Custom Southern Smoke Pitmaker Smoker
Take home the all-wood and charcoal-fired Vault smoker by Pitmaker. This is the top choice for BBQ competitors and top chefs nationwide and the same model Chris Shepherd uses at his restaurants.
2 Magnums of 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon 'Hirondelle Vineyard' Stags Leap District, currently unavailable for purchase at the winery.
This 3 Liter Bottle of 2015 Domaine Rouge Bleu Mistral from the Cote Du Rhone Village Region is a must-have! The bottle in a wood crate is signed by the wine maker, and is 1 of 6 existing in the world!
The Iron Horse 2010 Brut LD This is an absolutely gorgeous bubbly, extremely rare in magnum. Just 40 cases produced. LD stands for Late Disgorged, which means aged longer, making it richer, creamier, more refined and elegant. This vintage is aged seven years en tirage, resulting in tiny, pinpoint, diffused bubbles. This is Iron Horse's Tête de Cuvée, their top of the line.
Magnum of 2013 Cain Five from Cain Vineyard and Winery. Their top cuvee made with all 5 Bordeaux varietals from the estate.
Tenuta di Trinoro is considered one of the most iconic wines produced in Italy today, and is the flagship wine of its namesake winery, and only several hundred cases are produced each vintage, making it highly sought-after by collectors. 2015 is one of the greatest vintages of Tenuta di Trinoro.
50% Cabernet Franc; 36% Merlot; 10% Cabernet Sauvignon; 4% Petit Verdot
Soter Vineyards Magnum of 2013 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.
This great, inviting varietal Pinot Noir from the Russian River Valley is juicy in blueberry and lavender with an intensity fruity middle. The Magnum is accompanied by a hand crafted cheeseboard by Bruliam Grand dad Roger Warburton and fashioned from used French oak wine barrels; perfect for cheese and charcuterie, as well as a bottle of 2018 Torrey Hill Olive Oil.
The Bruliam Wines 2016 Soberanes Vineyard Pinot Noir, Santa Lucia Highlands is paired with a hand crafted cheeseboard by Bruliam Grand dad Roger Warburton and fashioned from used French oak wine barrels; perfect for cheese and charcuterie, as well as a bottle of 2018 Torrey Hill Olive Oil.
Take home 6 bottles of 2012 Brunello Di Montalcino Riserva whose cherry, strawberry and floral notes are hallmarks of this elegant, smooth red. Picks up spice and earthy accents, along with a cigar box element, as this builds to a long conclusion. Shows fine balance, with a line of dusty tannins lending support. Best from 2021 through 2035.
Bring your friends for dinner with this 5 Liter bottle of 2013 Castello di Gabbiano Chianti Classico Riserva. A blend of mostly Sangiovese with a little Merlot to round out the palate, this one is a classic with Italian "Gravy".
3 Liter 2012 Fontodi "Flaccianello della Pieve" Toscana. One of Fontodi's top wines, this is just hitting its stride, and will last in the cellar for another 20+ years.
Andre Clouet Grand Cru Brut Rosé "No.3
100% Pinot Noir and 100% delicious! This wine is stunning and ready to drink now, but will keep in the cellar for 10+ years.
Start your own wine cellar with over 60 bottles of wine from all over the world. This package features magnums, mixed cases, single bottles, and even a 3 Liter bottle of some of our favorite wines for a steal of a price!
- 1 3 Liter 2018 Aix Rose, Coteaux d'Aix en Provence from Favorite Brands
- 1 Magnum 2018 32 Winds Rose of Pinot Noir from Favorite Brands
- 1 Magnum 2017 Synthesis by Martin Ray Pinot Noir from Favorite Brands
- 1 Magnum 2008 Domaine de L'Olivette Bandol from Favorite Brands
- 1 Magnum 2015 Jigar Cabernet Sauvignon from Favorite Brands
- 1 Magnum 2011 Laforge Saint-Emilion from Favorite Brands
- 4 bottles Montinore Vivace from Ambiente
- 4 bottles Montinore Pinot Noir from Ambiente
- 4 bottles Benovia Chardonnnay from Ambiente
- 4 bottles Jacquart Mosaique from Ambiente
- 4 bottles Hearst Lone Tree Cabernet Franc from Ambiente
- 4 bottles Trentadue La Storia Cabernet Sauvignon from Ambiente
- 4 bottles Frank Family Cabernet Sauvignon from Ambiente
- 4 bottles Frank Family Pinot Noir from Ambiente
- 4 bottles Frank Family Chardonnay from Ambiente
- 3 Bottles 2018 Chateau de Gaudou "Puro" Cahors from Vintures
- 3 Bottles 2017 Jean-Pascal Aubron Sauvignon Blanc from Vintures
- 3 Bottles 2017 Pegaz Beaujolais Villages from Vintures
- 3 Bottles 2016 Brightwater "Sophies Kiss" Rose from Vintures
- 1 Bottle 2011 Cimarossa ""Riva di Ponente Vineyard"" Howell Mountain from Favorite Brands
- 1 Bottle 2012 Lo & Behold "Roberts Road Vineyard" Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast from Favorite Brands
- 1 Bottle 2013 Matias "Charles Heintz Vineyard" Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast from Favorite Brands
- 1 Bottle 2012 Cobb "Coastlands Vineyard 1906 Block" Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast from Favorite Brands
- 1 Bottle 2013 Chateau Boswell "Dutton Ranch" Chardonnay, Russian River Valley from Favorite Brands
- 1 btl 2014 Descendants Liegeois Dupont Syrah, Red Mountain from Victory Wine Group
- 1 btl 2015 Hedges Estate Red Blend, Red Mountain Victory Wine Group
- 1 Bottle 2016 David Frost "Par Excellence" South Africa from Mid-State Wine & Liquor
- 1 Bottle 2017 David Frost "The Colene" Sauvignon Blanc, South Africa from Mid-State Wine & Liquor
- 1 Bottle 2018 Avinodos Rose, Napa from Mid-State Wine & Liquor
Magnum of 2014 Paul Hobbs Cabernet Sauvignon Beckstoffer Las Piedras Vineyard, Napa
3 1.5 Liter Bottles of 2016 Guillaume Gonnet "La Muse" Chateauneuf-du-Pape. If you like old-vine Grenache this is your jam, baby!
