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Taste of Tokyo at The Kahala


HONOLULU, HAWAII—The Kahala Hotel & Resort is partnering with Hotel Okura Tokyo to host a special Seafood Buffet Dinner crafted by Chef Kazuya Yokoyama from renowned Japanese restaurant, Yamazato at 5:30pm on September 21st and 22nd at Plumeria Beach House Restaurant. Yamazato is the highly regarded Japanese restaurant that has been delighting customers at Hotel Okura Tokyo since 1962, and The Kahala is honored to welcome Chef Kazuya Yokoyama who will share authentic Japanese taste and culinary flair. This special dinner features Crab & Tai Snapper Shabu-Shabu from action station, Crispy Seafood and Vegetable Tempura, Simmered fish with vegetables, Clear Soup with Shrimp Dumpling and Assorted Appetizers from Yamazato restaurant. Each dish is delicately made and diners can discover umami flavors. Also offered are Ahi Sashimi, Spicy Ahi poke, Okinawan Sweet Potato, Nigiri & Maki Sushi, and wide selection of salads created by Executive Chef Wayne Hirabayashi at The Kahala. These selections are accompanied by Japanese Beer, Sake, Shochu, and Whisky offered for an additional price. Book your dining reservation today, by calling (808) 739-8760 or email [email protected].

September 21st (Fri) & 22nd (Sat), 2018
Plumeria Beach House at The Kahala
5:30pm – 10:00pm
$68 per adult plus tax and gratuity
$34 per child (6-12) plus tax and gratuity

About Hotel Okura Tokyo

Hotel Okura Tokyo opened in Tokyo’s Toranomon district as a "Uniquely Japanese World-Class Hotel" in 1962. Since then, we have welcomed distinguished guests and continued to pioneer developments in the hotel industry in Japan. Reflecting the motto of our founder Kishichiro Okura – “A Harmony of Japanese Beauty and International Service " – we provide services under the Okura’s “Best Accommodation, Cuisine and Service” philosophy to ensure that all guests enjoy Okura’s signature hospitality. The hotel’s main building closed for redevelopment at the end of August 2015, and we continued to operate by relocating facilities such as restaurants and bars to the South Wing. Hotel Okura Tokyo will be reborn as The Okura Tokyo on September 12th, 2019. The Okura Tokyo will reprise the former Hotel Okura Tokyo’s famed traditional Japanese beauty as well as its cherished simplicity and elegance to offer a new combination of traditional and contemporary luxury.

About Yamazato

Since Hotel Okura Tokyo first opened, Yamazato has been serving kaiseki multi-course meals comprising authentic Japanese cuisine subtly crafted to accommodate international tastes. Both classic courses and à la carte dishes feature carefully selected and exquisitely prepared seasonal ingredients. At the Okura, Yamazato upholds the tradition of serving meals that take into account our guests’ personal preferences, circumstances, and even physical condition. Inspired by our motto “Authentic Japanese Cuisine for International Guests”, Yamazato provided a full Japanese banquet service for APEC Japan 2010 summit in Yokohama. The restaurant also served Japanese cuisine at the Japanese pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo 2010. Epitomizing refined taste and hospitality, Yamazato diffuses the charm of Japanese cuisine at home and abroad. Five Yamazato restaurants currently operate in Japan, and another five overseas: in Amsterdam, Shanghai, Taipei, Macau and Bangkok. Yamazato dispatches chefs who have worked at Hotel Okura Tokyo to these overseas bases where they deliver the finest cuisine fused with Japanese hospitality to customers from around the world. The first Yamazato restaurant outside Japan opened at Hotel Okura Amsterdam in 1971. It played a key role in the introduction of traditional Japanese cuisine to the Netherlands and acts as a bridge between the food cultures of Japan and Europe. In 2002, the restaurant proudly became the first Japanese restaurant in Europe to earn a Michelin star.

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