11th Annual I Love Poke Festival Is Back At Bali Hai Restaurant

The 11th Annual I Love Poke tasting event and poke competition is back at the Bali Hai. This special day will feature island-inspired fare created by 20+ chefs and restaurants.

10 years of success and still counting

This Hawaiian Food Festival & Competition has been a success over the last 10+ years for one reason: The event was born from a heart with the sole desire to satisfy the cravings of friends and family.

The event is organized in the same spirit as how any family-style get-together is done. Chefs who share a love for island food and culture are invited to create the best dishes they can for bragging rights (think of it like a very competitive family potluck!).

The event takes place at Bali Hai Restaurant on Shelter Island, one of San Diego’s most iconic family-owned restaurants that has been a staple in our community for over 65 years.

Who will be this year’s champion?

A panel of judges full of professional chefs, food writers, and local celebrities will be judging all entries to crown an I Love Poke Champion at the end of the event!

POKELAND COMPETITORS
Market Del Mar, Blue Water Seafood, White Rice SD, Weapon Ramen, Dinner Bell SD (Billy Butters), WaterBar, Sushi on a Roll, Bali Hai Restaurant, Kairoa, Fathom and
many more to come!

FOODLAND PARTICIPANTS (NON-POKE)
Tom Ham’s Lighthouse, Fish 101, Super Natural Sandwich, Hodad’s, San Diego Macarons and more.

See you there, San Diego!

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Event Details
  • Start Date
    May 23, 2022 6:00 pm
  • End Date
    May 23, 2022 9:00 pm
  • Status
    All done
  • Location
  • Venue
    • Bali Hai Shelter Island
  • Address
    2230 Shelter Island Dr.
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