The Pearl

The Pearl Featuring contemporary cuisine; menus change every two weeks. Also features two buffets and two student menus each semester. Open during the regular school semester schedule.
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Operating as usual

01/13/2020

Save the Dates 2020!

The Pearl February Buffet
February 19, 20, 21

The Pearl Spring Buffet
April 22, 23, 24

Culinary Arts Program Scholarship Brunch
Sunday, February 16, 2020 7:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Special Event Dinner – April 9, 2020
Five course dinner with wine pairings
More information coming soon!

01/13/2020

Menu for January 23, 24, 29, 30, 31

Beginnings 6

Big Island Ahi Tartare, Kiawe Smoked Soy, Garlic Aioli, Pomme Frites

“Soup & Sandwich” Truffled Cauliflower Bisque, Avocado Toast

Main Courses

Cassoulet of Beef Bolognese
Yukon Gold Gnocchi’s, Shaved Asiago Cheese 16

Korean Ko Chu Jang Glazed U-10 Sea Scallops,
Congee, Poached Egg, Watercress and Big Island Hearts of Palm Namul 19

Asian Pesto Steamed Mahi-Mahi,
Togarashi Tofu, Sizzling Singapore Style Gingered Soy 18

Sweet Endings 6

Warm Vanilla and Maple Syrup Cake Ala Mode

Chocolate Crème Brulee, Kona Coffee Gelato

Aloha!After a short hiatus last fall we are pleased to announce the spring 2020 semester opening of THE PEARL restaurant...
01/13/2020
The Pearl | Leeward Community College - 2019

Aloha!
After a short hiatus last fall we are pleased to announce the spring 2020 semester opening of THE PEARL restaurant on Thursday, January 23 through Friday, May 1. Lunch service is on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The Pearl will be closed for lunch service on March 4 – 24 and March 26, as well as April 9 and 10.

Chef Instructor Chris Garnier and his “Contemporary Cuisines” class students will once again delight you with their culinary artistry and distinctive style. Menus for the semester can be found on the College’s website at http://www.leeward.hawaii.edu/thepearl

Student menus will be featured on February 26, 27, 28 and April 29, 30, May 1.

Please call #455-0475 for reservations and information. We look forward to seeing you again!

Fine Dining at LeewardAloha!I'm told that people prefer directness when it comes to bad news, so here goes: The Pearl restaurant will be closed for the Fall 2019 semester. I know...but it is unavoidable as some work needs to be done in the dining room.

02/20/2019

Student menu this week...come visit! Call 455-0475 for information and reservations.

02/12/2019

There's still room this week for our Sweetheart Buffet...here;s the menu! Call us at 455-0475 for information and reservations.

The Pearl Sweetheart Buffet
SALADS

Mixed Baby Greens, Dean Okimoto’s Creamy Herb Dressing
Grilled Broccolini, Butternut Squash, Bacon, Caramelized Onions, Golden Raisins
Israeli Cous Cous, Goat Cheese, Arugula and Tropical Mango Salad
Roasted Okinawan Sweet Potato and Ulu Salad, Creamy Wasabi Truffle Nori Dressing
Roasted Beet Salad with Charred Lemon Vinaigrette
Southeast Asian Beef Salad with Fresh Lime Nouc Cham
House Made Oven Roasted Roma Tomato & Fresh Bocconcini Salad

GARGE MANGER

Charcuterie Platter: Turkey & Pork Pate’Encroute, Roasted Veg. Terrine, Lomi Salmon & Poi Terrine
Cold Smoked Salmon with Traditional Garnishes
Assorted Hors D’ouvres: Smoked Pipikaula Duck Breast, Genos Salami & Sopressa, Assorted Cheeses

ENTREES

Roasted Prime Rib of Beef with Red Wine Thyme Jus, Creamy Horseradish
Eggs Benedict , Ham, Gruyere Cheese, Whole Grain Mustard Hollandaise
Miso Glazed Salmon, Shiitakes, Spicy Sesame Togarashi Butter
Baked Ham with Madeira Glaze and Lilikoi Golden Raisin Sauce
Scalloped Potatoes
Steamed Jasmine Rice
Selection of Fresh Stir Fried Vegetables
Assorted Rolls and Lavosh

DESSERTS

Chocolate Crème Brulee
Leeward Coco Puffs
Fresh Lemon & Strawberry Shortcake
Almond Hazelnut Daquoise with Chocolate, Apricots & Pistachios
Apple & Almond Cream Tarte
Coffee & Cognac Mousse with Macadamia But Brittle

$35 per person

01/14/2019

Special Event Dinner
Featuring alumnus Eric Oto of Hoku’s at The Kahala Hotel & Resort

Menu
Big Island Abalone & Kahuku Corn
Kona Cold Lobster & Kauai Raviolo
Pan Seared Duck Breast
Kunoa Ranch Duo of Beef
Coconut Cream Puff
Petit Fours

Friday, April 6
Seating from 6:00 p.m.
$80 without wine
$95 with wine pairings

Call 455-0298 for information and reservations

01/14/2019

Other Culinary Arts Program events...

