Cooking with a Celebrity Chef on Hawaii Island

We take the locally sourced seafood from NELHA out of the farm and into the Meridia restaurant kitchen with Chef Junior Ulep! Watch him prepare dishes with the seafood we discussed in the prior video in our two part "Sea Farm to Table" videos.
To see the first video in this series, click here:

Here, Chef Junior shows how he utilizes abalone from the Abalone Farm, Kona raised Hawaiian kanpachi from Blue Ocean Mariculture, large tiger shrimp from Moana Labs, and clams and lobster from NELHA, too into the menu items he prepares at the Westin Hapuna restaurant, Meridia.

If you enjoy Chef Junior’s expertise, talent and energy in front of the camera, check out his "On the Cutting Board" videos he creates on his IG and personal pages on FB.

Personal note…I had so much fun throwing that fish, a la Pike’s Place in Seattle, to chef at the fish farm and in his kitchen, too! The fun you get to have as the content creator for videos!

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