March 2, 2015



We Welcome and Appreciate Your Participation in this Charitable Interfaith Community Event


  • More than 40 of Houston’s Top Restaurants of all Cuisines including:
    American, Italian, Japanese, Thai and Jewish Deli!
  • Celebrity Judges Including – Cleverley Stone, Ken Hoffman, Michael Garfield
  • Great Media Exposure from Cleverley Radio Show 650AM, Houston Chronicle, Jewish Herald Voice, and FOX 26!
  • Funds raised for Houston Food Bank
  • Sponsorship Opportunities are available {click here}


  • Sunday Feb 23, 2014 from 11:00 AM to 2:30 PM. Judging begins at 11:15 AM, with winners announced at 2:00 PM.

There will be awards in four categories:

  1. Traditional Jewish Matzo Ball Soup
  2. Traditional Non-Jewish
  3. Creative
  4. People’s Choice Award. The crowd votes.

We will have a panel of Judges highlighted by:

  • Amy Ragan
  • Brian Greene President and CEO of the Houston Food Bank
  • Chef Andrew “Drew” Rogers Owner, Drew’s Pastry Place, Featured on TLC’s Bakery Boss Show
  • Emily Durham Owner, Restaurant Connections
  • Hossein Shajarat Chef at Lexington Grille
  • Jean West Evans Executive Director, Emergency Aid Coalition
  • John DeMers Author of Food Books, Host of Delicious Mischief
  • JP Pritchard News Reporter
  • Linda Walter
  • Steve Friedman Executive Director, Congregation Emanu El
  • Theresa Jackson Congregation Liaison, Emergency Aid Coalition
  • Mike White Zuber Insurance
  • Cleverley Stone from the Cleverley Show on Talk 650, FOX 26 Morning News
  • Ted Powers Food Reviewer, JHV
  • Cantor Tunitsky Cantor

CSCO’s Sponsors

Souper Special

Camin Cargo ControlWebsite

Chicken Soup for the Soul

Prosperity BankWebsite
Fiesta MartWebsite
Jewish Herald VoiceWebsite

Sweet & Savory

Chair KingWebsite
Robert Cizik Eye ClinicWebsite
Zuber Insurance/Keith SolomonWebsite
Benjamin Miller, PLLCWebsite
Houston 4 LeaseWebsite
News 92 FMWebsite

Spoonful of Goodness

Nolan RyanWebsite
Village Bakery
Waldman Funeral CareWebsite

2014 Participating Restaurants include:

Restaurant Name
Empire Cafe
Ambassador Chinese
Arturo Boada Cuisine
Auntie Pasto's
Black Walnut Café
Brenner's on the Bayou
Chef Ellen
Chef to Geaux
Cleburne Cafeteria
Collina's Italian Café
Corner Bakery
Corner Table
Drew's Pastry Place
Firehouse Subs #1 (Chicekn Noodle)
Firehouse Subs #2 (Broccoli & Cheese)
Houston City Club
Hungry's Café & Bistro
Jami's Fine Foods
Kenny and Ziggy's New York Delicatessen
Lucy Ethiopian
Magglano's Little Italy
Mark's American Cuisine
Napoli Italian Restaurant #1
Napoli Italian Restaurant #2
Oceanare Seafood Room
Patrenella's Italian Restaurant
Pico's Mex-Mex
Post Oak Grill #1
Post Oak Grill #2
Prima Pasta
Qin Dynasty
Ruggles Green
Smith & Wollensky
The Grove Restaurant
Twin Peaks
White Oak Kitchen
Hotel Granduca
Franks Grill