C.L. Butaud Wines: (6) bottles of C.L. Butaud 'Pa Pa Frenchy' Rose' and (6) bottles of C.L. Butaud Tempranillo.
Not one, not two, but TWELVE Magnums of 1990 Chateau Bel Air Lagrave Moulis-en-Medoc. Incredible value aged Bordeaux that's ready to party!
Magnum 2005 Arcadian "Pisoni Vineyard" Pinot Noir
This comes to you straight from Joe Davis's Arcadian winery where it has been aging gracefully under perfect conditions. One of the best Cali pinots I've had. Beautiful balance and drinking well right now, but it has a long life ahead of it!
6 Bottles of wine from La Cruz De Comal Wines
- 2 bottles 2005 Dickson "Troubadour" (dry red wine blend)
- 2 bottles of 2016 Dickson "Troubadour (100% estate grown Black Spanish, dry red wine)
- 2 bottles of 2011 "Dickson" Apres (white dessert wine)
3-Year Vertical Young Inglewood Cabernet. 1 bottle each 2012, 2013, 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon St. Helena Estate.
Signed Magnum of 2012 Robert Sinskey Marcien, Proprietary Red, Los Carneros
"I'll fight you for it." - Chris Shepherd
Signed Robert Sinskey Vineyard's 2012 SLD Cabernet Sauvignon from the Stag's Leap District of Napa Valley comes direct from Sinskey's cellars. For Robert Sinskey the goal has always been to make "pure wines of character that pair well with cuisine," and this wine perfectly embodies that philosophy.
24 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.
6 Bottles of Freedom Estate Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa, made by Steve Reynolds of Reynolds Family Winery, this is a Napa Classic!
5 Liter 1995 Felsina "Rancia" Chianti Classico Riserva. Who's ready to party!? Aged Chianti is something special, and out of a 5 Liter it's incredible!
- 1 Bottle of Mount Eden Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
- 1 Bottle of Mount Eden Estate Pinot Noir
- 1 Bottle Mount Eden Estate Chardonnay
Magnum of Miner Family Wines 2014 The Oracle Napa Valley Red Wine
- 1 Bottle - 2014 Rhys Alpine Vineyard Pinot Noir, Santa Cruz Mountains
- 1 Bottle - 2014 Rhys Bearwallow Vineyard Pinot Noir, Anderson Valley
- 1 bottle 2016 Arietta "On the White Keys"
- 1 bottle 2015 Arietta "H Block" Hudson Vineyards
- 1 bottle 2016 Arietta "Quartet" Napa
- 1 bottle 2014 Arietta Merlot Hudson Vineyards
3 Bottles of Reynvaan Syrah "In the Rocks" Walla Walla 2012-2013-2014. If you haven't had these amazing Syrah's before you need to change that!
- 1 Magnum 2009 Muscardini Zinfandel "Monte Rosso Vineyards" Sonoma
- 1 Bottle 2014 Muscardini Zinfandel "Los Chamizal Vineyards" Moon Mountain
- 1 Bottle 2015 Muscardini Sangiovese "Pauli Ranch" Redwood Valley
- 1 Bottle 2015 Muscardini Syrah "Unti Vineyards" Dry Creek'
- 1 Bottle 2015 Muscardini "Tesoro" Sonoma
Magnum of 2010 Meyer Family Cellars "Bonny's Vineyard" Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa
Magnum of 2015 Meyer Family Cellars "Fluffy Billows" Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa
- 1 Magnum 2011 Vieux Chateau Mazerat Saint-Emilion
- 1 Magnum 2011 Chateau Teyssier Saint-Emilion
1 Magnum 2006 Nervi "Molsino" Gattinara.
This wine is still a baby but about in hour in a decanter will do wonders!
