Thursday, June 13, 2013

Makoto James Beard House Preview Dinner 6.20.13




South Florida’s critically-acclaimed culinary virtuoso, Makoto Okuwa of Makoto at Bal Harbour Shops, has been given the privilege of hosting an elegant Japanese-themed journey at the James Beard House on Thursday, June 27 at 7:00 p.m. Before he jets off to New York City to cook for the who’s who of the culinary industry, Chef Makoto will treat South Florida locals to a preview of his special James Beard Menu at his Bal Harbour flagship restaurant, Makoto.

The stellar five-course meal will be available for $75.00. Each dish can be paired with sakes carefully selected by Makoto and his team for an additional $35.00. The menu is set to showcase themed dishes starting with a Seasonal Vegetable Salad, Shoka no vegetables ‘takiawase’, black garlic soil; followed by Assorted Sashimi, Scallops, crispy seaweed, sea bean, squid, pickled jellyfish; the third course, Wagyu Beef Arroser with Ash Onions and Walnut Bread; the fourth course will be a chefs choice sushi tasting. To conclude the evening in decadent style, guests will indulge in Okinawa Tres Leches, Japanese black sugar cake and soy ice cream.



9700 Collins Ave,

Bal Harbour, FL 33154


June 20, 2013


First course:

Seasonal Vegetable Salad

Shoka no vegetables ‘takiawase’, black garlic soil

Second Course:

Assorted Sashimi

Scallops, crispy seaweed, sea bean, squid, pickled jellyfish

Third Course:

Wagyu Beef

Wagyu beef ‘arroser’, ash onion, walnut bread

Fourth Course:


Chef’s choice


Okinawa Tres Leches

Japanese black sugar cake, soy ice cream

$75/person with optional $35 beverage pairing

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