.
Get started with the makings of your very own whiskey collection made up exclusively of American made whiskeys and bourbons!
This package includes 12 selections made right here in the USA:
- Old Grand-Dad Bonded
- Defiant American Single Malt Whisky
- Evan Williams Single Barrel Vintage
- Pikesville Straight Rye Whiskey
- Metze's Select 2015 Medley
- Old Grand-Dad 114
- Sazerac Rye Straight Rye Whiskey
- Belle Meade Bourbon
- Willet Rye
- Weller Antique 107
- Garrison Brothers Bourbon 2015
- Wild Turkey Forgiven
A group of like-minded bar owners started the Houston Bourbon Consortium (HBC) to streamline their resources and bring more bourbon to Houston.
The bourbon is sold at each of their establishments, as well as on retail shelves at two local liquor stores. The retail bottles typically sell out within a day. The Bourbons included are:
- Maker's Mark Private Select First Release (Signature bottle) This blend was tightly modeled after one of HBC founder Morgan Weber's personal bottles of Old Fitzgerald-distilled at the Stitzel Weller distillery in 1965-featuring old flavors like tobacco, persimmon, wintergreen, caramel and butterscotch. The label was hand-signed by HBC members during the selection process.
- Maker's Mark Private Select Second Release - Exactly the same recipe as the first release with a small difference in proof. Unsigned.
- Knob Creek Single Barrel Rye 115 proof
- Copper and Kings Phoenix Barrel Flood Dollar Collaboration - Hand-Picked with our friends from the Silver Dollar. It was coined Flood Dollar in remembrance of the flooding that both of our cities experienced in 2017.
- Wild Turkey Kentucky Spirit Double First - Wild Turkey owns four warehouses in Camp Nelson. This single barrel was the first year that a Camp Nelson-aged whiskey was available in a single barrel. This was the first Camp Nelson single barrel selected for the state of Texas.
- Wild Turkey Kentucky Spirit Single Barrel
- Wild Turkey Russell's Reserve Single Barrel Warehouse D
- Wild Turkey Russell's Reserve Single Barrel Warehouse B - This was Morgan Weber's favorite Wild Turkey single barrel.
- Whistlepig 12 year Bespoke Rye - A custom blend of three different barrel finishes
- Whistlepig 10 year Rye - HBC Double Mint
- Whistlepig 10 year Rye - HBC Bubbalicious
The Macallan No. 6 Single Malt Scotch Whisky
This rich, intense whisky from The Macallan takes its name after the distillery's six pillars and is part of The Macallan's 1824 Master Series.
For the cocktail connoisseur, this mixology basket will spruce up your bar with beautiful cocktail glassware and accessories.
This package includes:
- 4 Old Fashioned/Rocks Glasses, etched crystal glass, Mixology by Luigi Bromioli
- 4 Stemmed Cocktail Glasses, etched crystal glass, Mixology by Luigi Bromioli
- 4 Martini Glasses, etched crystal glass, Mixology by Luigi Bromioli
- 1 Elixir Decanter , etched crystal glass, Mixology by Luigi Bromioli
- 1 Dash Bottle with pourer crystal glass, Mixology by Luigi Bromioli
- 1 Jigger, stainless steel matte finish, Loft by
- 1 Mortar Pestle, stainless steel matte finish, Manhattan by WMF
- 1 mixing glass, Mixology by Luigi Bormioli
- 1 Lemon Squeezer, stainless steel, by Hepp
This is the perfect cocktail package for the aspiring home mixologist. Underbelly Hospitality's own Westin Galleymore has put together a personally selected list of his favorite spirits, professional Barfly Mixology Tools (the brand that will be used at Georgia James), and even cocktail recipe books from his own library to give you all the elements for your home bar. Cheers!
