Taste Education Session – Got Fish – Wednesday, August 31, 2011

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Taste Education Session – Got Fish – Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Whole Foods LogoSlow Food Maui’s next taste education session celebrates Maui’s love affair with fresh fish and poke. Presenter Don Wakamatsu of Whole Foods Market Kahului comes from a long line of fishermen and fishmongers. His family once owned Wakamatsu Market, located on Market Street in Wailuku.

Wakamatsu will give a presentation on Whole Foods Market’s sustainable fish program, and explain how to select, clean, and cut whole fish and filets. He will also make poke and offer samples.

Date: Wednesday, August 31
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Place: Maui Culinary AcademyUH Maui College, Pa’ina Building310 W. Kaahumanu Ave., Kahului, Maui, Hawai‘i
Cost: $15



Remaining 2011 Taste Education Sessions:
Wednesday, September 28 – Retired Maui Culinary Academy Chef Instructor Bobby Santos returns to the classroom to share his knowledge of raising poultry chickens. Having grown up with livestock his parents and grandparents raised and prepared fresh, he continues this food tradition.

Wednesday, October 26 – Ralph Giles and Daniel J Southmayd, owners of Catering From Soup to Nuts, walk everyone through planning the perfect dinner party. These catering experts provide practical advice from meal planning and cooking to table settings and hosting etiquette and more.

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