Emeril Returns to the Kahala

Celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse will bring his signature New Orleans cuisine to the Kahala Food & Wine Classic on April 9 & 10 at the Kahala Hotel & Resort. The weekend is an event with signature dishes, cooking demonstrations and wine & cigar tastings.

Chef Emeril Lagasse. Photo: courtesy of The Kahala Hotel & Resort.

Chef Emeril Lagasse is one of the world’s most influential icons of American food. He returns to The Kahala Hotel & Resort to headline the Kahala Food & Wine Classic, April 9 & 10. The resort’s popular Food & Wine Classic will also feature wine selections from award winning Schrader Cellars of Napa Valley and cigars from Davidoff.

Chef Lagasse is the chef/proprietor of thirteen award-winning restaurants, including three in New Orleans (Emeril’s, NOLA and Emeril’s Delmonico). He is a national TV personality and best-selling author of 14 cookbooks, including Emeril’s New New Orleans Cooking, which introduced the world to his creative take on Creole cuisine, and his latest book, Emeril 20-40-60: Fresh Food Fast. His new, hour-long primetime television series "The Emeril Lagasse Show" will debut on March 28 on ION Television. He was the featured chef at the last Kahala Food & Wine Classic in June 2009, where he dazzled guests during intimate gala dinners and a cooking demonstration.

This will be the first of three Kahala Food & Wine Classic events in 2010. The Kahala Food & Wine Classic is a regular themed culinary weekend featuring globally renowned chefs and winemakers in intimate settings. The two-day celebration includes gala dinners, dynamic cooking classes, wine tastings and cigar seminars. Past Classic events took guests on culinary journeys through Miami, Australia and Japan.

For more information, please contact The Kahala Hotel & Resort at (808) 739-8888 or visit their website at www.kahalaresort.com