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Summer Nights with HFWF and Foodland

Join Hawaii Food & Wine Festival as they partner with Foodland Super Market Ltd. this August for Summer Nights with Foodland—a series of five chef- and mixologist-driven events that showcase Hawaii’s top culinary talent and menus inspired by fresh, homegrown ingredients. From August 12-14 and 20-21, 2021, savor the very best of summer with these collaboration events that feature a roster of celebrated chefs and mixology masters, the best locally sourced product our islands have to offer and an exclusive preview of ELEVEN, Foodland Farms Ala Moana’s new cocktail bar and lounge.

YOU MAY BE REQUIRED TO SHOW PROOF OF FULL VACCINATION OR PROVIDE A NEGATIVE COVID-19 TEST RESULT (TAKEN 48-HOURS PRIOR TO EVENT) TO ATTEND #HFWF21 EVENTS. WE WILL UPDATE GUIDANCE BASED ON LOCAL COUNTY GOVERNMENT MANDATES ACCORDINGLY.

AUG 12-14 & 20-21, 2021

CAN'T MAKE IT?

If you are unable to attend, please consider donating to the Hawaii Ag & Culinary Fund.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 2021

OODLES OF NOODLES

Pau Hana Bar at Foodland Farms Pearl City

Slurp. Slurp. It’s pau hana time and we can’t think of a better way to end the day than a steaming bowl of noodles at Pau Hana Bar, Foodland Farms Pearl City. Hawaii Food & Wine Festival co-founder and celebrated chef, Roy Yamaguchi, joins forces with Pau Hana Bar’s John Neff and Rebekah DeCosta for a tribute to one of the oldest dishes in the world and a universal comfort food. Discover the versatility and delicious elegance of this seemingly simple food, which can be served hot, cold fried or in broth, over three courses. Each dish is paired with handcrafted cocktails featuring iichiko, a Honkaku Shochu, to deliver a culinary combination sure to end any day just right. Plus, a special dessert from Foodland Pastry Chef Brian Sung.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 13, 2021

FISH & POI

Redfish Poke Bar

Fresh fish and poi?! Yes, please! You won’t want to miss the fun as Chef Mark “Gooch” Noguchi of Pili Group and Chef Reid Matsumura of Redfish Poke Bar by Foodland throw it back to honor our local culinary roots with this multi-course dinner exploring the bounty of Hawaii’s oceans and lands. Discover the tasty nuances of taro—a Hawaiian staple—alongside mind-blowing poke creations showcasing the islands’ freshest catches and finest homegrown ingredients. Plus, these dishes will be paired with a refreshing beer selection from Anheuser-Busch and dessert by Foodland Pastry Chef Brian Sung.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 14, 2021

MODERN PLANTATION FEAST

Mahiai Table at Foodland Farms Ka Makana Alii

Stay rooted in Hawaii’s plantation heritage with this multi-course event, showcasing the agricultural abundance and local purveyors of our islands. In this true farm-to-fork event, celebrated local Chef Ed Kenney and Mahiai Table’s Chef Rebekah DeCosta take you on a four-course expedition through the Islands’ gardens, farms and fisheries. A culinary journey from Hawaii’s fertile loi to its rich shrimp ponds, this event is an opportunity to appreciate (and savor) dishes inspired by seasonal ingredients grown and harvested right here at home. Each course is accompanied by a pairing of specialty cocktails, and to top it all off, the final course features a special dessert from Foodland Pastry Chef Brian Sung. 
FRIDAY, AUGUST 20, 2021

ESCAPE TO SOUTHERN FRANCE

et al. at KAHALA MKT. by Foodland

The culinary beauty and grandeur of Southern France comes to life in this multi-course menu and wine-pairing. Blending the signature elegance of French cuisine and seasonal, fresh ingredients grown in Hawaii, executive chef/owner of M by Chef Mavro Jeremy Shigekane and et al.’s Chef Brian Nagai celebrate and showcase what we love about these uniquely different, but special coastal, culinary destinations. This unforgettable gastronomic experience is enhanced by a pairing of wines, hand-selected by Foodland’s Advanced Sommelier Marvin Chang and Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Hawaii on this unforgettable gastronomic journey.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 21, 2021

THE SECRET SPOT

ELEVEN at Foodland Farms Ala Moana

Shhhh! It’s a secret … and now you’re in the know. Join us for this exclusive first look at ELEVEN, a soon-to-open cocktail bar and lounge tucked away in Foodland Farms Ala Moana. Featuring savvy sips by Pint & Jigger’s mixologist/owner Dave Newman and Foodland corporate mixologist Matt Rosskopf, this public preview event puts premium spirits and innovation at the forefront while artfully complementing each libation with a selection of small-plate delicacies inspired by the best ingredients Foodland Farms has to offer. Don’t miss your chance to be one of the first to check out this secret spot.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

ABOUT THE EVENT
  • Ticket includes all food and drinks at event, and inclusive of taxes, fees and gratuity
  • No one under the age of 21, including children in strollers accompanied by their parents, will be admitted to Festival events, unless noted otherwise
  • All sales are final. All events, prices, performances, venues, dates and times are subject to change without notice. Should the event(s) be cancelled due to any unforeseen circumstances, including COVID-19, HFWF will offer a range options, including ticket exchanges, option to donate tickets or a full refund
  • Please refer to FAQ for more information
COVID-19 HEALTH & SAFETY MEASURES

The safety of our attendees and participants is our number one priority. You may be required to show proof of full vaccination or provide a negative COVID-19 test result (taken 48-hours prior to event) to attend #HFWF21 events. We will update the guidance based on local county government mandates accordingly.

By attending HFWF21:

  • You acknowledge that you (and all ticketed attendees) will comply with all HFWF Health & Safety Protocols once determined by government mandate at time of HFWF21, including but not limited to face mask requirements, health screening and questionnaire, proof of negative COVID-19 test or vaccine card
  • You (and all ticketed attendees) acknowledge that by attending HFWF21, you will be subject to HFWF Health & Safety Protocols. HFWF reserves the right to refuse entry or remove an individual from an event if any such protocols are breached
STRONGER TOGETHER

Hawaii Food & Wine Festival is a 501c(3) nonprofit organization. All proceeds from the Eleventh Annual Hawaii Food & Wine Festival benefit the Festival which supports the agricultural, culinary and hospitality industries in Hawaii.

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PARTICIPATING TALENT

Chefs

Rebekah DeCosta

Sullivan Family of Companies - Honolulu, HI

Ed Kenney

Mud Hen Water - Honolulu, HI

Reid Matsumura

Redfish Poke Bar, by Foodland - Honolulu, HI

Brian Nagai

Sullivan Family of Companies - Honolulu, HI

John Neff

Foodland Farms - Honolulu, HI

Mark Noguchi

The Pili Group - Honolulu, HI

Jeremy Shigekane

M by Chef Mavro - Honolulu, HI

Brian Sung

Sullivan Family of Companies - Honolulu, HI

Roy Yamaguchi

Roy Yamaguchi

Roy Yamaguchi Group of Restaurants - Honolulu, HI

Mixologists

Dave Newman

Pint & Jigger - Honolulu, HI

Matt Rosskopf

Sullivan Family of Companies - Honolulu, HI