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Chef Chai

April 6, 2014

Chef Chai

Fueled by the passion and creative mind of Chai Chaowasaree, Chef Chai is an elegant eatery offering Oahu diners island-inspired cuisine daily from its eclectic menu. Located on the ground level of Pacifica Honolulu Building on Kapiolani Boulevard, Chef Chai is your destination for delicious dining with loved ones and friends. If you are feeling…

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March 2, 2014

Hail to the Chef

Once culinary wizard Chai Chaowasaree was named executive chef for Hawaiian Airlines, it became apropos to ask the following: “Where in the world is Chef Chai?” When he’s not jetting to one of Hawaiian Airline’s 26 kitchens around the globe, Chaowasaree can be found perfecting his iconic island-fusion cuisine at the aptly named Chef Chai…

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February 2, 2014 ,

All That Pineapple Pizzazz

The weekend calls for a drive to the North Shore for a day full of adventure that revolves around surf, fun, sun and, most importantly, food! And the route? Well, of course, that’s just as important as the destination. The best route to Haleiwa Town is the one that takes you past the pineapple fields…

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January 12, 2014

Take a Fresh Bite this Year

To people of all ages and walks of life, the dawn of a new year presents an opportunity to welcome a fresh start in life. Beginning a new chapter is something renowned chef Chai Chaowasaree knows well, as he embarked on an epic culinary journey in March of 2013 when he opened Chef Chai at…

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December 8, 2013

Chef Chai

With all the shopping, wrapping and holiday hosting you will be doing this month, why not let someone else handle the cooking? Chef Chai is rolling out the red carpet this Christmas season with its Special Christmas Eve Dinner ($67, Early Bird Special $55 before 5 p.m.). Whet your appetite with Fresh Corn and Green…

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December 1, 2013

Early Birds Fly High at Chef Chai

Fine dining need not cost an arm and a leg, as Chef Chai’s new early bird dinner menu goes to show. The namesake restaurant, which has garnered much praise for its exquisitely prepared Euro-Asian cuisine, welcomes all to try the mouthwatering four-course meal, retailing at $40 per person. “With the holidays approaching, the early bird…

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November 4, 2013

‘Stuffed’ on Asian-fusion cuisine

One of my favorite food indulgences is fine dining photogenic food paired with glamorous ambiances that establish a convivial mood. It’s really a no-brainer. But like many people, the price tag attached to this extravagance can be a deterrent. Fortunately, Chef Chai’s at Pacifica offers everything anyone could ever enjoy about fine dining, along with…

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September 22, 2013

Indulgences for the Sweet Tooth

The unveiling of Chef Chai at Pacifica Honolulu has proven beneficial for those who make their way around town. With an amazing happy hour, great Thai-inspired food and (of course) desserts perfect for any sweet tooth, chef Chai Chaowasaree is looking forward to sharing some treats with Dining Out readers. “The location is much better…

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August 25, 2013

Chef Chai

TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: VEGETABLE TERRINE WITH THAI GREEN CURRY SAUCE ($25) For food enthusiasts conscious about healthy eating, it’s nice to know that Chef Chai at Pacifica Honolulu caters to your every need. There’s no need to dwell over an abundance of calories or fat content, because celebrity chef…

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July 21, 2013

A Healthy Approach to Fine Dining

What’s in a name? Apparently a lot, when it’s Chef Chai we speak of. Chef Chai is a relatively new restaurant, named after its sole creator, celebrity chef Chai Chaowasaree. Having opened its doors for business this past March at Pacifica Honolulu on Kapiolani Boulevard, Chef Chai greets patrons to a sophisticated and modern dining…

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