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Respect the Rosé: Run for the Rosés

We’ve been drinking pink wine with some of our favorite chefs since 2016! Our favorite theme party is back with Respect the Rosé: Run for the Rosés, presented by Lexus, at Brennan’s of Houston on Saturday, June 29. Some of our favorite chefs will collaborate on a multi-course extravaganza made even better by a selection of first-class rosés and other wines from our favorite producers.

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Southern Smoke Festival

Southern Smoke Festival, presented by Alaska Seafood, is back on October 5, 2024! We’re bringing out the big stars for our annual park party fundraiser. More than 70 incredible food and beverage pros from across the country will join the best wine, spirit, and beer producers and outstanding live music at Discovery Green in the heart of Downtown Houston.

Proceeds will benefit Southern Smoke Foundation, which has distributed more than $11.7 million to F+B workers nationwide and more than 5,000 no cost counseling sessions.

Tickets on sale July 9 at noon CT! 

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Southern Smoke Decanted

Decanted, presented by Lexus, unlocks the best of our wines and each other in Southern Smoke’s wine auction, uniting wine lovers with vintners from around the world in a spectacular afternoon benefiting Southern Smoke Foundation. Save the date for Spring 2025!

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Live Fire Series with Guest Chef Chris Shepherd

July 21, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Join Southern Smoke Foundation’s founder Chris Shepherd on July 21 as he cooks alongside chef Stephen Barber of Farmstead, the outstanding restaurant at Long Meadow Ranch in St. Helena, California. This special family-style feast is part of Long Meadow Ranch’s Live Fire Guest Chef series, and proceeds will benefit Southern Smoke Foundation and its mission to support food and beverage workers nationwide. Tickets are $195 per guest, $165.75 for members of Long Meadow Ranch’s Corral Club.


July 21, 2023
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm