Accolades

  • Nominee for Best Chef: Southwest
    James Beard Foundation
  • Nominee for Outstanding Restauranteur
    James Beard Foundation
  • Best New Chefs
    Food & Wine
  • Hall of Fame
    Food & Wine
  • Best New Restaurants (Churrascos)
    Esquire magazine
  • Culinary Excellence
    Robert Mondavi Award

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Chef John Sheely reviews The Churrasco at Américas
$$$ | South American
Uptown, Galleria
1 Review
"The godfather of Houston’s Latin American food craze, Michael Cordua’s signature center-cut filet with chimichurri sauce is always outstanding. It was even named by Esquire magazine’s 'Top 20 Steaks in America.'"