Prince Waikiki Announces Joseph Almoguera As Executive Chef
Seasoned Culinarian Oversees All Restaurant Operations for 100 Sails Restaurant & Bar, Hinana Bar, and Bird of Paradise Restaurant
HONOLULU, January 31, 2018 – Prince Waikiki proudly announces the appointment of Joseph Almoguera as Executive Chef. Chef Almoguera oversees all kitchen operations for Prince Waikiki’s three dining establishments, including 100 Sails Restaurant & Bar, Hinana Bar, and Bird of Paradise Restaurant located at Hawaii Prince Golf Club. Almoguera has been an esteemed team member of the Prince Resorts family since 2013, and was instrumental in the success of 100 Sails Restaurant & Bar after its opening in 2016.
“We are very lucky to have someone as talented as Joseph on our team,” said Charles “Chuck” Abbott, General Manager, Prince Waikiki Resort. “His impressive track record reflects someone who is a tremendous asset to our culinary culture. We look forward to sharing his talent with our guests for many years to come.”
Chef Almoguera’s 20-year culinary journey spans positions at John Taiyo’s Cuisine Corporation, Hilton Waikoloa Village, The Fairmont Orchid and Waikoloa Beach Marriott where he held the position of Executive Sous Chef for six years. Most recently, Chef Almoguera was the Chef de Cuisine at 100 Sails Restaurant & Bar where he shared his innovative island dishes with guests from around the world. In addition to being an exceptional culinarian, Chef Almoguera is an extraordinary ice carver, a talent he learned under the tutelage of chefs from Japan and Hungary.
Born and raised in Guam, Chef Almoguera moved to the Big Island of Hawaii in 1999. He made Oahu his home in 2008 where he currently resides with his wife and two children. When not in the kitchen, one can find Almoguera surfing the beautiful blue waters of Honolulu with his children.
Located in the heart of Honolulu’s most vibrant and diverse neighborhoods, and just around the corner from Ala Moana Center and the Kaka’ako community, Prince Waikiki features 563 recently redesigned oceanfront guest rooms and 33 luxury suites with floor-to-ceiling ocean views. For more information on the recently reimagined property, please visit https://www.princewaikiki.com or dial 1.800.321.6248.