1 Bottle 1996 Chateau Latour, Pauillac
1 Bottle 1996 Chateau Margaux, Margaux
Both bottles are from a local private cellar where they have been stored in perfect condition since release. Legendary wines that should continue to drink well for another 30 years. Robert Parker reviewed recently in 2016 and rated both 100 points!
*Actual bottles pictured
6 Bottles 2018 Domaine Tempier Bandol Rosé
The end all be all of rosé from the South of France. Drink it now or leave it in the cellar for a few years!
A Southern Smoke favorite, the Rosé All Year package offers up a case of rosé wine for each month of the year. These choice rosés come from all over the world, and this package is perfect for anyone who loves to drink pink!
- 12 btls Aix en Provence Rosé
- 12 btls 2018 Paris Valley Road Rosé, CA
- 12 btls 2018 Tres Chic Rosé, Sud de France
- 12 btls 2018 Olema Rosé, Provence
- 12 btls 2017 Aerena Rosé, San Francisco
- 12 btls 2018 Ottella Rosés Rosés, Lugana
- 12 btls 2018 Vignlaure Rosé, Provence
- 12 btls 2017 Syncline Rosé, Horse Heaven Hills
- 12 btls Mourchon Rosé, Cotes du Rhone
- 12 btls Saint Pierre de Mejans Rosé, Luberon
- 12 btls Domaine Ferme Blanche Rosé, Cassis
- 12 btls Chateau de la Selve Rosé, Ardeche
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 Cabernet Glasses, 23.75 oz., stemmed, Meravigliosi by Luigi Bormioli
- 12 Chardonnay Glasses, 15,25 oz., stemmed, Meravigliosi by Luigi Bormioli
- 12 Champagne/Prosseco, 13.5 oz., stemmed, Meravigliosi by Luigi Bormioli
- 12 15.25 oz. stemless, Meravigliosi by Luigi Bormioli
- 1 Drop Ring, 2" dia., for catching wine drips, magnetic, black, 18/10, Vino by WMF
- 1 Wine Cooler, 4 1/3" dia. x 7 7/8" H, round, 6 hour cold retention, double-walled stainless steel, Emsa
- 4' dia. bottle/glass tray
Saturday, March 14, 2020
$1000 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 for 6 at Chris Shepherd's home. Food by Chris Shepherd and Ashley Christensen with wine pairings 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 Raleigh North Carolina's Ashley Christensen of Poole's Diner, Death and Taxes, Pooleside Pies and more. The pair will cook you and your guests a private meal complete with wine pairings by Wine Director of Underbelly Hospitality, Matthew Pridgen. This is the ultimate prize for any gourmand wanting to sample and share in one of the most exclusive dinners that money can buy.
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 four-course dinner featuring dishes from Chris Shepherd's newly released cookbook, "Cook Like a Local," prepared by Chris and his team in Julie Soefer's photography studio, where the cookbook was shot. Wines will be curated by the newest cheese and wine hot spot on Westheimer, Montrose Cheese & Wine.
Available dates: A Saturday night in February, March or April 2020 that's mutually agreeable with all parties. Must be scheduled at least one month in advance.
Details: 4 courses for up to eight people. Wines by Montrose Cheese & Wine will be included. All guests will receive a signed copy of Chris' cookbook.
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!
Meal for 20 at Blood Bros BBQ with 44 Farms meat and Buffalo Bayou Brewing Company Brews
Our friends at 44 Farms have gone all out and partnered with Blood Bros BBQ and Buffalo Bayou Brewing Company to host the ultimate meat lover's dream dinner for 20 people! This meal will take place on a mutually agreeable date at the Blood Bros restaurant, prepared by the Blood Brothers BBQ team, with proteins donated by 44 Farms and beverages donated by Buffalo Bayou Brewing Company.
Jefferson's Presidential Select - 21 Year Straight Rye Whiskey
Limited release. Very rarely do you find 21-year-old rye whiskey. You won't find this on shelves.
Buffalo Trace Experimental Collection 1997 Double Barreled
Distilled November 18, 1997. Bottled September 16, 2009. BT Rye Mashbill #2. The Buffalo Trace Experimental Collection is a super nerdy way for the distillers to test individual batches of recipes for the future.
Kentucky Owl Rye Whiskey Batch #2
We're starting to see a resurgence of distilleries like Kentucky Owl in the bourbon and rye world-founded in the late 1800s and recommissioned to produce whiskey again. This is the second modern batch from Kentucky Owl. They're doing it right right off the bat.
Blanton's Single Barrel
Chris' single barrel of Blanton's, selected in 2018.
