Andaz Maui Ka'ana KitchenAndaz Maui at Wailea Resort is launching a new cooking class series, Ka‘ana Kupboard led by Ka‘ana Kitchen’s Chef de Cuisine Ben Marquez, where guests will have the opportunity to cook alongside Chef Ben, learn new skills and perfect culinary techniques.

The first class takes place Saturday, October 3, 2015. In partnership with local farmers and food distributors, Ka‘ana Kupboard will take place monthly, each with a different theme from Backyard Barbecue and Saucy Sauces to Modern Luau and Shop Like a Chef.

Upcoming themes and registration details:

  • Ka’ana Kupboard Cooking Classes
  • Led by Chef de Cuisine Ben Marquez
  • 12-2:30 p.m. in Ka‘ana Kitchen at Andaz Maui
  • $75 per person | approx. 20 seats available per class
  • 808-243-4703 or andazconcierge@andaz.com to register

October 3, 2015 | Backyard Barbecue
Discover new methods of grilling and learn how to make Chef Ben’s go-to rubs and marinades. On the menu: Kula Asparagus Tomato Salad, Beer Kitchen, Hibachi Flat Iron, and Steamed Onaga with Soy and Ginger.

November 7, 2015 | Don’t Be Chicken
Chefs will share tips for handling poultry safely in addition to teaching guests how to properly break down a chicken. Guests will learn proper cooking techniques as well as the best cuts for specific dishes. On the menu: Grilled Chicken Hamakua Mushroom and Capers, Kula Corn and Chicken Chowder, and Curry Chicken Salad.

December 5, 2015 | Ka’ana Kitchen’s Modern Luau
Discover ingredients used to prepare traditional luau dishes and be delighted by Ka‘ana Kitchen’s twists of culinary flair. On the menu: Salmon Poke, Pipkaula, Ka‘ana Lau Lau and Poi.