Flavours of Hawaii
When people visit Hawaii, they fall in love not only with its exceptional beaches but also with its huge selection of flavorful and mouth-watering dishes.
Travellers of any ethnic background will certainly love Hawaiian cuisine because it is a delicious blend of European, Asian, and American flavors.
Hawaiian cuisine is a fusion of many cultures and ethnicities ranging from American and European to Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Polynesian and Portuguese that established themselves in Hawaii over the course of the country’s long and varied history.
Well known Hawaiian chef Alan Tsuchiyama, and outstanding international pastry chef David Brown, are inSydney under for the inaugural Flavours of Hawaii Food Festival at The Grace Hotel to invite food and travel enthusiasts to discover Hawaii’s unique and interesting culinary history, from traditional to contemporary dishes.
“From June 15 to 30, 2012, The Grace Hotel Brasserie is innovatively transformed into culinary gateway to Hawaii,” said Grace Hotel Sydney’s general manager Philip Pratley.
“This is an exciting and exclusive opportunity to taste some of the flavours of a traditional flavours of Hawaii – a feast accompanied by entertainment and Hawaiian cuisine from appetisers to soups, salads, carving stations, mains and a selection of delicious desserts.”
It is this diversity that sets Hawaiian cuisine apart and can be sampled during the Flavours of Hawaii Food Festival. Not only will you be able to indulge on traditional Hawaiian cuisine, but you will experience the tantilizing union of Hawaii’s multiculture modern cuisine.
Hawaii Tourism Oceania representative Frank Haas, from the University of Hawaii School of Travel, said: “We are delighted and proud to have the opportunity to showcase traditional, local and regional Hawaiian cuisine.
“Hawaiian cuisine is an integral part of bringing multiethinic cultures together and is an essential part to understanding the uniqueness of Hawaiian culture
“The selection of dishes presented during this festival have been carefully crafted by two of Hawaii’s most talented chefs, and have been selected to take full advantage of the bounty of the sea and land that is Hawaii.”
Mr Tsuchiyama said: “David and I are honoured to have the opportunity to share Hawaiian food and culture with the Australian people
“Our ethnic diversity provided rich inspiration for our menu choices. The menu created for the festival use the freshest ingredients in a wide variety of dishes to showcase the unique Flavours of Hawaii.”
Hawaii Tourism Oceania, together with Hawaiian Airlines and The Grace Hotel, will be giving away a trip for two to Hawaii, staying in luxury at the Modern Honolulu.
**Photos by: CIBO /The Grace Hotel Sydney and Maria Eftekharhashtroudi**