Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea Announces 2023 Festive Line-Up and Holiday Programming Schedule

From the highly anticipated return of Ferraro’s Restaurant & Bar to a culminating Love for Lāhainā Grand Tasting festive event, the Resort is ready to celebrate the season with guests and locals alike
November 30, 2023,
Hawaii, Maui, U.S.A.

The holidays are a time for joining together in celebration with loved ones, and as the year comes to a close, the team at Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea is looking forward to welcoming one and all to the legendary Resort to experience new seasonal and festive happenings to commemorate the holiday season.

Ferraro’s Restaurant & Bar

The Resort’s oceanfront flagship dining concept, Ferraro’s Restaurant and Bar, reopens with an impressive reimagination on December 16, 2023. Perched above Wailea Beach, Ferraro’s will further its culinary legacy as a premier dining choice on Maui, showcasing an extensive three-month redesign by the acclaimed Venice, California boutique design firm Studio Collective. Tasked with evolving the legendary open-air and under-the-stars restaurant, the newly transformed Ferraro’s embraces the soul of the island, integrating locally sourced natural materials with sophisticated contemporary design elements to create a harmonious environment that complements Maui’s mesmerizing landscape.

Ferraro’s new menu will serve as a nod to the bountiful waters of the Pacific Ocean and Italian coast - the main source of inspiration for the dynamic menu. The modern coastal Italian menu offers a variety of artfully prepared fish and seafood dishes, complemented by a curated selection of delicate house-made pastas and featuring locally sourced ingredients.

For reservations, contact the Resort at 808 874 8000 or book via OpenTable.

Love for Lāhainā Grand Tasting (Saturday, December 23, 2023)

The Resort is extending its popular Love for Lāhainā culinary pop-up series into the holidays culminating with a Grand Tasting event to close out the year. Welcoming back beloved Lāhainā restaurants and chefs for a magical night honouring those culinary gems lost to the wildfires, the Love for Lāhainā Grand Tasting will take place on Saturday, December 23, 2023, from 5:30 to 9:00 pm, on the Resort’s stunning Oceanfront Lawn. Reservations can be made via OpenTable or by contacting the Resort at 808 874 8000. Tickets are USD 350 per person, and all proceeds will be given directly back to those impacted by the fires.

Culinary stations across the lawn will feature locally inspired offerings from Chef Lee Anne Wong of Papa’aina, Chef Isaac Bancaco for his Lāhainā ‘Ohana, Chef Kalei Ducheneau of Māla Ocean Tavern, Chef Alvin Savella of Duckine, and Honu Oceanside. In solidarity and celebration, the visiting chefs will be joined by Four Seasons Resort Maui Chef Samual Taganeca and Executive Pastry Chef Alexandre Chersouly creating dishes inspired by longtime community partners, Trilogy and Kala Bayabayan Tanaka, who will receive proceeds to support their affected teams and ‘ohana.

More Holiday Happenings to Note

The Resort team is proud to offer a variety of curated holiday experiences this season, welcoming guests and visitors through its doors with a stunning festive floral display upon arrival in tribute to its ‘ohana affected by the recent wildfires created by local artist Noah Harders. By utilizing traditional Hawaiian elements and featuring the colour red to represent Lāhainā, Harders’ installation uses woven palms to portray how tightly knit the people of Hawai’i are and heart-shaped anthuriums as a symbol for endless love. The display will be ready for guests, visitors, and residents to enjoy beginning December 4, 2023.

In addition to customary Maui holiday celebrations such as nightly Hanukkah services from December 7 to 15, 2023, welcoming Santa Claus via outrigger canoe on Christmas Eve morning, and a spectacular New Year’s Eve party to ring in 2024, guests can also look forward to Night Swim at the Adult Pool - a new late-night experience featuring a DJ and specialty cocktails, an Oyster & Champagne pop-up, and a series of designer trunk shows in the luxury boutiques.

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