Chef Nobu Matsuhisa Returns

Chef Nobu Matsuhisa is set to return to the islands and his Hawaii flagship restaurant, Nobu Waikiki at the Waikiki Parc Hotel, February 9 – 12, 2010.

As a part of chef Nobu’s visit, the restaurant will host a number of special events throughout the week.

February 9 – 13, “Nightly MA’O Inspired Omakase Menu”

During this visit, Chef Nobu will be working with emerging Waianae farmers of MA’O Organic Farms to design an Omakase menu inspired by the rich harvest of organic produce from the 16.5-acre farm located in Lualualei Valley, Waianae.

20% of the nightly specialty menu will benefit the farm’s sustainable internship programs, land expansion, scholarships and community G.I.V.E days at MA’O

The Omakase menu is available for $125 per person (plus tax & gratuity).

Thursday, February 11, “Art of Sushi & Sake Tasting Class”

Chef/restaurateur Nobu Matsuhisa. Photo: courtesy of Nobu Waikiki

Chef Nobu will conduct his first Hawaii-based “Art of Sushi & Sake Tasting Class.” Nobu will demonstrate the art of creating his world-renowned signature sushi and cold dishes – from selecting fish, carving techniques, masterful platting and sake pairings. Guests will also receive a personalized cookbook, Nobu-apron, masu and maki sushi.

Following the sushi class, participants will enjoy lunch with Chef Nobu. Only eight (8) exclusive sushi bar seats are available for $300 per person. 

RSVP and deposit required by calling 808.237.6999.

February 11, “Cocktails & Aperitivo with Chef Nobu”

Join Chef Nobu in the Lounge at Nobu Waikiki for an Aperitivo!, Nobu’s signature happy hour.

From 5 – 8 p.m., enjoy the three-course Aperitivo for $18 and MA’O inspired cocktails by bar manager Dave Newman. Nobu will be available to sign your favorite Nobu cookbook during this rare cocktail party with the world-renowned chef.

 Reservations available at (808) 237-6999 or Follow Nobu Waikiki happenings on Twitter at @nobuwaikiki.