(5:00 p.m. Early VIP Entry)
The Chambers & Chambers Wine Experience
7:00 p.m. Formal Dinner & Awards Ceremony
‘Aipono Info & Reservations:
Maui No Ka 'Oi Magazine
Four Seasons Resort Maui
3900 Wailea Alanui Dr.
Wailea, HI 96753
Driving Directions - Click Here
The Four Seasons is at capacity and onsite parking is unavailable. Don't worry!
We have made arrangements for guests to park on the large grassy lawn at the cross section of Wailea Ike St. and Kalai Waa St. (The same lot typically used during the Maui Film Festival above the Shops at Wailea.)
Guests will be shuttled to the Four Seasons by our complimentary shuttle services between 4:45 and 11:00 p.m.
About the ‘Aipono Awards:
Now in their 12th year, the ‘Aipono Awards are the first high-profile restaurant awards devoted entirely to Maui. They are awards of honor and distinction determined by our readers—the residents and regular visitors of Maui. The prestigious Chef of the Year title is decided by peer review—voted on exclusively by Maui chefs.
The annual ‘Aipono Awards Gala proudly serves Maui's restaurant and hospitality professionals with a celebratory evening they can call their own. Restaurant owners are encouraged to bring their managers, chefs, and staff along to participate in the festivities. The awards presentation is a benefit for the Maui Culinary Academy. Ticket sales generate vital, unencumbered funds for the school, as well as scholarship money for deserving students. Students enjoy the invaluable experience of working alongside sponsor restaurant chefs in preparation for the gala’s dinner.
Throughout the year, Maui No Ka ‘Oi's ‘Aipono Wine Dinner Series generates additional funds by bringing the industry’s top winemakers to ‘Aipono Award-winning restaurants.
Thank you for your support! There are only a few seats left! Please call 808-242-8331, or email firstname.lastname@example.org to secure your spot.
Join us in celebrating 12 years of culinary excellence on
Maui as voted by the readers of Maui No Ka ‘Oi Magazine.
• 100 fine wines from around the world
• Food stations with innovative cuisine by Maui Culinary Academy chefs and students
Formal Dinner & Awards Program
• Superb 3-course menu by ‘Aipono Award-winning restaurants, featuring cuisine by:
Four Seasons Resort Maui, Spago, and Ka‘ana Kitchen
• Exquisite wine pairings, courtesy of Chambers & Chambers Wine Merchants
• Click for Featured Wines
Tickets & Pricing
$2,700 Pua Kenikeni Captain's Table* (VIP sponsor table includes gift, 1/2 hour early check-in & fast pass)
$1,700 First Class Table*
$225 ‘Aipono Platinum Ticket (VIP upgrade includes gift, 1/2 hour early check-in & fast pass)
$175 First Class Ticket
*Tables seat ten people.
Watermelon, Horseradish, Surfing Goat Dairy, Meyer Lemon, Watercress
Lime-Yogurt Sorbet with Homemade Pickled Mango
Slow Braised Brandt Beef Short Rib
Parsnip Puree, Hamakua Mushrooms
Masago-crusted Monchong, Salsa Verde
Black Truffle-Potato Cake, Namasu Vegetable Salad
Coconut, Almond and Hazelnut Marjolaine
*Special dietary needs can be accommodated with advance notice when purchasing tickets.
Options: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian, Nut Allergy, Shellfish Allergy.
Sit back, savor and make merry at another fun-filled ‘Aipono Gala!