From September 1-9, clients can join more than 70 master chefs, culinary personalities, farmers, and wine and spirit producers from Hawaii, the mainland U.S. and around the globe.
Enticing incentives from festival partners Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa, Halekulani, Hyatt Regency Maui, Hyatt Regency Waikiki, JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa, The Modern Honolulu and Classic Vacations will make it easy to travel to the Aloha State.
Notable personalities scheduled to participate in the festival include "Iron Chef" Masaharu Morimoto; Adam Richman of the show, "Man v. Food" and "Top Chef" alumni Anita Lo, Sheldon Simeon and Marcel Vigneron. The festival will showcase Hawaii’s enviable bounty of locally sourced produce, seafood, beef and poultry, and offer one-of-a-kind cooking demonstrations, wine tastings and cultural excursions.
Tickets for festival events are on sale now at www.HawaiiFoodandWineFestival.com, and are discounted through August 23. Travel offers are as follows:
Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa – 5th Night Free, plus $100 Resort Credit
Plan a rejuvenating fall or end-of-the-year vacation to Hawaii now with Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa in Ko Olina. Clients who book between July 10 and October 15 for travel between August 26 and December 15 will receive their fifth night free. For more savings, book before September 1 and receive a $100 resort credit. Visit www.aulani.com.
Halekulani – Sunrise Package
Halekulani in Waikiki offers a sunrise package exemplifying the perfect blend of luxury and value. Starting at $1,525, the package includes three nights (with additional nights at $525), daily buffet breakfast for two at House Without a Key or full American breakfast at Orchids (except Sunday, breakfast will be available at House Without A Key only), welcome amenity, nightly turndown service, admission to Oahu's finest art and culture venues, daily morning newspaper, WiFi access and local calls. Visit www.halekulani.com.
Hyatt Resorts Hawaii
Discerning luxury clients will enjoy Hyatt’s Japengo Island-to-Island Culinary Experience. The package includes a two-night stay at Hyatt Regency Maui and a two-night stay at Hyatt Regency Waikiki in luxury ocean view suites; an exclusive dinner at Japengo Hyatt Regency Waikiki, including sunset cocktails, sake tasting, private kitchen tour and meet and greet with executive chef Sven Ullrich; a couples massage at Na Hoola Spa at Hyatt Regency Waikiki; shuttle service, followed by private helicopter landing on Hyatt Regency Maui’s rooftop; 21-course Emperor’s Tasting Menu at Japengo Hyatt Regency Maui, featuring exotic ingredients paired with fine sake and Japanese beer; sunset cocktails, sushi demo, and private kitchen tour with executive chef Gregory Growhowski; and the Tour of the Stars astronomy experience, featuring champagne and strawberries. The package is available for $6,999 for two through Dec. 20. Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance by calling 808-661-1234.
JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa at Ko Olina – Special Nightly Rate
This beachfront resort on the western shore of Oahu is offering a $290 special per room, per night rate in conjunction with the Hawaii Food & Wine Festival. Set on one of four white sand lagoons, JW Marriott Ihilani exudes a relaxed Hawaiian elegance that only hints at all that awaits: an award-winning spa, world-class marina, tennis courts with breathtaking views, and a championship golf course. Visit www.ihilani.com.
The Modern Honolulu – 4th Night Free
The Modern Honolulu in Waikiki, a trendy escape in the heart of paradise, will make staying longer a little easier during the Hawaii Food & Wine Festival. Book a partial ocean view room or higher at The Modern Honolulu during the Hawaii Food & Wine Festival for three nights, and receive the fourth night free. The Modern Honolulu integrates cosmopolitan chic into leisure and business pursuits in Hawaii. Visit www.TheModernHonolulu.com.
Whether you’re looking for the ease of an all-inclusive vacation, a romantic getaway for two, time to reconnect with family, or just time to recharge, Classic Vacations will help to meet your needs. Whether relaxation means a tee time at a famous golf resort or a healing spa and fitness package, Classic Vacations will tailor a perfectly themed vacation. Hawaii Food & Wine Festival travel packages are available by calling Classic Vacations at 800-635-1333 or clicking here.