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WATCH THE VIDEO OF 2014 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 22 – 25, 2014 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); Seamus Mullen (Tertulia, El Colmado – New York City and author of Hero Food ); Nancy 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 Wamback (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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Celebrate Hawaii Marketplace

Date: Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
Time: 5:00p
Location: Hoku Amphitheater
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Yoga with Chefs

Date: Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
Time: 8:00a
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Golf With Chefs

Date: Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
Time: 9:00a
Location: Hualalai Golf Course
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Cooking Demo with Chef Mullen

Date: Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
Time: 11:30a
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Cooking Class with Chef Canora

Date: Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
Time: 2:00p
Location: Beach Tree
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Mixology Class with Chandra Lucariello

Date: Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
Time: 4:00p
Location: Beach Tree Lawn
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Chef Fest Reception & Dinner

Date: Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
Time: 6:00p
Location: Beach Tree
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Pick Your Paddle

Date: Friday, October 24th, 2014
Time: 8:00a
Location: Alaka'i Nalu
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Cooking Demo with Chef Freitag

Date: Friday, October 24th, 2014
Time: 11:30a
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Cooking Class with Chef Ford

Date: Friday, October 24th, 2014
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: Beach Tree
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Terlato Wine Class with Tony Terlato

Date: Friday, October 24th, 2014
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: 'ULU Wine Table
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Hualalai Beach Cookout

Date: Friday, October 24th, 2014
Time: 6:00p
Location: Kumukea Beach
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Waimea Farmers Market Tour

Date: Saturday, October 25th, 2014
Time: 8:00a
Location: Meet in Lobby
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Blind Tasting with Wine Legend Tony Terlato

Date: Saturday, October 25th, 2014
Time: 4:00p
Location: 'ULU
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Chef Fest Dinner Featuring Chapoutier Wines

Date: Saturday, October 25th, 2014
Time: 6:00p
Location: 'ULU
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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

Be Social

  • Mahalo Melissa! “@mycationapp: A4: Any meal next to the ocean at the @FSHualalai is memorable #TL_Chat”
    8 hours ago
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    22 hours ago
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Contact


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CONTACT

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai Contact:

72-100 Kaupulehu Drive

Kailua-Kona, HI

1 (808) 325-8000

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