Chefs curate farm plots for Maui restaurants in Chef’s Corner program

June 05, 2021 | KHON
Five chefs participating in the Hawai’i Food & Wine Festival attended the groundbreaking and blessing ceremony for a new project called Chef’s Corner earlier this week.  Each chef gets a quarter-acre farm lot to say what they want grown on it.  When the harvest is ready, they will get first choice to buy what is grown in their own farm lot.  Farming will be done by Mahi Pono.

Five chefs participating in the Hawai’i Food & Wine Festival attended the groundbreaking and blessing ceremony for a new project called Chef’s Corner earlier this week.

Each chef gets a quarter-acre farm lot to say what they want grown on it.

When the harvest is ready, they will get first choice to buy what is grown in their own farm lot.

Farming will be done by Mahi Pono.

The first five HFWF chefs with restaurants on Maui to have farm plots at Mahi Pono’s Chefs’
Corner include

  • Roy Yamaguchi – HFWF co-founder and co-chair (Roy’s Kā’anapali, Humble Market Kitchin)
  • Beverly Ganon (Hali’imaile General Store, Gannon’s Restaurant and Celebrations Catering)
  • Chris Kajioka (Waicoco)
  • Scott McGill (T S Restaurants – Duke’s, Hula Grill, Kimo’s and Leilani’s)
  • Lee Anne Wong (Papa’aina)

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