Noble Chef 2016: Puttin’ on the Taste

Break out your favorite vintage 1920’s attire. Maui’s culinary event of the year has arrived!

Get your tickets now for Noble Chef: Puttin’ on the Taste and join the University of Hawai’i Maui College in celebrating 20-years of culinary arts education on Maui. 

Proceeds are allocated toward program enrichment, teaching tools, equipment purchase, field experiences, and more. It also serves as a training opportunity for Maui’s burgeoning chefs and is a showcase for the culinary talents of UHMC industry partners, faculty and students.


The Students & Faculty of Maui Culinary Academy:

Chef Teresa “Cheech” Shurilla
Chef Tom Lelli
Chef Craig Omori
Chef Krista Garcia
Chef Jake Belmonte

With Maui Culinary Academy Graduates:
Travis Morrin: Three’s Bar & Grill & Fork & Salad
Jeff Scheer: The Mill House
Kenneth Sniffen: The Ritz Carlton, Kapalua

And Celebrity Chef’s:
Craig Dryhurst and Bruce Trouyet: Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea 
David Viviano: Cane & Canoe, Montage Kapalua Bay
Roger Stettler: Taverna
Lyndon Honda: Laulima Events & Catering
Ryan Urig: Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
Maka Kwon: The Pint & Cork

With Your Host: Dean Wong

Live Entertainment by:
Fulton Toshombe & Kelly Covington
The Kit Kat Club Cabaret

The event features:

A celebrity chef reception: 5:30-7:00pm
A three-course dinner, featuring a live auction: 7:00-8:30pm
A speakeasy themed after party, hosted by Pint & Cork in the Kea Lani’s Lobby Mezzanine: 8:30-10:00pm

Tickets are $195 per person or purchase a table for extra perks. All food and drinks are included in the ticket price.

For details, tickets, table sales and sponsorship contact Marilyn Fornwall, the University of Hawaii Foundation at or 808-984-3261 or purchase online HERE.

Mahalo for supporting the Culinary Arts Program at UHMC!