2021 Kapalua Wine & Food Festival Week Celebration Schedule of Events
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Please contact each restaurant directly for reservations. Schedule below is subject to change.
Festival Week – June 6th-13th
Grey Goose Essence Specialty Cocktails
Enjoy the refreshing Grey Goose Essence Vodka infused with real fruit and botanical essences with 0 carbs and 0 sugar. Available in three flavors: Strawberry & Lemongrass, Watermelon & Basil, and White Peach & Rosemary.
Handcrafted cocktails featuring Essence will be showcased throughout the week at participating properties.
Featured Grey Goose Essence Vodka Cocktails for the Event:
Don’t Feed Nene – The Plantation House
Farmer’s Market & Ritz Spritz – The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua
Basilico Rosso – Taverna
Essence of Rose All Day – Montage Kapalua Bay
Kapalua Mule – Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar
Cane & Canoe Nightly Specials – 5:30pm-8:30pm
During the week of the Kapalua Wine & Food Festival, experience two delectable nightly specials exquisitely paired with Brewer-Clifton wines by Greg Brewer, Wine Enthusiast 2020 Winemaker of the year.
Reservation recommended. Please call Cane & Canoe at (808) 662-6681.
Wednesday, June 9th
Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar – Wine Tasting and Food Pairing Lunch – 11am
Experience the subtle nuances of flavor pairings with renowned winemaker Adam Lee of Siduri Wines and Master Sommelier Michael Jordan. A perfectly curated menu of crafted bites by the culinary superstars of Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar.
Event Currently Sold Out
Thursday, June 10th
Montage Kapalua Bay
Champagne Laurent-Perrier and Haleakala Creamery Pairing Seminar
2pm to 3pm, 4pm to 5pm and 6pm to 7pm 20 seats per event
Naomi Smith, Western Regional Manager for Champagne Laurent-Perrier, and longtime cheese instructor Rebecca Woodburn-Rist who will take you through a delicious pairing seminar with the beautiful cheeses of Haleakala Creamery Maui’s goat farm creamery.
$135 per person.
Please click below for reservations:
The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua / Banyan Tree Restaurant – Winemaker Dinner – Two seatings: 5:30pm & 7pm
Hosted by winemakers Jeff Stewart/Hartford Court & Chris Carpenter/Cardinale, La Jota & Mt. Brave Wineries and Michael Jordan, MS.
An unparalleled five-course gourmet repast paired with the award-winning vintages of two of the wine world’s most highly rated vintners.
$275 per person++
Reservations – Lani Clarion – 1 808.665.7230
5 COURSE DINNER – 6 WINES
ONE COURSE OF DUELING MERLOTS
SEARED DIVER SCALLOP
tomato textures | prawn | avocado | parmesan | basil | chive | caviar
Hartford Court Chardonnay, Far Coast, Sonoma 2018
grilled he’e | shrimp | clams | sopressata | angel hair pasta | sea beans | blueberry “capers”
Hartford Court Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, Sonoma 2015
DUO OF DUELING MERLOTS THYME & LEMON DUCK CONFIT
potato | local daikon | cacao nibs | charred lemon béarnaise
La Jota Merlot, Howell Mountain, Napa 2017
ROSEMARY PORK TENDERLOIN
prosciutto | Beemster polenta | fennel | local carrots
Mt. Brave, Veeder Valley, Napa 2015
PORCINI SCENTED FILET
Hamakua mushrooms | porcini | roasted garlic | shallot | veal demi-glace
Cardinale Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa, 2016
yuzu pastry cream | shiso | pistachio | dark chocolate
Hartford Zinfandel, Old Vine 2017
FRIday, June 11th
Taverna Restaurant – Winemaker Dinner featuring David Arthur Vineyards – 6:30pm
Chef Roger Stettler creates a traditional Italian Feast in four courses expertly paired with David Arthur’s finest vintages – Annalye Rose, Meritaggio and Three Acre Cabernet. A few special surprises throughout the evening!
Event is sold out
1st course Insalata di Mare – Lobster, Shrimp, Tako, Scallop, Arugula-Pine Nut Pesto Meyer Lemon, EVOO, Italian Parsley, Fried Capers
Wine Pairing: Annalyce Rose
2nd course Pappardelle di Agnello Brasato – House Made Pasta, Braised Molokai Lamb Shank, Sweet Marsala, Pecorino Cheese
Wine Pairing: Meritaggio
Intermezzo Plantation Estate Mango Sorbet
Wine Pairing: Ruggeri Valdobiadene Prosecco
Main Course – Filetto di Manzo Arrosto, Pesce del Giorno
Whole Roasted Filet of Beef, Pan Seared Fish of the Day, Red Wine Reduction, Castelvetrano Olive Tapenade Porcini Mushroom Risotto Cake, Glazed Kula Baby Carrots
WINE PAIRING: Three Acre Cabernet Sauvignon
Dessert KU’IA Estate Chocolate Haupia Trifle
WINE PAIRING Surprise!
SATURday, June 12th
Al Fresco Champagne Lunch at Montage Kapalua Bay –
11:30am to 2pm
With Champagne Laurent-Perrier (Limited Seating)
Panoramic views of the Pacific and the ocean breeze set the mood for an incredible epicurean journey. At Cliff House, Naomi Smith, Western Regional Manager of Champagne Laurent-Perrier, and the talented culinary team at the Montage Kapalua Bay led by Executive Chef, Eric Faivre prepares a beautiful al fresco luncheon for you. Explore five Laurent-Perrier Champagnes including an exclusive vertical of the prestige cuvée of the house Grand Siecle!
$250 per person. CLICK HERE for reservations.
TORTILLA ESPAÑOLA EN COCOTTE –
salmon tartar, kaluga caviar, crème fraîche
SMOKED KAMPACHI TARTINE – mascarpone, sweet & sour onion, dried cherry tomato
DUCK BREAST DE PROVENCE & CREPINETTE – purees mosaic (red cabbage, soubise, squash, spinach)
OXTAIL PITHIVIER – creamed chard, caramelized onion marmalade
A COMPOSITION OF CHEESE – sourdough rye
KULA RUM CANELE – aerated chevre, pistachio butter, pinot gastrique
The Plantation House Restaurant – 5pm-8pm
Join Executive Chef Jared Krausen as he expertly pairs his island inspired creations with Justin Vineyards premier wines. Set on the Lower Lawn with views of The award-winning Plantation Course and neighboring island of Molokai, this walkabout tasting features food, wine and cocktail stations featuring Grey Goose Essence offer a evening under the stars that’s not to be missed!
$149 per guest – BUY NOW
Reservations: Deborah Van Alstyne
808.669.6299 | email@example.com
Lamb Lollipop – Cognac onion butter | Justin, Cabernet Sauvignon
Filet Mingnon – Truffle mashed | Local Organic Carrot Bleu Cheese Demi | Caramelized Onions | Justin Isosceles
Ahi Bruschetta – Togarashi Seared Ahi| Avocado Puree| Cherry Tomato| Buffala Mozz | Justin Rose’
Chilled Oyster on Half Shell – Yuzu Granita| Candied Ginger | Justin Sauvignon Blanc
Lemongrass Panna Cotta – House Caramel| White Chocolate Whipped Cream with candied lime
All events, prices, personalities, performances, menus, wines, venues, dates and times subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges. Must be age 21 and older to attend all events. Must bring valid ID. Tickets to the Kapalua Wine & Food Festival are not tax deductible. Kapalua Wine & Food Festival urges all adults to consume alcoholic products responsibly.
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