2022 Talent

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Hank Adaniya

Hank's Haute Dogs - Honolulu, HI

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Ippy Aiona

Ippy’s Hawaiian BBQ & The Dizzy Pita - Kamuela, HI

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Peter Armellino

Plumed Horse - Saratoga, CA

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Nyesha Arrington

Pier Love Food Group - Santa Monica, CA

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Jayson Asuncion

Royal Lahaina Resort - Lahaina, HI

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Timon Balloo

The Katherine - Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Isaac Bancaco

Pacifico on the Beach - Lahaina, HI

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Ria Dolly Barbosa

Petite Peso - Los Angeles, CA

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Rick Bayless

Frontera Grill - Chicago, IL

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Michelle Bernstein

Café La Trova - Miami, FL

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Erika Chan

Rustic Canyon - Santa Monica, CA

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Joanne Chang

Flour Bakery+Cafe/Myers+Chang - Boston, MA

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Peter Cho

Han Oak - Portland, OR

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Ki Chung

Bar Maze - Honolulu, HI

Josiah Citrin

Citrin Hospitality - Mélisse, Citrin, Charcoal Venice - Santa Monica, CA

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Chris Cosentino

Acacia House - St. Helena, CA

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Robert Del Grande

The Annie Café & Bar - Houston, TX

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Kealoha Domingo

Nui Kealoha - Kaneohe, HI

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Celestino Drago

Drago Centro - Los Angeles, CA

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Graham Elliot

Polynesian Cultural Center - Laie, HI

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Calvin Eng

Bonnie's - Brooklyn, NY

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Tiffani Faison

Big Heart Hospitality - Boston, MA

Dean Fearing

Fearing's Restaurant - Dallas, TX

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Jason Fox

Villon Restaurant - San Francisco, CA

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Amanda Freitag

Chef & Food Network Personality - New York, NY

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Beverly Gannon

Haliimaile General Store & Gannon's - A Pacific View Restaurant - Makawao, HI

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Jose Garces

The Garces Group - Philadelphia, PA

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Michael Ginor

Hudson Valley Foie Gras & Restaurant LOLA - Great Neck, NY

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Troy Guard

TAG Restaurant Group - Denver, CO

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Brian Hirata

Naau - Hilo, HI

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Helen Hong

CanoeHouse Mauna Lani, Auberge Resorts Collection - Waimea, HI

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Brandon Jew

Mister Jiu's - San Francisco, CA

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Dean Kamiya

Kani Ka Pila Grille - Honolulu, HI

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Michelle Karr-Ueoka

MW Restaurant & Artizen by MW - Honolulu, HI

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Takeshi Kawasaki

Maru Sushi - Honolulu, HI

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Ted and Yong Kim

Seoul Sausage - Los Angeles, CA

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Keith Steel Kong

BASALT - Honolulu, HI

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Andrew Le

The Pig & The Lady - Honolulu, HI

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David LeFevre

Fishing with Dynamite - Manhattan Beach, CA

Nikolaos Lobendahn

Over Easy - Kailua, HI

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Raphael Lunetta

Lunetta - Santa Monica, CA

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Barbara Lynch

Barbara Lynch Collective - Boston, MA

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Joey Macadangdang

Joey's Kitchen & Macadangdang Restaurant - Kaanapali, HI

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Gaby Maeda

State Bird Provisions - San Francisco, CA

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Robynne Maii

Fête - Honolulu, HI

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Mark Majewski

Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa - Kaanapali, HI

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Jon Matsubara

FEAST by Jon Matsubara - Honolulu, HI

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Dean Max

DJM Restaurants - Deerfield Beach, FL

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Kevin Meehan

Kali Restaurant - Los Angeles, CA

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Spike Mendelsohn

PLNT Burger - Fairfax Station, VA

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Hector Morales

Hawaii Convention Center - Honolulu, HI

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Masaharu Morimoto

Morimoto Asia & Momosan Waikiki - Honolulu, HI

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Wayne Mueller

Louie Mueller Barbecue - Taylor, TX

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Thomas Muromoto

Huihui Restaurant - Kaanapali, HI

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Shota Nakajima

Taku - Seattle, WA

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Helen Nguyen

Saigon Social - New York, NY

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Jason Peel

Nami Kaze - Honolulu, HI

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Alexandre Petard

Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach - Honolulu, HI

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Charles Phan

The Slanted Door - San Francisco, CA

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Matt Pittman

Meat Church -Waxahachie, TX

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Taylor Ponte

Kamado Private Dinners & Pop-Ups - Makawao, HI

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Matt Raso

CanoeHouse Mauna Lani, Auberge Resorts Collection - Kamuela, HI

Jayse Sato

Umi Sushi - Wailuku, HI

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Caroline Schiff

Gage & Tollner - New York, NY

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Anthony Secviar

Protégé - Palo Alto, CA

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Aaron Silverman

Rose's Luxury, Pineapple & Pearls and Little Pearl - Washington DC

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Nancy Silverton

Mozza Restaurant Group - Los Angeles, CA

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Sheldon Simeon

Tin Roof - Kahului, HI

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Jeff Szombaty

Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa - Honolulu, HI

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Philip Tessier

Press - Napa, CA

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Rick Tramonto

Tramonto Cuisine, Inc. - Chicago, IL

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Alexandre Trancher

La Mer - Honolulu, HI

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Ming Tsai

MingsBings & Baba at Yellowstone Club - Natick, MA

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Wade Ueoka

MW Restaurant - Honolulu, HI

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Junior Ulep

Meridia at the Westin Hapuna Beach Resort - Kohala Coast, HI

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Miro Uskokovic

Gramercy Tavern - New York, NY

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Marcel Vigneron

Orgreenic - Northvale, NJ

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Crystal Wahpepah

Wahpepah's Kitchen - Oakland, CA

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Jonathan Waxman

Barbuto - New York, NY

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Alan Wong

Alan Wong's Restaurant - Honolulu, HI

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Lee Anne Wong

Papaaina - Lahaina, HI

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Roy Yamaguchi

Roy Yamaguchi Group of Restaurants - Honolulu, HI

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Sherry Yard

Bakery by the Yard & Food Network Personality - El Segundo, CA

MASTER SOMMELIERS, WINEMAKERS & MIXOLOGISTS

Master Sommeliers

Winemakers

Mixologists

SPECIAL PRESENTERS

Jerrica Benton

Party Monsters

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Dixon Cox

Party Monsters

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GDolce

Party Monsters

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Jason

Party Monsters

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Tori Richards

Party Monsters

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Adam Richman

Gastronaut, Cook, Producer & Author - Brooklyn, NY

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Kent Torrey

The Cheese Shop - Carmel, CA

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