One week and counting until Hawaii and cocktail o’clock. I feel like one of the luckiest people right now. Following the success of the first Made in America weekend at the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai we are doing it again, March 1 – 5, 2012. Made in America 2 is a celebration of high-profile dinners, cooking classes and experiences with me, my book, Made in America; Our Best Chefs Reinvent Comfort Food and five of America’s best chefs who were featured in the book.
Nancy Silverton (one Michelin-starred Mozza Osteria, Pizzeria Mozza, The Mozza Cookbook, La Brea Bakery) and Matt Molina (executive chef, Mozza, The Mozza Cookbook); Ludo and Krissy Lefebvre (LudoBites, Sundance Channel’s LudoBites America, Top Chef Masters); Josiah Citrin (two Michelin-starred Mélisse, Lemon Moon Café, In Pursuit of Excellence) join hosts James Babian (executive chef, Four Seasons Resort Hualālai) and Linda Rodriguez (pastry chef, Four Seasons Resort Hualālai) for the celebrations. Master Sommelier Chuck Furuya from Southern Wine & Spirits will be on hand pairing wines at the various dinners and featuring the wines of Joe Bastianich, who wrote the introduction for
“After the success of our first Made in America events in October, we decided to do this again, even bigger and better,” says Robert Whitfield, regional vice president and general manager of Four Seasons Resort Hualālai. “This lineup of amazing guest chefs is top-notch, offering some great culinary experiences for our guests.”
The line-up of events (schedule subject to change) is as follows:
March 1: Nancy Silverton and Matt Molina cooking class
Prix-Fixe Dinner at Beach Tree, featuring Nancy Silverton and Matt Molina
March 2: Farm Tour and Lunch with James Babian
Prix Fixe Dinner at Pahu i’a, featuring Josiah Citrin
March 3: Fishing Trip with Chefs
Master Sommelier Chuck Furuya conducts “Wine Tasting 101”
Made in America 2 Dinner at Beach Tree, featuring all chefs, Lucy Lean and Chuck Furuya
March 4: Josiah Citrin cooking class
Linda Rodriguez cooking class “Pie Making 101”
Prix-Fixe Dinner at Pahu i’a, featuring James Babian, Linda Rodriguez and Chuck Furuya
March 5: James Babian cooking class
Farm Dinner at Pahu i’a
Guests are invited to book one of these Made in America packages:
- Four-night package: available February 29 – March 4, includes luxurious accommodations, daily breakfast buffet for two, two cooking classes, one wine class, one farm tour/lunch, three dinners and two signed Made in America books. Nightly rates from $4,380 for the four-night package.
- Seven-night package: available February 29 – March 7 includes luxurious accommodations, daily breakfast buffet for two, four cooking classes, one wine class, one farm tour/lunch, five dinners and two signed Made in America books, Nightly rates from $7,665 for the seven-night package.
- Additionally, room nights and Made in America events are available on an a la carte basis. Nightly room rates from $775.
For more information and reservations, please call toll-free (888) 340-5662 or visit www.fourseasons.com/hualalai.
Lemon Ricotta Pancakes