Four Seasons Resort Hualalai Presents Chef Fest 2016

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, a AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Five Star hotel on Hawaii Island, recently announced the lineup for this year’s Chef Fest, part of the Four Seasons Food and Wine Series

A celebration of high-profile dinners, interactive cooking classes and culinary experiences, the series of events will be held at the Resort from November 9-12 and features some of today's top celebrity chefs.

Massimo Falsini, executive chef of the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, welcomes an impressive lineup of award-winning celebrity guest chefs, including Matthew Accarrino, author of “SPQR” cookbook; Chris Hastings, author of “The Hot and Hot Fish Club Cookbook;” Jessica Koslow, author of “Everything I want to Eat;” Ludo Lefebvre, author of “LudoBites, Recipes and Stories from the Pop-Up Restaurants of Ludo Lefebvre” and “Crave, A Feast of the Five Senses;” George Mendes, author of “My Portugal: Recipes and Stories;” Seamus Mullen, author of “Hero Food;” Cyrille Pannier, executive chef at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills; and Christof Syre, executive chef of the Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas.

Master Sommeliers Roberto Viernes and Richard Betts from Southern Wine & Spirits will be on hand for wine events and dinners, as well as noted mixologists Julie Reiner and Kyle Reutner.

"Chef Fest is such a special week here at the Resort, where our guests are able to experience the flavors, talents and personalities of some very special guest chefs, wine and spirits experts," said Robert Whitfield, regional vice president and general manager of Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, in a written release. "The energy and excitement is in the air, and these events are truly some of the most fun, intimate and indulgent experiences available anywhere – only matched by the setting and aloha of Hualalai."