If you can find Blanton's - good luck. But you won't find one of these.
Old Fitzgerald 14 Year Bottled in Bond
This is definitely the best of Old Fitzgerald's Bottled in Bond. Only available for purchase in the distillery on certain days. This one is extremely rare!
A Kentucky vintage recipe from the Willet distillery. The Tejas Kentucky Club, a collaboration between Underbelly Hospitality and Agricole Hospitality, chose this barrel in March 2019. This barrel is one of a kind. One of Chris' favorite single barrels. Only 24 bottles were released for retail and never will be again.
Weller Full Proof
The newest from the Weller line-likely the most talked about whiskey of the summer. This is your chance to get your hands on the first barrel entering Texas, chosen by the Tejas Kentucky Club, a collaboration between Underbelly Hospitality and Agricole Hospitality.
For the cocktail connoisseur, this mixology basket will spruce up your bar with beautiful cocktail glassware and accessories.
This package includes:
- 6 Old Fashioned/Rocks Glasses, etched crystal glass, Mixology by Luigi Bromioli
- 6 Hi Ball Cocktail 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 Pair of ice tongs stainless steel
- 1 stainless steel Bauscher Hepp ice bucket
1 bottle of private 5 year Willet Bourbon
This pick is 123.6 Proof, and is one of only 189 bottles made for a private group. This one is very rare!
Turkey & Tater is a collaboration between CSX and Bourbon 30 Spirits. This high proof Bourbon and Rye Set of 2 is one of 369 produced, never released in Texas.
This bottle of CBASS SB MVP Blend by J Mattingly is 116 proof with a Cherry Cola profile picked by Carl Bassewitz & Kutzen Spirits. This bourbon is one of only 40 bottles made for private collector .
This basket of goodies from our friends at Sazerac Company is the perfect accoutrement for the at-home cocktail mixologist. The basker includes:
- 1 bottle of Weller
- Branded men's golf tee
- Branded ice mold
- Coaster set
- Muddle stick
- Pair of branded whiskey glasses
Remy Cointreau has put together this mixed basket of sports and spirits for anyone who knows these things definitely mix! The basket includes:
- 4 Houston Polo Club box seats (guests of Rémy Cointreau Box)
- 6 Red Oak Lawn seats
- 2 Houston Polo Club hats
- Rémy Martin XO Cognac
- Bruichladdich Classic Laddie
- Westland American Single Malt American Oak
- The Botanist Gin
- Mount Gay Black Barrel Rum
- 4 Mount Gay Thermos Cocktail cups
- 6 Glencairns
Head to Austin for the weekend to spend the night in casual elegance at the Carpenter Hotel near Zilker Park, and settle in for a delicious dinner at their restaurant, Carpenter's Hall. Then take a drive down to the beautiful William Chris Vineyard in Hye, TX and enjoy an al fresco wine tasting for four featuring a current release and five library selections of estate-grown wines. This experience also includes local cheese pairings.
Each participant must be at least 21 years of age to redeem. Reservations required. Expires 10/31/2020.
$200 towards accommodations at Carpenter Hotel, $75 to restaurant, Carpenters Hall
Treat yourself and three guests to some of the very best that Napa has to offer!
- Accommodations at the Robert Sinskey Vineyards Guest House for 3 nights (4 guests), and Chef's Table for 4 at the winery.
- Magnum of 2012 Colgin "IX Estate"
- Private Colgin Cellars winery tour and tasting followed by lunch with library wines from the cellar for 4 people.
- Magnum Bryant Estate "Bettina"
- Private Bryant Estate winery tour and tasting followed by lunch at Bryant Estate for 4 people. Reserved spot on allocation list.
- Private Clos du Val Tour and Tasting for 4 people.
- Private Tour and Tasting at Miner Family Winery
- Dinner for 4 people at the restaurant at Farmstead by Long Meadow Ranch. Includes food and drink up to $250.00.
Airfare & Transportation Not Included.
Get up close with some of your favorite Houston Zoo residents with one of the exclusive Behind the Scenes Experiences at the Houston Zoo, journeying to staff only areas of the Zoo along with the keepers who care for Zoo animals. This experience includes one reserved parking spot, one behind the scenes tour at everyone's favorite exhibit, THE GIRAFFES, for four guests. This tour even includes a feeding experience inside the giraffe barn!
Behind the Scenes Tours available Monday-Friday only, 9am-3pm, must allow a 3-weeks notice to book
Private Tour and Tasting for 4 at Hirsch Vineyards in Sonoma and $2500 Gift Certificate to Zadok Master Jewelers
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. 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.
Before you jet off, shop for your Sonoma bling with a Gift Certificate for $2500 from our friends at Zadok Master Jewelers.
Advance scheduling required for a mutually agreeable time at Hirsch Vineyards. Airfare not included.
One-year membership to top fitness studio, Timberline Fitness Studio, which has been serving Houston since 1996. Your membership also includes 3 Personal Training sessions and 3 Pilates Sessions.
