With the recent opening of Royʻs Restaurant at the newly renovated venue at Kāʻanapali Beach Golf Course, its executive chef Joey Macadangdang presents the next Grown on Maui cooking demo and tasting at Whole Foods Market Kahului on Monday, March 26, from 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm. Designed to shine the spotlight on seasonal, local and fresh Grown on Maui produce and proteins, Macadangdang will prepare Roasted Local Heirloom Beets and Shaved Baby Fennel Salad with Walnuts & Surfing Goat Dairy Dill Creme Fraiche.
Throughout the month of September 2011 and starting again in January 2012, Maui County Farm Bureau, Whole Foods Market Kahului and some of the islandʻs top chefs come together for the Grown on Maui Chef Demo Series. Held on the last Monday of each month, the community is invited to attend the FREE, one-hour cooking demonstration and tasting.
The series will continue with James Simpliciano of The Westin Maui Resort & Spa on Monday, April 30; Chef Mark McDowell of Makena Beach & Golf Resort on Monday, May 21 (3rd Monday due to Memorial Day holiday) and Brandon Shim of Tommy Bahamas Wailea on Monday, June 25. Scott McGill, TS Restaurants (Hula Grill, Dukeʻs Beach House and Leilaniʻs on the Beach presented back in January and Sheldon Simeon, Star Noodle and Leodaʻs Kitchen & Pie Shop presented in February. Back in September chefs included Isaac Bancao of Humu at Grand Wailea, Ryan Luckey of Pineapple Grill, Tylun Pang of Kō at The Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui, Garrett Fujieda of The Westin Maui Resort & Spa and Caroline Schaub of Oʻo Farm.
The Grown on Maui campaign is a joint effort between Maui County of Economic Development and Maui County Farm Bureau. It seeks to expand the share of local farmers. For more information visit www.mauicountyfarmbureau.org or call 808-243-2290.