- Mezcal Vago Espadin - Agave
- Siembre Valles High Proof - Agave
- Aperol - Amaro
- Campari - Amaro
- Fernet Brance - Amaro
- Copper & Kings Butchertown - Brandy
- Hine VSOP - Brandy
- Macchu Pisco La Diablada - Brandy
- Cochhi Torino - Fortified Wine
- Cocchi Americano - Fortified Wine
- Dolin Dry - Fortified Wine
- Ford's - Gin
- Hayman's Old Tom - Gin
- Benedictine - Liqueur
- Chartreuse Green - Liqueur
- Sipsmith Sloe Gin - Liqueur
- Pierre Ferrand Dry Curacao - Liqueur
- Pimms - Liqueur
- Rothman & Winter Violette - Liqueur
- Tempus Fugit Pacifique Verte - Absinthe
- Diplomatico Reserva - Rum
- Magdalena - Rum
- Volstead - Vodka
- Old Grand 114 - Bourbon
- Teeling Small Batch - Irish
- Rittenhouse Bonded - Rye
- Glenfiddich 14 Year - Scotch
- Angostura - Bitters
- Scrappy's Seville Orange - Bitters
- Peychauds - Bitters
Barfly Mixology Tools:
- Julep Strainer
- Hawthorne Strainer
- Set of Mixing Tins
- Japanese Jigger
- 2 metal cocktail garnish picks
- 3 bar spoons
- Spritz: Italy's Most Iconic Aperitivo Cocktail, with Recipes - signed by the author
- Death & Co: Modern Classic Cocktails
- 1 Bottle of Willett Family Estate 3 Yr 109.4 proof straight rye whisky
- 1 Bottle of Willett Family Estate 4 Yr 114.4 proof straight rye whisky
Mount Gay Black Barrel Rum & Cointreau Spirits Basket
All you need to craft and enjoy your own personalized rum or cocktail!
Mount Gay Rum, established in 1703 in Barbados is the oldest established rum distillery in the world. Cointreau is the world's first Triple Sec. With over 300 years of craftsmanship and natural ingredients you get premier base spirits for aging your own signature rum or cocktail in this package. Included in this basket curated for you to be your own Craft Specialist:
2.5 gallon, charred white oak barrel with stand, spigot, bung, funnel and instructions; 750ml bottle of Mount Gay 1703 Black Barrel rum; 750ml bottle of Cointreau Triple Sec; bitters and ginger beer
Two Mount Gay 6oz to-go cocktail thermos with vacuum sealed lids; stainless steel jigger and glass cocktail pitcher
Remy Martin XO & VSOP Cognac Basket
Experience the art of blending eau-de-vie by the Cellar Master of Remy Martin, one of the world's oldest Fine Champagne Cognac houses.
Durable canvas Bartender Roll Kit includes rose gold jigger, cocktail mixing spoon, muddler and strainer; 750ml Remy Martin XO Cognac; a blend of 400 eau-de-vie, average age of 22 years; 750ml Remy Martin VSOP; a blend of 250 eau-de-vie; aged 4 to 12 years; Vacuum sealed cocktail infusion carafe w/ freezable insert; 4 x heavy bottom, etched rocks glasses; 2 x tulip cognac glasses; premium glass and metal jigger
3 night stay for 2 adults and 2 kids in Meadow Home at The Resort at Paws Up
At the crossroads of incomparable luxury and unspoiled wilderness lies The Resort at Paws Up in Greenough, Montana. This luxury ranch resort is situated in some of the most breathtaking country in the world. This is truly The Last Best Place.
Conveniently located near the Village at Paws Up, the Meadow Home guest ranch accommodations are rich in comfort and western style. With approximately 1,300 square feet of living area, these spacious luxury homes provide plenty of room to roam. Each Meadow Home has two large bedrooms, two full bathrooms, a laundry room, and a four-person hot tub. The fully equipped kitchen offers everything you need, including range; refrigerator; microwave and dishwasher. The great room features well-appointed furnishings and a 70" flat-screen TV with satellite programming.
Airfare not included.
The Annual FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen is the crown jewel of world's food and wine scene. Set against the spectacular scenery of the Rocky Mountains, guests enjoy three fabulous days filled with wine tastings, food sampling and cooking demonstrations.
With this package you receive two tickets to the festival and a $500 Airbnb gift certificate for accommodations.
Airfare not included.
The Ultimate San Antonio Experience
- Private Boat Tour for 8 with a private bartender and hors d' oeuvres
- $400 at CURED
- 1-night at Hotel Emma (1 room in Classic Room Type)
- Spa services for 2 at Hiatus Spa
- $250 gift card for The Pearl for select Pearl restaurants or retailers
Take in the sights of the San Antonio Riverwalk with a leisurely cruise down the San Antonio River, complete with your own private bartender mixing custom cocktails and some tasty hors d'oeuvres to whet your appetite. After your riverboat cruise, head to the Pearl neighborhood where you will enjoy every luxury with fine dining at CURED, shopping in the neighborhood with your $250 Pearl Gift Certificate, luxury accommodations at Hotel Emma, and utter relaxation at Hiatus Spa with 2 Essential Service Gift Cards, just steps away from your hotel at The Pearl.
