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Maui Chef of the Year Jojo Vasquez

Chef of the Year Jojo Vasquez

As executive chef at The Plantation House, Jojo Vasquez creates light and delectable island-style fare.
Hotel Wailea Treehouse

Treetop Dining at Hotel Wailea

The Restaurant at Hotel Wailea takes fine fare to new heights . . . and our dining editor goes ape.
Taverna Chefette

Taverna’s Passion for Pasta

Taverna's pasta-passionate "Chefette" considers making fresh pasta her core responsibility.

Maui Chefs Invitational

The Invitational is an opportunity for those passionate in the culinary field to show respect for history while pushing the boundaries. Join us as we embark on a culinary adventure with these highly-acclaimed chefs from various cities and backgrounds.

Toro! Toro! Toro!

Get the recipe for Morimoto’s Toro Tartare with Dashi Soy.
wagyu steak

Sharing Tradition

"The food I ate, growing up, is different from anyone else’s food. The connection to these flavors sets my ideas apart from others," says MiJin Kang, the new chef de cuisine at Andaz Maui’s Ka‘ana Kitchen.
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Chef on a Hot Tin Roof

Top Chef finalist Sheldon Simeon and wife Janice are the mom-n-pop behind this new, family-style restaurant.
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Chefs Gone Wild

Sunny Savage's knowledge of wild, edible plants, and their oftentimes off-the-beaten-path locations, turns island foraging into an adventure.
Maui Chef Mike Lofaro

2016 Chef of the Year: Mike Lofaro

Discover why Humuhumunukunukuāpua‘a's chef Mike Lofaro was voted as Maui's 2016 Chef of the Year by his peers.
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Special ‘Aipono Awards

Each year, ʻAipono honors a few individuals and companies chosen by industry professionals. Here are the 2016 winners.
Island Gourmet

The Chef behind the Gourmet

Lloyd Aoki’s ABCs are compassion, knowledge and hard work.
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Holiday Test Kitchen

The respect and camaraderie these Maui chefs share inspired us to ask them to help us create a holiday test kitchen — the first time we've had multiple cooks in the kitchen.
bacon venison

Bacon-wrapped Venison

Mahalo to Chef Chris Kulis for this recipe for Maui venison wrapped in bacon.
Chef Chris Kulis

Chef Chris Kulis Showcases Hawaiian Cuisine

Maui chef Chris Kulis was chosen among the world’s top culinary talent to showcase Hawaiian cuisine in Milan, Italy.
maui bbq brisket

Smokey & the Bean

Homestyle recipes make this Kihei restaurant smokin' hot.
Maui chefs giving back to community

Care and Feeding

How Maui chefs nurture community.
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2015 Chef of the Year: Jeff Scheer

Chef Jeff Scheer builds strong relationships with local farmers, ranchers, and fishermen.
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Hana Hou, Chef Ho!

For his many contributions to Maui Culinary Academy, this year's Noble Chef honors Stanton Ho, and shares this recipe created by Teresa Shurilla, who says she was inspired by Ho.
Maui Chef Riko Bartolome

New Executive Chef at Montage Kapalua Bay

Montage Kapalua Bay welcomes Chef Riko Bartolome, who will oversee all culinary experiences at Montage Kapalua Bay.

2014 Chef of the Year: Isaac Bancaco

Isaac Bancaco is the new generation Hawaiian chef, working to promote Maui as a cultural destination driven by food.
gourmet Mexican food in Maui

Sangrita Grill & Cantina

Iranian-born chef Paris Nabavi brings south-of-the-border tastes to West Maui.
Maui venison

He’s Got Game

Spago's Chef Cameron Lewark ruminates on what makes undomesticated venison so good—and shares a recipe that meat-lovers will go wild for.
Maui chef Sheldon Simeon

2013 Chef of the Year: Sheldon Simeon

For the first time in ‘Aipono’s eleven-year history, Maui’s chefs elected one of their own to a second reign as Chef of the Year.
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My Weekend with the Chef

Maui Personal Chef: Mark Shimer of Cater2U spends a weekend with our dining editor to experience gourmet luxury and cuisine from the comfort of home.

2012 Holiday Test Kitchen

We asked Chef Isaac Bancaco to guide us through the preparation of a four-course feast. The innovative chef enthusiastically agreed to share a few of his favorite recipes.
Maui Chef Roger Stettler

2012 Chef of the Year: Roger Stettler

Roger Stettler may be the most famous Maui chef the average visitor hasn’t heard of.
Chef Cameron Lewark

The Romantic Pancake

Chef Cameron Lewark, of Spago Maui, reveals his recipe for the ultimate romantic pancake – the perfect way to show some love to your love this Valentine’s Day.

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