Makena Beach & Golf Resort’s food & beverage program presents a diverse selection of menu offerings and unique food & wine events. Spearheaded by the creativity of Executive Chef Kurt Lesmerises and supported by our hardworking culinary team as well as restaurant managers and staff, we invite you to experience our innovative dining options at Makena’s restaurants. Fresh Ingredients, Inspired Flavors and Great Value. That’s Maui Dining at Makena!

Start off with Cafe Kiowai for breakfast 

Stop by for refreshments and snacks at Barista 5400 Enjoy the best of Maui Cuisine at Molokini Bar & Grille.

Reservations: (808) 875-5888 / concierge@makenaresortmaui.com or here online.

Other Unique Dining Experiences

In-Room Service

  • Daily 6:30 AM – 10 PM
  • Breakfast 6:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Wake up coffee is available each morning from 6:45 am
  • Lunch 11:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Dinner 5:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.

In-Room Dining Menu

Enjoy the luxury of breakfast in bed or the privacy of lunch or dinner service on your lanai (balcony). Or maybe you just want snacks and cold drinks while you watch your favorite sports game on your in-room flat screen TV. Quick and convenient in-room service is just a phone call away. In-Room Dining Menu

Oceanside Dining

Treat that special someone to a private ocean side dining experience. Can anything be more romantic than a private, catered seven-course gourmet dining experience overlooking the ocean for two? Whether you are celebrating a special occasion, or popping the question, a private Makena Oceanside dining experience is an unforgettable way to make a lasting impression on your special someone. Oceanside dinner options come in three course, four course and seven course dinner options for all budgets. 48-hours advance notice required. Please call for pricing.

To reserve private ocean side dining, please call: (808) 875-5888 or email Concierge@makenaresortmaui.com

‘The Oceanside Cabana dinner was fabulous! The food was just about the best we had during the whole trip (I think the lobster and blueberry salad was the best salad I’ve ever had), and the service was great. Our butler was sure to take a lot of pictures of us as the sun was setting, which was a nice touch.’ The Normandys, VA. October 2015

Food & Wine Education Series

This series features a culinary partnership between Hawaii Master Sommelier Patrick Okubo and Makena’s talented chefs. It is designed to pair the best of our Chef’s fresh and cultured dishes with the best of old world and new world wines. The series will focus on various wines paired with dishes made with fresh local ingredients from local farms and companies. During each event, our chef conducts a cooking demonstration while Master Sommelier Patrick Okubo educates on the wines chosen for each event. Each event features a theme with three wines and dish pairings. Past themes include: Poke & Sauvignon Blanc, Taste of Sonoma, Taste of Australia, Italy and Gnocchi, Lamb & Syrah, Spanish Wines & Tapas, Taste of Chile, Santa Barbara Wines, Taste of Napa and a Taste of Sake.

Winery of the Month Series

Each month the Makena Beach & Golf Resort features a winery or vineyard in its dining outlets, offering three flight tastings and specials on the chosen winery’s wines. In addition, the resort holds a special Winery of the Month dinner, a five course meal designed by the resort’s chefs and paired with wine selections of the featured winery. These monthly wine dinners feature a special guest host from the chosen winery, vineyard or distributor to speak on the wines chosen and the pairings. The Makena Beach & Golf Resort introduced its Winery of the Month series in January 2013 featuring Cakebread Cellars with special guest Dennis Cakebread. Other wineries featured since then include Duckhorn, Craggy Range, Banfi Vitners, Miner Valley, Cade, Rombauer, Paradigm, Silver Oak, Joel Gott, Alexander Valley Vineyards, Laird and Vine Cliff Winery to name a few.

Liquid Chef Cocktail Series

Makena Beach & Golf Resort’s cocktail series occurs monthly at the Molokini Bar & Grille and features a different spirit and master mixologist each month. Focusing on bartending techniques that can be utilized at home using various top shelf spirits, each event will feature drink demonstrations by the master mixologist and a representative from the chosen spirit. Guests will get the chance to sample 3-5 cocktails at each event. Specialty appetizer pairings prepared by the resort’s culinary staff will also be provided. Past event themes and spirits include: Casamigos Tequila, Ocean Vodka, Juniper Berries & Everything Gin, Whiskey and Bourbon, Sammy’s Beach Bar Rum. Past Master Mixologists in attendance includes Chandra Lucariello and Joey Gottesman.



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