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 on board Captain Eric Knipling's state-of-the-art poling skiff, chasing Texas Redfish and other coastal species in shallow waters on the coast from Port O'Connor to Rockport with your fly-rod or light tackle. This auction 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 Capt. Knipling 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!
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.
Austin City Limits 3-Day Passes for 2
October 11-13, 2019
Dance the day (and night) away at Austin's most famous music fest, Austin City Limits. 3-day passes for the second weekend of the festival are sold out, but you can snag yours at Southern Smoke! The 3-day passes will give you and a guest access to the full lineup for the weekend, including Guns N' Roses, Lizzo, The Cure, and Silent Disco to name just a few.
Two tickets to Hamilton when it hits Houston, July 30-August 9, 2020 at the Hobby Center.
HAMILTON is the story of America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington's right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation's first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, HAMILTON is the story of America then, as told by America now.
4 Tickets to Buzzfest with VIP Club Passes and Parking
Saturday, October 26 @ 3:30pm
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Enjoy the festival experience as a VIP with 4 tickets to the festival, plus 4 VIP Parking Passes and access to the VIP Club! Enjoy the shows with such performers as Godsmack, Bush, LIVE, Our Lady Peace, Atlas Genius and Meg Myers. This annual Houston favorite is sure to rock you all day (and night)!
Experience a day in the life of Chris Shepherd! Find a mutually agreeable Saturday, and you and a friend tag along as he visits the Urban Harvest Farmers Market, meets with his chefs and bounces from restaurant to restaurant to make sure everything is running smoothly. End your day with dinner and a nightcap. Wear comfortable shoes-it'll be a long day!
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 with stops along Westheimer including Georgia James, One Fifth: Gulf Coast, and UB Preserv, plus some of the other enticing hot spots in between.
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: Gulf Coast. You'll get to sample his most unique creations and get familiar with the ins and outs of mixing the perfect cocktail.
Next time you visit LA, amp up your trip to a VIP experience a Jimmy Kimmel Live! This package includes two VIP tickets Jimmy Kimmel Live! in Los Angeles with greenroom access.
Airfare and hotel not included.
Pedicures for 2 at Isle PediSpa and a $2500 Gift Card to Zadok Master Jewelers
Join fiances Chris Shepherd and Lindsey Brown 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!
You'll also receive a $2500 Gift Card from Zadok Master Jewelers, where Chris picked Lindsey's perfect engagement ring!
Hog Hunt in Grapeland, TX with Chris Shepherd and Matthew Pridgen, Wine Director at Underbelly Hospitality
- 3 day, 2 night lodging for 2 guests in a restored cabin dating back to the 1850's
- Transportation to & from ranch in Grapeland, TX
- All meals prepared by Chris & Matt
- Wine & Whiskey provided by Chris & Matt
- Over 1000 accessible low-fence acres to hunt
- As many wild hogs as you can shoot!
- Cleaning and butchering of up to 2 hogs, local processing available
Things to bring:
- Texas Hunting license
- Rifle, bow and/or bazooka
- Your favorite pillow
Blackout Dates: October 1, 2019 - February 29, 2020
Guided Fishing Trip for 4 and Dinner Prepared by Matt Staph
This package not only gets you a 6-hour Guided Fishing trip on Galveston Bay with Capt. Fred of Capt. Fred's Seafood, but once you've made your catch, Matt Staph, the Chef de Cuisine for Underbelly Hospitality, will prepare a gourmet dinner using your fresh caught Gulf fish! Matt and his team will come to your home and create an incredible meal for you and three of your luckiest friends, complete with the all the trimmings, wine, and service.
This dinner includes wait staff, food, and wine. Dinnerware, flatware, glasses not included.
This evening for 2 at the Houston Ballet includes:
- Two Orchestra level seats to Forged in Houston at the Houston Ballet (March 12-22, 2020)
- 1 Valet Parking Pass
- 2 Green Room Passes
- 1 pointe shoe signed by principal Dancer, Yuriko Kajiya
About Forged in Houston:
Continuing its tradition of supporting the world's most respected choreographers, Houston Ballet is pleased to present an uplifting program featuring two of the most successful ballets ever created on the Company and a World Premiere by a choreographer who grew up in Houston. Jorma Elo's ONE|end|ONE reflects the dance maker's quirky and unexpected movements to create an atmosphere of playfulness. Christopher Bruce's Hush is a comic and moving celebration of life set to the music of Yo-Yo Ma and Bobby McFerrin. Award-winning choreographer Trey McIntyre trained at Houston Ballet Academy and danced for Houston Ballet before becoming the company's first choreographic associate. Over the years he has made more than 100 ballets, many created on our dancers.
Travel to Burgundy with our very own Southern Smoke honoree and rockstar sommelier Antonio Gianola and Bertrand Leulliette, 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, many of whom do not accept appointments for people outside of the wine business!
