Plus the featured image for the restaurant in the Gayot guide is the famous Bouillabaisse which is currently on the Summer in Provence menu.
This Honolulu restaurant also holds Gayot’s highest food rating in Hawaii, 18/20, three toques. Complete Hawaii restaurant ratings.
Among the other U.S. restaurants on the 2016 Top 40 list are The French Laundry, SAAM at the Bazaar by Jose Andres, and Urasawa in California in California, Daniel, Eleven Madison, Jean-Georges & Le Bernardin in New York; Alinea in Chicago; and Joel Robuchon in Las Vegas.
“Gayot is important to me because their rating is based on food. This 2016 honor reflects the talents of my Chef de Cuisine Jonathan Mizukami, our Pastry Chef Jose Calpito & our young cooks along with Hawaii’s farmers & fishermen,” comments George Mavro, chef/owner.
Gayot comments “Each year we honor fine-dining establishments in America that reach the top echelon of gastronomy, where meals transcend mere sustenance.”