Discover the freshest island ingredients at the weekly Kauai Culinary Market hosted by the Shops at Kukui`ula in partnership with the Kauai County Farm Bureau, November 7th from 3:30 to 6:00pm in the traditional pau hana (after work) style. As local musicians serenade, shop the open-air market exploring locally grown fruits, vegetables and coffee, along with spices, jams and other culinary delights.
At 4:00pm, make your way to the Palm Court for the inaugural ‘Market to Menu’ chef competition where two chefs, Chef Esteban Alicea of Merriman’s Fish House and Chef Fetulele Taala of the Dolphin Restaurant & Fish Market will be tasked to create a dish utilizing local beef from The Rancher’s Daughter, fresh produce and mystery ingredients provided by the Kauai Culinary Market.
Chef Sato of the Halekulani Resort, Chef Takahashi of The Club @ Kukui`ula and Chef Orly, Master Pastry Chef and current champion of Food Network’s Halloween Wars will serve as the judging panel.
Celebrity Chef Celeste Rogers, winner of Food Networks “Chopped” Competition will emcee.
Event is free with beer and wine for purchase.