- 4 nights at RSV's guest house, lunch for 4 at Robert Sinskey Vineyards
- Lunch at Colgin Cellars Winery for winning bidder and three guests
- Private "Sommelier Experience" and lunch at Miner Winery
- Lunch/Dinner at Long Meadow Ranch and Bottle of LMR Cabernet Sauvignon
Airfare not included.
4 night stay in a pool villa at the Four Seasons Nam Hai, Hoi An Vietnam
Stay in the lap of luxury in this one bedroom, 2700 sq foot pool villa at The Nam Hai, located directly on the ocean, steps from the sea. The design pays homage to authentic Central Vietnamese garden homes (or "nha vuon"), with large timber frames, decorative panels inside that rise to a pitched roof lined with flat tiles, and a multi-functional central sleeping platform with gossamer nets that create a lantern-like effect.
Airfare not included.
4 Days, 5 Nights in Paradise
This stunning home, Pescada Blanca is situated in Playacar, the only private, gated community of Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. This fantastic home features breathtaking ocean views from all four bedrooms as well as the living room, dining room, kitchen, terraces, rooftop patio with pool and built in grill and Kitchen area, another pool on ground level (YES, TWO Private pools). Caretaker and maid are there to assist you and make your stay effortless and carefree. Your private concierge will greet you and assist you with your needs!
Airfare not included.
Celebrity Chef Andrew Zimmern's Private Dinner Experience
This private gourmet dinner for 12 people is the dining opportunity of a lifetime. Chef Andrew Zimmern of Bizarre Foods fame will create and prepare a menu for you and 11 of your closest friends in his studio kitchen in Minneapolis. Beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages will also be provided. This item will be paired with a $500 Airbnb gift certificate to put toward your Minneapolis accommodations. This package includes:
- Customized menu and experience created by Andrew Zimmern
- Multi-course meal presented and prepared by Andrew Zimmern and team
- Beverages (including beer and wine) and non-alcoholic options
- $500 Airbnb gift certificate toward accommodations.
Timeframe: 6-9pm (estimated). Date is to be mutually agreed upon between the winner and Andrew Zimmern's team and is subject to change.
Airfare not included.
Hide away in Houston's only 27-acre resort where you can wine, dine, swim, and enjoy the endless amenities of the exclusive Houstonian Club. Includes deluxe guest bedroom on a Friday or Saturday night, Dinner for Two in the Wine Room at TRIBUTE with bottle of wine chosen by Sommelier Vanessa Boyd (up to $300/opens Oct. 26), Breakfast for Two in TRIBUTE or from Room Service.
Trellis Spa Gift Certificate includes a 50-minute Aromatherapy Massage, 50-minute Trellis Signature Facial, and Lunch or Dinner.
Spa Certificate includes 18% Service Charge which includes gratuity.
Beer Class with Kevin Floyd for 8 at Hay Merchant
Love beer, but feel overwhelmed with all the choices and variations? Want to master the lingo of the beer world? With this package, you and seven of your friends will have the chance to learn from the master, with this private class all about the brews. Partner of Underbelly Hospitality, and the beer brains behind Hay Merchant, Kevin Floyd will lead you through the ins and outs of becoming the most discerning beer aficionado in Houston. Join Floyd at Hay Merchant to explore how the draft system he's built there yields the best tasting beers from all over the world, and all the while get insight into the world of tasting and choosing the best that the beer world has to offer.
Private tour of the Goodnight Hospitality Wine Cellar for 6 with Master Sommelier David Keck
Master Sommelier David Keck has been building the wine cellar for Goodnight Hospitality's forthcoming projects for more than two years. The 15,000-bottle cellar will store the wine that will be served at fine dining restaurant, March, and casual European spot, Rosie Cannonball, both opening in 2019. Join David on a tour of the cellar, where he'll share some of his favorite wines from the collection. Enjoy light bites from Rosie Cannonball and get an insider look into the ambitious project that will elevate Montrose's food and beverage offerings.
Cocktail Class for 8 at One Fifth with Westin Galleymore
Learn the ropes with Underbelly Hospitality's own Westin Galleymore with this cocktail class for eight hosted at One Fifth: Mediterranean. You'll get to sample his most unique creations and get familiar with the ins and outs of mixing the perfect cocktail.
