Events / Dinner

Flavors Under the Hawaiian Sky

Wed, March 14, 2012

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
Reservations Policy

Chai Chaowasaree

Chai’s Island Bistro and Singha Thai Cuisine, Honolulu

For 20 years chef Chai Chaowasaree has been wowing Honolulu residents and tourists alike with his mastery of bold Pacific Rim flavors. Join us when he brings a taste of this island paradise to the mainland, courtesy of the Oahu Visitors Bureau.

Event photos taken by Eileen Miller


  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Kataifi and Macadamia Nut–Crusted Kauai Prawns with Pineapple Vinaigrette
    • Sautéed Escargot–Hamakua Mushroom Tartlets with Chili–Ginger Sauce
    • Ahi Katsu with Wasabi–Curry Sauce and Tomato–Mango Salsa
    • Grilled Huli-Huli–Style Chicken Summer Rolls with Thai Peanut Sauce
    • Spicy Lemongrass–Oxtail Soup Shooters with Ho Farms Cherry Tomatoes, Hawaiian Chili Water, and Lime
    • Bistro’s Signature Chai Tai > Captain Morgan Spiced Rum With Grand Marnier, Domaine De Canton Ginger Liqueur, and Pineapple, Guava, and Lemon Juices
  • Dinner
    • Kona King Crabcake with Big Island Rainbow Baby Vegetable Salad and Raspberry–Guava Vinaigrette
    • Birichino Vin Gris 2010
    • Coconut Milk and Lemongrass–Poached Kona Lobster with Creamed Aloun Farms Corn, Lobster Reduction, and Baby Corn Shoots
    • Champalou Cuvée Des Fondraux Vouvray 2010
    • Hawaiian-Style Barbecued Lamb Chop with Zinfandel Demi-Glace, Mashed Potatoes, Sugar Snap Peas, and Roasted Bell Peppers
    • Carol Shelton Lopez Vineyard Monga Zin Old Vine Zinfandel 2008
    • Deconstructed Beef Tenderloin Wellington with Mashed Hawaiian Taro Root, Oven-Dried Tomatoes, and Waialua Asparagus
    • Vita Nova Pikake Family Reserve 2007
    • Waialua Chocolate Mousse with Toasted Haupia Cake, Raspberry–Guava Purée, and Exotic Fruit
    • Pavaraga 100-Percent Kona Peaberry Coffee