Lawrence Nakamoto - Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

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Lawrence Nakamoto

Mariposa at Neiman Marcus - Honolulu, HI

Lawrence Nakamoto received his associate culinary arts degree from Kapi‘olani Community College in 2008 and has 11 years of experience in the restaurant industry. His most recent positions before joining Mariposa include Executive Chef at Il Lupino as well as Sous Chef at Kahala Resorts. Prior to that, Chef Nakamoto spent a combined four years at Elua, Sapori Enoteca and Padovani’s Grill under mentors Philippe Padovani and Donato Loperfido. His most recent position was at Il Lupino as their Executive Chef. When he’s not in the kitchen, Nakamoto enjoys cycling and exploring brunch spots around the islands.