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$65  + Tax/Tip
Wed, 11/30
7:00 PM
The Heights

Chivos

5-Course Contemporary Cocina Tasting Event

Just a year old, this Heights eatery has already vaulted onto Thrillist's 2022 "Best Mexican Restaurants in the U.S." list and Texas Monthly's 2022 "Best New Restaurants" list. Chef Thomas Bille, formerly of the short-lived but buzzy Belly of the Beast, created Chivos' menu based on his upbringing as a first-generation Mexica-American. Together with Executive Chef Fernanda Alamilla (who was born and raised in Tabasco, Mexico) Chef Bille is turning out exceptional dishes like pozole dumplings, chicken wings with Vietnamese lemongrass glaze and peanuts, pork shank with tejocote-puya pepper glaze and creamy polenta, duck breast with fig mole, and Mexican street corn. (Not to mention incredible desserts like strawberries and cream tres leches cake and calabaza, which is warm candied pumpkin, pumpkin spice syrup, vanilla ice cream, orange blossom, and lemongrass.) Chivos, by the way, is Spanish for 'goat.' The name plays on the acronym G.O.A.T. (Greatest of All Time), which personifies the ethos and spirit behind this restaurant. We're very much looking forward to our visit. Hope to see you there!

About the Host:

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Fernanda Alamilla

Executive Chef

Born and raised in Mexico, Chef Fernanda Alamilla moved to Houston in 2016 after graduating from Yucatan's Escuela Culinaria del Sureste. She was a Pastry Chef for La Table and consulted on menus for Traveler's Table and Sam Governale's Emmaline before joining Chivos as a Sous Chef in 2021. Since then, she's risen through the ranks to become Executive Chef.


The Lineup


Courses #1 - #4 will be served family-style. Course #5 will be individually-plated.

  1. Platanitos y Mole

    beef plantain croquettes, tabasco mole, crema, xinpec salsa

  2. Chickpea Tostada

    chickpeas, spanish garlic eggplant, traditional mexican buttermilk

  3. Scallops and Corn Cake

    seared scallops, jalapeno corn cake, bacon onion sauce

  4. Pollo al Mojo de Ajo

    grilled chicken, cuban citrus-garlic barbecue sauce, spinach bacon potato puree

  5. Chocolate Maiz Y Cafe

    chocolate cake, corn cream, coffee boba pearls

Restaurant Covid 19 Policy


At this event, we will be accommodating all requests for separate tables rather than communal seating. Savory courses will be served family-style, with dessert individually plated. As per local guidelines, as well as the restaurant's own policy, attendees will not be required to present proof of vaccination for entry.

Chivos

222 W 11th St

Houston, TX 77008

Event FAQs


Do I have to bring printed tickets to the event?
No tickets are needed.
What does the ticket price cover?
The ticket price covers the full cost of the meal.
Do guests need to be of a certain age to attend this event?
Yes. All attendees must be 21+ to gain entry.
What must I bring to the event?
Please make sure to bring a government-issued photo ID. Additionally, if you plan on purchasing beverages during the event, make sure to bring cash.
Does this restaurant allow BYOB?
No. This restaurant is a non-BYO establishment. Outside alcohol will not be permitted at this event.
Can I bring guests/non-members to this event?
Yep! For this event, guest tickets are $85 + tax & tip, and you can bring up to 3 guests. Please note, guests are not allowed to attend unaccompanied by a member.
What is the event ticket cancellation/refund policy?
Tickets to our events are non-refundable. However, for emergency requests, we may allow members to transfer their tickets to friends, provided the guest ticket surcharge of $25 is paid when transferring a member ticket to a non-member. All ticket transfer requests (as well as the guest ticket surcharge) must be sent to us prior to the event. Any guests who have not paid the guest ticket surcharge will not be allowed entry.
What dietary restrictions/food allergies can be accommodated at this event?
At this event we will be able to accommodate all dietary restrictions and food allergies. Just make sure to update your dietary restrictions within your Account Info before or after you purchase tickets, or email us at [email protected] after you purchase tickets to let us know what your allergies/restrictions are so we can give the chef a heads up.
What COVID safety precautions will be taken at this event?
At this event, we will be accommodating all requests for separate tables rather than communal seating. As per this restaurant’s policy, as well as local guidelines, we will not be requiring proof of COVID vaccination from attendees to gain entry.

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