Celebrity Chef Dinner Cruise Featuring Sheldon Simeon

06/17/2011 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
From Lahaina Harbor


Enjoy a sunset dinner cruise at sea featuring a unique menu created and prepared especially for the occasion by acclaimed local chef Sheldon Simeon of Star Noodle, a recent James Beard Award semi-finalist. The meal features sustainable seafood, locally grown vegetables and locally produced Maui Cattle Co. beef and Surfing Goat Dairy cheese. It begins with an appetizer featuring Grilled Anuhea Farms asparagus, with Waipoli watercress, herbed Surfing Goat Dairy goat cheese, radish and balsamic dressing, plus Lentil Sopes (Mini sopes topped with turmeric spiced braised lentils, Kapalua Farms parsley, crème fraiche, and pickled Kula onion).

For entrees, you may choose from one of three choices: Mahi Mahi with Mushroom Tomato Ragout  (Baked island fresh Mahi seasoned with Molokai salt, mixed Hamakua mushroom and Escobedo Farms tomato ragout), Maui Cattle Company Sirloin with Port Wine Jus (Twice- cooked Maui Cattle Company sirloin steak, port wine jus, roasted vegetables, Hana Farms baby arugula), Chicken Adobo (Braised boneless chicken, apple cider jus, Escobedo Farms tomato and spring onion salad), or Tofu with Mushroom Tomato Ragout (Ginger thai basil marinated tofu, with vegan mixed Hamakua Mushroom and Escobedo Farms tomato ragout). The dinner is served with Potato Gratin (made with russet potatoes, cream, nutmeg and thyme).

Dessert is a Chocolate Shortcake – a chocolate shortcakes loaded with Kula strawberries, Evonuk Farms mint, and natural cream. This two-hour cruise departs from Lahaina Harbor on Pacific Whale Foundation's double-deck catamaran.  For reservations, please call (808) 249-8811 ext.1 or visit www.pacificwhale.org.