Grand Taste Education Tickets at Maui County AgFest: Farmers + Chefs = Menus that Matter

Posted on Mar 23, 2012 in Events | No Comments
Grand Taste Education Tickets at Maui County AgFest:  Farmers + Chefs = Menus that Matter

Grand Taste Education Chef Advisor and Master Chef Peter Merriman with 2012 chef organizers and next generation chefs: Isaac Bancaco, Humu at Grand Wailea (front), Ryan Luckey, Pineapple Grill Pineapple at Kapalua Resort(back left), Riko Bartolome, Asiavous (back right).

Tickets on Sale for Grand Taste Education
Maui and friends will gather on April 7, for the annual Grand Taste Education at Maui County Agricultural Festival. Held from 10 am – 2 pm, the Ag Festival is Maui’s one-stop chance to meet Maui farmers and chefs work together to create menus that matter. Twelve teams offer dishes showcasing one Grown on Maui main ingredient including sweet potato, taro, breadfruit, eggplant, yacon, Kula cabbage, pork, beef and fish.

Maui is invited to taste the dishes and talk story with the farmers and chefs. This year, come and meet: David Horsman and Manu Akana of Hoʻopono Farms, Kapalua with Wesley Holder, Sous Chef, Pulehu, an Italian Grill, The Westin Kāʻanapali; Alika Atay, Maui Sweet Potato Co. with Jojo Vasquez, Banyan Tree at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua; Lynn and Russell DeCoite of L&R Farm from Molokaʻi with Isaac Bancaco, Humu at Grand Wailea; Joey Mcadangdang, Roy’s Restaurants; Ian Cole, Breadfruit Institute at the National Tropical Botanical Garden with Riko Bartolome, Asiavous, and James Simpliciano; David and Lehua Fitch of Mālama Farm with Marc McDowell, Mākena Beach and Golf Resort; Bobby Pahia of Hoaloha Farms with Sheldon Simeon, Star Noodle & Leoda’s Kitchen & Pie Shop; Alex Franco of Maui Cattle Co., with Tylun Pang, Kō at The Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui; Wili Wood and Kekai Keahi of Loi’s of Honokohau with Scott McGill, TS Restaurants and Chris Schobel, Hula Grill; Jamie Shishio, J. Shishido Farm with Jennifer Nguyen, A Saigon Cafe; Ivan Pahk, Cane & Taro; Bill and Marta Greenleaf of GreenLeaf with Jeffery Heubschman, Whole Foods Market Kahului.

***We are sorry.  Pre-sale tickets for this event are no longer available on our site.  Tickets will still be available for Grand Taste Education for $30 at the Festival on April 7.

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