Sheldon Simeon to Host Dinner at The Leis Family Class Act Restaurant

September 19, 2019 6:00 PM
The Leis Family Class Act Restaurant
310 W Kaahumanu Ave Kahului, Hawaii, 96732

Chef Sheldon Simeon will prepare and host a special family-style dinner at The Leis Family Class Act Restaurant in the Pā‘ina Building on the University of Hawai‘i Maui College campus on Thursday, Sept. 19th. Chef Nolan Gonzales will be Sheldon’s Sous Chef and Lineage Mixologist Natalie Hansen will mix the cocktails. Like Sheldon, they are both UHMC Culinary Arts Program graduates. Our students will work alongside Sheldon, benefitting directly from his mentorship. Specialty cocktail reception at 5:30; dinner at 6:00 p.m. Limited to 60 guests. Tickets $165 per person (includes wine pairings, gratuities at guests’ discretion) available via OpenTable by calling the restaurant at 808-984-3280. A University of Hawai‘i Foundation Event, the proceeds will directly benefit students in the UHMC Culinary Arts Program. Tickets cost $165 per person.


Welcome Cocktail

Li Hing Mui Paloma

Chili Pepper Water

Chicharons and Shrimp Chips

Mauka Makai

Pohole, Sea Asparagus, Tomato, Umami Chews


Spicy Kajiki, Masago, Kaki Mochi


Kauai Prawns, Agua Chile, Herbs

Kim Chee

Cucumber, Chive


Brown Butter, Mac Nut

Lū‘au Stew  

Short Rib, Taro Leaf


Tuna Belly, Hot Shoyu, Watercress 

Lechon Kawali 

Pork Belly, Chili Vinegar


Coconut Rum Sorbet, Okinawan Sweet Potato Sandwiches, Acai Mousse