May 2, 2017 – Beyond excited and proud of Chef Hugo Ortega winning the prestigious James Beard Award! One the the highest honors for any chef. Chef Hugo is CEO and Executive Chef of several hot spots in Houston. One of only a few Latinos to be nominated and beating out the competition in his category: ‘Best Chef of the ENTIRE Southwest’ AZ, CO, NM, OK, TX, UT. Chef Hugo and Hugo’s brings home the win. Congratulations! FELICIDADES Chef! [Repost pic and caption below]
It really happened, #Houston! @chef_hugo65 won the award for Best Chef: Southwest at the @beardfoundationawards last night! We think he looks good with the award around his neck, no? And how about that Houston pin? We think it brought extra luck!