What does Kāwi mean?
Kāwi is a play on “gawi,” the Korean word for scissors.
What kind of cuisine does Kāwi serve?
The menu reflects chef Eunjo “Jo” Park’s fine-dining background, her time spent cooking in Korea, and her work with Momofuku Chef & Founder David Chang.
Who is the chef at Kāwi?
Eunjo “Jo” Park is the Executive Chef of Kāwi. David Chang is the Chef and Founder of Momofuku.
Can you accommodate dietary restrictions and allergies?
Yes. Please alert our team of any special dietary needs you have, and they’ll be able to help identify appropriate offerings. Due to our constantly evolving menus, we can make accommodations on a case-by-case basis. We offer limited gluten-free, vegetarians and/or vegan options.
Is Kāwi wheelchair accessible?
Do you take reservations? Do you allow walk-ins?
Yes. We take reservations but save a portion of our dining room for walk-ins. We accept reservations through Resy and by calling the restaurant at 646.517.2699. Reservations are available starting at 10 am 30 days in advance, including the current day.
Can I have a private event at Kāwi?
Yes. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can I bring my own wine?
Yes. Our corkage fee is $45 per 750mls, for the first two bottles and $60 per 750mls thereafter. Please note, we do not allow corkage for wines that appear on our list.
Can I bring my own cake?
Yes. Please inform us beforehand if you plan to bring an outside cake, which may incur a cutting fee of $5 per guest.
Do you do take-out orders or delivery?
No. We do not accept take out orders or delivery at this time.
Do you sell & accept Momofuku gift cards?
Yes. Gift cards can be purchased online or at any of our restaurants. NYC gift cards are redeemable at our restaurants in New York, Washington, and Los Angeles. Please note, Momofuku gift cards are not redeemable at Momofuku Las Vegas or Fuku.