Also picking up a glass onion trophy was chef Kevin Boyle of Umalu at the Hyatt Regency Maui in Kaanapali, who won the Maui Onion Challenge for best Maui onion appetizer of the eight eateries involved in the contest, whose winner was determined by votes from restaurant patrons. His winning dish was Carmelized Maui Onion Flatbread with Surfing Goat Dairy Chevre and Port Belly Lardon.
James McDonald from Farm to Table Cuisine Pacific'O
Contemporary Pacific Cuisine oO Farm - Last years winner of the Maui Onion Festival. Voted best chef in The Maui News reader poll. James Beard nominee. Only Maui restaurant to garner Distinguished Restaurants of North America Award.