Team Hawaii, Hilton Hawaiian Village
HEAD COOK: Joseph Reinhart
COMPETITION: World Open Chili Championship
Currently Chef de Cuisine at Tropics Bar and Grill at the Hilton Hawaiian village(1 year). Prior was Chef de Cuisine of Bali Steak and Seafood at Hilton Hawaiian Village (3 1/2 years) signature restaurant. Prior Executive chef Sansei Seafood Restaurant and Sushi bar, Honolulu(2 years), Sous Chef at Morimoto Waikiki, Honolulu (w years); Chef de Cuisine, Playboy Mansion, Los Angeles, Ca (7 years), Cook jerne restaurant, Ritz Carlton, Marina Del Rey,CA. Graduated from Scottsdale Culinary Institute.
Prior to culinary, I was a professional trumpet player, performing with Blast! With this show, I earned a Tony award and an Emmy award.
I currently am a featured chef on “Living Local with the Baraquios,” a local Hawaii television program.