Culinary Arts Program Scholarship Brunch
Sunday, February 17 - 7:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Leeward CC Uluwehi Café & Lion Courtyard

Menu
Celebrating 50 Years!
Remembering the 1968 Olympics: Summer in Mexico City, Mexico & Winter in Grenoble, France

Celebrating the foods of Mexico & France

Assorted Fruit Platters
Spring Pea Salad with Toasted Almonds & Local Greens
French Baguette Salad with Artichokes, Tomatoes & Marinated Mushrooms
Watermelon & Black Bean Salad with Charred Corn, Avocado & Pico de Gallo
Arroz Rojo (Mexican Red Rice)
Pomme de Terre Rouges Roties (Roasted Red Potatoes)
Scrambled Eggs with Crème Fraiche & Salsa Verde
Chilaquiles en Salsa Verde (Tortillas in Green Sauce)
Poulet Roti a la Crème et aux Champignons (Chicken with Mushroom Cream Sauce)
Bavette de Bouef Grillee Bearnaise (Grilled Flank Steak Bearnaise)
Guiso de Puerco (Oaxaca Pork Stew)
Pain de Perdu (French Toast Station)
Breakfast Sausage & Bacon
Omelette Station
Crème Brulee
Pastel de Tres Leches (Three Milk Cake)
Coffee/Tea

Happy New Year! Hope 2019 is treating you well!  We are pleased to announce the spring 2019 semester opening of THE PEAR...
01/14/2019
The Pearl | Leeward Community College

Happy New Year! Hope 2019 is treating you well!

We are pleased to announce the spring 2019 semester opening of THE PEARL restaurant on Thursday, January 17 through Friday, April 26st. Lunch service is on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The Pearl will be closed for lunch service on February 27, 28, March 1, 6, 7, 8, 13 and March 20 – 22 for the spring break, April 5 for our Special Event dinner and April 19 for the Good Friday holiday.

Menus for the semester can be found on the College’s website at http://www.leeward.hawaii.edu/thepearl. Student menus will be featured on February 20, 21, 22 and April 17, 18.

Save the Dates!
The Pearl Sweetheart Buffet - Feb. 13, 14, 15
The Pearl Spring Buffet - April 24, 25, 26

Please call #455-0475 for reservations and information. We look forward to seeing you again!

Fine Dining at Leeward We are pleased to announce the spring 2019 semester opening of THE PEARL restaurant on Thursday, January 17 through Friday, April 26st. Lunch service is on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The Pearl will be closed for lunch service on February 27,...

12/12/2018

The Pearl is now closed for the fall semester and will reopen for lunch service on Jan. 17, 2019. Please check for updates as we get closer to the start of the spring semester on Jan. 7. Thank you for your support and we look forward to seeing you in 2019...Happy Holidays!

10/05/2018

Last day for this module...the Pearl will reopen on Oct. 25.

10/01/2018

Student Menus this week!

Last week before we close for module switchovers...will reopen on October 25.

Beginnings
Deconstructed Watermelon Salad, Feta,
Candied Pecans, Arugula, Minted Raspberry Vinaigrette

Avocado Crab “Toast”, EVOO, Salad of Fine Herbs

Main Courses
Chicken Fried Oysters, Green Apples, Bacon, Hollandaise, Jalapeno Jelly

Sous Vide Rack of Lamb, Creamed Potatoes, Asparagus Puree, Aged Balsamic Reduction

Cajun Cornish Game Hen, Parmesan Polenta Fries, Lemon,
Caper Parsley Buerre Blanc

Slow Cooked Beef Cheeks, Caramelized Onions & Fingerling Potatoes, Sweet Pepper Coconut Cream, Demi Glace 17
Hazelyn Terrado

Sweet Endings
“Bryson’s” Peach Ice Cream, White Chocolate, Lavender Salt

Lady Fingers, Vanilla Cream, Warm Dark Chocolate Sauce

Call 455-0475 for information and reservations!

08/23/2018

Aloha, As you may know all UH campuses are closed tomorrow and Friday due to Hurricane Lane. Because of this, The Pearl will not open as scheduled on August 30 but will open for lunch on Sept 5th. Please come visit! Be safe everyone over the next few days!

08/20/2018

Aloha Friends!
We are pleased to announce the fall 2018 semester opening of THE PEARL restaurant on Thursday, August 30 through Thursday, December 6. Lunch service is on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The Pearl will be closed for lunch service on October 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24 and November 2, 21, 22, 23, due to program activities and holidays. We are thrilled to feature Chef Keith Endo of Vino to work with our students for another Special Events dinner on November 2, 2018. Look for more information in the coming weeks.

Student menus will be featured on October 3, 4, 5, and December 5, 6. The Pearl will feature fall buffets on September 26, 27, 28 and November 28, 29, 30. Please call us at 455-0475 for reservations and information. Thank you for your continued patronage and we look forward to seeing you!

Here's our first menu!
August 30, 31, September 5, 6, 7

BEGINNINGS

Hamachi Crudo, Avocado, Grapefruit, Garlic Chips, Jalapeno Ponzu

The Pearl’s Avocado Toast, One Hour Egg, Parmigiano Reggiano, Leeward's Housemade Pancetta

MAIN COURSES

Sundried Tomato & Herbed Goat Cheese Crusted Salmon,
Fingerling Potatoes, Lemon Caper Buerre Blanc

Seared U-10 Sea Scallops, Pea Puree, Roasted Asparagus, Bacon Lardons

Charred Cauliflower Steak,
Exotic Mushroom Conserva, Zuchini & Rainbow Carrot Salad

Slow Roasted Roulade of Chicken,
Chardonnay Spinach Parmesan Cream Sauce

SWEET ENDINGS

Lemongrass Crème Brulee, Compressed Pickled Mango

Hawaiian Honey Cheesecake, Cracked Black Pepper

Address

96-045 Ala Ike St
Pearl City, HI
96782

The Bus. Routes A, 40, 40A, 42, 62

Opening Hours

Wednesday 11:30am - 1:30pm
Thursday 11:30am - 1:30pm
Friday 11:30am - 1:30pm

Telephone

(808) 455-0475

Services

  • Groups
  • Reserve
  • Takeout
  • Waiter
  • Walkins

Specialties

  • Lunch

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