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Thu. Nov 2, 6pm-9pm (Priority & FHB/MC Preferred 5pm-9pm)


Tickets: $225 - $325

Spice Market

Inspired by the flavors found along the Silk Road connecting East and West, Spice Market will tantalize your taste buds as thirteen innovative chefs turn the heat up on the Sunset and Sunrise pool decks at THE MODERN HONOLULU. Wander from station to station as you explore the creative genius of these celebrated chefs. Soak in the view of the Pacific Ocean and sip on irresistible cocktails shaken and stirred by the hottest mixologists. Cool your palate with world-class wines poured by Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Hawaii and refreshing beers from Anheuser-Busch. 

This Event Features First Hawaiian Bank MasterCard Preferred Access, Early Entry at 5:00 pm


Resort Casual

HFWF16 Hungry Monkey

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Take the elevator home with a special room rate for Festival attendees at THE MODERN HONOLULU. Receive a special room rate of $225.00 plus tax and $30.00 resort fee (which includes overnight parking.) Please call 855-970-4161 and mention Hawaii Food & Wine Festival to receive the special rate and to make your reservation.

Participating Talent

Chefs & Culinary

Kenji Chiba

Chibakiya - Tokyo, Japan

Vikram Garg

TMG Hospitality - Honolulu, HI

Brandon Jew

Mister Jiu's - San Francisco, CA

Chris Oh

Hanjip - Los Angeles, CA

Ken Oringer

Toro - Boston, MA

Keith Pajinag


Charles Phan

The Slanted Door - San Francisco, CA

Jongkol Sucodt

Noi Thai Cuisine - Honolulu, HI

Brian Sung

Honolulu Coffee Co. - Honolulu, HI

Mamoru Tatemori

Honolulu, HI

Ming Tsai

Blue Dragon - Wellesley, MA

Tony Rungang Xu

Chengdu Taste - San Gabriel, CA

Hui Yuan

Wuxi Hubin Hotel - Wuxi, China


Natasha David

Nitecap - New York, NY

Marco Dionysos

ABV - San Francisco, CA

Anne Louise Marquis

Campari America - New York, NY

Julie Reiner

Clover Club, Leyenda & Mixtress Consulting - New York, NY

Katie Stipe

Diageo Global Spirits Company - New York, NY

KJ Williams

Long Island Bar - Brooklyn, NY

Local Mixologists

Raymundo Delgado

Mina Group/Stripsteak Waikiki - Honolulu, HI

Chandra Lucariello

Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits of Hawaii - Honolulu, HI

Justin Park

Bar Leather Apron - Honolulu, HI