Taste of the Islands – Okinawa and Hawaii

This is an example of a cooking course we had last year. New courses are now in development. Please fill out the form below if you would like to be notified when courses are available.
Join us for Superfood Saturday. Uala Leaf Cafe is a new, Blue Zones Approved® Restaurant located at Windward Community College in Kaneohe.  At the helm of Windward’s innovative foodservice training program is Chef Instructor K. Mahana Beamer. Her creations are inspired by the ethnic diversity of the islands and the lush environment of windward Oahu. The menu will feature a blended fusion of the superfoods of Okinawa and Hawaii. Enjoy a sampling of Chef Mahana’s unique Awamori and Genki Su inspired dishes and elixir, followed by a Q & A session.

Class meets: Saturday, Oct 8, 9:00 - 11:30 am
Location: Hale Akoakoa Cafeteria
Cost: $40 (includes lecture, demonstration, tasting plates and event recipes)

HOSP7091 TBD 1 mtg.
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K. Mahana Beamer, Hi’ilaniwai Foodservice
Innovations chef instructor, holds an AS in Culinary Arts and Patisserie from Kapi‘olani Community College. Mahana is a Certified Dietary Manager, ServSafe® Instructor, HACCP Consultant and is presently pursuing a dual Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration and Justice Administration at UH-West Oahu. She has worked alongside noted chefs locally, nationally and internationally.Extensive global travels have honed her palate and allows her to innovate and create as a skilled chef and mixologist.