HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - More than twenty celebrity chefs will pay tribute to the Hawaiian "Makahiki" festival, or harvest season. Many of the chefs selected for this event are well-known for promoting "farm to table" sourcing and will showcase their interpretation of Hawaii's sustainable future through their culinary creations. The world-renowned chefs include David Burke, Townhouse, PRIMEHOUSE, New York; Josiah Citrin, Melisse, Santa Monica; Todd English, Olives, Todd English Enterprises, New York; Josh Feathers, Blackberry Farm, Tennessee; Susan Feniger, Border Grill, Los Angeles; Hiroshi Fukui, Hiroshi Eurasian Tapas, Honolulu; Michael Ginor, Hudson Valley Foie Gras & Lola, New York; Robert Irvine, The Food Network's "Restaurant: Impossible;" Michelle Karr-Ueoka, Alan Wong's, Hawaii; Ed Kenney, Town, Honolulu; Jon Matsubara, Azure, Honolulu; Mark Noguchi, He`eia Kea General Store & Deli, Honolulu; Ken Oringer, Clio, Boston; Justin Quek, Sky on 57, Singapore, Justin's Signatures, Just In Bistro & Wine Bar, Taipei; Yasuhiro Sasajima, Il Ghiottone, Kyoto; Ron Siegel, Parallel 37, San Francisco; Nancy Silverton, Mozza, Los Angeles; Jeffrey Vigilla, Hilton Hawaiian Village, Honolulu; Jonathan Waxman, Barbuto, New York; Lee Anne Wong, Cooking Channel's "Unique Eats," New York; and Toshi Yoroizuka, Toshi Yoroizuka, Tokyo.
The event is on Saturday, September 8, 2012 and runs from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. on the Great Lawn of the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort. Tickets start at $200 per person.