Starting his Mill House journey as Executive Sous Chef Taylor grew into the role of Chef de Cuisine and now Executive Chef. Chef Ponte, a graduate of Maui Culinary Academy, worked alongside Chef Alan Wong, Chef Jonathan Mizukami, and Chef Jeff Scheer prior to The Mill House.
With Executive Chef Ponte at the helm, we are excited to expand our support of local farms and continuous efforts towards greater sustainability. Utilizing Chef Ponte’s leadership we welcome opportunities to connect with our community and provide more opportunities for aspiring chefs and hospitality students. Having been born and raised here on island Chef Ponte has established relationships with Maui’s farmers and ranchers. He uses his knowledge of Maui’s mixed cultures to craft storied dishes. Chef Ponte has his eyes on the dining room and kitchen, working with the entire Mill House team to ensure a wonderful environment, excellent food and memorable service for Maui residents and visitors.