Let’s Talk Food: Christmas with the Chefs

UH Palamanui culinary students Minnie Pira, left, and Trinity Tavares spoon a savory Hamakua Alii Mushroom Chasseur (sauce) atop roasted chicken while plating the entree for a recent luncheon. (Christmas with the Chefs/courtesy photo)

UH Palamanui culinary students Anuhea Espejo-Kaneakua and Nina Stuart place roasted chicken and Dutchesse ulu potatoes on a serving plate at a recent three-course luncheon. Students will be assisting restaurant chefs at numerous culinary stations during Christmas with the Chefs on December 2. (Christmas with the Chefs/courtesy photo)

The American Culinary Federation Kona Kohala Chefs Association and Sysco are holding their 32nd premier holiday extravaganza, Christmas with the Chefs, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2 at Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel.