Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Dean Saboe Receives Golden Pineapple Award for Leadership in the Charleston Restaurant Community

The Charleston Area Convention &Visitors Bureau made its 2011 Golden Pineapple Awards for service and dedication to the growth of the hospitality industry during its annual Travel Council meeting on June 7th. Since the CACVB's inception in 1985, the Golden Pineapple Awards have recognized individuals who promote positive growth of tourism, the Charleston area's largest industry.           

Awards went to Culinary Institute of Charleston Dean Michael Saboe for leadership in the Charleston restaurant community, Historic Charleston Executive Director Kitty Robinson for showcasing Charleston's history and culture through the 2011 Winter Antiques Show, and Southwest Airlines for improving the quality of life and business opportunities for the Charleston area through affordable air travel.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Mikasa Dining Room Opens for Summer with an á la Carte Menu

Chef Kevin Mitchell's International class will present  an á  la carte menu in the Mikasa Dining Room this summer. The dates and cuisines are as follows:

June 14 Japan
June 16 Korea
June 21 India
June 23 India
June 28 Middle East
June 30 Africa
July 14 Greece
July 19 Spain and Portugal
July 21 Southern France
July 26 Northern France
July 28 Southern Italy
The menu for Japan is pictured. Clockwise: Ginger-Mango Lemonade, Miso Shiro, Fish Ponzu with Steamed Rice and Tempura Asparagus, Assorted Maki Rolls with Traditional Accompaniments, Soba Noodles with Chicken and Long Onions, Gyoza with Traditional Dipping Sauce, and Assorted Tempura with Traditional Dipping Sauce.