The Second 2nd Annual Grow Some Good: The Taste of School Gardens fundraiser will return to Hotel Wailea on Saturday, March 8, from 5 to 8:30 p.m.
Local chefs and school garden supporters will celebrate all the good things growing for more than 2,500 students in South and Central Maui school garden programs.
Grow Some Good school garden programs are planting seeds for Maui?s next generation of farmers, chefs, teachers, scientists and entrepreneurs.
(Left to right) Marty Dread, Grow Some Good Co-Founder Kathy Becklin, Four Seasons Executive Chef Roger Stettler (kneeling) and Chef Nicholas Porreca harvest produce before last year’s Taste of School Gardens event. Students and volunteers will harvest ingredients again for the 2nd Annual Taste of School Gardens event with additional local produce supplied by Kula Fields, Hawaiian Moons and Whole Foods Market.
Photo: Peter Liu
Fine wines, local brews, music, an incredible auction and a gorgeous sunset view will greet this gathering of ?ohana, growing a bountiful future on Maui.
Dean Wong, executive director of Imua Family Services, will serve as this year's master of ceremonies.
Entertainment will be provided by the BrownChicken BrownCow String Band.
Hotel Wailea?s Sunset Lawn will host a nine-station sampling of gourmet dishes prepared from school garden-grown ingredients prepared by Maui?s top chefs, including:
Spago Chef Cameron Lewark
Capische? and Il Teatro Chef Brian Etheredge
The Market by Capische Chef Christopher Kulis
Four Seasons Resort Maui - Ferraro's Bar e Ristorante Chef Roger Stettler
PrivateMauiChef.com Chef Daniel Fiske
The Outrigger Pizza Company Chef Eric Mitchell
Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman Chef Corey Waite
Caf Carmen Chef Brian Murphy
Fabiani's Pizza & Bakery Chef Nicholas Porreca
Advance tickets are $89 per person and $850 for a table of 10. To reserve a table, call Kathy Becklin at (808) 344-0469. Tickets will be $99 per person at the door.
All guests must be 21 or older to attend this event.
For more information and tickets, visit www.GrowSomeGood.org/events.
Hotel Wailea is located at 555 Kaukahi St. in Wailea.