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may 31, 2018 - Four Seasons

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai Hosts Hualalai Culinary Weekend Featuring James Beard Award Winning Chef Ken Forkish

Guest Chef #kenforkish to host intimate cooking class, special culinary Events, and artisan bread pop-up

May 30, 2018,  Hawaii, Hualalai, U.S.A.

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai announces its first Hualalai Culinary Weekend hosted by acclaimed artisan bread and pizza master Chef #kenforkish. From July 20 to 22, 2018, Chef Forkish will host a multitude of special Events at the Five Star, Five Diamond beachfront resort. Each #Event will highlight a different aspect of Chef Forkishs repertoire from pizza to tartines and specialty breads.


Ken Forkish is the owner of #kensartisanbakery, #kensartisanpizza, Trifecta Tavern & Bakery, and #checkerboardpizza in Portland, Oregon. He is also the author of the #jamesbeard and International Association of Culinary Professionals award-winning book Flour Water Salt Yeast and The Elements of Pizza. Chef Forkish was a finalist for the national #jamesbeard Award “Outstanding Pastry Chef” in 2013 and “Outstanding Baker” in 2017. He is recognised as one of the key contributors to Portland’s culinary evolution, and his restaurants have received numerous awards and accolades throughout the years.

The schedule of Events for the three-day baking celebration will feature intimate cooking classes using a Kiawe wood fired pizza oven, a tartine pop-up, bread tastings, and exclusive dinners. Craft beer from Portland including Breakside Brewery and Cascade Brewing will be highlighted throughout the weekend along with local Hawaii Island Ola Brew Co. brews. The complete schedule of Events is below:

Friday, July 20, 2018

  •       Bocce Ball and Pizza, 5:30–7:30 pm, USD 65 per person

Saturday, July 21, 2018

  •       Tartine Pop-Up, 11:30 am – 2:30 pm, a la carte pricing
  •       Barefoot Pizza Cooking Class, 12:00 noon – 2:00 pm, USD 90 per person
  •       Tasting Dinner with Oregon wine and beer pairings, 5:30–8:30 pm, a la carte pricing
  •       Ken Forkish’s Artisan Breads available all day at Hualalai Trading Company

Sunday, July 22, 2018

  •       Beach Brunch, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, a la carte pricing
  •       Ken Forkish’s Artisan Breads available all day at Hualalai Trading Company

Hualalai Culinary Weekend Events are available Friday, July 20 to Sunday, July 22, 2018 at          Four Seasons     Resort Hualalai. For reservations call 808 325 8000.

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