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Hyatt farmers market boosts local products

Executive chef Sven Ullrich's quest for unique food leads to the event, as the hotel highlights local and artisan foods

By Nadine Kam

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 29, 2014

~~<p>As soon as Sven Ullrich took on executive chef duties at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki in fall 2011, he embraced all things local, and then some. He scoured markets for all Hawaii had to offer, from fresh seafood to artisan cheeses to tropical fruit including cheesy mabolos, puddinglike sapotes, mangosteens, jackfruit and dragonfruit, items not common on most local tables.</p>
<p>&quot;It was very interesting for me. I had to try everything, Rainbow Drive-In, all the L&amp;Ls. It's been very fun and very educational.&quot;</p>
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As soon as Sven Ullrich took on executive chef duties at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki in fall 2011, he embraced all things local, and then some. He scoured markets for all Hawaii had to offer, from fresh seafood to artisan cheeses to tropical fruit including cheesy mabolos, puddinglike sapotes, mangosteens, jackfruit and dragonfruit, items not common on most local tables.

"It was very interesting for me. I had to try everything, Rainbow Drive-In, all the L&Ls. It's been very fun and very educational." Login for more...



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