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[flashvideo file= /] By Malika Dudley / Email: [email protected]

The Maui Film Festival’s most popular event, the Taste of Wailea, sold out early this year – and with good reason!

MauiNOW’s Malika Dudley interviewed Spago Executive Chef Cameron Lewark and Capische? Executive Chef Brian Etheridge at the event.

Feast your eyes on the delectable dishes some of Maui’s top chefs served up!


Humuhumunuknukuapua’a at Grand Wailea

Sour Poi Dumpling, Salmon Belly Gravlox, Onion Jus
Foie Gras and CTC Croquette
Maui Gold Pineapple, Cereal Milk Jam
Ko’ at The Fairmont Kea Lani Maui
Seafood Laulau, Lomi Lomi Tomato & Ogo with Garlic-Soy Coconut Sauce
Keanae Lilikoi Chiffon Cake Featuring Maui Cheese Company’s Fromangina


Duo at the Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea
Keahole lobster slider, Canadian Bacon, Spicy maple mayo, clover sprouts
Fried Jidori Chicken, Kale Chop Salad, Milk & Honey Dressing


Capische at Hotel Wailea
Le Poisson Crudo
Coconut, Lime, Line Caught Fish
Garden Tortellini
Big Island Mushroom, Garden Veg, Piave

Tommy Bahama at The Shops at Wailea
Tommy Bahama Island Style Kampachi Poke White Soy, Yuzu, Fresh Coconut, Inamona, Bonito Shavings, Crispy Nori
Pina Colada Cake Pops Vanilla Cake, Myers Dark Rum, Diced Pineapple, White Chocolate Mousse, Toasted Coconut

Ruth’s Chris Steak House at The Shops at Wailea  
BBQ shrimp
Sweet Cream and BerriesSpago at the Four Sesons Resort Maui at Wailea  
“6 day” Heritage Pork Belly Brined, Smoked and Sous Vide
with Wild Ramps and Whistle Pig Rye Green Apples
Spago Noodle Bar


Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman at the Wailea Gateway Center
Fresh Gnocchi with Pork Sausage
Burnt Maui Pineapple and Cashew Salad

Fabiani’s at the Wailea Gateway Center
Gnocchi Gorgonzola Butternut Squash, Chicken & Wilted Baby Spinach
Assorted Mini Macaroons, Salted Caramel & Lilikoi

Mulligans on the Blue
Mini Fish & Chips, Jalapeno Tartar Sauce, Malt Vinegar
Irish Curry Veggie Wrap, Mango/Pineapple Chutney

Matteo’s Osteria at the Wailea Town Center   

Muscoli Ripieni (A Cinque Terre Classic in Maui!) Slow-stewed
Stuffed Mussels In Haiku Heirloom Tomato Spicy Pomodoro Sauce
Insalata Sopressata di Polpo Octopus “Salami” With
Sicilian Salad of Fennel, Arugula, Oranges, and Pine Nuts
Cannoli Ricotta-Mascarpone-Chocolate Stuffed
Crispy Pastry Shell, Kula Strawberry Coulis

Joe’s Nuevo Latino at the Wailea Town Center

Charred Octopus, Micro Salad, Ink Tostada, Olive Aioli
Scallop Ceviche, Meyer Lemon, Compressed Cucumber, Fresno Chili

Taste of Wailea / Image: Malika Dudley

Taste of Wailea / Image: Malika Dudley

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