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Chai’s Waikiki Hawaiian Fusion

Chef Chai’s second location going strong

Since arriving in Hawaii nearly 28 years ago, Chai Chaowasaree has become one of Hawaii’s top Hawaii Regional Cuisine chefs, known for his fusion menu of culinary masterpieces that are exquisite in both presentation and taste. His newest restaurant, Chai’s Waikiki Hawaiian Fusion, is no exception. Located at the entrance to Waikiki at Canterbury Place,…

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Gorgeous Food, Flavors

As Dining Out enters four-month-old Chai’s Waikiki Hawaiian Fusion, owner and renowned chef Chai Chaowasaree is trimming red ginger flowers, which will be on display throughout the restaurant that night. The vibrant red stands out against the establishment’s classically simple décor, which perfectly mirrors the elegance and precision of Chef Chai’s cuisine. “Everything we do…

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Best Of Both Worlds at Chai’s Waikiki

By Maria Kanai At renowned chef Chai Chaowasaree’s newest restaurant, dishes boast bold flavors from Thailand, subtle tastes from Japan and unique dishes from China, tied together with ingredients from Hawaii. The result? An East-meets-West fine dining experience patrons have come to know and love as Chai’s Waikiki Hawaiian Fusion. Chaowasaree might not have a…

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February 16, 2016

Chai’s Waikiki Hawaiian Fusion

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Ho Farms Heirloom Cherry Tomato Burrata Caprese Salad ($12) Tucked away at Canterbury Place along Ala Moana Boulevard is Chai’s Waikiki Hawaiian Fusion. Formerly known as Sing-ha Thai Cuisine, chef Chai Chaowasaree opened his newest establishment there just three months ago. All of Chaowasaree’s dishes are easily…

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Get Your Fresh Fix

Recognized as one of the state’s top Hawaii-Regional-Cuisine chefs, Chai Chaowasaree humbly takes pride in his work. Serving more than just food, Chef Chai meticulously creates art — fusing tastes, textures and colors to ensure that each bite is perfect. Chai’s Waikiki Hawaiian Fusion opened just two months ago, and tourists and locals alike flock…

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From Hawaii’s Farms To Your Table

We all know a Chef Chai dish when we see it — and taste it, for that matter. Throughout his long and diverse career in the Islands, the renowned chef has developed a signature style of cuisine that’s always colorful, presented in a stunning way every time, and never fails to burst with massive flavors….

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Still ‘wowing,’ even after all these years

There’s something to be said about a chef whose creativity never dwindles. Chai Chaowasaree is exemplary of this, despite having been in the business for quite some time now. Just recently, he quietly celebrated the soft opening of Chai’s Waikiki Hawaiian Fusion. With a new menu (though loyal diners will recognize some items from his…

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An exciting new venture for Chef Chai

For decades, chef Chai Chaowasaree has slow cooked his reputation within the Islands’ restaurant industry to perfection, maintaining his roles as one of today’s most prominent figures in Hawaii Regional Cuisine as well as the executive chef for Hawaiian Airlines, among a long list of career accomplishments. In 2013, Chaowasaree opened Chef Chai on Kapiolani…

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