Set on a pineapple plantation in up-country Maui, the Hali'imaile General Store has lured travelers for over a decade with its down-home, island-style cooking. Critics and diners rave about chef Beverly Gannon's rustic, hearty fare, and the restaurant is a fixture on "Best of Maui" lists. THE HALI'IMAILE GENERAL STORE COOKBOOK enables readers to bring the spirit of Maui and its landmark restaurant into their own kitchen with over 100 recipes, accompanied by Beverly's warm, chatty narrative. For all those locals and out-of-towners who've begged Beverly for recipes over the years, she has this to say: "Well, folks, here's the book And I hope every single copy gets food-stained, dog-eared, and, most of all, enjoyed.
About the Author
BEVERLY GANNON, a James Beard Award nominee in 2004, is one of the founders of the Hawaii Regional Cuisine movement. In addition to being chef-owner of the Haliimaile General Store and Joe's Bar & Grill in Wailea, Gannon is the executive chef of Hawaiian Airlines, oversees Celebrations Catering, and was recently named the 2008 Hawaii Small Business Administration's Person of the Year. She is grateful to wake up every morning on the beautiful island of Maui, Hawaii.
"The Hali'imaile General Store is a vestige of the pineapple plantations era recast as an airy, peach-colored restaurant that serves a smashing version of Hawaiian cuisine....At some point during the meal I experienced a stunning, if subliterate and hardly original epiphany: Maui good." ÄîDavid Herndon, Travel & Leisure"[Beverly Gannon] offers insight into why she created certain dishes or where she learned to make them." ÄîBon Appetit