Private Tour and Tasting for 4 at Hirsch Vineyards in Sonoma
An exclusive seated tasting for up to four guests at the Hirsch Tasting Room in Healdsburg. Hirsch is the oldest pinot noir vineyard on the True Sonoma Coast. This tasting gives you exclusive access to wines from one of the most storied vineyards in California. Experience the extreme Sonoma Coast through the lens of our wines.
Hosted by one of their knowledgeable wine educators this is a private tasting featuring Hirsch Vineyard's limited production, Estate and Reserve wines, accompanied by nibbles from local purveyors.
Advance scheduling required for a mutually agreeable time
This custom voicemail recorded just for you by four-time James Beard Foundation Award-winner and creator of Bizarre Foods, Andrew Zimmern, will be the envy of all who call.
Private Tour and Tasting at William Chris Vineyards for 6
The moment you pull off Highway 290 onto the William Chris grounds in Hye, Texas (50 minutes west of Austin and San Antonio), you'll discover the simple charm of a serene farm house surrounded by grapevines - all beautifully suited to their terroir. Even at first look, the spirit of Hye Estate's agricultural heritage transcends time and space. The tasting room dates to 1905, beautifully restored by Bill and Chris who reclaimed the original fixtures and materials, then rebuilt the house room by room. This private winemaker guided tour and tasting for six will allow you to have a glimpse (and a taste), of what Texas Hill Country wines have to offer.
2 Tickets to George Strait at the Houston Rodeo and $250 Gift Certificate to Georgia James
Nothing says Houston like a prime cut of steak and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo! Country legend, George Strait is returning to the Houston Rodeo, and you will be there for the big event, AND witness the opening act with Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen. Make it an evening to remember with a $250 gift certificate for dinner at the newly opened Chris Shepherd steakhouse, Georgia James.
Rodeo Tickets are for March 17, 2019, and are located in the 300 level of NRG stadium.
4 Tickets to Christina Aguilera on November 1, 2018 at the Smart Financial Center
Christina Aguilera is a Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter renowned for her powerful voice and hit songs. Throughout her career, she has sold more than 43 million records worldwide. Aguilera has achieved five No. 1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart making her the fourth female artist to top the chart over three consecutive decades (1990s, 2000s, and 2010s). She has won six Grammy Awards including one Latin Grammy Award. She has also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and holds the prestigious honor of being the only artist under the age of 30 included in Rolling Stone Magazine's list of the 100 greatest singers of all time.
A one-year membership to top fitness studio, Timberline Fitness, will include a sampling of their hottest classes with:
- 3 personal training sessions with Garrett Thierot
- 3 pilates sessions with Sara Thierot
Austin City Limits 3-Day Passes for 2
October 12-14, 2018
Dance the day (and night) away at Austin's most famous music fest, Austin City Limits. These 3-day passes for the second weekend of the festival, will give you access to the full lineup for the weekend, including Paul McCartney, Metallica, and Childish Gambino to name just a few.
Tickets to Waitress the Musical for 2 + Dinner & Cast Party
Brought to life by a groundbreaking all-female creative team, this irresistible new hit features original music and lyrics by 6-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles ("Brave," "Love Song"), a book by acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson (I Am Sam) and direction by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus (Pippin, Finding Neverland).
This package includes two tickets to opening night of Waitress on Tuesday, January 29 2019, an invitation for two to the post show cast party, a $150 restaurant gift card for Hobby Center's on site restaurant, and complimentary valet parking.
This evening for 2 at the Houston Ballet includes:
- Two orchestra level seats to Premieres at the Houston Ballet (March 21-24, 2019)
- 1 valet parking pass
- 2 complimentary drink tickets
- 1 pointe shoe signed by soloist Allison Miller
The range of the Houston Ballet dancers is on display in a program made up entirely of premieres:
Houston Ballet Premiere
Come In I Choreographer: Aszure Barton I Music: Vladimir Martynov
Houston Ballet Premiere
Dream Time I Choreographer: Ji?í Kylián I Music: Toru Takemitsu
To Be Announced I Choreographer: Justin Peck I Music: TBA
Pedicures for 2 at Isle PediSpa
Join Chris Shepherd and Lindsey Brown of Lindsey Brown PR at the only place they will trust their toes, Isle PediSpa. You and a guest will accompany them for some pampering in a private quad room, and they'll bring the wine!
