Hot Stuff: 4 Chefs to Watch

Hot Stuff: 4 Chefs to Watch

September 25, 2019 by Nuy Cho and Jill Di Donato

1.KRISTA GARCIA At Hawai‘i's first and only Relais & Châteaux property, Garcia offers guests at Hotel Wailea the most intimate dining experiences, like a sevencourse dinner in an enchanting mango grove treehouse. Formerly of three-Michelin-starred The French Laundry, Garcia brings expertise to bespoke culinary classes and private tasting menus, where she connects with patrons for unforgettable island bites. 555 Kaukahi St., Wailea, 879.2224, hotelwailea.com 2. JOJO VASQUEZ Iron Chef alum Vasquez opens Fond Maui this summer, serving up pau hana ohana, as well as breakfast, brunch, dinner and Friday night Beats and Eats. One-pot soul cooking defines his new farmto-fork venture, which offers a full-service dining experience for the whole family in Napili Plaza. 5095 Napilihau St., Lahaina, 661.5304 3. YUYA YAMANAKA There's a hot new chef in town. Clown Bar Bistro alum, Yuya Yamanaka, brings a taste of the Left Bank to Waikiki with the aptly named PARIS. HAWAII. Here, Yamanaka oversees a seasonal seven-course tasting menu featuring local fare infused with a Parisian twist. 414 Seaside Ave., Ste. 2F, Waikiki, 212.9282, paris-hawaii.us 4. SHELDON SIMEON The Lineage chef gets his culinary chops from his father and much of his produce from Oprah's Maui farm. His Wailea hot spot is all about conscious eating, while dishes like Poi Mochi, Lauya and Smoke Meat honor humble local roots. 3750 Wailea Alanui Drive, Wailea, 879.8800, lineagemaui.com













Hot Stuff: 4 Chefs to Watch

September 25, 2019 by Nuy Cho and Jill Di Donato

1.KRISTA GARCIA At Hawai‘i's first and only Relais & Châteaux property, Garcia offers guests at Hotel Wailea the most intimate dining experiences, like a sevencourse dinner in an enchanting mango grove treehouse. Formerly of three-Michelin-starred The French Laundry, Garcia brings expertise to bespoke culinary classes and private tasting menus, where she connects with patrons for unforgettable island bites. 555 Kaukahi St., Wailea, 879.2224, hotelwailea.com 2. JOJO VASQUEZ Iron Chef alum Vasquez opens Fond Maui this summer, serving up pau hana ohana, as well as breakfast, brunch, dinner and Friday night Beats and Eats. One-pot soul cooking defines his new farmto-fork venture, which offers a full-service dining experience for the whole family in Napili Plaza. 5095 Napilihau St., Lahaina, 661.5304 3. YUYA YAMANAKA There's a hot new chef in town. Clown Bar Bistro alum, Yuya Yamanaka, brings a taste of the Left Bank to Waikiki with the aptly named PARIS. HAWAII. Here, Yamanaka oversees a seasonal seven-course tasting menu featuring local fare infused with a Parisian twist. 414 Seaside Ave., Ste. 2F, Waikiki, 212.9282, paris-hawaii.us 4. SHELDON SIMEON The Lineage chef gets his culinary chops from his father and much of his produce from Oprah's Maui farm. His Wailea hot spot is all about conscious eating, while dishes like Poi Mochi, Lauya and Smoke Meat honor humble local roots. 3750 Wailea Alanui Drive, Wailea, 879.8800, lineagemaui.com





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