CAAMFeast March 7, 2015 – Tasting Menu

CAAMFeast 2014 by Michael Jeong.
Experience 8 tasting stations and 11 courses and specialty drinks at CAAMFeast 2015.

One Kearny Club presents the second annual CAAMFeast Awards: Stories, Food & You, an intimate cocktail gathering and culinary awards ceremony benefitting the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM), March 7, 2015. CAAM is pleased to honor the Masumoto Family (Masumoto Family Farms), Danielle Chang (LUCKYRICE), and Tim Luym (Attic Restaurant) for their contributions to new Asian cuisine. This one-of-a-kind event will feature tasting from beloved local restaurants, sneak peeks of CAAM-funded productions showcasing our honorees, and an exciting live auction featuring experiential tastings and travel packages from Saison, Eight Tables by George Chen, and the Mandarin Oriental.

Join CAAM as we honor culinary personalities who are rewriting the conversation around Asian American food. The Masumoto Family members are celebrated fourth generation Japanese American farmers, who challenge and inspire our relationships to food and identity through writing, performance and philanthropy. Danielle Chang is a media-savvy entrepreneur and founder of LUCKYRICE, a series of luxe, metropolitan night markets that showcase her affinity for diverse Asian fare. Chef, restaurateur and consultant Tim Luym boasts numerous awards from the San Francisco Chronicle, 7×7 and a Michelin Bib Gourmand for his refreshing take on Filipino cuisine a la Attic Restaurant, Frozen Kuhsterd and Breakfast at Tiffany’s.

Saturday, March 7, 2015
6-9 PM
One Kearny Club
23 Geary Street (near Kearny and Market Street)
San Francisco, CA 94108

Here’s a sneak peek at the 2015 CAAMFeast tasting menu with 8 tasting stations and 11 unique dishes, plus specialty cocktails and drinks:

Attic Restaurant: Krispy Kare Kare
Deconstructed version of the popular Filipino oxtail stew made with cashew butter and topped with house fried bagoong shrimp paste

Masumoto Farms Peach and Frozen Kuhsterd
A rich ice cream-like dessert made with eggs and cream, this CAAMFeast exclusive is made with Masumoto Farm’s peach puree

Socola Chocolatier: Truffles
Jasmine Tea Truffles
72% dark chocolate truffle infused with hand rolled jasmine pearl tea

Passionfruit Vanilla Bean Truffles
White chocolate truffle infused with passion fruit puree and vanilla bean and coated in 72% dark chocolate

Hopscotch: Oden
With chicken Tsukune meatballs, mochi, and lotus root

Chino! Ahi Tuna Poke
Ahi Tuna Poke with Tapioca-Black Sesame Crisps

Hakkasan San Francisco: Poached Peking Dumpling
With Kurobuta pork, shiitake mushroom, ginger, and Chinese chive

Breakfast at Tiffany’s: Quail Egg Silog ‘Sushi’
Garlic fried rice topped with Magnolia® pork longanisa sausage or Magnolia® beef tapa, fried quail egg and xroads Philippine Sea Salt

Chabaa Thai Cuisine
Sai Uar
Northern-style sausage with Thai herbs, grilled and served with peanut, lime, ginger and Thai chili

Khao Soi
Northern-style yellow curry with chicken over egg noodle

Khanom Mor Gaeng
Thai custard with taro – contains eggs, coconut sugar, taro, topped with fried shallot (optional)

Bombay Sapphire® East Gin
Eastern Old-Fashioned (Created by Kevin Diedrich & Brian Means)
Bombay Sapphire® East Gin / Black Pepper Rich Syrup / Bittermans Hopped Grapefruit Bitters / Lemongrass Bitters / Garnished with lemon and grapefruit twist

Feeling Sheepish
Chamomile-infused Bombay Sapphire® East Gin / Ginger Beer / Garnished with Lemon Slice

East & Tonic
Bombay Sapphire® East Gin / Fever-Tree Tonic Water / Selection of Fresh Garnishes

Specialty drinks by Bombay Sapphire (above); Sapporo, wine, and Bruce Cost Ginger Ale

Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association (APAPA), AT&T, Commonwealth Real Estate, Dipti Ghosh and Meggy Gotuaco, Kathy & Young Im, Philomena King,  David and Linda Lei, One Kearny Club, The Robert J Louie Memorial Fund

In-Kind Sponsors
Attic Restaurant, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Bombay Sapphire® East Gin, Chabaa Thai Cuisine, Chino, Eight Tables by George Chen, Frozen Kuhsterd, Hakkasan, Hopscotch Oakland, King & Co. Works of Art, LUCKYRICE, Magnolia Meats, Mandarin Oriental, Boston, Mandarin Oriental, Miami, Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco, Mandarin Oriental, Shanghai, Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C., Masumoto Family Farm, Michael Tate, Professional Auctioneer and Development Consultant, Saison, Socola Chocolatier, Southwest Airlines

Host Committee
Derrick Chang, One Kearny Club; George Chen and Cindy Wong-Chen, China Live; Chef Lawrence Chu; Chef Kai Duong; Dr. Joseph and Maria Fang; Buck Gee and Mary Hackenbracht; Dipti Ghosh*, Senior Vice President, at Wells Fargo Advisors, and Meggy Gotuaco; Bill Imada*, IW Group; Philomena King*, King and Co. Works of Art; David Lei* and Linda Lei; Hanson Li*, Salt Partners Group; Wendy Lieu, Socola Chocolatier, and Sameer Hassan, Williams-Sonoma; Betty Louie, The Robert J. Louie Memorial Fund; Matt Mui*, AT&T; Martin and Susan Yan, Yan Can Cook Inc. (*Denotes CAAM Board Member)

Honorary Host Committee
The Honorable Congressman Mike Honda, CA-17, The Honorable Congresswoman Judy Chu, CA-27, The Honorable Rob Bonta, California State Assembly, CA-18, The Honorable Evan Low, California State Assembly, CA-28, The Honorable Edwin Lee, Mayor, City and County of San Francisco, The Honorable Supervisor Eric Mar, City and County of San Francisco, District 1, The Honorable Supervisor Jane Kim, City and County of San Francisco, District 6

For tickets and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Sierra Lee/ / (415) 863-0814 x123.