Travel to Burgundy with our very own Southern Smoke honoree and rockstar sommelier Antonio Gianola, courtesy of Bertrand's Wines!
Spend 6 days and 5 nights at Bertrand Leulliette's private 3 bedroom/3 bath house located in Beaune, France. Winery visits will be arranged with incredible Burgundy producers such as Domaine Anne Gros, Maison Ambroise, Domaine Marc Morey, Domaine Huguenot, Domaine Mouton and Henri Darnat. Your group will also have the privilege of spending a day with Jeanne-Marie de Champs of Domaines & Saveurs Collection! Jeanne-Marie will share her incredible wealth of knowledge on the area and you will visit one or more of the properties she represents, then finish the day with dinner in her home. This is an incredible inside access trip for the Burgundy lover!
Exclusions: 4 person maximum. Excludes airfare, ground transportation & meals.
Blackout Dates: July-September. Trip requires 90 day advance notice of intended dates of travel.
Bonus: Should you decide to extend your trip beyond Burgundy, Matthew Pridgen will arrange winery tours for you in other wine regions of France.
Your journey to La La Land will hit all the Los Angeles high points with two VIP tickets Jimmy Kimmel Live! with greenroom access, 2 tickets to see the LA Lakers or the LA Clippers, Dinner for 2 at Momofuko's new LA restaurant, Majordomo, and $500 in Airbnb accommodations.
Airfare not included.
Guided fly-fishing trip for up to 2 people on the South Texas Coast + a $250 gift card at Houston's Bayou City Angler
Enjoy a full chartered day onboard Captain Eric Knipling's brand new Chittum skiff, chasing redfish tails and other coastal species in shallow waters on the Texas coast from Port O'Connor to Rockport with your fly-rod or light tackle.
This item includes boat charter + tip and all necessary fly-tackle and instructions for a fun-filled day on the water with one of the premier fly fishing guides on the Texas Coast. All you have to do is book your trip, show up and and Capt. Eric will ensure you have a great day on the water!
I addition you will get a $250 gift card you can use to get outfitted and ready for the trip at Bayou City Angler, Houston's very own boutique fly shop on Westheimer road.
Bid for a cause and get hooked up today!
There is nothing like the Texas Hill Country, especially with lodgings at the spectacular Camp Lucy in Dripping Springs and a private tour of Treaty Oak Distilling.
And with this package, you'll take home a Treaty Oak Distilling gift basket that includes one 750 ml bottle each of: Waterloo #9 Gin, Waterloo Antique Gin, Waterloo Old Yaupon Gin, Red Handed Bourbon and Ghost Hill Bourbon. Basket also includes 3 t-shirts, 3 caps, distillery tour and tasting passes for 6 people and a $50 gift certificate to be used onsite at one of the property's 3 bars, restaurant, gift shop or bottle shop.
T-shirts and caps may be exchanged for other sizes or items of equal or lesser value in the gift shop.
Distillery and tour passes must be used on a Saturday to comply with TABC rules.
3 rooms for 1 night.
Game Day VIP Experience for 2 at December 9 Texans vs Colts Game
Get a glimpse of how chef Chris Shepherd does Texans games, with this ultra exclusive package. Accompany Chris to the game on December 9 starting with the Pitmaker tailgate, followed by field passes, suite seats with food and drinks included, and even the opportunity to meet Texans President, Jamey Rootes!
George Springer Autographed Baseball & 4 dugout tickets and batting practice passes.
Batter Up! Get up close and personal with the Houston Astros with 4 dugout box seats to a home game and 4 passes to watch batting practice from the field before the game! And, take home a Springer Dinger baseball to commemorate your love of homers, signed by the World Series MVP himself, George Springer.
Be the proud owner of this one-of-a-kind Southern Smoke Houston Astros jersey signed by the 2018 Houston Astros. This piece of Southern Smoke and Astros history that cannot be bought anywhere, and is a priceless piece of memorabilia for lovers of baseball and BBQ!
VIP Rockets Game Experience for 12 & Signed Basketball
- Executive Suite for 12 for a Houston Rockets game during 18.19 season
- All-team autographed basketball
- 4 parking passes in Tundra Garage
- 12 official Houston Rockets T-shirts
Sit back and relax in your private VIP suite for 12 at an 18.19 Houston Rockets regular season game. This luxury suite not only includes panoramic seating to have the best view of the action, but also features 4 parking passes in the Tundra Garage, 12 official Houston Rockets T-shirts, a private entrance, HD TV in suite, and access to the East and West Club levels. This package also includes the ultimate VIP commemorative souvenir with your very own signed one-of-a-kind Houston Rockets basketball.
