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Monday, September 20, 2010

The Rat Pack Supper Club at Azure

Azure Restaurant in The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort is launching a new quarterly series of culinary themed events.

To kick start the series, the restaurant will feature a menu inspired by the Rat Pack era. Azure, winner of the 2010 Hale Aina Award for “Best New Restaurant”, will host the “Rat Pack Supper Club” on Tuesday, September 28th at 6 p.m. 

Executive Chef Jon Matsubara will partner with mixologist Joey Gottesman to create a four-course menu featuring an island influenced mid-century American cuisine complimented by cocktail pairings starring popular 1960’s elixirs.

The Rat Pack inspired menu and cocktail items include:

To Start

Fortified Sangrita
Fresh Pressed Lime, Bombay Sapphire, Shiso, Clamato, Wasabi



The shrimp cocktail. Photo: courtesy of Starwood hotels & resorts.

First Course

Shrimp Cocktail
Hibachi Shrimp and Watermelon Ceviche
Spiced Popcorn, Feta Cheese, Opal Shiso, Spearmint

Cocktail Pairing: French 75
Fresh Lemon, White Cane Sugar Reduction, Sparkling Wine, Bombay Sapphire

Second Course

Croque Monsieur
Foie Gras and Smoked Mozzarella Cheese
Grilled Bread, Italian Black Truffle and Madeira Sauce

Cocktail Pairing: Sticky Jack
Jack Daniels Tennessee Sour Mash, Sticky, Le Torment Vert Absinthe, Lemon Essence

Third Course

Swedish Meat Balls
Snake River Valley Wagyu Beef, Red Wine & Duck Fat
Pecorino, Nalo Baby Rocket

Cocktail Pairing: Tuaca Tango
Tuaca, Fresh Pressed Lemon, Pasteurized Egg White, Chambord Cushion

Fourth Course

Banana Cream Pie

Cocktail Pairing: The Honey Mooners
Invisible Dark Chocolate alternating Scotch and Chocolate

This special four-course menu with cocktail pairings is available for $99 per person(plus tax and gratuity).

For reservations or more information, please contact the Starwood dining desk at 921-4600 or e-mail tdrc.hawaii@starwoodhotels.com. Four-hour complimentary self or valet parking is available with validation.
 

Posted on Monday, September 20, 2010 in Archive Permalink

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