7th annual hawai‘i food & wine festival

The 7th Annual Hawaii Food & Wine Festival is an epicurean destination event which will take place over three weekends on multiple islands, featuring a roster of over 100 internationally-renowned master chefs, culinary personalities, and wine and spirit producers. The Festival in Hawai‘i Island, Maui, and Oahu will showcase wine tastings, cooking demonstrations, one-of-a-kind excursions, and exclusive dining opportunities with dishes highlighting the state’s local farmers, fishermen, and ranchers. The Maui events run from Friday, October 20 to Sunday, October 22, here are the details:

FRIDAY, October 20
Roy’s Annual Golf Classic
Kā‘anapali Golf Courses

Tee off with celebrity chefs, winemakers and golf pros at the 20th Annual Roy’s Golf Classic at Kā‘anapali Golf Course. Perhaps the most delicious golf event around, this 18-hole benefit tournament for IMUA Family Services features six culinary tastings, six wine, cocktail, and beer stations, and luxurious prizes.

With a shotgun start and scramble format, your threesome will be treated to the best par-tee. Dinner reception and award ceremony will follow at Roy’s Kaanapali.

Featured Chefs:

  • Henry Adaniya (Hank’s Haute Dogs, Lahaina)
  • Joey Macadangdang (Joey’s Kitchen, Lahaina)
  • Scott McGill (TS Restaurants, Lahaina)
  • Ikaika Manaku (Mauka Makai, Westin Nanea, Ka‘anapali)
  • Tom Muromoto (Ka‘anapali Beach Hotel, Ka‘anapali)
  • Paris Nabavi (Sangrita Grill + Cantina, Lahaina)
  • Sheldon Simeon (Tin Roof, Kahului)

SATURDAY, October 21
Global Street Food
Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa

Street food inspired dishes again top the 2017 hottest food trends. Look no further than Maui for some of the best global tastes to be served by thirteen world-class chefs from around the world starring the island’s fresh seafood, meat, and produce. Savor mouth-watering dishes from around the globe paired with fine wines, craft cocktails and thirst- quenching beer at the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa’s Anuenue Lawn.

Featured Chefs:

  • Floyd Cardoz (Paowalla, New York, NY)
  • Bobby Chinn (New York, NY)
  • Gale Gand (Tru, Chicago, IL)
  • Lyndon Honda (Sheraton Maui, Ka‘anapali)
  • Chris Kajioka (Senia, Honolulu)
  • Ed Kenney (Mud Hen Water, Honolulu)
  • David LeFevre (Fishing with Dynamite, Manhattan Beach, CA)
  • Spike Mendelsohn (Béarnaise, Wash D.C.)
  • Masaharu Morimoto (Morimoto, LA, CA)
  • Alan Takasaki (Le Bistro, Honolulu)
  • Yuji Wakiya (Wakiya, Tokyo, Japan)
  • Jonathan Waxman (Barbuto, NY, NY)
  • Takashi Yagihashi (Slurping Turtle, Chicago, IL)

SUNDAY, October 22
Hawaiian Airlines Presents ‘Lucky 7’
Hyatt Maui Resort and Spa

Go all in for this exquisite seven-course, wine paired dinner featuring high-rolling chefs at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort. You’ll hit the culinary jackpot as we celebrate our lucky number 7 festival anniversary. Dine under the stars on the Halona Kai lawn with views of the Pacific. World-class wine pairings by Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Hawaii.

Featured Chefs:

  • Greg Grohowski (Hyatt Maui Resort and Spa, Lahaina)
  • Raphael Lunetta (Lunetta, LA, CA)
  • Niki Nakayama (n/naka, LA, CA)
  • Jason Neroni (Rose Café & Restaurant, Venice Beach, CA)
  • Stephan Pyles (Flora St. Café, LA, CA)
  • Joachim Splichal (Patina Restaurant Group, Los Angeles, CA)

For more information please visit: http://www.hawaiifoodandwinefestival.com.


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