Live Oak Lounge & Grill
Live Oak Lounge & Grill is Third Ward’s premier neighborhood venue. Our menu features strong southern traditions deeming our plates as ‘Creole Street Food’. Conveniently located near downtown, medical center and the museum district, we are proud to service the Greater Houston area.
Leading the culinary team at Live Oak Lounge & Grill is Chef Farentino. Originally from Houston, Farentino grew up on the southside where he learned a great deal of his skills from being in the kitchen with his family, in which exposed to a variety of foods that would fuel his life long passion for cooking.
He studied at the Arts Institute Colorado where he sharpened his skills in the culinary arts. With almost a decade of experience, Farentino enjoys colorful plates as well as creating dishes that challenges the pallet.
Farentino has been a part of amazing kitchens including Landry’s, Cadillac Grill, Macy’s culinary council and Events by Momo. A seasoned talent with extensive experience in the culinary arena, Chef Schmidt is committed to delivering great food and service to Live Oak Lounge & Grill’s guests.
Houston, TX 77004