Hale Aina Happenings: Wine Dinners with Jesse Katz and Ken Bernards
Winemaker Jesse Katz
- Roy's Hawaii Kai presents a dinner with Ken Bernards, winemaker for Ancien and Tournesol. The four-course dinner by chef Chris Garnier starts with Kauai prawns over orzo risotto and shaved fennel and the Ancien Sangiacomo Pinot Gris 2012 and ends with a braised beef cheek paired with the Tournesol Proprieter's Blend 2009 from Napa Valley.
$85, Thursday, March 6, 6:30 p.m. Call 396-7697 for reservations.
- Tiki's Grill and Bar hosts Jesse Katz, winemaker for Lancaster and Roth and recently named one of Forbes' 30 under 30. His accomplishments at 29 years old? Receiving 90+ scores on his Lancaster wines and creating a custom wine for Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake's wedding.
For the upcoming dinner, chef Ronnie Nasuti presents a five-course dinner including an opah confit paired with Roth Chardonnay 2011, a duck hash baklava duo with the Roth Pinot Noir 2011, and a lamb chop on blue polenta, finishing with the Lancaster Cabernet Sauvignon 2009.
$75, Monday, March 10, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tickets available at tikiswinedinner.eventbrite.com