A local Houston restaurant for people to step out of their busy lives and into a place where they can just be themselves, share stories, ideas, and just have fun. The Edison is first and foremost a watering hole for business people and artists, foodies and craft beer connoisseurs alike.
The food is inventive, lively, and affordable. The bar appeases the palette of craft beer and specialty drink lovers. The community and spirt of Edison will begin and spread through hospitality and graciousness.
"Chef Mikey" cooks with essence.
Growing up in a Cajun French family, Chef Michael was born in the heart of New Orleans. Raised in Texas, Chef Michael demonstrated a true eagerness in the kitchen at a very young age. After mastering top in his class at the internationally known Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Institute, he was Chef de Partie at Club Mediterranee Columbus Isle Resort in San Salvador Island, the Bahamas. For three years, he advanced at Miramont Country Club, a new Luxury Golf Resort in Texas, as Executive Sous Chef.
At age 19, he won two silver medals at Le Chaine de Rotisseurs for their annual young chef competition. To pursue his passion for Asian Cuisine Chef Michael emerged as Executive Sous Chef at the renowned Outrigger Hotel in Oahu, Hawaii. With great success and recognition, he was presented the thriving opportunity to orchestrate as the Executive Chef for Chef extraordinaire Jacques Fox and Chef David Denis’ new French restaurant, Artisans, in Houston, Texas. Chef Michael has earned a bronze medal for the American Culinary Federation quick fire challenge at the Houston Country Club and is honored by the acclaimed Escoffier food and wine Society.
With his exuberant, approachable cooking style and infectious energy he presented at Artisans French restaurant, he also devised the kitchen program at the thriving Revelry on Richmond Gastropub in Montrose. In pursuit of expanding his unique culinary ideals. Michael started his Restaurant and Consulting firm MSRG in December 2015, Chef Michael is the Executive Chef of Edison Houston in Near Northside Houston. Also has two future projects a brewery opening in July and a Bar in Austin in June.
"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time."
Thomas A. Edison