It’s Always Seasonal at FORC
Gather your family and special someone for Dinner service 4:30-8:30pm. Make a reservation through the reservations tab, by phone or online with Open Table to experience the fresh harvest flavors of the Big Island. Locals love happy hour 3-4:30pm with the bar serving till 9pm first come, first served. Have something else in mind? Join us for special menu Holiday celebrations. And, plan with us for private dining and special event dates.
We are open for the 63rd Annual Waimea Christmas Twilight Parade Dec 2nd 5:30-6:45pm. Located on the parade route, the road will be closed during this time, plan to join us accordingly. Now taking dine in reservations and soon pre order To-Go dinners (menu tba) for Christmas Eve. Please note we are closed Christmas Day.
Starting in early December we will be open 7 days a week for Festive Season. Please note we close Christmas Day & New Year’s Day. Chef’s Table dinner experiences and special event group reservations are now booking.
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Hawaii Regional Favorites
FORC showcases Farmer, Ocean, and Rancher harvests from across Hawaii Island. Menus of traditional local comfort food dishes and a display of creative skill. Local style Brunch items like the FORC steak sandwich, fresh bacon, pancakes and French toast. Hearty seasonal Dinner dishes like Big Island grass fed beef, whole roasted fish, and Ali’i Mushroom Poke. There are vegetarian, paleo, and gluten free options. Indulge more with special menus like Happy Hour and holiday menus. You must adventure through our Sommelier’s wine list or seasonally mixed cocktail libations. Chef Allen Hess’ distinct menus offer a wide variety of culinary experiences from a quick refuel to a lingering meal.
The indoor and outdoor dining rooms welcome you into a relaxed, neighborhood feel while the bar area of the restaurant has an authentic country style design, a nod to the area’s roots. Consider joining us as a neighborhood regular or visitor. And, let’s work on your upcoming private dining and special events experience you, and your guests, won’t soon forget. Contact us.
HI Now Daily at FORC
Located in the center of Waimea Town (elev. 2,670 ft) at the historic Waimea Country Lodge. FORC’s style is open, relaxed, ohana-friendly, and full of Aloha.
Offering renowned Chef Allen Hess’ flare on a traditional country kitchen eating house with a few dishes paying tribute to classic local favorites alongside new favorites for brunch, happy hour, and dinner. An evolving dinner menu aims to provide returning guests a new culinary experience with each seasonal visit.
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Internationally renowned, Hawaiian regional cuisine chef Allen Hess has opened a string of successful restaurants across Big Island. Find out more about Restauranteur, local food supporter, and chef Allen Hess.
Unique opportunities to join us in heritage and taste. NOW BOOKING Chef’s Table Fall/Winter. Call Us.
You can savor our meals and local specialties with the best seats during our seasonal dinner service. Request a Table,
Private Dining and Events
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