Sample Menu

A small "taste" of some of Chef Ippy's award winning cuisine.  This is just a sample as menus are designed to your specific needs and wants.

Cold Appetizers

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Kauai Prawn Ceviche

Kauai Prawns Cured in Tahitian Lime & Coconut Cream with Waimea Cherry Tomatoes, Cold Smoked Japanese Cucumbers, Mango Spheres & Molokai Black Salt

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Ahi Tataki

Black Pepper Crusted Fire Seared Locally  Caught Ahi Served Cold in a Yuzu Ponzu with Shaved Daikon, Micro Cilantro & Hawaiian Chili Pepper Aioli

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Hamachi Tartare

Kona Hamachi in Aromatic Ginger Soy Sauce, Avocado Miso Mousse, Candied Kau Orange Slice

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Smoked Salmon

Smoked Alaskan Salmon with a Sweet Chili Pickled Ginger Relish & Wasabi Aioli  Served on a Wonton Crisp

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Watermelon "Sashimi"

White Soy Sauce Pressed Watermelon with Aged Olive Oil, Pickled Maui Onion & Kukui Nut Inamona

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Scallion Blini

Scallion Blini with Waimea Tomato Marmalade

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Cheese Plate

Parmigiano-Reggiano Crisp with Big Island Goat Cheese & Honey Mousse 

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Fresh Figs

Fresh Figs with Sliced Serrano Jamon, Big Island Mac Nut Honey & Triple Creme Brie  

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Charcuterie

Platter with Chef Selected Cured Meats, Cheeses, Homemade Jams & Pickles

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Caviar

Chef's Selection of Sustainably Imported & Domestic Caviars served with Brioche Toast Homemade Meyer Lemon Creme Fraiche & Chef Ippy's Waimea Mini

 Bread & Butter Pickles

 

 

From The Valley (Salads)

 

Spinach & Goat Cheese

Local Spinach, Hawaiian Salt Roasted Concord Grapes, Puna Goat Cheese, Candied Pecans with Macnut Vinaigrette

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Arugula & Gorgonzola

Waimea Arugula, Candied Walnuts, Gorgonzola, Asian Pear & Raspberry Vinaigrette

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Crab & Bacon

Waimea Mixed Greens, Bacon, Fresh Crab Meat, Cherry Tomato, Avocado & Wasabi Aioli

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Fresh Catch

Waimea Mixed Greens, Lilikoi Seared Fresh Caught Fish, Crispy Wonton, Kamuela Tomato, Pickled Maui Onion & Red Curry Vinaigrette 

Warm For The Soul

(Soup)

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Carrot & Ginger

Caramelized Carrot, Coconut & Ginger Bisque

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Spinach Feta

Creamed Local Spinach, Feta Cheese & Pine Nuts

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Italian Onion

Caramelized Onion & Pancetta with Provolone & Italian Crostini 

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Chicken Papaya

Citrus Brined Chicken Wontons with Green Papaya in Ginger Chicken Broth

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Lemongrass Ciopinno 

Kamuela Tomato & Lemongrass Broth with Kaui Prawns, Local Fresh Caught Fish, Manila Clams & New Zealand Mussels

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Tomato Gorgonzola

Roasted Kamuela Tomato & Gorgonzola Bisque

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Waipio Taro Chowder

Waipio Valley Taro & Big Island Corn Chowder

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Dessert

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B&B Bread Pudding

Bacon Punalu'u Sweet Bread Pudding, Tahitian Vanilla Ice Cream & Bourbon Caramel Sauce

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Pavlova

(Crispy Meringue with Soft, Airy Center)

Vanilla Pavlova, Strawberry Coulis, Basil Syrup & Mango Sorbet

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Creme Brûlée 

Macnut, Lavender Creme Brulee & Candied Macnuts

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Strawberry Basil Cake

Sweet Basil Cake, Macerated Strawberries, Dark Chocolate Sauce & Tahitian Vanilla Ice Cream

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 "Hawaiian" Brown Betty

Apple & Pineapple Caramel Brown Betty, Candied Pecan Crumble & Macnut Ice Cream

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NY Cheesecake

Chef Ippy's Secret Family Recipe for the "Perfect" New York Style Cheesecake with Amaretti Cookie Crust and Big Island Honey Drizzle

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PB&B Ice Cream Sandwich 

Peanutbutter & Dark Chocolate Chip Cookie, Banana Ice-Cream

Hot Appetizers

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Bruchetta

Homemade Lemon Ricotta, Pickled Waimea Tomatoes & Fresh Mint on Warm Ciabatta Crostini

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Duck Confit

Duck Confit Sliders, Crispy Fried Pub Onions, Bitter Greens and Caramelized Tomato Aioli on Sweetbread Roll

