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Tickets still available for culinary gala (Dec. 6)


Charge tickets by phone, buy online or purchase at several local locations for Christmas at Kamakahonu Bay-Dining with the Chefs.

The holiday gala is 5:30-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 on the historic, seaside grounds of Courtyard King Kamehamaha’s Kona Beach Hotel.

Guests will enjoy more than 20 culinary stations, jazz by the Bill Noble Trio, dancing under the starts, a silent auction, fine wines and handcrafted beers.

Chef Fernand Guiot, pastry instructor at Kona’s Hawaii Community College (HawCC), will offer a festive gingerbread display.

Gala tickets are $85 each presale or $90 at the door, or reserve a VIP table seating 10 for $1,000. VIP tables will be treated with specialty pupu by Hawaii Regional Cuisine founding Chef Amy Ferguson and each table will receive a bottle of red and white wine.

Purchase tickets online at or at Kailua Candy Company, Clark Realty Kona, Kona Wine Market, Westside Wines Kona, front desk of Courtyard King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel and Bentleys Home Collection in Waimea.

Phone (808) 329-2522 for info and to also charge tickets by phone.

The hotel is offering event attendees a $189 per night room rate for Dec. 5 and 6 that includes breakfast buffet for two and parking for one vehicle. Phone 808-331-6330 and ask for the Christmas at Kamakahonu 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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