Scholarship chefs to show off skills
In what has become an annual celebration, chef Roy Yamaguchi, founder of the Tom and Warren Matsuda Scholarship, honoring father and son culinary professionals who have died, will join the Sub-Zero and Wolf companies in hosting a cooking demonstration by scholarship winners and tasting, open to the public.
In a "Top Chef"-style event, the three winning studentseach will prepare a course: first-place winner Meng-Ling Erik Kuo will prepare appetizers, second-place Tate Nakano-Edwards a salad and third-place competitor Rena Suzuki the entree. A surprise dessert will be offered, and the young culinarians will receive feedback from professional chefs.
The date is May 15; there are three seatings (9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.); the place is the Sub-Zero and Wolf Showroom; the cost is $30 per person and all proceeds go to the finalists' scholarship funds. Reservations are a must: 597-1647 or infoHI@riggsdistributing.com.
— Wanda Adams