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STAR-BULLETIN / 2005
Magdy Elzoheiry teaches Moroccan cooking at Kapiolani Community College.
KCC cooking classes
Kapiolani Community College has begun its summer cooking classes. Call 734-9211. Here is the lineup for June:
Living Off the Land Culinary Tour: Visit Aloun Farms with chef Grant Sato, followed by a hands-on cooking class using ingredients from the farm; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 16 and July 7. Cost is $80.
Thai Cuisine: Part of the Cooking Basics series; 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. Cost is $60.
Flavors of the Middle East Cuisine: Series on Moroccan cooking taught by Magdy Elzoheiry, a native of Alexandria, Egypt. Classes are from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays, focusing on seafood June 16, chicken dishes June 23 and lamb June 30. Cost is $55 per class.
Cooking for Health and Wellness: Personal chefs Alyssa Moreau and Leslie Ashburn teach "Guilt-Free Desserts," 8 a.m. Saturday; "Healthy Dieting," 1 p.m. June 23; and "Going with the Grain," 8 a.m. June 30. Cost is $45 to $48 per class.
Who's ready for fame?
The Hawaii Restaurant Association is establishing a Hall of Fame to mark its 60th anniversary, and is looking for nominees.
Diners, restaurateurs and those in the food services are invited to nominate pioneers who helped establish Hawaii's dining industry prior to 1960.
Criteria include contributions to the image and quality of the industry and dedication to its growth, as well as community service. Individuals may be nominated posthumously, and you may nominate yourself.
Nominations will be accepted through June 30. Download forms from the Web site www.hawaiirestaurants.org.
The first members will be inducted Sept. 17 at the Hawaii Prince Hotel.
Be the best in bundts
Enter your best bundt cake recipe in the "Bundts Across America" contest.
Nordic Ware, maker of the iconic baking pan is calling for recipes that celebrate 10 holidays: Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Independence Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah or Christmas.
Ten finalists will participate in a national bakeoff in San Francisco in October. The grand-prize winner will receive $10,000.
For contest details and entry forms, visit www.nordicware.com. Entries must be postmarked by Sept. 1.
Steve Raszkin of Silver Oak Cellars offers samples of the winery's Napa and Alexander Valley Cabernet, Twomey Merlot and Pinot Noir, 6 p.m. June 14, HASR Wine Co., 31 N. Pauahi St. Cost is $25; limited to 40 people. Call 535-9463.
Drive-through benefit: Outback Steakhouse at Hawaii Kai Towne Center is holding a drive-through fundraiser Saturday to help pay an employee's medical expenses. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., pick up a chicken plate with Caesar Salad and cheesecake for $10. Tickets available at the restaurant through tomorrow. Call 396-7576.