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Closed10:00 am - 2:00 pm5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

 Lunch
Monday-Saturday 11am-2pm
Dinner
Friday & Saturday 5pm-8pm
Reservations accepted but not required.

MARKET

Closed11:00 am - 8:00 pm

Mon–Thurs: 10am–2pm
Fri-Sat: 10am-8pm

Local goods – Texas wines
Pastured local chicken & eggs
Artisan breads & pastries

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Join us for dinner Friday or Saturday
Prime Rib | Baked Cod | Grilled Chicken with House made Herbed Pasta

 Reservations recommended but not required

“Food, done well, nourishes the body and the soul.”

– Debra Medina, proprietor

Provisions featured in Houstonia Magazine and Texas Highways

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Local goods, honest food.

We love food, so at Provisions we source only the best, freshest, local-as-possible ingredients for every item on our menu and in our market. Local matters because, frankly, food that travels across the country is just exhausted, having lost much of what’s good for you on its arduous trip. And that local food is even better when it’s grown without the use of chemical fertilizers and bug sprays—’cause who wants to eat those? Local Goods. Honest Food. #EatAtProvisions

Delicious is darned important.

Anyone who has ever put a meal together knows: if it doesn’t taste good, it won’t be eaten. Delicious is important, so we never confuse “healthy” and “fresh” with boring. We dare you not to fall in love with even our greenest offerings. We have something amazing for every palate—it’s our passion.

Noe & Debra Medina

Noe & Debra Medina

The Proprietors

Farm girl and talented craftsman let wisdom of the past guide revitalization of an historic building, while creating a hub for the region’s locavore foodies.

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Debra’s a Texas farm girl through and through. She loves the land, her chickens and her kitchen. Noe’s a talented and superb craftsman. Together they’ve built a family they love dearly and friendships they cherish in a quaint little town on the bank of the Colorado River, a stone’s throw from the Gulf of Mexico.

While both grew up farther south, they have enjoyed the green in Wharton county taking their small farm from two scraggly holly bushes to an abundantly producing Texas homestead. Often asked about heritage food and farming techniques, the couple began to mentor young families longing for a return to simpler times and simply good food.  That work and a love for community led them to renovate a neglected building in downtown Wharton, to take a fresh approach to the tried and true foods of the past, and to seek out other farmers who were growing food like great granny did, without chemical and without genetic modification.  Together, they’re helping bring abundant harvests to the table. Simpler food, minimally processed so that the nutrients the good Lord and good dirt provide are available to nourish the body.

Cory Bowen

Cory Bowen

Chef

Creating, Cooking and Serving … Meals to Remember from a 6th-generation Texan.

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Cory may have grown up in southern California but he’ll quickly tell you he’s Texan to the bone, 6th generation, born in Austin. Cory has worked at every position in the kitchen, climbing the ladder always keeping his dreams and goals in mind. From early work at Wolfgang Puck’s and The Hyatt Regency Hotel to a stint at The Sonnenalp Resort in Vail, Colorado after graduation from The Culinary Institute of America, and more recently working as a banquet chef for Cotton Culinary, Cory has been preparing to shepherd his own kitchen.

He has a passion for the outdoors, ranch life, and food. Chef Cory is excited about the future at Provisions Bistro and Market where he is creating, cooking and teaching new ways to not only eat healthy and sustainable meals, but to make them meals to remember.

Cory lives in Columbus and is the father of two wonderful children, daughter Lindsey, 24, and son Jaden, age 10.

Hector Gamez

Hector Gamez

Pastry Chef

Chef Hector Gamez joined the Provisions’ team in May 2017 and will focus on artisan breads and pastries while lending a hand with salads and sandwiches.

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Chef Hector Gámez Araujo is part of a tradition of cooks from Jalisco, Mexico, his birthplace and home.  His grandmother, Josefa Sánchez, had a reputation for serving some of the most delicious dishes made from all natural ingredients. From a very early age, his mother, Gerarda, planted the love for quality cooking and excellent service in her younger son.

Chef Hector has successfully completed the renowned Le Cordon Blue Program & graduated from the Academy of Culinary Arts in Los Angeles, California in 2009.  Although he has mastered every single station of a professional kitchen, and has the natural talent as a Saucier Chef, his true love is in desserts & pastries.  Showing his passion for what makes life enjoyable after a unique dining experience.

He has been part of the culinary teams of L’Opera Ristorante, Long Beach, CA under the supervision of Chef Walter Cota; and Utopia Restaurant, Long Beach, CA.  Chef Hector has also successfully managed all culinary matters for a renown Hotel Chain in Orange County, CA, where he gained invaluable experience in Weddings & Banquets. He was awarded Employee of the Year, 2010, Supervisor of the Year 2013, and was also a nominee for their prestigious Excellence Awards in 2014.

He is the youngest member of a large Mexican family of eight. Nowadays, both a niece and a nephew already share the family’s tradition of great cooking, the later having won several International Cooking Contests in his native Mexico.  Chef Hector is truly humbled with the opportunity to bring his knowledge, experience and unique creative talents to Provisions Bistro & Market, in Wharton, TX

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