Troon To Operate Pineapple Grill at Kapalua Resort
Kapalua Resort, Maui (March 2, 2016) – Troon®, the world’s largest golf and hospitality management company, will assume management and operations of the Pineapple Grill, located at The Bay Course clubhouse at the Kapalua Resort, from the Cohn Restaurant Group.
Troon’s award-winning food and beverage division, which manages over 155 restaurants located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities around the world, will assume management and operational oversight. The Pineapple Grill will remain open as the management and operational transitions take place over the next couple of months. The entire restaurant staff will be retained and will continue to provide exceptional service and deliciously innovative Pacific Island cuisine.
“Moving forward, the Troon food and beverage team will look to enhance the restaurant and dining experiences at the Pineapple Grill through procurement of the best quality products on the islands, utilizing local and sustainable products, implementation of world class culinary techniques and leveraging current trends in the industry,” said Carlos Acosta, corporate food and beverage director, Troon.
“We wish the Cohn Restaurant Group best of luck in their ongoing endeavors and thank them for the valued partnership,” said Mike Jones, general manager, Kapalua. “Our focus will be to continue the legacy of the Pineapple Grill and also build upon the restaurant’s success, and elevating the dining and culinary experience at Kapalua.”
About Pineapple Grill
Taking inspiration from West Maui’s sunsets, the innovative Pacific Island cuisine, and the lush landscape at Kapalua Resort, Pineapple Grill is a casual fine dining restaurant where being comfortable is as much a priority as delivering the finest service and food. Pineapple Grill is a multi-award winning restaurant including “Best Hawaiian Regional Cuisine 2012 Maui No Ka Oi Magazine Aipono Awards,” Maui No Ka Oi Magazine, Maui Restaurant of the Year 2009-2012 and Hale ‘Aina Award Best Maui Restaurant 2012. The restaurant is located in the heart of the Kapalua Resort and has quickly become one of the culinary “must-dos” on Maui. Located adjacent to The Bay Course clubhouse, Pineapple Grill is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.