12th Ave Grill Beer Dinner & Community Plate

This month, 12th Ave Grill has two special foodie events where you can indulge your palate or just dine out for a good cause.

America vs. Europe Beer Battle Dinner

On September 13th, 12th Ave Grill will host a special four course beer dinner and Micro-brew challenge!

Chef Zach Most. Photo: Rae Huo

The dinner features a number of micro-brews in match-ups – America versus Europe paired with four courses. The line-up includes American standards like Sam Adams to a beer brewed in Cooperstown, NY which is one of the only cave aged beers on American soil.

Here’s a look at the menu and match-ups.


Smoked Ahi Bruschetta

First Match

Dolmas of Shrimp and Scallop Ceviche
with Lemon Arborio Rice & Spiced Tomato Coulis

Beer Pairing: A Hefeweizen Confrontation
Germany’s Schneider Weisse vs. America’s Sierra Nevada Kellerweis

Second Match

Grilled Duck Confit Calzone
with Caramelized Onions, Smoked House made Mozzarella Toasted Walnuts & Fig Cream

Beer Pairing: Battle of the Belgian Golden Strong Ales:
Belgium’s Duvel vs America’s North Coast Brewery the "Prankster"

Third Match

Mole Dusted Braised Maui Cattle Co. Shortribs
with Luau Pudding, Roasted Fennel Chutney & New Potato Gaufrettes

Beer Pairing: Contest of the Dopple Bock Titans:
Germany’s Ayinger the "Celebrator" vs. the All American Samuel Adam’s Double Bock

Victory Lap

Bread Pudding French Toast with Fresh Cherries Jubilee
Vanilla Bean Gelato, Tarragon White Chocolate Sauce & Smoked Sea Salt

Paired with Brewery Ommegang Quadrupel Ale with Kreik "Three Philosophers"

The dinner is available for $55 (plus tax and tip). First seating (2 hour) at 5:30 & 6 p.m. Second seating at 7:30 & 8 p.m.

For reservations call 732-9469.

Dine Out for a Cause: 12th Ave Grill Community Plate

Then on September 20th, 12th Ave Grill will host another Community Plate dinner, benefiting the Hawaii Potter’s Guild Children Education Program.

Photo: courtesy of 12th Ave Grill

You’re invited to "Eat, Drink and Celebrate Our Keiki!" Chef Kevin and Chef Zach are offering a delicious seasonal menu and featuring a Mediterranean inspired prix fixe menu all from Hawaii’s freshest local farms and ranches.

The Hawaii Potter’s Guild Children Education Program gives our community’s most underserved 3-13 year old children a rare chance to develop their creativity, confidence and problem solving skills with a unique and playful medium. The program offers free, 8-week classes, generously taught by Hawaii Potter’s Guild Teachers at Palama Settlement and the Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii at Moilili.

15% of gross sales on that night will be donated to keep clay in children’s hands, fire in their kilns and training for more teachers.

The Mediterranean Tastes Prix Fixe Menu will be offered for $45 (plus tax and tip) with optional wine pairings for an additional $14. The menu includes:

First Course

Pesto-Marscarpone Torta
with Grilled Flatbread

Second Course

Pan Fried Hawaiian Red Veal Chop
with Grilled Big Island Romaine-Caprese Salad


Chocolate dipped, Port Poached Pear
with Macadamia Nuts & Cinnamon Creme Anglaise

For reservations or more information on this wonderful event, call 732-9469 or visit 12thavegrill.com.