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Chef Mavro and the philosophy of Hawaii Regional Cuisine

“I’m not a French chef,” says Marseilles born George Mavrothalassitis, “I’m a Frenchman who’s a chef.”

Executive Chef George Mavrothalassitis
Executive Chef George Mavrothalassitis

This is not self modesty but a succinct definition of what has made his Honolulu venue, Chef Mavro, one of only two Mobil Five Diamond restaurants in the state of Hawaii.

Keahole lobster with kurobuta pork belly
Keahole lobster with kurobuta pork belly

As a founding chef of the Hawaii Regional Cuisine movement, it is not a stretch for chef Mavrothalassitis to create menus influenced by Hawaii’s pan Asian products and his own eclectic imagination.

Shirakabe Gura-Sho Chiku Bai sparkling sake
Shirakabe Gura-Sho Chiku Bai sparkling sake

Wine as an essential flavor experience is a hallmark of Chef Mavro. Read more about this remarkable Honolulu restaurant …..

Chef Mavro is Five Diamond Hawaii Regional Cuisine

Diamond Head, Waikiki, Hawaii
Diamond Head, Waikiki, Hawaii

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