Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival gets underway Aug. 29 through Sept. 13, and we’re giving away a pair of tickets to the Chefs’ Private After Party, a rousing gathering where chefs and attendees let loose, nosh on gourmet midnight snacks, bust out their best dance moves and enjoy beer and cocktails crafted by top mixologists.
The after-party takes place Friday, Sept. 11, from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., at Japengo & SWIM at Hyatt Regency Waikiki, with the following chefs in the house: Isaac Bancaco (Andaz Maui); Greg and Gabi Denton from Ox Restaurant in Portland; Marc Freiberg of Neiman Marcus; Japengo’s Jon Matsubara; and REAL a gastropub’s Troy Terorotua. As far as mixing up late-night beverages, Jacques Bezuidenhout of Plumpjack Group and San Francisco’s Forgery Bar will be joined by Misty Kalkofen of Del Maguey Single Village Mezcal, Debbi Peek of Southern Wine & Spirits of Florida, and Andy Seymour of New York’s Liquid Productions.
If enticed, be sure to enter our giveaway for these $95 tickets by filling out the form below. We’ll pick one random winner and notify the winner via email. The contest ends on Tuesday, Aug. 18 at 4 p.m. By entering, you will be registering for Frolic Hawaii email blasts, and also receive information about the Hawaii Food & Wine Festival.
For more information about the After Party and other Hawai‘i Food & Wine Festival events, visit hawaiifoodandwinefestival.com