Arancino Restaurant to Open at Kahala Hotel | Restaurants
The following information is provided by the Kahala Hotel & Resort:
The Kahala Hotel & Resort General Manager Roseann Grippo has announced an agreement with Arancino Restaurant to open Arancino at The Kahala, a new fine dining restaurant featuring traditional Napoli style cuisine with a unique Japanese flair. The new restaurant will open in early 2013 in the former location of Tokyo Tokyo, which closed in January 2012. Arancino at The Kahala will feature a wood burning pizza oven, display kitchen, private dining room, and inside and outside al fresco dining areas.
Naples or Napoli is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world and the credited as the birthplace of pizza. Its Neapolitan cuisine emerged as a distinct form as early as the 18th century and draws its culinary influences from the numerous cultures which have inhabited Naples over the course of its history, including the Greeks, Spanish, and French.
Arancino at The Kahala’s extensive selection of ingredients are imported from Italy and made into authentic and creatively accentuated Italian dishes for a totally unique dining experience. The menu will feature gibier cuisine (game meat dishes) alongside secondi, pizza, pasta, and antipasti offerings.
Arancino currently operates two other restaurants in Honolulu: Arancino on Beachwalk Avenue and Arancino di Mare at the Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort.
The addition of Arancino at The Kahala increases the number of restaurants to five onsite at the luxury hotel property, plus 24-hour in-room dining service. Existing restaurants and lounges include award-winning Hoku’s, Seaside Grill by the pool, oceanfront Plumeria Beach House, and The Veranda lounge. Arancino at The Kahala is expected to open in early 2013. Construction and remodeling is projected to begin in September under the direction of WCIT Architecture design team.
“We look forward to welcoming back our Kahala neighbors as well as our resort guests for a truly unique dining experience,” says Roseann Grippo, General Manger of The Kahala Hotel & Resort.
The Kahala offers free validated parking for up to 3 hours for all its restaurant customers as a special courtesy. Valet parking is also available