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Roy Yamaguchi is Throwing a 30th Anniversary Bash—And You’re Invited

(Sponsored) The father of Hawaiian-fusion will celebrate 30 years of success with an Islandwide food tour, kicking off on Thursday, Feb. 8, at the original Roy’s in Hawai‘i Kai.



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Roy's 30th Anniversary Hawaii Food Tour Kick-Off
Photo: courtesy of Roy Yamaguchi

 

Roy Yamaguchi kicks off his 30th Anniversary Hawai‘i Food Tour, a series of events commemorating three decades of culinary success, on Thursday, Feb. 8, 6 to 9 p.m., with a special evening celebrated at his first eponymous restaurant, the original Roy’s in Hawai‘i Kai. Enjoy an evening filled with live entertainment, wine and cocktails, and, of course, a menu of fine food. Ten of Hawai‘i’s elite chefs, including Yamaguchi himself, will showcase their skills with culinary delights for guests to feast on.

 

Tickets are $88 per person in honor of 1988, the first year Roy’s restaurant opened. The theme is “Throwback to the ’80s,” and guests are all encouraged to come dressed in era-appropriate rock-band attire. A portion of proceeds from the event will be donated to Kaiser High School.

 

Purchase tickets to Roy’s 30th Anniversary Hawai‘i Food Tour Kick-Off  here.

 

Featured Chefs

Roy's 30th Anniversary Hawaii Food Tour Kick-Off

Colin Hazama

Chris Kajioka

Michelle Karr-Ueoka

Ed Kenney

Andrew Le

George Mavrothalassitis

Mark Noguchi

Alan Wong

Lee Anne Wong

Roy Yamaguchi

 

Credited as the innovator of Hawaiian-fusion cuisine, Roy Yamaguchi cofounded Hawai‘i Regional Cuisine in 1991. This movement drew global attention to the Islands as a burgeoning culinary hotspot and paved the way for future local talent. In 1993, Yamaguchi became Hawai‘i’s first James Beard Award-winning chef, an honor that has since been awarded to just two other Island chefs: Alan Wong and George Mavrothalassitis.

 

Roy’s Hawai‘i Kai | 6600 Kalaniana‘ole Highway, Honolulu, HI 96825 | (808) 396-7697 | royshawaii.com 

 

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