Podcast 115: Taylor Ponte (Kamado)



Jason Evans of SilverShark Media speaks to chef Taylor Ponte of Kamado.

In this podcast Taylor talks about how his career has evolved since May of 2020 when we last spoke to him, how he used time during the pandemic to adapt, what it was like learning he would be receiving the 2020 Aipono Chef of the Year award during the pandemic, how he will be recognized for that award in person at the upcoming Aipono Awards on August 20th, how he’s seen the culinary industry on Maui evolve over the years, what restaurant industry adaptations that surfaced during the pandemic that he believes will stick around, challenges that the industry is still working through, how he and his girlfriend started their private chef business Kamado, the difference in creating menus as a private chef compared to working in a restaurant, the goals for Kamado, a few rapid fire questions about his favorite meal to cook & eat + some of his favorite Maui restaurants to visit, what qualities he looks for in chefs when he votes for Chef of the Year, and the contact info for Kamado.


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