The Chef Lineup for the 5th Annual Harvest Feast Looks Kind of Insane


  • Courtesy of Do210/Libby Day

Hot Wells Harvest Feast started out as a chill dinner amongst friendly chefs and their fans, shared amongst a long communal table on the grounds of the former Hot Wells Hotel. But these days, with construction at the former ruins, the chill dinner has turned into one of the highlight food events of the season with a new date and a new location. Previously held in June, Hot Wells Harvest Feast will take place October 24 from 7 to 10 p.m. at Mission County Park with proceeds benefitting the Hot Wells Conservancy.

The event gathers some of the best chefs and bartenders from across San Antonio in a chef-driven smorgasbord. The lineup for this year's Feast is no different. Here's who will be serving up bites and sips this October: Jason Dady (Jason Dady Restaurant Group); Stefan Bowers (FEAST/Rebelle/Battalion); John Fahle (Outlaw BBQ); Josh Cross (Silo); Mark Bliss (Bliss); Chris Jara (The St. Anthony Hotel); Halston Connella (Max’s Wine Dive); Geronimo Lopez (Botika); Justin Parr/Robbie Nowlin (Hot Wells); Jeret Pena (Brooklynite); Lorenzo Morales (Jazz, TX); Luis Colon (Bexar Pub); Brandon McKelvey (Say She Ate); Ernie Estrada (H-E- B); Jorel Pena (Rumble); Damien Watel/Lisa Astorga-Watel (Bite); JC Rodriguez (Southerleigh Fine Food & Brewery); John Russ (formerly with Lüke San Antonio); Jeff White (Boiler House); Charles Gonzalez)(Rosella Coffee Co.); Mark Weaver (Periphery); Quealy Watson (Tenko Ramen); and Pieter Sypesteyn (Cookhouse/NOLA Brunch & Beignets/Bud's Rotisserie).

Out-of-town talent will also make appearances like in years past. Chefs PJ Edwards of Austin's Chicon; Javi Gutierrez of New Braunfel's Downtown Social and Rebecca Masson, of Houston's Fluff Bake Bar will also be in attendance.

Tickets, $75 for individual Feast-goers and $125 per couple, are available through

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