Chef Tony Mandola has built his well earned reputation and ever-popular restaurant brand, from the ground up, based on the foundation of family values and the commitment to serving only the finest dishes of "mama's" cooking. He is among Houston's restaurant royalty; few surnames evoke greater reverence than "Mandola." Although part of a great legacy, Tony began his culinary journey at the age of 15, humbly, in a local burger joint. Even after coming so far, he has not forgotten the ideals he received in his childhood. For decades, loyal patrons have made Tony Mandola's part of their lives, choosing the cozy Texan-Sicilian restaurant for business lunches, family dinners and everything in between. Everyone who meets the proprietor and namesake immediately becomes part of the family, and Tony Mandola is defiantly a family-man Read More
Cadillac Culinary Masters - Cadillac and ABC-13 have come together to unveil a new series recognizing Culinary Masters in the Houston area. This partnership was created in an effort to pay tribute to Houston's finest chefs. To qualify for this prestigious honor, Chefs must meet the criteria established by our panel of judges. Each month, the selected chef will feature a 'Cadillac Culinary Masters' inspired menu with proceeds benefiting the Houston Food Bank.