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WATCH THE VIDEO OF 2015 CHEF FEST

The Experience

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Chef Fest is a celebration of high-profile dinners, interactive cooking classes and culinary experiences, amazing wines and activities. Part of the Four Seasons Food & Wine global series, Chef Fest will be held at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, October 28 – 31, 2015 and features some of today’s top chefs coming together to cook, teach and entertain in an intimate and relaxed beach setting.

The Chefs

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The all-star lineup of chefs includes: Hugh Acheson (Empire State South, Five & Ten, The National, The Florence – Georgia, and author of A New Turn in the South, Pick a Pickle and The Broad Fork); Seamus Mullen (Tertulia, El Colmado – New York City and author of Hero Food ); Naomi Pomeroy (Beast – Portland, author of Oui: Lessons From an Award-Winning Self-Taught Chef [2016]); Jonathan Waxman (Barbudo – New York, author of Great American Cook and Italian My Way); Massimo Falsini (Four Seasons Resort Hualalai); Robert Gerstenecker (Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta), Stephen Wambach (Four Seasons Hotel Chicago); Together, they will dazzle the senses with palate-pleasing creations during Chef Fest – presenting their signature styles and acclaimed cuisine for all to experience.

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The Resort

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Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Ka‘upulehu, set on the picturesque Kona-Kohala coast of Hawaii, the Big Island, is a magnificent work of destination art. Built into its natural surroundings amongst ancient black lava rock, towering coconut palms, white sand beaches and azure seas, the Resort features 243 magnificent rooms and suites, championship golf, a world-class spa, seven pools, cultural experiences and award-winning dining. Four Seasons Resort Hualalai is Hawaii Island’s first and only Forbes Five Star and AAA Five Diamond hotel.

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Food + Wine

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Chef Fest at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai is the world’s most exclusive and luxurious culinary experience. Taste side by side with some of the best chefs in the world at this awe-inspiring setting on Hawai’i Island. Seven of North America’s finest chefs, along with some of the world’s most acclaimed wine and spirits experts will present Hualalai guests with intimate and memorable dining experiences in an interactive social setting.  Terlato Wines, the leading distributor of wines and spirits will be on-hand for spectacular pairings and tastings throughout Chef Fest.

The Agenda

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Browse the full list of our events with this helpful document.

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Chef Fest Grand Tasting

Date: Wednesday, October 28th, 2015
Time: 6:00p
Location: Hoku Amphitheater
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Pick Your Paddle

Date:Thursday, October 29th, 2015
Time: 8:00a
Location: Alaka'i Nalu
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Cooking Class with Chef Mullen

Date: Thursday, October 29th, 2015
Time: 1:00p
Location: 'ULU
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Mixology Class with Chandra Lucariello

Date: Thursday, October 29th, 2015
Time: 3:00p
Location: Beach Tree Lawn
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Chef Fest Reception & Dinner

Date: Thursday, October 29th, 2015
Time: 6:00p
Location: Beach Tree
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Cooking Class with Chef Pomeroy

Date: Friday, October 30th, 2015
Time: 11:30a
Location: 'ULU
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Cooking Class with Chef Waxman

Date: Friday, October 30th, 2015
Time: 1:00p
Location: 'ULU
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Blind Wine Tasting

Date: Friday, October 30th, 2015
Time: 3:00p
Location: 'ULU
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Chef Reception and Beach Cookout

Date: Friday, October 30th, 2015
Time: 6:00p
Location: Kumukea Beach
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Cooking Class with Chef Acheson

Date: Saturday, October 31st, 2015
Time: 11:30a
Location: 'ULU
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Champagne and Oyster Tasting

Date: Saturday, October 31st, 2015
Time: 3:00p
Location: 'ULU
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Chef Fest Gala, Dinner & After-Party

Date: Saturday, October 31st, 2015
Time: 6:00p
Location: 'ULU
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For sponsorship opportunities please contact:
Brad Packer
Director of Public Relations
Four Seasons Resort Hualalai
brad.packer@fourseasons.com
310 712 1493

Lasting Memories

Event Packages

  • Taste of Chef Fest Package


  • The Taste of Chef Fest Package from Four Seasons Resort Hualalai gives you exclusive access to our annual culinary celebration. With this offer, a Resort credit of USD 750 will be yours to apply towards any of the extraordinary Chef Fest events throughout the week. Follow the link below to reserve luxurious accommodations and for more details on this package.
  • To reserve this experience please click below or call your Travel Professional
  • 1 (888) 340-5662
  • Reserve
  • 1000 Resort Credit


  • Experience the best of Hualalai with a USD 1000 Resort credit with your stay in a luxurious suite. Use your valuable credit towards any Chef Fest events and all the Resort offerings, from recreation to spa services or a romantic dinner – anything you can charge to your suite. Stay five or more consecutive nights and enjoy this valuable credit with our compliments.

  • To reserve this experience please click below or call your Travel Professional
  • 1 (888) 340-5662
  • Reserve

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Four Seasons Resort Hualalai Contact:

72-100 Kaupulehu Drive

Kailua-Kona, HI

1 (808) 325-8000

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