September 17, 2021, 11 a.m. HST
Rosanna Pansino, host of HBO’s “Baketopia” and YouTube star “Nerdy Nummies,” will lead an online cupcake decorating tutorial for kids on Halloween on October 31 from 1 pm to 2 pm.
Cost is $ 50 per person and includes a Rosanna cupcake decorating kit with Rosanna’s signature unicorn (or narwhal) cupcake decorating kit, a “Nerdy Nummies” cookbook and a set of silicone spatulas. Participants join Rosanna from her home kitchen as she shares her expert tips and tricks for the perfect cupcake. The ticket price includes shipping and handling charges. Learn more and register HERE.
The event is sponsored by the Hawai’i Medical Assurance Association and is part of the Hawai’i Food & Wine Festival.
The festival also includes the preparation of the semi-finalists of the Hawai’i Gas Presents Localicious® Recipe contest on October 30 and launch of the online Made in Hawai’i by Kids for Kids marketplace.
“HMAA Presents Keiki in the Kitchen is always a highlight of the festival and returns this year with virtual experiences that inspire the next generation of chefs and industry professionals who will carry on Hawai’i’s tradition of culinary excellence.” said Denise Yamaguchi, executive director of the Hawaii Food and Wine Festival.
Keiki chefs in grades 4 to 12 still have time to enter the Hawai’i Gas presents Localicious® Recipe contest and submit original and healthy recipes featuring locally grown, raised or caught produce. On October 30, six selected semi-finalists compete in a live cooking and present their dishes to a panel of industry leaders and famous judges, including the co-chair of the Hawai’i Food & Wine Festival , Chief Alan Wong; Miss Hawai’i Volunteer Teen and Sophia Stark, winner of the 2015 Local Recipe Contest; and President and CEO of Hawai’i Gas Alicia Moy.
The weekend also marks the launch of the 2021 Made in Hawai’i by Kids for Kids market, available online throughout November. Shop for products handcrafted by local high school students through the Hawai’i Agricultural Foundation’s Young Entrepreneur Program. These unique items are made from local produce with the proceeds going to the culinary and agricultural programs of local high schools.