September 1, 2013 · 4:00 PM
Various locations on Oahu and Maui
"The 3rd Annual Hawaii Food & Wine Festival (HFWF) set for Sept. 1-9, 2013, is the premier epicurean gathering in the Pacific and this year's festival is bigger and better than ever. With five signature evening events and educational daytime culinary experiences on both Oahu and Maui, the festival comes to life with a "who's who" of internationally acclaimed master chefs, four master sommeliers, five mixologists, and more than ten top-tier winemakers from Hawaii, the mainland U.S., Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Philippines, and Australia."
Tickets are now on sale on the HFWF's official website at http://www.hawaiifoodandwinefestival.com/
"New chefs this year include Grant Achatz of Alinea (Chicago), Art Smith of Table fifty-two (Chicago), Chris Cosentino of Incanto (San Francisco), Ricardo Zarate of Mo-Chica (Los Angeles), Anita Lo of Annisa (New York), Floyd Cardoz of North End Grill (New York), Chris Kajioka of Vintage Cave (Honolulu), and Sheldon Simeon of Star Noodle (Maui).