Bio

Portrait of Chef Jana McMahonChef Jana McMahon’s interest in food started early… in the kitchen of her parents and at the ovens of her grandmothers.

A degreed horticulturalist and cuisine savvy, her dishes utilize locally grown fresh Hawaiian product, simply yet elegantly prepared.

Her 20 plus years of cooking experience spans from working “in the trenches” under accomplished Colorado chefs in several fine dining restaurants in Denver and Vail, partner in Glorious Food Catering in Maui, Executive Chef onboard the Hawaiian Based, Yacht Kakela, to owner of a Maui based private chef service.

Jana has appeared on The Travel Channel and Hawaiian Moving Company.
She is a Hawaii Master Gardener, a beekeeper and a champion of local food producers.
She is a founding board member of Slow Food Maui and a member of Chef’s Collaborative.  Jana volunteers for Grow Some Good, Maui school garden advocates & educators, in her spare time.

Jana is a Culinary and Agricultural Consultant for TERI,  in San Diego.

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