2011 Hale Aina Award Winners



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Best Restaurant For a Big Group

GOLD

Buca di Beppo — 1030 Auahi St., 591-0880; Executive Chef: Kent Eckfeldt

SILVER

Tiki’s Grill and Bar — 2570 Kalakaua Ave., 923-8454; Executive Chef: Ronnie Nasuti

BRONZE

Just Taco’s Mexican Grill & Cantina — 92-1046 Olani St., Kapolei, 677-7782; Executive Chef: Gonzalo Granillo

Best Breakfast

GOLD

Café Kaila — 2919 Kapiolani Blvd., 732-3330; Executive Chef/Owner: Chrissie Castillo

SILVER

Cinnamon’s — 315 Uluniu St., Kailua, 261-8724; Executive Chef: Norman "Puna" Nam

BRONZE

Boots & Kimo’s — 151 Hekili St., Kailua, 263-7929; Owner: Rick Kiakona

Best Restaurant for a Healthy Meal

GOLD

TOWN — 3435 Waialae Ave., 735-5900; Chef de Cuisine: Dave Caldiero

SILVER

Hale Macrobiotic — Original location closed Oct. 2010, New King Street location opening Spring 2010, 944-1555; Executive Chef: Moco Kubota

BRONZE

Umeke Market — 4400 Kalanianaole Highway, 739-2990; Executive Chef/Owner: Michelle Yamaguchi

Best Gourmet Comfort Food

GOLD

12th Ave Grill — 1145 12th Ave., 732-9469; Executive Chef/Owner: Kevin Hanney

SILVER

TOWN — 3435 Waialae Ave., 735-5900; Chef de Cuisine: Dave Caldiero

BRONZE

Kalapawai Café & Deli — 750 Kailua Road, 262-3354; Executive Chef: John Memering

Best Steak

GOLD

Ruth’s Chris Steak House — 500 Ala Moana Blvd., 599-3860; Executive Chef: Kyle Yonashiro

SILVER

Hy’s Steakhouse — 2440 Kuhio Ave., 922-5555; Executive Chef: Zack Inouye

BRONZE

Morton’s the Steakhouse — 1450 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 2001, 949-1300; Executive Chef: Andy Degamo

Best Seafood

GOLD

Nico’s at Pier 38 — 1133 N. Nimitz Highway, 540-1377; Executive Chef: Nicolas "Nico" Chaize

SILVER

Mama’s Fish House — 799 Poho Place, Kuau, Maui, (808) 579-8488; Executive Chef: Perry Bateman

BRONZE

Uncle’s Fish Market and Grill — 1135 N. Nimitz Highway, 275-0063; Executive Chef: Geoffrey Arakawa

Best Dessert

GOLD

Roy’s Hawaii Kai — 6600 Kalanianaole Highway, 396-7697; Executive Chef: Chris Garnier

SILVER

Cheesecake Factory — 2301 Kalakaua Ave., 924-5001; Executive Chef: Steve Hessenflow

BRONZE

JJ Bistro & French Pastry — 3447 Waialae Ave., 739-0993; Executive Chef/Owner: J.J. Luangkhot

Best Chinese

GOLD

Little Village Noodle House — 1113 Smith St., 545-3008; Executive Chef: Kenneth Chan

SILVER

Fook Yuen Seafood Restaurant — 1960 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite 200, 973-0168; Executive Chef: Bill Leung

BRONZE

Happy Days — 3553 Waialae Avenue, 738-8666

Best Hawaiian

GOLD

Ono Hawaiian Food — 726 Kapahulu Ave., 737-2275; Executive Chef: Vivian Lee

SILVER

Highway Inn — 94-226 Leoku St., 677-4345; Executive Chef: Gary Toguchi

BRONZE

Helena’s Hawaiian Food —1240 N. School St., 845-8044; Owner/Chef: Craig Katsuyoshi

Best Italian

GOLD

Assaggio — 1450 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 1259, 942-3446; Executive Chef: Thomas Ky

SILVER

Auntie Pasto’s — 1099 S. Beretania St., 523-8855; Owner: Ed Wary

BRONZE

Café Sistina — 1314 S. King St., 596-0061; Executive Chef/Owner: Sergio Mitrotti

Best Japanese

GOLD

Tanaka of Tokyo — 1450 Ala Moana Blvd., 945-3443; Executive Chef: Brandon Naval

SILVER

Gyotaku Japanese Restaurant — 1824 S. King St., 949-4584; Executive Chef: Willy Okimoto

BRONZE

Yanagi Sushi — 762 Kapiolani Blvd., 597-1525; Owner/Chef: Haruo Nakayama

Best Thai

GOLD

Phuket Thai — 1960 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite 109, 942-8194; Executive Chef: Naret Sihavong

SILVER

Bangkok Chef — 1627 Nuuanu Ave., 585-8839; Owner: Patrick Chang

BRONZE

Chiang Mai — 2239 S. King St., 941-1151; Executive Chef: Vincent Hu

For full coverage on this year's Hale Aina Awards, look for our upcoming January 2011 issue.

 

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