Saturday, February 9, 2013

Celebrity pop-up dinners coming to Lotus Honolulu

Lotus Honolulu is excited to announce hosting a series of “pop-up” restaurants from two of today’s most buzzed-about chefs in the world.  Limited engagements feature the cuisines Chef Greg Profeta,, formerly of Restaurant Marc Forgione Tribeca; and Chef Koji Tanaka, representing Iron Chef Hiroyuki Sakai

February 14-17:  Executive Chef Greg Profeta

Cost for February 14:  $75 + tax and gratuity + optional wine pairing

Cost for February 15, 16, 17:  $60 + tax and gratuity + optional wine pairing 

Oyster Shooters

1st course
Crudo/Avocado Mousse/Hearts of Palm/Maca Root/Miso Dressing/Caviar
2nd course
Chilled Asparagus Salad/Charred Maui Onion Vinaigrette/Manchego/Pine Nuts

3rd course
Seared Sea Scallops/Pink Pepper & Cardamom Yogurt/Celery Root/Blood Orange

Chocolate Mousse/Vanilla Crème Anglaise/Honey

PLUS:  A special “tasting menu” is also included as a surprise offering from Chef Profeta.

Note:  Above menu subject to change based on locally available produce and products.  Please advise re food allergies when making your reservation.

March 1-3:  Executive Chef Koji Tanaka
Cost:  $60 + tax and gratuity + optional wine pairing

1st Amuse
Almond Choux, Foie Gras

2nd Amuse
Seafood Cocktail, Cauliflower Puree, Wadashi Gelee, Shrimp Snap Pea Awabi

Tuna Ball with Avocado Lobster,  Red Onion, Egg Mayo, Yuzu Zest
Yellow Tail Ball with Farro Lemon Salsa Verde
Radish Salad

Choice of Entrée

Red Snapper with Lobster Sauce
Snap Peas with Basil-Potato Puree  


New York Strip Steak with Hashed Potatoes
Creamy Spinach, Red Wine Sauce

Sakai Soufflé

Coffee or Tea

NOTE:  Above menu subject to change based on locally available produce and products. 

For reservations, please call Lotus Honolulu at (808) 922-1700.  These limited engagements will sell out, so early reservations are highly-recommended. 

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