Golf tournament to benefit culinary non-profit

Apr 16, 2016

The eighteenth Hawaii Culinary Education Foundation Charity Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, April 11, 2016 at the Kapolei Golf Course. Tournament proceeds benefit the culinary nonprofit dedicated to culinary education in Hawaii. (more…)

Let’s Talk Food: Chef with Hilo roots

Mar 20, 2016

Chef Jon Matsubara, culinary executive director for Bloomingdale’s at Ala Moana Center in Honolulu, has roots in Hilo. (more…)

Seattle chef – Tom Douglas puts veggies front and center

Mar 12, 2016

image004What’s the difference between “hard char” and “burnt”?

Burnt is a mistake, while a nicely charred vegetable is the product of a deliberate act that caramelizes the natural sugars to produce a bittersweetness.

A vegetable like that can take the center of a $15 plate in a restaurant like Tom Douglas’ new Carlile Room in downtown Seattle.

“It’s hard to get the idea of ‘hard char’ across so you don’t feel freaky about it,” Douglas said Monday as he showed off a slice of pineapple bearing a solid charred crust. Read More >>

Dumpling making, All Day Wong

Feb 29, 2016

Chef Lee Anne Wong said cooks are just craftsmen. Television makes them famous.
One of the stars on the public television series, “Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking,” spent Tuesday morning with Kauai Community College culinary arts students.
“It’s really good to have some of these (well-known) chefs to come and teach us,” said Angelito Roslin, a KCC student. “It shows us that we can achieve things we never would have thought we could.” Read more >>

Street-dish recipes provide head start on annual event

Jan 28, 2016
STAR-ADVERTISER Channa Chaat (Spicy chickpea side dish)

Channa Chaat (Spicy chickpea side dish)

Take your taste buds on a tantalizing adventure through the streets of India at the Hawaii Culinary Education Foundation’s annual benefit (more…)