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2019 Celebrity Chefs & Special Guests

Slade Rushing

Slade Rushing

Brennan's, New Orleans

Destiny and Desire Executive Chef Slade Rushing, the NEW Toque at Brennan’s, New Orleans, has had a lifetime of culinary lessons, but the heart of his cooking is carrying-on the traditions   Slade Rus …

Stephen Stryjewski

Chef/Partner, Link Restaurant Group

Chef/Partner, Link Restaurant Group Cochon, Cochon Butcher, Calcasieu, Pêche Seafood Grill, and La Boulangerie Winner of the 2011 James Beard Foundation “Best Chef South,” Stephen Stryjewski is Chef/P …

Kapalua Wine and Food Festival

Mark Tarbell

Host Chef Ambassador

Mark studied in Paris at the l’Academie du Vin and earned a Grande Diplôme d’Etude Culinaire from Ecole du Cuisine La Varenne.  After stagieres at Michelin one-star Michel Pasquet and Willy’s Wine Bar …


2019 Featured Grand Tasting Chefs

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2019 Featured Seafood Festival Chefs

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