Dining With the Chefs Event Set for Dec. 3November 15, 2016, 11:30 AM HST (Updated November 15, 2016, 1:51 PM)
Over 20 members of the American Culinary Federation Kona Kohala Chefs Association will delight attendees with plates of expertly prepared cuisine and holiday treats—all accompanied by handcrafted ales, choice wines and 100% Kona coffee.
The Bill Noble Trio, accompanied by vocalist Kauilani Trainer, will jazz up the evening for dancing under the stars fronting historic Kamakahonu Bay.
A silent auction will tempt would-be Santas with an array of holiday gift ideas while supporting local businesses.
In its 28th year, the annual fundraiser benefits local culinary students attending Hawai‘i Community College–Palamanui and members of the Kona Kohala Chefs wanting to further their education.
Tickets are $85 presale ($90 at the door), available online.
They can also be charged by phone: (808) 329-2522.
Tickets are also available at Kailua Candy Company, Westside Wines Kona and Courtyard King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel.
Reserve VIP tables for 10 for $1,000 by calling (808) 329-2522.
The host hotel is offering a special event room rate and package starting at $145. Call (808) 331-6330 and ask for the “Christmas at Kamakahonu” room rates.
American Culinary Federation Kona Kohala Chefs Association: ACF is the largest, professional, nonprofit organization for chefs and cooks in the nation. Founded in 1980, the Kona Kohala chapter is comprised of food service professionals, vendors, growers and culinary enthusiasts.