Contemporary Flavors Catering is the largest and finest full-service, licensed catering company on the Island of Kauai.

About Us

Specializing in Pacific Rim and cross-current Asian cuisine, Contemporary Flavors Catering is the premier catering choice for all occasions, from weddings to birthdays, business events, and formal affairs. Founder and owner, Chef Mark Oyama, brings more than 35 years of worldwide culinary arts experience to the gourmet menus that he and his team create for you.  


Contemporary Flavors Catering has a staff of more than 50 dedicated, highly-trained individuals who take care of every detail of your event as if it is their own.  Hawaii values and hospitality are weaved through all aspects of our operations.  You and your guests will always be treated with respect, kindness, care and aloha by our team.

The recipient of numerous awards, Contemporary Flavors Catering is lauded by Kauai residents and Hollywood celebrities alike.


2015 Chef Mark Oyama inducted into the Hawaii Restaurant Association Hall of Fame

Voted The Garden Island newspaper’s Best of Kauai-Best Caterer Award

Voted The Garden Island newspaper’s Best of Kauai-Best Plate Lunch Award

2003 Pacific Business News Forty Under 40 Award

2000 Small Business Administration’s Small Business Persons of the Year Award


The Contemporary Flavors Catering team is highly trained and fully-licensed to best serve you. Contemporary Flavors Catering requires all culinary team members to hold ServSafe Certifications and be State of Hawaii Certified Food Handlers, which is above and beyond the State of Hawaii’s requirements. Contemporary Flavors Catering operates with a State of Hawaii Department of Health Permit and State of Hawaii Liquor License. 

We've temporarily suspended our catering operations until further notice due to staffing issues.