*Food & beverage is not included in suite night but can be purchased. Game date to be determined at Houston Rockets sole discretion.
2 Tickets to the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship Final Weekend
The Fayez Sarofim & Co. U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship will take place April 6-14, 2019, at River Oaks Country Club. Houston has been the home of the Men's Clay Court Championship since 2000, and will be up close and personal for finals weekend with two tickets to the action. This package also includes an autographed ball by Steve Johnson, the 2018 champion, an autographed program by last year's top 8 singles seeds, and a jumbo tennis ball.
Houston Rockets newest superstar, Chris Paul joined the team in 2017, and has already taken the court by storm. He and teammate, James Hardin, created an unstoppable force this past season to bring the Houston Strong Rockets deep into the playoffs. This one-of-a-kind autographed basketball is the perfect piece of Rockets memorabilia for your basketball fan.
Charlie Morton autographed baseball + a luxury suite for 12 for a 2019 season game.
Take your whole crew out to the ballgame with a luxury suite including food and beverages for one of the Houston Astros 2019 season games! PLUS you'll take home the ultimate souvenir for any pitching fanatic, a Charlie Morton autographed baseball. This Rawlings baseball signed by the Astros starting pitcher and winning pitcher of 2017 World Series game 7 memorializes that unforgettable win as is the perfect piece of Astros World Series memorabilia.
Commemorate this year's Southern Smoke event with an official Southern Smoke Dickie signed by all the participating chefs. This item is a one-of-a-kind collectible that money can't buy.
Poppy Travel Hat Box, Black
This luxury hat box made of 100% Italian leather has custom gold-plated brass hardware accents and purple Rajasthani camel print interior. Handmade in Italy by a family-owned factory of luxury handbag artisans.
- Dimensions: 47 x 43 x 19 cm
- Detachable crossbody strap
- Accessory pockets and laptop safety strap
- Carries up to 4 hats
- Fits in overhead compartment or under the seat
The defining artwork from One Fifth: Romance Languages--the velvet painting of Tom Selleck. Selected personally by Chef Chris Shepherd while enjoying a bourbon at Poison Girl. This piece hung at One Fifth: Romance Languages for 11 months. Why? Because Tom Selleck is the king of romance. This is your opportunity to own a piece of One Fifth history.
This limited edition photo on metal created by the "French Texan", Cyriaque Milhau, is entitled Two Worlds II. A mechanical Engineer by trade, Cyriaque is a self taught photographer who likes to change the perspectives of what can be immediately captured by the camera. Focusing on Houston through his lens, this artist brings new perspective to our beloved city.
This original art work by the Lexus On-Site Vehicle Artist for Southern Smoke, Daniel Anguilu is an excellent way to commemorate your Southern Smoke experience. Anguilu has shown work at Houston institutions Lawndale Art Center, Station Museum Houston, Cardoza Fine Art, the Orange Show, and the Mexican Consulate in Houston to name a few. Anguilu's style is deeply inspired by his Mexican heritage, and mostly manifests itself as large scale, aerosol murals. Anguilu strongly believes in freedom of expression and the need to use this expression to decorate public spaces.
This 8-piece dinnerware set inspired by the dinnerware at Chris Shepherd's restaurants will be the envy of your guests as you serve up culinary delights. Update your dinnerware and don your dining table the latest in understated elegance.
- 8 Dinner Plates
- 8 Salad Plates
- 8 Dessert Plates
- 8 China Bowls
- 8 Dinner Forks
- 8 Dessert Forks
- 8 Dinner Knives
- 8 Dessert Spoons
- 8 Chianti Wine Glasses
- 8 Old Fashioned Rocks Glasses
Crisp, clean and an instant classic. Keith Kreeger Studios Gramercy Collection features a beautifully round, flat plating area with a wide foot. Because of its stable nature, it can be easily used for a variety of dishes and is perfectly suited for the home. You've probably seen them while your out to eat at some of Houston's best restaurants...so you know they'll last.
Multicolor Sapphire Hoop Earrings with 5.45 carats of Sapphires set in Sterling Silver hand crafted by the experts in custom jewelry, Deville Fine Jewelry and Diamonds. These beautiful sapphire hoop earrings will give you the sparkle you need for that next special occasion.