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Manapua

40 Hour Chinese Five Spice Braised Pork Belly and Namasu Stuffed Bao Buns With Pickled Beet Yogurt

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Keahole Lobster Tempura

Furikake Battered Tempura Fried Kona Cold Lobster with Chinese Black Bean Aioli and Garlic Chips

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Asian Arancini

Miso and Sake Fried Risotto Arancini's Stuffed with Pork Charsiu, Pickled Onions & Cilantro with Thai Basil Aioli

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Tofu

Grilled Hilo Tofu with Melted Smoked Gouda & Apple Sweet Onion Salsa with a Waimea Strawberry & Mustard Applesauce 

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Manila Calms

Manila Clams Steamed in an Aromatic Lemongrass, Chili & Sake Buerre Blanc served with Black Garlic Buttered Crostini

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Hamakua Mushrooms

Alii Mushrooms Sautéed with Ginger & Sesame served with  French Breakfast Radish & Pistachio Vinaigrette

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Baked Figs

Port Caramelized Red Onions & Mission Figs Baked with Big Island Goat Cheese and Served with Ciabatta Crostini 

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Beach Style Miso Pork

Peanut Butter & Miso Marinated Grilled Pork Flatiron with Pickled Maui Onion 

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Tempura Waimea Green Beans

Lightly Battered Crispy Waimea Green Beans with Hawaiian Chili Pepper Aioli

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Mahi "Larb" Lettuce Wrap

Chopped Local Mahi Ceviche, Peanut Sauce, Candied Shredded Carrots, Pickled Daikon, Nakamoto Green Leaf Lettuce

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Mulitas

Smoked Kalua Pig & Jack Cheese, Pico de Gallo Between Crisp Corn Tortillas with Cilantro Crema

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Poke

Chef Ippy's Signature Rainbow Poke, Salmon, Ahi, Octopus, Avocado in Ginger Soy Marinate with Candied Lemon & Smoked Molokai Black Salt

Large Plates

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40 Hour Pork Belly

Crispy Sous Vide Citrus Brined Pork Belly, in Ancient Ssamjang Sauce & Kimchee Melon

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Pork Flatiron 

Grilled Duroc Heritage Pork Flatiron, Citrus Chimichuri, Pickled Red Onions & Grilled Big Island Mexican "Street" Corn

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Double Cut Pork Chop

Citrus Brined Duroc Heritage Double Cut Pork Chop, Homemade Porter Mustard, Caramelized Onion, Apple & Gorgonzola Tart

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Baby Back Ribs

Slow Smoked Baby Back Ribs, Bourbon BBQ Sauce, Beer Battered Bread & Butter Pickles, Pancetta Collards, Country Mashed Potatoes

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Fried Chicken

Pickle Brined Jidori Fried Chicken & Hawaiian Chilipepper Cornbread with Macnut Honey

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Roasted Chicken

Whole Butter Herb Roasted Jidori Chicken, Served With Grilled Fennel & Roasted Local Seasonal Vegetables

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Lilikoi Fresh Catch

Lilikoi Butter Seared Fresh Local Fish, Buttermilk Powder Tossed Crispy Molokai Purple Potato, Waipio Valley Fern Shoot Salad

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Whole Moi

Roasted or Fried Whole Moi Family Style with "Bug Juice" Fresh Herbs

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Kauai Shrimp

Whole Fried Kauai Shrimp, Unagi Sauce, Pickled Ginger Aioli & Japanese Pickles

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 Misoyaki Butterfish

Chef Ippy's Award Winning Miso Marinated Black Cod, Pickled Ginger, Local Greens

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Blackened Salmon

Wild Alaskan Salmon, Grilled Pickled Fennel, Tarragon Creme Fraiche & Keawe Smoked Kabocha Pumpkin Puree

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Vongole Pasta

Fresh Linguini,  Clams & Roasted Garlic Sangiovese Vellute 

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Whole Roasted Acorn Squash

Quinoa White Bean Pilaf Stuffed Roasted Acorn Squash & House Blended Curry Coconut "Gravy"

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"Big Island" Heart of Palm

Tahitian Lime Sous Vide Heart of Palm,  Alii Mushroom Tapenade & Japanese Cucumber Cipollini Onion Feta Faro 'Salad'

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Osso Bucco

Merlot Braised Veal (or Lamb) Osso Bucco, Anise Tomato Demi Glace & Chili Torched Broccolini 

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Duck Confit

Confit Duck Leg, Wilted Frisee, Peach Vinaigrette, Candied Sliced Almonds & Roasted Tomato Brie Tart

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"Mahalo Nui Loa... thank you so much for taking the time to look at my sample menu & website.  I can't wait to customize a special dinner just for you.  Food has always been essential in bringing people together and the only thing more important than the food, are the friendships we make over those meals.  Allow me to take the worry out of planning your next dinner party or even a quiet family meal  so that you can concentrate on what is important, your friends & family"

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