Gastronome

VOL2 2018

Gastronome is the official publication of the U.S. Chaîne des Rôtisseurs. The magazine provides coverage of local, regional, national and international Chaîne events as well as feature stories about members and member establishments.

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Around-the- Celebration BY BRIAN T. MOTO, Vice Chargé de Presse IF YOU LIVE on an island in the middle of an ocean, there are two ways to experience the rest of the world: you either leave the island or you invite the outside world to join you. On December 13, the Maui Bailliage chose the lat- ter, hosting a black-tie holiday celebration at the Mauka Makai res- taurant in the Westin Nanea Ocean Villas. The seven-course feast was prepared under the joint super- vision of two talented chefs: Mauka Makai Executive Sous- Chef Ikaika Manakū and Executive Chef neighboring Westin Kā'anapali Ocean Resort Villas. The menu featured fresh products sourced from Maui, Molokai, Lanai, and Kauai farms. The din- ner was coordinated by Assistant Director of Food & Beverage Ricky Hamasaki. Pūlehu–An Italian Grill General Manager James Hansen paired the dishes with interesting wines from France, South Africa, Argentina, Lebanon, Italy, California, and Spain. His selections were informed by his many years of experience in the wine industry. The holiday gathering, which began in the warm glow of a golden sunset, ended with a hula performance by Leslie Kimura, daughter of Dame de la Chaîne Kyoko Kimura and Glenn Yamasaki. G MAUI Mauka Makai Westin Nanea Ocean Villas December 13, 2017 SEARED SEA SCALLOP Quinta Essentia Chenin Blanc 2015 STEAMED MOI Viña Cobos Felino Chardonnay 2015 HANALEI POI HUMMUS Château Musar Red Blend Bekaa Valley 2007 NIIHAU ELAND MEATBALL Tenuta San Guido Sassicaia Super Tuscan 2013 GRILLED RIB EYE Continuum Cabernet Blend Pritchard Hill 2013 BAKED MAUI AND PINEAPPLE TRES LECHES Lustau East India Solera Sherry N.V. PHOTOS BY JOHN HENRY PHOTOGRAPHY Maui Bailliage members. Executive Sous-Chef Ikaika Manakū, Bailli Adele Rugg, Executive Chef François Millet, and P ū lehu–An Italian Grill General Manager James Hansen. Dame Kyoko Kimura and Glenn Yamasaki. Vice Conseiller Gastronomique Fred Wong and Christine Wong. P ū lehu–An Italian Grill Manager James Hansen. Professionnel de la Table Nelson Okumura and Kim Kum Okumura. Eva Kafsack and Professionnel de la Table Thomas Kafsack. Vice Chancelier-Argentier Ronald Kawahara and Blossom Kawahara. BAILLIAGES 2 0 1 8 v 2 :: G A S T R O N O M E :: 85

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