Asia Society Texas Center Young Professionals to Host Leo Bar Featuring “MasterChef” Season 3 Winner Christine Ha

HOUSTON, January 15, 2014 — Asia Society Texas Center Young Professionals, in collaboration with Houston Green Chamber of Commerce, OKRA (An Organized Kollaboration on Restaurant Affairs) and Zulu Creative, will host a delectable February Leo Bar on Thursday, February 6, 2014, from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. The cultural evening of cuisine, cocktails and creativity will feature special guest Christine Ha, interviewed in a live Q&A by KHOU News anchor Lily Jang. Vietnamese-American Chef Ha grew up in Houston and took the culinary world by storm as the breakout star and winner of Fox TV’s MasterChef Season 3. The home chef turned soon-to-be restaurateur will also collaborate with resident Leo Bar chef Rishi Singh of Boheme Cafe and Wine Bar on a tasting menu inspired by the Lunar New Year. The tasting menu is complimentary for ASTC members and a cash bar will be available.

Chef Ha will be available to take photos with fans, sign autographs and sign her cookbook, Recipes from My Home Kitchen, available for purchase at the event from Brazos Bookstore.

Music by DJ Baohaus (Soular Grooves).


Asia Society Texas Center
1370 Southmore Boulevard
Houston, Texas 77004


Thursday, February 6, 2014
6:00 - 8:00 pm


Asia Society Members: Free
Non-Members: $35 in advance or $50 at the door
Price includes a one-year individual membership in Asia Society and access to all future Leo Bar events. To purchase in advance or for more information, click here or call 713.496.9901.

About Asia Society Texas Center Young Professionals

Whether it’s sake you love or our Ambassador luncheons, Asia Society Young Professionals (ASYP) offers a dynamic forum where upwardly mobile young professionals mix, mingle, and develop a greater appreciation for Asian culture, cuisine, language, art, business and politics. If you are under 40, thirst for knowledge and are ready to expand your network as you evolve into a future leader, you need to check out our vivacious team of spirited young professionals.

About Asia Society Texas Center

Asia Society Texas Center is part of a leading global educational organization dedicated to promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships among peoples, leaders, and institutions of Asia and the United States in a global context. Across the fields of arts, business, culture, education, and policy, Asia Society Texas Center provides insight, generates ideas, and promotes collaboration to connect Americans and Asians for a shared future.

Located at 1370 Southmore Boulevard in the heart of Houston’s Museum District, the Texas Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. Asia Society Texas Center is closed Mondays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Days. For more information, call 713.496.9901 or visit


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