Join over 20 members of the American Culinary Federation Kona Kohala Chefs Association Saturday, December 2 for the 29th annual Christmas with the Chefs gala at the Courtyard King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel at Kamakahonu, historic grounds of the island of Hawai`i.

From 5:30 to 8:00 pm, enjoy plates of expertly prepared savory cuisine and delectable holiday treats  accompanied by handcrafted ales, choice wines and 100 percent Kona coffee.  Live entertainment by the Bill Noble Trio provides dancing under the stars overlooking historic Kamakahonu Bay.  The traditional  silent auction featuring an array of holiday gift ideas benefits local culinary students attending Hawai‘i Community College—Palamanui and members of the Kona Kohala Chefs wanting to further their education.

If you’re heading for the Big Island, tickets are $90 presale, $95 at the door and available online at  Tables of 10 are $1200 which includes reserved seating, table-side service and select bottles of wine—and can be purchased online. The Courtyard King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel is offering a special event room rate starting at $159. Phone 808-331-6330 and ask for the “Christmas with the Chefs” room rate.

American Culinary Federation Kona Kohala Chefs Association: ACF is the largest, professional, non-profit organization for chefs and cooks in the nation. Founded in 1980, the Kona Kohala chapter is comprised of food service professionals, vendors, growers and culinary enthusiasts.


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