October 19, 2017

2016 Winners

2016 Judging Soup Categories:

TRADITIONAL SOUPS: (MATZAH BALL, CHICKEN NOODLE, ETC.)

1ST: MARK’S

2ND: HOUSTON CITY CLUB

3RD: RUGGLES

 

INTERNATIONAL SOUPS: (ITALIAN WEDDING SOUP, JAPANESE MISO, ETC.)

1ST: RANDALL’S AFGHAN INSPIRED

2ND: H-TOWN TREATS

3RD: HUNGRY’S CAFE & BISTRO

 

CREATIVE SOUPS: (POBLANO CREAM SOUP, CHICKEN CURRY, ETC.)

1ST: OCEANNAIRE

2ND: SOUTH SHORE HARBOR RESORT

3RD: THE GROVE

 

PEOPLE’S CHOICE:

JONATHAN’S THE RUB

2014 Winners

2014 Judging Soup Categories:

TRADITIONAL SOUPS: (MATZAH BALL, CHICKEN NOODLE, ETC.)

1ST: HOUSTON CITY CLUB

2ND: JAMI’S FINE FOODS

3RD: CHEF ELLEN

 

INTERNATIONAL SOUPS: (ITALIAN WEDDING SOUP, JAPANESE MISO, ETC.)

1ST: (TIE): THE GROVE RESTAURANT and RUGGLES GREEN

2ND: POST OAK GRILL

3RD: HUNGRY’S CAFE & BISTRO

 

CREATIVE SOUPS: (POBLANO CREAM SOUP, CHICKEN CURRY, ETC.)

1ST: LASAGNA HOUSE

2ND: FIREHOUSE SUBS

3RD: LEXINGTON GRILL

 

PEOPLE’S CHOICE:

KENNY & ZIGGY’S NEW YORK DELICATESSEN

 

SHOWMANSHIP:

(TIE): PICO’S MEX-MEX and PATRENELLA’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT

Testimonial: Randalls

Hi Keith! I thought you would enjoy our internal communication regarding our participation!
Thank you again for the opportunity! Dawne

Yesterday, Randalls participated in Congregation Emanu El’s Chicken Noodle Soup Cook-off benefiting the Houston Food Bank and the Emergency Aid Coalition.

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2012 Past Participants

2012 Winners

2012 judging soup categories:

TRADITIONAL SOUP CATEGORY: (MATZAH BALL, CHICKEN NOODLE, ETC.)

1ST PLACE: Marks
2ND PLACE: Brenner’s on the Bayou
3RD PLACE: Kenny & Ziggy’s / New York Bagel & Deli (Tie)

CREATIVE SOUP CATEGORY: (POBLANO CREAM SOUP, CHICKEN CURRY, ETC.)

1ST PLACE: Corner Bakery
2ND PLACE: Black Walnut Cafe
3RD PLACE: Lexington Grille

INTERNATIONAL SOUP CATEGORY: (ITALIAN WEDDING SOUP, JAPANESE MISO, ETC.)

1ST PLACE: Hungry’s / Post Oak Grill (Tie)
2ND PLACE: Napoli
3RD PLACE: Benjy’s

People’s Choice Category:

Kenny & Ziggy’s

showmanship award:

Patronella’s

2011 Winners

2011 judging soup categories:

TRADITIONAL SOUP CATEGORY: (MATZAH BALL, CHICKEN NOODLE, ETC.)

1ST PLACE: KENNY AND ZIGGY’S DELI
2ND PLACE: CLEBURNE CAFETERIA
3RD PLACE (TIED): NEW YORK BAGEL & DELI AND MARK’S RESTAURANT

CREATIVE SOUP CATEGORY: (POBLANO CREAM SOUP, CHICKEN CURRY, ETC.)

1ST PLACE: NAPOLI
2ND PLACE: FIREHOUSE SUBS (BROCCOLI & CHEESE SOUP)
3RD PLACE: LE MISTRAL

INTERNATIONAL SOUP CATEGORY: (ITALIAN WEDDING SOUP, JAPANESE MISO, ETC.)

1ST PLACE: CHEF L J WILEY
2ND PLACE: POST OAK GRILL
3RD PLACE (TIED): CHELSEA GRILL, ESCALANTES, AND AUTIE PASTO’S

PEOPLE’S CHOICE

BENJY’S

SHOWMANSHIP & PRESENTATION (TABLE DECORATION, SPIRIT, ETC.)

BUCA DI BEPPO

2010 Winners

2010 Judging Soup Categories:

WINNERS IN PEOPLE’S CHOICE SOUP CATEGORY:
1ST PLACE: KENNY & ZIGGY’S DELI
2ND PLACE: BENJY’S
3RD PLACE: BISTRO ALEX
4TH PLACE (TIED): BUCA DI BEPPO
4TH PLACE (TIED): YIA YIA MARY’S PAPPAS GREEK KITCHEN

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2010 WINNERS IN TRADITIONAL SOUP CATEGORY:
1ST PLACE: KENNY & ZIGGY’S DELI
2ND PLACE: SUSHI RAKU
3RD PLACE: PRIMA PASTA

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2010 WINNERS IN CONTEMPORARY ~ CREATIVE SOUP CATEGORY:
1ST PLACE: BUCA DI BEPPO
2ND PLACE: NAPOLI
3RD PLACE: HOUSTON CITY CLUB

2011 Restaurants/Judges

FEATURING TOP HOUSTON RESTAURANTS:

Ambassdor Chinese • Auntie Pasto’s • Benjy’s

Branch Water Tavern • Buca di Beppo • C Fu Yang • Carmelo’s

Catalan • Chef L J Wiley • Chelsea Grill • Cleburne Cafeteria

Crapito’s • Daily Review • Edloe Street Café • El Meson

Fadi’s • Gugliani’s • Houston City Club • Hungry’s

Jenni’s Noodle House • Kenny & Ziggy’s Deli • Le Mistral

Mark’s • Mockingbird Bistro • Napoli

New York Bagel Shop and Deli • Onion Creek Cafe • Pesce

Pico’s • Prima Pasta • Ruggles • *17 • Thai Siam

The Barbed Rose • The Big Mamou • The Downtown Club

CELEBRITY JUDGES INCLUDE:

Cleverley Stone • Ken Hoffman • Teresa Byrne-Dodge

Roseann Rogers • Ziggy Gruber • Michael Garfield

JP Pritchard • Susan Kahn • Haran Levy • Linda Walter

Pam Kutner • Rabbi Pam Silk • Cantor Vadim Tunitsky