A Night in India, 6 p.m. at Kapi'olani Community College, featuring an evening of Indian cuisine prepared by chef Kusuma Cooray and students from the school's culinary arts program. Also on Friday. $45 per person. 734-9715.
John Dominis restaurant executive chef Robert Sheldon Reash Jr. will conduct a cooking demonstration at noon at Liberty House Ala Moana. Tickets are $10 for a seat (limited to 50), sampling and merchandise redemption on a $25 purchase. 945-8023.
COGNAC AND SINGLE-MALT SCOTCH TASTINGS, 4-7 p.m., Friday, 1-6 p.m. Saturday, Fujioka's Wine and Spirits, Market City. Tastings will include Remy Martin VSOP 1738 and XO, and The MacAllan Grand Riserva, 18-year and 12-year. 739-9463.
Vittorio Pelligrino of Maui, author of "Simply Bruschetta Garlic Toast the Italian Way," will be a guest on "Sam Choy's Kitchen" at 6:30 p.m. on KHNL Channel 8.
Iron Chef Japanese Masaharu Morimoto joins Sam Choy as they guest chef at Gourmet Affair 2001, a fund-raiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Honolulu, 6 p.m. April 21, Hilton Hawaiian Village Tapa Ballroom. Tickets: $200 per person includes dinner, live and silent auctions, fine wines.