Evelyn Garcia

Houston native, Chef Evelyn García is the Chef/Co-owner of Kin HTX. Having cooked throughout NYC with stings at Jean George Spice Market under Chef Anthony Ricco, Masak with Chef Larry Reutens & Kin Shop, Chef Harold Dieterle, most notably known as the first Top Chef Champion, Evelyn honed her skills, passion, and drive for Southeast Asian food and culture. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Chef Evelyn worked in NYC for 10 years before moving back home to Houston.

With strong family ties and love for her hometown, Evelyn knew she wanted to build what is now known as Kin HTX in Houston, Texas, a Southeast Asian-inspired concept. From pop-ups to chef residencies, restaurants, and a product line KIN HTX continues to evolve and showcase her passion for southeast Asian flavors & local agriculture.