Poipu Food & Wine Festival 2023
Wednesday, October 25th, 2023 at 5:00 pm – Friday, October 27th, 2023 at 9:00 pmVaries
Celebrating the bounty of the island and wealth of eateries on Kauai, the sixth annual Poipu Food & Wine Festival will take place October 25-27. The Festival will include the Kauai Culinary Market + Chef Demonstration at The Shops at Kukui`ula and in partnership with the Kauai County Farm Bureau, In the Kitchen cooking classes at the Monkeypod Provision Cottage and culminating with the Pa`ina, an extraordinary culinary experience where guests will enjoy small plates and wine pairings on the grounds of Kauai Community College.
This year, the Festival will highlight the extraordinary talents of world-renowned chefs including: Belinda Leong, James Beard Award-winning pastry chef and co-creator and owner of b. Patisserie in San Francisco; Michelle Karr-Ueoka, one of Hawaii’s most acclaimed pastry chefs and James Beard Nominee. Michelle and her husband opened MW Restaurant and Artizen by MW on Oahu; Melissa Miranda, Food and Wine Magazine’s 2022 Best New Chefs, 2023 James Beard Award semi-finalist and founder of Musang, a Filipino restaurant located in Seattle’s Beacon Hill; and along with some of Hawaii’s most popular chefs and featuring the Kauai Community College Culinary Arts Department, directed by Chef Mark Oyama.
The PF&WF is supported by the Hawai’i Tourism Authority through the Community Enrichment Program.
Visit us at poipufoodandwinefestival.com