August 25, 2017

Celebrated Chefs, Rare Wines, & Top Mixologists Headline #HFWF17

ARTICLE TAGS: culinary destination events

Distinguished Chefs will turn up the heat on the Sunset and Sunrise Pool decks at the 2017 Hawaii Food & Wine Festival’s Spice Market event at THE MODERN HONOLULU November 2, 2017.

Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

Inspired by the flavors found along the Silk Road connecting East and West, Spice Market will tantalize your taste buds as thirteen innovative chefs turn the heat up on the Sunset and Sunrise pool decks at THE MODERN HONOLULU. Wander from station to station as you explore the creative genius of these celebrated chefs. Soak in the view of the Pacific Ocean and sip on irresistible cocktails shaken and stirred by the hottest mixologists. Cool your palate with world class wines poured by Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Hawaii and refreshing beers from Anheuser-Busch.

Pajinag Keith

Featured Chefs:

  • Kenji Chiba (Chibayaki, Tokyo, Japan)
  • Vikram Garg (TMG Hospitality, Honolulu, HI)
  • Brandon Jew (Mister Jiu’s, San Francisco, CA)
  • Jongkol Sucodt (Noi Thai Cuisine, Honolulu)
  • Chris Oh (Hanjip, Los Angeles, CA)
  • Ken Oringer (Toro, Boston, MA)
  • Keith Pajinag (Ravish, THE MODERN HONOLULU, HI)
  • Charles Phan (The Slanted Door, San Francisco, CA)
  • Brian Sung (Honolulu Coffee Company, Honolulu, HI)
  • Mamoru Tatemori (Tatemori, Japan)
  • Ming Tsai (Blue Dragon, Wellesley, MA)
  • Tony Xu (Chengdu Taste, San Gabriel, CA)
  • Hui Yuan (Wuxi, China)

You can view the complete schedule and lineup and buy tickets at An estimated 10-thousand people are expected to attend #HFWF17. Since its 2011 launch, HFWF has raised 1.7 million dollars for the State’s agricultural and culinary programs. Stay connected with the Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival via or follow HFWF on Twitter/Instagram @HIFoodWineFest and Facebook at hawaiifoodandwinefestival. #HFWF17

About Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival

The Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival is the premier epicurean destination event in the Pacific. The Festival features a roster of more than 100 internationally renowned master chefs, culinary personalities, and wine and spirit producers. Co-founded by two of Hawai‘i’s own James Beard award-winning chefs, Roy Yamaguchi and Alan Wong, the Festival will showcase wine tastings, cooking demonstrations, one-of-a-kind excursions, and exclusive dining opportunities with dishes highlighting the state’s bounty of local produce, seafood, beef and poultry. Proceeds support local beneficiaries committed to sustainability and cultural and educational programs in Hawai‘i.