October Executive Directors Message

A big Mahalo to everyone who helped us celebrate our 13th Annual Hall of Fame and Congratulations to all of this year’s inductees. It truly was an honor to be a part of the evening’s magic!   And, we couldn’t have done it without all of our inductees who dedicated themselves to our industry, 16…

Hall of Fame 2019 –24 Karat Culinary Magic

You could feel the magic in the air as you arrived at the Sheraton Waikiki, there is something very special about Waikiki sunsets. And, on September 23rd, the sunset was a glorious golden color! As all of our 500+ attendees arrived to our 13th Hawaii Restaurant Association Hall of Fame, everyone’s focus was on our…

Scary photos – NOT Trick OR Treats

October is always time for scary treats. Here are some photos of things I come across. These should all be avoided by Basic Sanitation 101. Do any of these conditions exist in your restaurant? We are all pretty good about cleaning things that are easily reached, but how many managers/Chefs look behind and under your…

New Member Profile – Pyramid Insurance

Pyramid Insurance, a locally owned and one of the largest insurance agencies in Hawaii, is proud to be a member of the Hawaii Restaurant Association.  They are a full-service insurance agency that has access to the major property and casualty insurance companies and brokers which enables Pyramid Insurance to offer its customers a wide range…