Experience Fashion, Food and Cocktails on July 26 To Celebrate July’s Mixology Month Series 


HONOLULU, HI (June 10, 2019)Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival (HFWF) presents Girls Night Out on Friday, July 26, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in culmination of July celebrating International Market Place’s Mixology Month. As part of the Festival’s growing lineup of year-round events, Girls’ Night Out offers guests a chic shopping and food experience at the third level Grand Lānai restaurants.  


We have a great partnership with Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival and are excited to partner again for the second Girls’ Night Out event as part of our Mixology Month series,” said Breana Grosz, Marketing Director of International Market Place. “Last year’s response was spectacular, and we look forward to another evening of craft cocktails and food pairings with our industry-leading mixologists at International Market Place.” 


Beginning the evening at Drybar for check-in, complete with champagne, attendees are invited to schedule a $10 full wash and blowout or a free 20-minute dry styling prior to the event from 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Drybar sessions must be scheduled in advance. Following welcome reception at Drybar, the intimate, dine-around event will commence with five participating restaurants, offering bites and custom cocktails, led by Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival master mixologists and sommeliers, including: 


  • Jen Ackrill, Sky and Top of Waikiki 
  • Teves Freitas, Eating House 1849 by Roy Yamaguchi  
  • Matty Kua, The Pig and The Lady 
  • Chandra Lucariello, Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits of Hawaii 
  • Dave Newman, Pint and Jigger 
  • Christopher Ramelb, Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits of Hawaii 
  • Kyle Reutner, KōHana Hawaiian Agricole Rum and Manulele Distillers 
  • Alicia Yamachika, Nobu Honolulu 


The participating restaurant are: 


  • Burger Hale at The Street Food Hall by Michael Mina 
  • Eating House 1849 by Roy Yamaguchi  
  • Flour & Barley  
  • ShoreFyre Fresh Grill & Bar  
  • STRIPSTEAK Waikiki  


The evening will end at Saks Fifth Avenue where attendees will enjoy desserts by Burger Hale at The Street Food Hall by Michael Mina and a special shopping experience. Attendees will take home a gift from participating retailers such as a luxurious beauty treatment at Saks Fifth Avenue for a complimentary facial, makeover or makeup lesson with a Saks Beauty Advisor ($250 value), and more. 


Tickets to Girls Night Out are $95 per person inclusive of taxes and fees, available at www.HFWF.me 


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The Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival is the premier epicurean destination event in the Pacific. The Festival features a roster of more than 100 internationally renowned master chefs, culinary personalities, and wine and spirit producers. Co-founded by two of Hawai‘i’s own James Beard Award-winning chefs, Roy Yamaguchi and Alan Wong, the Festival will showcase wine tastings, cooking demonstrations, one-of-a-kind excursions, and exclusive dining opportunities with dishes highlighting the state’s bounty of local produce, seafood, beef and poultry. Proceeds support local beneficiaries committed to sustainability and cultural and educational programs in Hawai‘i. 



Located in the heart of Waikīkī, International Market Place is a world-class shopping, dining and entertainment destination featuring a curated mix of upscale and lifestyle brands, and the first Saks Fifth Avenue in Hawai‘i. The shopping center is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Operating hours for restaurants and department store will vary. For ease of access, the center provides 700 parking spaces and convenient valet parking. For more information, visit shopinternationalmarketplace.com and in Japanese ja.shopinternationalmarketplace.com.