Possible winery visits include:
- Domaine Anne Gros (Vosne-Romanee)
- Maison Ambroise (Nuits-St-Georges)
- Domaine Bouley (Volnay)
- Maison Buisson (St Romain)
- Domaine Marc Morey (Chassagne-Montrachet)
- Domaine Mouton (Givry)
- Domaine Parigot (Pommard)
- Domaine Rossignol-Fevre (Volnay)
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!
Possible winery visits include:
- Domaine Meo-Camuzet (Vosne-Romanee)
- Château de la Maltroye (Chassagne- Montrachet)
- Domaine Parent (Pommard)
- Maison Louis Picamelot (Crémant de Bourgogne)
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.
2 Tickets to Fiddler on the Roof
March 24 at 7:30pm
Enjoy a night out at the Hobby Center with two tickets to the opening night performance of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, an invitation for two to the post-show party and complimentary valet parking.
Must redeem within two weeks of the performance.
Gift Certificate to Hotel Emma and Southerleigh Fine Food and Brewery in San Antonio + One Night Stay at the Gage Hotel in Marathon, TX.
Head west to San Antonio for a luxurious stay at the historic Hotel Emma and enjoy a gourmet dinner at the Southerleigh Fine Food & Brewery with $100 gift card. Then continue down I-10 toward Marathon and settle in for a one night stay at the the Historic Gage Hotel, which features 27 acres of beauty that can only be claimed by the West Texas Mountain Region.
Don your hat and boots and head out to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo in 2020! This item gets you four tickets to one of the Houston Rodeo shows plus parking on a mutually agreeable date.
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo 2020 lineup has not yet been announced. Date to be arranged once concert schedule is announced.
Join Chris Shepherd for a duck hunt in Anahuac, Texas. Stay the evening at the Oyster Bayou Hunting Club lodge followed by a morning duck hunt. All meals will be served at the lodge and birds processed to take home at the end. The day will be photographed by John Dunaway for a memorable experience.
Two tickets to Ten Man Jam on December 9, 2019 at House of Blues Houston.
For nearly 20 years, 100.3 The Bull has put on the largest one-day country concert event in Houston. This star-studded acoustic performance takes place in the intimate setting of Houston's House of Blues and is not available for sale to the public. The lineup includes 10 of the biggest names in Country Music today: Luke Bryan, Alan Jackson, Brad Paisley, Jason Aldean, Darius Rucker, Little Big Town, Miranda Lambert, Eric Church, Rascal Flatts, Big & Rich, and Alan Jackson. Truly a concert experience money can't buy!
Technique Cooking Class at Williams Sonoma for 6
This experience is perfect for the home chef who is looking to further their cooking technique and learn some new tricks in the kitchen. You and five guests will head to Williams Sonoma for a culinary adventure. Discover new recipes, cooking techniques, and kitchen gear that will enhance your enjoyment of cooking and entertaining.
Here's your chance to be a Houston Astros insider with 4 tickets to a game in the players' family section, 4 tickets to batting practice and a meet and greet with players and members of the Houston Astros organization. This package takes you out to the ballgame in an experience that money can't buy!
Game Day VIP Experience for 4 at the final Texans Home Game of the Season!
December 29, 2019
Texans vs Titans
Get a glimpse of how chef Chris Shepherd does Texans games, with this ultra exclusive package. Accompany Chris to the game on December 29 starting with tailgates, followed by field passes, suite seats with food and drinks included.
This Houston Texans Battle Red jersey is signed by none other than Texans star outside linebacker, Whitney Mercilus. This autographed No 59 jersey is something money can't buy, but thanks to the generosity of Chris Shepherd, you have the opportunity to get your hands on it exclusively through the Southern Smoke 2019 Silent Auction!
VIP Rockets Game Experience for 12 & Signed Basketball
- Suite for 12 for a Houston Rockets game during 19.20 season
- James Harden 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 a 19.20 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 James Harden Houston Rockets basketball.
*Food & beverage is not included in suite night but can be purchased. Game date to be mutually Agreed Upon.
4 West Grandstand Reserved Tickets to the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship - Tuesday, April 7 or Wednesday, April 8, 2020
The Fayez Sarofim & Co. U.S. Men's Clay Court Championship will take place April 4-20, 2020, 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 a day session on Tuesday, April 7 or Wednesday, April 8. Your choice!
50 Yard-Line Tickets for 5 people to a Houston Texans Home Game
Texans vs Colts
Thursday, November, 21, 2019
Get up close and personal with JJ Watt and the rest of the Houston Texans with 5 tickets to the Texas vs Colts game on Thursday, November 21 at 7:20pm. We're talking 2nd row, 50 yard-line close! 2 parking passes are included with this package to complete your VIP experience.
This Astros gift pack for 4 hits all the bases with 4 dugout tickets to a 2020 regular season home game, and 4 passes to watch batting practice on the field.
