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Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort, Ka‘ana Kitchen: Wailea, HI (map)


Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 6:00pm - 8:30pm


Alumni from across the University of Hawai‘i system are invited to a special evening of modern cuisine and contemporary cocktails.

Join UH Maui College alumnus, Jon Pasion, Chef De Cuisine at the Andaz Maui, for a cooking demonstration of a three-course menu specifically created for this alumni event. The meal will be paired with the perfect cocktail crafted by the Andaz Maui mixology team.

This is a special evening you don’t want to miss!

Please RSVP by Thursday, April 23

RSVP online » Event flyer »

$60 per person
Includes 3-course meal and beverage
Additional no-host cocktails available for purchase

Aloha attire suggested

Valet parking available for $10 (cash only)
Please print invitation and provide it to the valet attendant upon arrival

If you have dietary restrictions, special needs or questions, please call (808) 956‑2586 or email

About Chef Jon Pasion

Jonathan Pasion’s culinary career began early on, inspired by his Filipino parents and their love and respect for quality and tradition. The Maui native has fond memories of learning about delicious down-home cooking with his family in Pā‘ia. Without realizing it at the time, he was falling in love with food and the memories it has the power to create.

In 2010, after graduating from the University of Hawai‘i Maui College with a culinary arts degree, he then expanded his craft at Johnson and Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island, where he sought opportunities to further develop his own creativity. There he obtained a bachelor’s degree in both Culinary Arts & Food Service Management and in Food and Beverage Management.

Pasion’s culinary repertoire flourished during his travels and work in the New England area. He has infused his style of cooking to the kinds of food he loves to eat by combining flavors of both his heritage and his travels. While in college in Providence, Rhode Island, he worked at the JW Marriott and the Newport Restaurant Group gaining both front-of-house and back-of-house experience, which furthered his growing enthusiasm for the culinary and hospitality industry.

Pasion continued his journey to Hilton Head Island and Charleston, South Carolina for a year before heading back home to Maui. On Maui, he jumpstarted his career and joined the Andaz Maui Resort as a cook and has now flourished as Sous Chef. Pasion brings his sweet “local-boy” attitude, unique skills and knowledge of modern local fare to the table at Ka‘ana Kitchen. At the Andaz, Jonathan showcases and shares his skills, passion for food and modern cooking techniques.

University of Hawai‘i Alumni