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JW Marriott Ihilani Offers Special Rate for Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

July 15, 2013 -

JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa at Ko Olina is the Culinary Setting for the Third Annual Hawaii Food & Wine Festival Finale on September 8, 2013 Resort Hotel Accommodations begin at $290.

JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa at Ko Olina is once again a proud co-sponsor of the Third Annual Hawaii Food & Wine Festival. The event’s themed finale “Savory Ever After” will be held on the beach lagoon fronting the luxury resort hotel. Executive Sous Chef Jason K. Kina will join 13 other world-renowned chefs to prepare an array of ethnic cuisine from around the world at the Ko Olina Resort on Sunday, September 8 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

With more than 35 years of culinary experience, Kina has served numerous dignitaries, celebrities, and professional athletes. He has been motivated by the Hawaii Regional Cuisine movement since its beginning in 1991. Born and raised on Oahu, Kina’s cooking is inspired by the diverse ethnic and cultural landscape in Hawaii where he enjoys using local, fresh ingredients harvested from the land and vast Pacific.

JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa has available for a special rate from September 1 - 9 at $290 per room, per night. Rate is based on availability and restrictions apply. Promo code ERS. Visit www.ihilani.com or call toll free U.S. & Canada 1 (800) 626-4446. The price of general admission and tasting packages are available for purchase at $200. For VIP Early Entry and Reserved Seating at 5:00 p.m., tickets are $500 each. Ticket prices increase after August 23rd.

Prices are per person and excludes handling fee. There will be tickets available for purchase at the event, but only based on availability. Guests at the JW Marriott Ihilani are able to stop by the concierge desk to inquire about ticket sales.

In addition to Chef Jason K. Kina of JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa, there will be other world-renowned chefs at the finale dinner to be held on the beachfront Lagoon One. The list includes: Ming Tsai, Celestino Drago, Dean Fearing, Michael Ginor, Andrew Sutton, Nancy Silverton, Richard Rosendale, Elizabeth McDonald, Raphael Lunetta, Ricard Zarate, Michelle Karr-Ueoka, and Kevin Chong.

The Hawaii Food and Wine Festival is a week-long event on Maui and Oahu from September 1 – 9, 2013. For more information about the event including "Savory Ever After” at Ko Olina Resort visit: www.hawaiifoodandwinefestival.com


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