How does Tilman Fertitta, Houston's own Billion Dollar Buyer and owner of the Houston Rockets, take in the trifecta of H-Town pro sports? You're about to find out with this package of tickets for 4 to the most sought after seats at the game:
- 4 tickets in the Landry's Center Court Suite at a 2019-2020 Houston Rockets home game, including all food & beverage and parking passes
- 4 50-yard-line Club Seats to a 2019 Houston Texans Game with parking included
- 4 Diamond Seats behind home plate for a 2020 Houston Astros game including parking
Excludes opening day and post-season games.
For the future fly fishing sportsman, this package is the perfect start into the world of fly fishing with a Sage Foundation Fly Rod Outfit and 3 Private Casting lessons from Bayou City Angler!
Gerrit Cole autographed baseball + Luxury Suite for 12 for at the Houston Astros vs. Tampa Bay Rays home game on April 21, 2020.
Take your whole crew out to the ballgame with a luxury Astros suite at Minute Maid Park for the Astros vs Tampa Bay home game on Tuesday April 21. This package includes 12 tickets, 2 parking passes and complimentary food and beverage including full bar. PLUS you'll take home the ultimate souvenir for any pitching fanatic, an autographed baseball signed by the Cole Train himself, who at a recent home game win against the Rangers, became the 18th pitcher in MLB history to strike out 300 batters in one season!
Golf lovers, this one's for you! You and three guests will enjoy the 2020 Houston Open in style with week-long grounds passes to the premier Houston PGA golf tournament next fall. Get up close to the action taking place in Memorial Park with this very special experience from the Houston Astros and our friends at Lexus.
This grab bag of Dynamo gear and spirits is crowned with a every soccer fan's gooooooooal...Season Tickets to the 2020 Houston Dynamo Season! This is the gift basket that keeps on giving, and includes:
- 4 Season tickets to the Houston Dynamo
- Signed Dynamo Jersey
- Tullamore DEW Orginal & XO
- Flor de Cana 12
- Game Time Tully Time / Dynamo soccer scarves
- Dynamo shirts
This handmade quilt from one of the Underbelly Hospitality team members will showcase your love for your home state (or adopted state). Grace your sofa or bed with this throw sized piece of Texas art and show off your Texas Pride!
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.
This one-of-a-kind Fender Guitar is the ultimate collectible for George Strait fans! Autographed by the man himself, you can own a piece of history with this priceless instrument.
Texas native, Pat Green always has Texas on his mind. This signed guitar brings a piece of him back home to the Lonestar State and right into your home. The guitar is accompanied by an authenticity certificate to guarantee this priceless item is one-of-a-kind.
In 2016 Zadok Jewelers celebrated 40 Years, and what better way to celebrate than with a limited-edition timepiece from one of the world's most esteemed watchmakers?
Ulysse Nardin is producing 40 Marine Chronometer watches - yes, you can be one of only 40 individuals in the world to own one - to mark Zadok's four decades in business, and it's a 43mm beauty. Start with the midnight blue dial, then go to the 18-carat gold details, and you have understated elegance on your wrist. It has an open caseback, the better to admire its mechanical splendor. It's an auto-winder, and sports a titanium and steel case. The rubber strap adds the perfect "Marine" feel to the watch. And yes, it is water resistant to a depth of 100 meters.
"We were so pleased to be able to collaborate with Ulysse Nardin on our 40th-anniversary watch," says Jonathan Zadok. "Our desire was to create a piece that was sporty enough to wear with jeans, but could just as easily be worn with a suit. We think we've achieved that goal."
The Zadok 40th Anniversary special-edition timepiece by Ulysse Nardin is available exclusively at Zadok Jewelers.
Ulysse Nardin founded his namesake company in 1846, and exported his first watches to the United States in 1860. The company creates timepieces in its workshops in Le Locle, Switzerland. Marine Chronometer Manufacture 43mm, Cal. UN-118 50 jewels. Self-winding movement, small seconds and power reserve indicator.
Titanium/steel case, Water-resistant: 100 m, Blue dial, gold accent roman figures, RUBBER/TITANIUM STRAP. Limited Edition of 40 pieces.
Take home a stunning Ladies Rose Gold & Pave Diamond disc pendant from Zadok Master Jewelers, featuring .30 carats of diamonds and set in 14k rose gold.
One Gift Card for a men's or ladies' custom shirt from Hamilton Shirts, Houston's oldest family-owned business, established in 1883, and a favorite of Chef Chris Shepherd.
Enjoy a private shopping and styling experience in one of Houston's most exclusive boutiques! Tootsies' Creative Director, Fady Armanious will personally style your look and help you spend the $500 gift card that comes with the experience!
