Galveston's Own, Chef Mary Bass, has now been named Galveston.com "Chef of the Year" for 2015!  

Mary Bass is a native Galvestonian and BOI with deep roots in the community. After completing her AAS in Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management at Galveston Community College, she went on to open and run her own bakery for more than 4 years. She was offered a position working for Haak Vineyards and Winery in 2013 as their Executive Chef. While there she was featured in many local magazines and news outlets including Houston Press, Galveston Daily News, and Coast Magazine. In April 2015 she signed on as the Executive Sous Chef of BLVD. Seafood, recently named "Best New Restaurant" by Galveston.com. All the while teaching classes for kids and adults at a local kitchen store, Kitchen Chick. She just entered her sixth year of teaching culinary arts as an adjunct instructor at Alvin Community College. Chef Mary Bass is available for private and public events of all types offering a fun and outgoing personality with a wide variety of knowledge in the culinary field.