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Sam Choy Cooking Demo at Koloa Landing Resort

Sam Choy, internationally renowned television personality and restaurateur, will share his culinary secrets, while preparing family-style signature cuisine and hosting a talk story event. Photo courtesy of Sam Choy.

Sam Choy, internationally renowned television personality and restaurateur, will share his culinary secrets, while preparing family-style signature cuisine and hosting a talk story event. Photo courtesy of Sam Choy.


Koloa Landing Resort announces the first annual “Choy of Cooking” with Sam Choy on Friday, October 20 at the Holoholo Grill. The internationally renowned television personality and restaurateur will be sharing his culinary secrets, while preparing family-style signature cuisine and hosting a talk story event. Guests will be treated to an evening of entertainment, education and endless memories with a legendary local personality. At the end of the night, guests can take home personalized recipe cards of Chef Choy’s favorites to continue the culinary adventure at home.
To kick off this ongoing event series, Mayor Bernard P. Carvalho, Jr. is announcing a proclamation honoring Sam Choy Day.
At the “Choy of Cooking” events, guests will have the chance to learn up close and personal with the master himself. Chef Choy will demonstrate some of his favorite recipes, like tako poke, chicken bites, kal bi short ribs and his famous Kauai Island salad.
Sam Coy's Poke Duo at Holoholo Grill includes Tako Poke with slow-roasted octopus and Kamaaina Poke with ahi. Daniel Lane photo.

Sam Coy’s Poke Duo at Holoholo Grill includes Tako Poke with slow-roasted octopus and Kamaaina Poke with ahi. Daniel Lane photo.


Guests can be seated at 6 p.m. or 7:45 p.m., with a limit of 100 guests per seating. Cost is $55 per adult, $28 for kids ages 5 through 14, and free for kids under 5 years old.
With 11 top-selling cookbooks and frequent appearances on hit Food Network programs, Choy is a four-time nominee for the James Beard Best Pacific Regional chef award and the recipient of the James Beard/Gallo of Sonoma American Classics Award. At the Holoholo Grill you will experience the sensational aromas and savory flavors of Chef Choy’s island-style cooking and innovative recipes known throughout the world, earning him the title of Hawaii’s culinary ambassador.
The “Choy of Cooking” is an ongoing event hosted by Chef Choy at Koloa Landing Resort. To learn more about the “Choy of Cooking” or to reserve your space, visit us at choyofcooking.com. For more information on upcoming events at Koloa Landing Resort, visit koloalandingresort.com or holohologrill.com.

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