YOU can be a judge at ‘Battle of the Booze II’

Shearwater Tavern Executive Chef Carl Yeh will go head-to-head with Chef Keith Endo in cooking for “Battle of the Booze II.” D.K. Restaurant Group photo

Shearwater Tavern in Kihei will present a craft beer versus fine wine showdown called “Battle of the Booze II” on Wednesday. The reception kicks off at 6 p.m. Dinner follows at 6:30 p.m.

Shearwater Tavern Executive Chef Carl Yeh and its Honolulu sister restaurant Vino Italian Tapas & Wine Bar Executive Chef Keith Endo will go head-to-head in the ultimate tasty pairing showdown between suds and grapes.

Each chef will prepare three courses; each course will feature a particular food product. The menu will be paired with craft beers chosen by Shearwater Tavern General Manager Reed Robertson and boutique wines selected by Master Sommelier Chuck Furuya. Each will be vying for taste supremacy.

“Come down and YOU be the judge!” Robertson enthuses.

Pre-sale tickets are $70 and include tastings of three craft beers and three boutique wines, six tapas-style courses and a chance to win a fun dinner for two at Shearwater Tavern. Tickets at the door will be $80. For reservations, visit or call 793-2324.