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Ko Olina Resort to Host Hawaii Food And Wine Festival Finale: “It’s a Food World After All” Featuring Superstar Lineup of Globally Renowned Chefs & Culinary Personalities

May 24, 2014 Destination Hawaii No Comments Email Email

Ko Olina Resort, featuring Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa and JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa, will host the finale of the 4th Annual Hawaii Food and Wine Festival, “It’s a Food World After All,” on Sunday September 7, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

The event will feature internationally renowned chefs and culinary personalities from Hawaii, U.S. Mainland, and around the world.

“It’s a Food World After All” will take place on the beach at Ko Olina, a stunning setting located on the leeward (western) coast of Oahu. Sixteen celebrity chefs will showcase their culinary talents, connecting the world through food and culture. Tickets are priced at $200 per person; $500 per person for VIP seating.gI_93320_unnamed-2

Ko Olina’s chef line up includes:

  • Kevin Chong, ‘AMA‘AMA – Ko Olina, HI
  • Josiah Citrin, Mélisse – Santa Monica, CA
  • Cat Cora, Cat Cora Inc. – Los Angeles, CA
  • Stephen Durfee, Culinary Institute of America – St. Helena, CA
  • Dean Fearing, Fearing’s – Dallas, TX
  • Jason Fox, Commonwealth – San Francisco, CA
  • Jason Kina, JW Marriott Ihilani – Ko Olina, HI
  • Raphael Lunetta, JiRaffe – Santa Monica, CA
  • Mark Noguchi, LUNCH BOX – Honolulu, HI
  • Naomi Pomeroy, Beast Restaurant – Portland, OR
  • Art Smith, Table fifty-two – Chicago, IL
  • Andrew Sutton, Napa Rose – Anaheim, CA
  • Vivian Wu, Alan Wong’s – Honolulu, HI
  • Sang Yoon, Lukshon – Los Angeles, CA
  • Toshi Yoroizuka, Toshi Yoroizuka – Tokyo, Japan
  • Eric Ziebold, CityZen – Washington, DC

Hawaii Food & Wine Festival guests can also enjoy special room rates at Ko Olina properties:

Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa: Uniquely designed for families and inspired by the wonders and traditions of Hawaii, Aulani is a family paradise with a touch of magic. Aulani offers kids, adults and families Hawaiian vacation experiences that combine the beauty and spirit of the Hawaiian Islands and culture with a special magic that only Disney can create.

Take the elevator home with a special rate for Sunday, September 7th: Island Garden View Room, $272 per night (plus 13.962% tax); no resort fee. For reservations, call 407-939-4686 and reference Code G0667074.

JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa: The luxurious JW Marriott Ihilani offers 387 spacious guest rooms, including 36 suites, which have been completely transformed to feature a residential resort look-and-feel and upgraded amenities.

Stay the weekend at a special rate of $249 per night (plus 13.962% tax). Guest room availability is limited so book early at (Enter your arrival date in the box at the top of the page. This will direct you to the Find & Reserve page. On the right side, expand the box “Special Rates & Awards” and enter “ER5” in the “Corporate/Promotional Code” field. Click “Find” to complete your room reservation).

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