THE WHAT'S COOKIN' CREW IS BROADCASTING LIVE FROM THE SHERATON MAUI RESORT AND SPA TALKING ABOUT THE UPCOMING HAWAII FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL!
Sixth Annual – October 14-30, 2016
The Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival operating as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, is the premier epicurean destination event in the Pacific. Set in the lush island paradise of Hawai‘i, the Festival 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 O‘ahu 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.
MARKETING MANAGER KARLI SULLIVAN & GENERAL MANAGER ALLAN FARWELL - HYATT REGENCY MAUI RESORT & SPA
Situated on 40 spectacular oceanfront acres along the famed Ka’anapali Beach, Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa offers unlimited activities and amenities in a setting of tropical luxury. The resort is just three miles north of historic Lahaina town and a short walk from Whaler’s Village for shopping, dining, art, boating excursions and night life. With unparalleled panoramic views of the magnificent Pacific Ocean, the resort puts you close enough to hear the waves from your guestroom while enjoying the gentle breezes of paradise.
RESTAURANTS & BARS
• Japengo—steaks, seafood, sushi; modern pacific rim
• 'Umalu—contemporary Hawaiian cuisine, poolside bar
• Honolulu Coffee—coffee, espresso, breakfast, snacks
• Son’z Steakhouse—fine dining, classic cuisine
• Sunset Terrace—Drums of the Pacific Luau
• Swan Court Breakfast—buffet or a la carte
• Grotto Bar—cocktails
Hawaiian Airlines Presents Soaring Palates Sun. Oct 16, 6pm-9:30pm
Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa, Maui | Tickets: $250 - $500
Soar through a heavenly dining experience with six chefs. From the East Coast to the West Coast, and across the Pacific to Japan, buckle your seatbelts and fly with us on this epicurean journey of culinary delights. This six-course dinner will feature six first class chefs to keep your palate soaring from course to course. Fine wine pairings by Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits Hawaii ensure a night full of culinary highs at the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa.
PGA GOLF PRO, SUTEE NITTAKORN - KAANAPALI GOLF COURSE
From the mainland to Maui this native Cincinnatian has found a home here on the gorgeous Valley Isle. Sutee started his career with Billy Casper Golf in 2003 and hasn’t looked back since. As a proud graduate of Ohio University this Bobcat shares golf experience from the Midwest to the Pacific Islands. Whether it’s working for the legends of golf during the Ka'anapali Champions Skins Game or helping the ladies of Big Break Kaanapali, Sutee is adverse to all kinds of tournament atmospheres. One of his highlights includes caddying for Big Break Ka'anapali runner-up, Sophie Sandolo in the season finale. Sutee’s teaching philosophy is to fit the swing to the student. All good things start with sound golf fundamentals and from there is a fun ride with good communication. Sutee encourages everybody to enjoy the beautiful surroundings of learning golf on Maui. His experience includes a trip to the 2008 Kapalua Teaching Summit studying under the likes of Jim Flick, Mike Malaska, and Mike Adams to name a few. Sutee has also had the privilege of teaching in workshops for golfers with adaptive disabilities and children with special needs. Sutee continues to help the growth of the game as swing coach for Maui’s Lahainaluna High School Golf Team as well as heading up the Junior Golf Program at Ka'anapali Golf Courses. He is an enthusiast for the growth of women’s golf as host for Ka'anapali’s Ladies League played on the third Thursday of every month. Sutee was awarded the
Junior Leader Award by the Aloha Section PGA in 2011.
Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival Roy’s Annual Golf Classic Fri. Oct 14
Kā’anapali Golf Course, Maui | Tickets: SOLD OUT
Tee off with celebrity chefs, winemakers and golf pros at the 19th Annual Roy’s Golf Classic. Get in the swing of things at the 19th Annual Roy’s Golf Classic alongside world-class chefs, winemakers and pro golfers. Kā‘anapali Golf Course enjoys magnificent views of Maui from thirty-six holes overlooking the Pacific Ocean. With a shotgun start and best-ball scramble format, join the par-tee as we feature gourmet foods, beers, cocktails and dinner at the 19th hole prepared by Roy’s Kaanapali. Reserve your spot today, as space is limited.
SUMITHRA BALRAJ – DIRECTOR, PUBLIC RELATIONS - WESTIN MAUI RESORT & SPA
"Where Heaven and Aloha Meet"™
The Westin Maui Resort & Spa is situated along a spectacular stretch of the famed Ka'anapali Beach. This oceanfront resort blends an endless array of activities and amenities with gracious aloha spirit, perfect for any Hawaiian vacation. Located beachfront with spectacular views of Lana'i and Moloka'i, The Westin Maui Resort & Spa is just minutes from Maui's many attractions, yet remains a world unto itself, where exclusive services, first-rate restaurants, cultured entertainment, and thrilling diversions satisfy every interest.
Drawing from Maui's abundant natural bounty and multi-cultural heritage, our restaurants offer a variety of distinctive menus featuring the freshest local ingredients. From traditional island favorites to gourmet delights, you'll enjoy a diverse range of flavors served in dramatic venues - including oceanfront settings perfect for catching a brilliant Maui sunset.
• Relish Burger Bistro
• The Relish Oceanside
• Beach Bar
• Wailele Polynesian Luau