New Tasting Menu at Azure


The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort’s Azure Restaurant has announced a new five-course tasting menu. Created by executive chef Jon Matsubara the menu features unique island dishes of locally caught fish prepared with fresh, local ingredients.

The “Taste of Azure” menu is offered nightly from 5:30 to 9 p.m. for $65 per person or $85 per person with three wine pairings.

The “Taste of Azure” menu consists of the following signature menu items:

Chef Jon Matsubara invites you
to take a "Taste of Azure."
Photo: courtesy of Starwood Hawaii.

First course

Azure Sashimi
Hawaiian Yellow Tail Ahi, Japanese Hamachi
Avocado & Watermelon Radish Salad, Ginger Vinaigrette, Papadum Crisp

Paired with Crois de Susana Balbo Malbec Rose’

Second course

Ocean Cappuccino
Dungeness Crab & Black Tiger Shrimp, Bouillabaisse

Third course

Kona Lobster Tail Risotto
Marinated Tomato, Saffron, Waialua Asparagus

Paired with BEX Riesling

Fourth course

Braised Veal & Quail Egg
Hamakua Mushroom, Taro & Brandy Puree, Liquid Parmesan

Paired with Vita Nova Merlot by Jim Clendenen

Fifth course

Kula Strawberries & Fior Di Latte
Balsamic & Cinnamon Fadrizzle

Azure‘s new ‘Taste of Azure’ menu is truly a unique culinary experience at an unbelievable value. We are excited to share this amazing menu of locally sourced seafood that’s been carefully prepared with special ingredients unique to the islands,” said Chef Matsubara.

For restaurant reservations or more information, please contact the Starwood dining desk at 921-4600 or e-mail All applicable taxes will be applied and a 17 percent gratuity will automatically be applied for parties of seven or more. Four-hour complimentary self or valet parking is available.