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The Plantation House at Kapalua open with host of daily specials

By Staff | Mar 14, 2019

Whether you’re planning a destination wedding from afar or a large local celebration, The Plantation House offers unique indoor and outdoor space for hosting a variety of events. The culinary team will create custom menus to pair with the restaurant’s extensive wine list.

KAPALUA – The Plantation House Restaurant, one of Maui’s most lauded spots for fine dining and gorgeous vistas, remains open through the enhancement of The Plantation Golf Course.

While the fairways are closed to play, the casual elegance, breathtaking views and island-inspired cuisine make The Plantation House a perfect spot on Maui for dining.

Offering breakfast, lunch, dinner and happy hour, the weekly slate of daily specials includes:

Kama’aina Mondays 20 percent off with Hawaii State ID;

Tuesday Date Night Two entrees, one bottle of wine for only $79.95 per couple;

“Wine Down” Wednesdays 50 percent off sommelier-selected bottles;

Prime Rib Thursdays 12-ounce cut for $39.95 and 16-ounce cut for $48.95;

Aloha Fridays $9 Ocean Vodka Crafted Cocktails from 3 to 9 p.m.;

Mimosa Madness Saturdays $5 Tropical Mimosas until 3 p.m.;

Sunday Hawaiian Night Chef’s five-course Hawaiian-inspired tasting menu for $75.

Live entertainment with local Hawaiian favorites on Fridays and Sundays from 6 to 8 p.m. is complimentary and open to the public.

Coming soon, monthly Winemaker and Chef Collaboration Dinners will be added to the schedule of events.

New Executive Chef Eric Purugganan has reinvigorated the menu and crafts his take on “island-inspired” farm to table specialties. Hailing from the great state of Alaska and bringing a diverse and well-rounded culinary repertoire, his passion for creating distinctive dishes began at an early age helping out with his family’s catering business. Some of Purugganan’s fondest memories include creating recipes and cooking with his father, whom he acknowledges as his greatest inspiration. He attended the Western Culinary Institute in Portland, Oregon, where he worked at many notable restaurants and mentored under several of the city’s best chefs.

In 2013, Eric began his culinary journey through the Hawaiian Islands starting on Kauai at Westin Ocean Resort Villas, then onto the renowned Merriman’s in Kapalua and Merriman’s Waimea. Back to the island of Maui in 2016 to take a position of sous chef at The Mill House, Purugganan was named Executive Chef at The Plantation House Restaurant in late 2018.

Chef Eric’s creative twist on Hawaiian Regional Cuisine is perfectly complimented by Restaurant Sommelier Claudio Giordano’s curated extensive wine list from regions around the globe, which includes a robust by the glass program and signature large format offerings. Of note, signature dishes include Smoked Kona Kampachi Crudo hearts of palm with lemon, radish, avocado and dill, and the Macadamia Nut Crusted Mahi Mahi with garlic green beans, romesco and charred onion.

The Plantation House is open daily from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., offering breakfast, lunch and dinner. For information or reservations, call (808) 669-6299 or visit www.theplantationhouse.com.