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Chef Fest at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai

An exclusive and luxurious culinary experience in an awe-inspiring setting

Chef Fest at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Four Seasons Resort Hualalai
Travel Dates: Tuesday, October 3 - Sunday, October 8, 2017 
Event Dates: Wednesday, October 4 - Saturday, October 7, 2017 

Enjoy a celebration of high-profile dinners, interactive cooking classes and culinary experiences, at one of the world’s most intimate and luxurious culinary experiences. You and your guest will taste and learn side-by-side with some of the best chefs in the world at Chef Fest, part of the Four Seasons Food & Wine Series, at the Four Seasons Resort Hualālai on Hawaii Island. This elite experience allows for personal interaction with some of North America’s finest chefs - along with some of the world’s most acclaimed wine and spirits experts.

The all-star lineup of chefs includes: Neal Fraser (Chef/Owner of Redbird, Fritzi Coop - Los Angeles); Thomas Bellec (Executive Chef of Four Seasons Resort Hualalai); Gabrielle Hamilton (Chef/Owner of Prune - New York City); Edward Lee (Chef/Owner of 610 Magnolia, The Wine Studio, MilkWood, and Whiskey Dry - Louisville); Ivan Orkin (Chef/ Owner of Ivan Ramen - New York City); Andy Ricker (Chef/Owner of Pok Pok - New York City and Portland); Fabrizio Schenardi (Executive Chef of Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World); Christof Syre (Executive Chef of Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Los Colinas); Jonathan Waxman (Chef/Owner of Barbuto, Jams - New York City; Adele’s, Bajo Sexto - Nashville; Brezza Cucina - Atlanta; Waxman’s - San Francisco.)

Each chef will present their signature styles and unique, acclaimed cuisine using some of the best local Hawaii Island ingredients.

The lineup of mixologists includes: Chandra Lucariello (Director of Mixology and Spirits Education of Southern Glazers Wine & Spirits of Hawaii); Julie Reiner (Co-owner and Beverage Director of Flatiron Lounge, Pegu Club, Clover Club, Leyenda - New York City); Kyle Reutner (Brand Manager of KōHana Hawaiian Agricole Rum - Oahu); Pamela Wiznitzer (Creative Director of Seamstress - New York City.)

This collection of culinary experts will be on hand for interactive classes and intimate dinners – not to mention outrigger canoeing, stand-up paddle boarding, wine tasting and cocktail classes – as you enjoy the luxury of Hawaii Island's first and only Forbes Five Star and AAA Five Diamond hotel.  New for 2017 – a daily cocktail showcase at the Patron Lounge at the Resort’s adults-only Palm Grove Pool and classes held in the All-Clad Cooking Academy at the Herb Garden.  This is truly one of the finest experiences for any culinary traveler with a taste for the best things in life. Bid now to reserve your place at the table. 

This experience includes: 

  • Roundtrip United Economy Class® airfare for two to Kona International Airport* 
  • Roundtrip ground transportation from Kona Airport 
  • Hotel accommodations in an Ocean View room for five nights at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai 
    • Check in: Tuesday, October, 3, 2017 
    • Check out: Sunday, October 8, 2017 
    • Guest room food and beverage amenity refreshed daily 
  • Access for two at all of the following select Chef Fest events: 
    • Four cooking classes 
    • One mixology class
    • One wine tasting class 
    • Three dinners 
    • Opening night Grand Tasting
  • Two spa treatments at the renowned Hualalai Spa 

*Airfare only included for members outside of the greater Hawaii area and from the United States.


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