What a wonderful time we had down on the farm at Mari’s Gardens on Sunday, March 18th, with visiting celebrity chef Vivian Howard and our own favorite local chef Ed Kenney, both with hit shows on PBS. The Roots Run Deep Fundraiser for the local Hawaii chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier International was supported in […]
A recap of our super-COOL summer workshop: “Bold & Cold” at the Red Barn Farmstand in Haleiwa.
Over 20 participants enjoyed this educational demo by Dame Chef Jackie Lau which included a tour of the Honolulu fish auction and learning how to cut a fish in the private kitchen and dining room of the MW Restaurant. Brooks Tanenaka from the auction did a great job informing the group on how the fish […]
A recap of our fun evening learning about pairing spirits and dim sum with Dame Amy Bender at Yauatcha Waikiki.
Most of us only dream of having a kitchen as big as Chef Jackie Lau’s and laid out in the same way. However, even for this amazing and accomplished former corporate chef for Roy Yamaguchi, there are times when managing and enjoying her own party takes a plan. In the recent educational and fun demo […]
We have been keeping Dame Jackie Lau busy! In addition to hosting the upcoming “How to Host a Party (And Still Enjoy Yourself) workshop, Jackie taught a Hawaii Culinary Education Foundation High School culinary workshop on June 1 at Leeward Community College. Thirty teachers from Oahu, Kauai, and Hawaii Island attended the workshop to learn: […]
Each year we honor our namesake, August Escoffier, with our Hawaii Escoffier Dinner. Our goal is to showcase not only the finest cuisine our islands have to offer—paired with exceptional wine—but also fine dining service, which only heightens a meal’s experience. This year we invited five culinary students to join us for our 2016 dinner at […]
As part of Green Tables and Food Day the LDEI Hawaii Chapter partnered with Liholiho Elementary School for their Food Day and Fitness Fair on Friday, October 19. More than 400 students experienced movement activities in the school’s open field directed by their volunteer physical education teachers. Hawaii Dames showcased various tasting stations around the […]