August 3, 2017
Houston Style Magazine Managing Editor Jo-Carolyn Goode was on hand at H-E-B's Private Media Preview to get a first taste of the products from the eight Houston-area food entrepreneurs who made the top 25 finalists of this year’s Quest for Texas Best statewide food competition. Out of 560 applicants from across the state, the top 25 finalists have moved to the next judging round and one step closer for cash prizes and being sold on H-E-B shelves. Additional details are attached for the top 25 finalists.
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Top Texas Product Makers Earn Placement on Store Shelves
H-E-B’s Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best judges narrowed the field of 25 finalists to just FIVE winners on Friday, August 11 at the Central Texas Food Bank. Sascha Biesi and Yauss Berenji (Skull & Cakebones Mocha Marmalade); Bridget and Will McCoy (Lorraine’s Original Mini Texas Pecan Cakes); Dennis Butterworth (WarPig BBQ For Use on Butts And Ribs Sauce); Adrian and Mariana Paredes (Tamale Addiction’ s Poblano and Muenster Cheese Organic Masa Tamales); and Cariño Cortez and Michael Cortez (La Familia Cortez Restaurants’ Mi Tierra Salsa Verde) are relishing the sweet taste of success and a combined total of $90,000 in cash prizes along with prime space on H-E-B store shelves in 2018.