Chef Tylun Pang makes Maui Cattle Co. Poke

Chef Tylun Pang gave an informative and enjoyable Grown on Maui cooking demo tonight at Whole Foods Market Kahului. He prepared Maui Cattle Co. Beef Poke. So ono!

Chef Tylun Pang Cooking Demonstration at Whole Foods Kahului

Chef Tylun Pang, The Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui

Fairmont Kea Lani Executive Chef Tylun Pang, in partnership with Maui Country Farm Bureau, is having a cooking demonstration at Whole Foods Market in Kahului, Tuesday, September 6 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Chef Pang will be serving Maui Cattle Company beef poke using local produce from the market.

Full Schedule: Grown on Maui in September

Grown on Maui, Agriculture Matters

Throughout September Maui farmers, ranchers, local food producers and friends of agriculture are teaming up to celebrate local food. We do this because we believe that agriculture matters on Maui.

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Grown on Maui Chef Demos at Whole Foods Market
Maui every Monday in September, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

September 6 Tylun Pang, The Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui
September 12 Garret Fujieda, The Westin Maui Resort & Spa
September 19 Caroline Schaub O’o Farm
September 26 Ryan Luckey, Pineapple Grill at Kapalua Resort

 

Grown on Maui Flower Demos at Whole Foods Market
Maui every Tuesday in September, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

September 6 Sue Cuffe, Hana Fantasy Flowers
September 12 Carver Wilson, Maui Floral
September 19 Dan Judson, Orchids of Olinda
September 26 Maui Flower Growers Association


Wednesdays
From 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. the Weed & Pot Club activities at Maui Nui Botanical Gardens will focus on Hawaiian food plant propagation and maintenance.

Monday-Friday Maui Pineapple Tour presents pineapple heritage tours at the newly established Hali’imaile Pineapple Plantation.

Tour Da Food: Experience the dishes that characterize Maui cuisine, learn about the traditions and people behind the plates, soak up a sense of place with intimate excursions to Maui’s off-the touristpath culinary treasures and come away with a deeper understanding of Maui’s multicultural community and history.

Every TuesdayAli’i Kula Lavender is offering $1 cups of tea and 50% off guided tours.

Eat Local Challenge 2011! – Maui residents and businesses participate in the statewide initiative organized by Kanu Hawai‘i.

September 2Eat! Wailuku at First Friday in Wailuku: In partnership with Edible Hawaiian Islands magazine, our grand launch of September ag month begins in Wailuku. Find us on Pili Street.

September 10 – Work & Learn at the Kihei Elementary School Garden 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

September 17– Lahainaluna High School Ag Work Day with Keith Ideoka and agriculture program students from 8:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. at Lahainaluna School. Call Keith at 808-385-0100.

September 17 – Take the $5 Challenge with Slow Food Maui. Come to a community potluck from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at UH Maui College.

September 17 – Maui Schools – Garden Tours in Upcountry and Central Maui. Meet at Montessori of Maui School on Baldwin Avenue. Time: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Registration required. annega3[at]yahoo[dot]com

September 22 – Agriculture in the Classroom: Farmer Gerry Ross and Farmer Doug McCluer at Wailuku Elementary.

September 23 – Maui Agriculture, Natural Resources & Resource Management Industry Day 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at UH Maui College Agriculture and Natural Resources campus. Registration required. Contact: info[at]kauhaneinc[dot]com

September 24 – Youth Gardener Training Workshop at Montessori of Maui School on Baldwin Avenue Time: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Registration required. annega3[at]yahoo[dot]com

September 27 – Agriculture in the Classroom: Farmer Gerry Ross at Carden Academy.

September 28Slow Food Maui presents Taste Education session on raising chickens with Bobby Santos. Reservations required.

September 29 – Agriculture in the Classroom: Farmer Greg Hopkins at Emmanuel Lutheran.

October 1 – Maui Fair: Grown on Maui Chili and Stir Fry Contests with the Maui Fire Department.

Meet the Chef: Tylun Pang, Executive Chef, The Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui

Chef Tylun Pang, Executive Chef, The Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui

Chef Tylun Pang, Executive Chef, The Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui

A native of Hawaii, Chef Pang has been with The Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui since November 1996. Chef Pang oversees the resort’s banquet and catering operations as well as the resort’s four restaurants, three bars, and bakery and deli.

Kea Lani Restaurant serves one of the best breakfast buffets on Maui and Polo Beach Grille and Bar offers casual poolside dining with a swim up bar. Luana Lounge underwent an extensive remodel including new menu in early 2009 and offers prime seating for Maui’s spectacular sunsets. Caffe Ciao Bakery and Deli has become a favorite among locals by offering fresh pastries, gourmet salads, wraps, and the picnics-to-go and food-for-flight dining programs. 
Chef Pang turned to his culinary roots when developing the concept for The Fairmont Kea Lani’s signature restaurant, .

Kō has been open for over 3 years and offers cuisine reflective of the many cultures of Hawaii’s sugarcane plantation era. Ko’s extensive menu is inspired by the rich history and culinary traditions of Hawaiian, Chinese, Filipino, Portuguese, Korean, and Japanese cultures. Ko, meaning “sugarcane” in Hawaiian, focuses on sustainability and features Ahi “On the Rock” shichimi spiced with orange ginger miso sauce and Maui Cattle Company “Paniolo” Rib-Eye Steak.

Chef Pang began his culinary career in 1974 as an apprentice in Hawaii with the Westin Hotels Culinary Apprenticeship Programs. His culinary career has taken him to Asia, South America and numerous cities in the United States. He has participated in the Best Hotel Chefs of America Series as the James Beard House and has also been recognized with The Mayor’s Award in Culinary Excellence for the County of Maui in 2005. Chef Pang currently serves on the advisory board for the Maui Culinary Academy at University of Hawaii Maui College.

Chef Pang’s recently published What Maui Likes to Eat, a cookbook shares what Mauians really love to eat. All proceeds from the book sales are being donated to the Maui Culinary Academy.

Grown on Maui – Agriculture Matters

Chef Tylun Pang, The Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui

Chef Tylun Pang, The Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui

Chef Garret Fujieda, The Westin Maui Resort & Spa

Chef Garret Fujieda, The Westin Maui Resort & Spa

Throughout September Maui agriculture shines the spotlight on restaurants and families that support agriculture through everyday purchases, big and small. We invite families to buy local and prepare meals featuring Grown on Maui fruits, vegetables, proteins and other locally made products.


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