forc restaurant special experiences

Where the sun warms, and a budding harvest is served.


FORC restaurant offers seasonal dinner menus created around local proteins. Creative and thoughtful, Allen Hess blends regional flavors with technique to appease even the most discerning palate. This seasonal menu has curated favorite dishes with fresh seafood, four different steak preparations and Dutch oven specials. Compliment a course or meal with our Sommelier’s noted wine recommendation. Indulge more, view our diverse selection of wine and seasonal cocktail tastemakers for a glass or bottle. Viewing this from afar? Click to contact and make reservations. Already here? Mahalo for joining us!

Featured: Dutch ovens, local herbs, fresh from the valley and sea.


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Keiki (13 yrs. & under)

Fish and Rice $18

served with white rice and vegetable

Steak and Mash $18

served with white rice and vegetable

Mac N Cheese $16

home made gnocchi

Three Course Keiki Meal $28

Small Salad
Cucumber, tomatoes, candied mac nuts, roasted pineapple brown butter dressing
Choice of fish & rice, steak and mash, or mac n cheese
Scoop of seasonal ice cream or sorbet

F.O.R.C. Meats, Steaks & Preparations

Smoked Pork “Tinono” $38

Cherry tomato salad with house chili vinegar and fish sauce dressing.

[pair Edna Valley Merlot, glass / bottle]

Goat Tacos $16

Korean braised goat, daikon apple salsa, mu shu pancake
[Pair Broadbent Vinho Verde, Portugal $19 glass / $75 bottle]

New York Strip Loin 14 oz. (grass-fed, Hamakua, Big Island) $39

Petite Filet Mignon Prime Grade 6 oz. (Eastern Washington, grass fed and finished on cherries) $56

Ribeye 14 oz. (grass-fed, Hamakua, Big Island) $46

Tomahawk 32 oz. (Grass fed, grain finished) $145

Add roasted bone marrow topped with herbchurri $9

Add local Alii and Shirakawa mushrooms, braised in fresh local garlic, ginger, and sweet onion au just $8

Add Truffle egg $6

Add Herb Chimichurri, micro herbs, shish, basil, radish, with house vinegar $5

Select the Steak Rub & Preparation. Steak served with paniolo mash and Hudge Farms broccolini tossed in chicken confit dressing. Gluten free preparation available.

Filipino Style

House vinegar, garlic, peppercorn, chili soy
[pair Girard Cabernet glass / bottle]

Kau Coffee

FORC signature coffee rub using Chef Allen’s family farm coffee, sea salt, paprika, and honey
[pair Barone Ricasoli chianti glass / bottle]

Korean style

Garlic, ginger, white-black-pink peppercorn, sweet soy, Korean chili flakes
[pair Catena Malbec glass / bottle]

Dutch Oven

Chef’s Hawaiian Meal $38

Homemade laulau varies on locally sourced protein, served with F.O.R.C. poi, fern shoot salad, house made Hawaiian chili pepper
[pair Catena Malbec $12 glass / $48 bottle]

Fish and Shellfish

Big Island Fish Poke mkt$

Changes weekly, served with pickled ogo salad

Peppercorn Clams $20 / $40

roasted garlic, stewed tomato cooked in red wine garlic sausage broth
[pair Crossbarn Pinot Noir $19 glass / $75 bottle]

starter portion /
dinner portion

Poke Bowl $34

Served on top of green onion garlic rice topped with mushroom and fish poke, namasu, ogo crunch [substitute local greens $5]

Hawaiian miso fish $39

Roasted sweet potato, garlic broccoli, house made chili tomato dressing
[pair Crossbarn pinot noir $19 glass / $75 bottle]

Whole Roasted Hawaiian Fish for 2 mkt$

Big Island catch, charred sweet soy glaze, truffle finish
[pair Far Niente chardonnay $125 bottle]

Starch sides

Charred Sweet Potato $9

Finished with garlic butter and Kona sea salt, roasted on coals – paleo

House Baked Portuguese Bread $9

Add local wild boar chorizo butter +


Garlic fried rice $12

Cilantro, garlic, fish sauce


Grilled Hudgens Farms broccolini $14

Tomato dressing, garlic butter

Ali’i Mushroom Poke $16

Local Shirakawa and Alii mushrooms, fresh roasted inamona, ogo, green onion, shoyu (soy sauce), house made Hawaiian chili salt

Charred Sweet Potato $9

Finished with garlic butter and sea salt

Garlic Fried Rice $12

Side dish with cilantro, garlic, fish sauce

Roasted Beets $14

Waimea grown, served warm with goat cheese, and candied mac nuts


Maluhia Butterleaf Lettuce $20

Roasted pineapple brown butter dressing, candied macnuts, goat cheese, cucumber, radish

Roasted Waimea Beet Salad $18

Served cold, cucumbers, radish, cherry tomato, li hing mui with white balsamic


Portuguese Egg Custard $15

Farm fresh duck eggs, macerated strawberry, hint of basil

Crunchy Cream Puff $18

Dark chocolate mousse, mac nut ice cream, topped with fresh meringue

Seasonal Ice Cream or Sorbet $9

disclaimer: consumption of raw or undercooked eggs, meat, poultry, seafood, or shellfish may increase risk of food borne illness. A credit card processing fee of 3% is assessed on the total bill.

Enjoy Creative Dishes + Expert Techniques

Connecting diners + local providers in our rustic, country kitchen setting. Contact us or enquire for private dining & special event options.

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Current Menu

Featured: Dutch ovens, local herbs, fresh from the valley and sea.

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House specials and bar favorites

Wine List

By the glass or bottles

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