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Culinary Stars Shine for Cancer Research

Thursday, December 7, 2023

POST Houston, 401 Franklin Street

A one-of-a-kind evening with some of the world’s top culinary talents to celebrate the
Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine

The Event

Join us for an exclusive epicurean event unlike anything available in Houston to benefit the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine.  

Dinner will feature unique, elevated offerings of Houston’s rich and vibrant cuisines prepared by chefs who have conquered “Top Chef” and won James Beard and Michelin awards. The evening’s program will honor the transformative work of the Duncan Cancer Center, which has harnessed Baylor’s brilliant physician-scientists and cutting-edge resources to enhance oncology care and improve the lives of patients in Houston and beyond. 

Thursday, December 7, 2023

POST Houston
Outpost on the Skylawn
401 Franklin Street
Houston, Texas 77201
6:30 p.m. | Cocktail reception
7:15 p.m. | Program, dinner and live auction
9:15 p.m. | After-party with live entertainment by The Fab 5
Cocktail attire
Complimentary valet parking will be provided.

Paul Qui

Tom Cunanan
Soy Pinoy

Christopher Haatuft

Nicolas Nikic

Jarmel Doss
FAM Hospitality

Grilled Hen-of-the-Woods Mushroom and Asparagus Soup  

Earthy Hen-of-the-Woods mushrooms meet tender asparagus, crowned with a farm-fresh egg for a blend of exquisite flavors

Whole Steamed Flounder with Golfstrømmen-Style “Nam Prik Nam Pla”

Tender, flaky flounder enhanced by the nuanced flavors of a
traditional Golfstrømmen-style dressing

Filipino-Style Whole Roasted Lechon

An authentic, full-bodied rendering of this festive
Filipino festive dish, offering a richness in every bite

Steamed Morning Glory with Garlic and Smoked Soy

Morning glory greens elegantly prepared with subtle hints of
garlic and smoked soy

Fresh Live Alaskan King Crab Served in Two Delightful Preparations

Perfectly steamed and sprinkled with a delicate touch of freshly minced garlic,
lightly sautéed with salted egg yolk, presenting a captivating “golden sand” appearance  

Handmade Tagliolini with Parmigiano Reggiano and White Truffle Sauce

Fresh tagliolini pasta, complemented by the slight sharpness of
Parmigiano Reggiano and the rarefied essence of white truffle 

Panna Cotta

“Cooked Cream” in Italian, gelatin bloomed over
cold milk with saba sauce on top

Ingredients are seasonal and subject to availability. 

The Venue

Experience unparalleled skyline views of Houston at Outpost, the POST’s exclusive rooftop venue, where this event will be taking place.

Once the site of the city’s U.S. Postal Service headquarters (in the former Barbara Jordan Post Office Building), POST has been transformed into a dynamic mixed-use complex expanding Houston’s vibrant downtown. From luminous pop-up art galleries and state-of-the-art live concerts to eclectic eating halls and a gorgeous five-acre rooftop garden, POST is a hub for culture, food, shopping and events that reflects the uniqueness of Houston.

Photo from Scott Shigley.

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About the Duncan Cancer Center

The Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine uses the full range of the College’s capabilities to care for cancer patients in Houston and beyond. As a Comprehensive Cancer Center designated by the National Cancer Institute, the Duncan Cancer Center offers patients access to Baylor’s robust oncology research, treatment capabilities and exceptional resources.

Duncan Cancer Center physicians and scientists conduct cutting-edge research for developing new approaches to detecting, preventing and treating cancer. As a result, patients have access to leading-edge treatments, including personalized care and clinical trials.

The Duncan Cancer Center is recognized nationally and internationally as an academic leader with a goal of making foundational discoveries that translate to the clinic and transform the care of cancer patients.

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