Posts filed under: Event Recaps


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...... Read More

This Summer’s Coolest Workshop – Bold & Cold Recap

A recap of our super-COOL summer workshop: "Bold & Cold" at the Red Barn Farmstand in Haleiwa.... Read More

“It’s Not Fishy!” A Recap of The Whole Fish: From Tip to Tail (Plus a Recipe)

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...... Read More

Spirits and Dim Sum Tasting with Dame Amy Bender of Kai Spirits

A recap of our fun evening learning about pairing spirits and dim sum with Dame Amy Bender at Yauatcha Waikiki.... Read More

Lessons in How to Host a Party…

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...... Read More

Chef Jackie at HCEF High School Educators Workshop

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...... Read More

A Culinary Student Letter

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...... Read More

Green Tables: Liholiho School Food & Fitness Day

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...... Read More