Matthew Young - Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

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Matthew Young

Hula Grill - Honolulu, HI

A graduate of Johnson & Wales University, chef Matthew Young worked at several notable hotels on the mainland before moving to Hawaii, where he first landed at Duke’s Waikiki. From there, Young joined the Hula Grill Waikiki culinary team in 2011, where he focuses on local products and sustainable practices. As executive chef at Hula Grill, Young leads the restaurant in participation in many community outreach programs, including the Kokua Hawaiʻi Foundation’s AINA in Schools program,the Hawaii Culinary Education Foundation, and the Hawaii Agricultural Foundation’s Localicious Campaign and Kids Cooking Local program.