COMPETITOR SIGNUPS ARE CLOSED

Mahalo to everyone that competed in this year’s Kauai Poke Fest on Saturday, May 28, 2022. You all did an incredible job and created truly delicious dishes. We look forward to having you back at next year’s Poke Fest (dates TBD)!

Mahalo to our 2022 Poke Chefs

Shaun Kawamura // Unagi Poke Crunch
Taylor Sakimae // Banh Mi Poke Summer Roll
Koa Kimmerle // Anattas Twisted Thai Poke
Chefs Chris & Fetu // Pho-Ke
Grecean Manuel // Ahi Poke Bomb
Meghann Matsuda // Crispy Garlic Ppoke in Chili Oil
Victor Heresa // Ahi Hokkaido uni Cream Poke
Jerrold Tagavilla // Rainbow Poketini
Rafael Camarillo // Da Poke Bowl
Michael Alvarez // Ahi Poke
Sonny Thater // Tako & Ahi Poke
John Gordon // Ahi Poke Wonton Crisp
Mark Arriola // Gummy Ahi Poke
Kekila McCullen // Ahi Limu Kohu Poke
Lynell Yonemura // Rainbow Poke Bao
Joshua Gerhart // Shiso Good Poke
Conrad Palakiko // Traditional Ahi Poke Tartar
Raelyn Santos // Weba Poke
Rey Montemayor // Charred Ahi & Sea Asparagus Poke
Kalen Kelekoma // Homestead Garden Fresh Poke

1st Place Winner ($11,000 value)
Will receive $1,000 in cash + a 7-day / 6-night stay at Koloa Landing Resort in a luxurious 2-bedroom Villa + complimentary two-day private cabana poolside at the Best Pool in America + their winning poke dish will be added to the menu at Holoholo Grill

2nd Place ($3,000 value)
A two-night stay in a 1-bedroom Villa at Koloa Landing Resort + $500 cash prize and a private poolside cabana (1 day) at the resort’s 350,000-gallon main pool voted Best Pool in America

3rd Place ($1,000 value)
A one-night stay in a Studio Suite at Koloa Landing resort + $250 cash prize