Chef Corey Lee and his staff at In Situ (San Francisco) cooked with one of these NanoBond pans for six months. At over 100 dishes per day, that's 14,000+ sears, sautés and reductions - and countless whisks, scrapes and slams. And it cleaned up bright as new for each shift. To put it in perspective, that usage equates to 40 years in a home kitchen. So NanoBond should serve you beautifully for decades, if not generations.
NanoBond 10 pc cookware set includes 2 skillets, 2 saucepans, one saute pan and one stockpot. Also included will be an Apron and a bottle of NanoBond cleaner.
Le Creuset is the foremost name in culinary cookware. The French manufacturer is best known for its colorfully enameled cast-iron kitchen must-haves. This 5.5 Quart Round Dutch Oven in Oyster Gray will bring to your kitchen the perfect vessel for the at-home chef.
A Williams Sonoma Kitchen Makeover with Chris Shepherd
This is your opportunity to have a James Beard Award-Winning chef make over your kitchen! Chris Shepherd will come into your home and help you evaluate your appliances, pots, pans, knives, tools and everything you have in your kitchen. He'll help you determine what you need and will take you on a shopping spree to Williams Sonoma to make over your kitchen! Purchases not to exceed $3,000.
3-Piece Gramercy Dinnerware - Enthusiast Plus Set for 8
Keith Kreeger's work, found in restaurants around the country, is hand-crafted in Austin, Texas.
Each dinnerware set includes:
- 11"" Dinner Plate
- 9.5"" Lunch Plate
- 7.5"" Medium Bowl
This handmade CTS-XHP powdered stainless steel 14" tant?-tip brisket sword from Houston Edge Works was custom made just this week specifically for Southern Smoke! It features a micarta/juma/G10 handle with brass pins and a custom fitted handmade leather blade sheath.
The home pastry chef will fall head over heels for this Cooking with Love Basket from Bauscher Hepp. This complete package includes one each of the following:
- 184.53 oz melamine mixing bowl in red and white, Kaiser
- 135.25 oz melamine mixing bowl in red and white, Kaiser
- Non-stick black springform pan, Patisserie by Kaiser
- Flexible pastry mold in red silicone, by Kaiser
- Bundform pastry mold that fit 12 pastries, Creativ by Kaiser
- Baker's spatula with stainless steel blade and white handle, Patisserie by Kaiser
- Pie/Cake server spatula with stainless steel blade and white handle, Patisserie by Kaiser
- Beech wood 16" rolling pin with handles, Patisserie by Kaiser
- Beech wood pastry brush 1" width with natural bristles, Patisserie by Kaiser
- Beech wood pastry brush 1.5" width with natural bristles, Patisserie by Kaiser
- Stainless steel sifter with squeeze handle, Patisserie by Kaiser
- Baking mat in red silicone, KAISERflex Red by Kaiser
- Curved pan spatula in red silicone, KAISERflex Red by Kaiser
- Blending spoon in red silicone, KAISERflex Red by Kaiser
- Solid serving spoon in red silicone, KAISERflex Red by Kaiser
- Piano whip whisk in red silicone, KAISERflex Red by Kaiser
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
The Dragon Chef's Knife, donated by Star Knife Sharpening is designed for slicing, dicing, and chopping a full range of fruits, vegetables, and more. With its curved belly, the Chef's knife can be gently rocked through fresh herbs or spices to produce a very fine mince. Dragon is constructed of 3-mm thick Nitrogen-Enriched American BD1N Steel, hardened to a Rockwell Hardness of 63. This extremely robust one-piece construction features extreme sharpness and edge retention.
Custom Southern Smoke Branded Leather Knife Roll
Chris Shepherd and Kyle Jaster collaborated on a custom design that is perfect for both professional and home cooks alike. Custom embossed Southern Smoke branded leather in addition to the over-the-shoulder bag design allows anyone an impressive display for their knife set.
This happy faces mug and bowl set donated by Basucher Hepp is the perfect compliment to Halloween decor or your Thanksgiving Kid's Table! This set includes:
- 6 porcelain mugs with 2 each of cheery face, impish face, and baffled face expressions, by Tassen
- 6 porcelain bowls with 2 each of happy face, tasty face, and laughing face expressions, by Tassen
- 6 porcelain dessert plates, by Tassen
This three-pack of Intense Pulse Light Treatments for dry eye and facial rosacea courtesy of Gee Eye Care provides not only relief from dry eye, but a beautifying facial treatment. Benefit your eyes and your skin in each session with Dr. Gee!
$100 Gift Certificate for In-Home Knife Sharpening
The perfect service for the home chef! The experts at Star Knife Sharpening will come out to your home and give your knives a new, perfect edge. Your trained craftsman will give those knives a new lease on life!
One Year of Hand Car Washes at Aqua Hand Car Wash & Detail
This squeaky clean package provides one full year (12 months) of basic car washes for one vehicle from October 6, 2019 to October 6, 2020. at any of the Aqua Hand Car Wash & Detail location. The highest bidder will also receive 10% off any upgraded package that Aqua offers.