Let's Talk story Category: Latest News
Updated 03/25/2020 - subject to change:
Turtle Bay Resort takes pride in honoring its core value of mālama (to care for) by being personally committed to protecting the well-being of guests, employees, and North Shore community.
While we have had no reported positive COVID-19 cases with our guests or team members at Turtle Bay, with the recent focus from federal and state government officials on restricting large gatherings, we believe it is in the best interest of everyone to temporarily suspend operations of the resort. The wellbeing of our visitors and our team members is of paramount importance and we believe it is essential for us to do our part to slow the spread of the virus.
Written by Mariah Mellor
Turtle Bay Resort has a new Chef de Cuisine in the kitchen.
Chef David Intonato comes to the North Shore of Oahu from Nosara, Costa Rica. He will be the Chef de Cuisine for the new and upcoming Alaia restaurant.
An alaia is a thin, round-nosed, square-tailed surfboard ridden in pre-20th century Hawaii. The boards were generally made from Koa wood.
“ My focus will be on refined Hawaiian comfort foods and using local ingredients as much as possible,” said Chef David about his Turtle Bay role.
He will be using ingredients as local as farms across the street from the resort.
“ I’m excited to work with our farm and use all that they will be growing for Turtle Bay. I’m also eager to introduce local favorites like ahi belly to our guests as well.”