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Check out a sampling of articles, news and notes about the Pineapple Grill.


Pineapple Grill Restaurant Reopens Under New Management - Lahaina News

Pineapple Grill Restaurant, located at The Bay Course Clubhouse in Kapalua Resort, officially reopened under new management on Friday, June 3. Troon, the world's largest golf and hospitality management company, has assumed management and operations of the award-winning West Maui eatery. The Pineapple Grill adds to Troon's robust food and beverage division that manages more than 90 restaurants located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities around the world. During the recent transition period, the ownership of Pineapple Grill, Troon and the culinary team developed new menus for the restaurant, upgraded kitchen equipment, and implemented new service standards and enhancements that will provide an immediate and positive first impression, Troon reported. The Troon food and beverage team worked with Chef Robert Barrera to identify and enhance the restaurant's most popular items while introducing some new offerings that will add further appeal. As part of the new re-launch, Pineapple Grill will now be open for breakfast to better serve both golf guests, resort visitors and kama'aina. The new breakfast menu includes a blend of breakfast favorites, from the Jumbo Egg Sandwich to Huevos Rancheros to island favorites such as the Maui Cattle Company Half Pound Loco. CLICK HERE to view complete article


Pineapple Grill Restaurant Reopens Under New Management - Maui Now

The Pineapple Grill Restaurant, located at The Bay Course Clubhouse at the Kapalua Resort, has officially reopened and relaunched under Troon management as of Friday June 3, 2016. Troon®, the world’s largest golf and hospitality management company, has assumed management and operations of the award-winning West Maui eatery. Troon’s food and beverage division manages more than 90 restaurants located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities around the world. During the recent transition period, the ownership of Pineapple Grill, Troon and the culinary team developed new menus for the restaurant, upgraded kitchen equipment, implemented new service standards and enhancements that will provide an immediate and positive first impression. The Troon food and beverage team worked with Chef Robert Barrera to identify and enhance the restaurants most popular items, while introducing some new offerings that will add further appeal. CLICK HERE to view complete article


Troon To Assume Management of Pineapple Grill - Troon.com

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. CLICK HERE to view complete article


Lahina News - Troon to assume management of Pineapple Grill - Lahina News, 2016

KAPALUA - Troon, the world's largest golf and hospitality management company, announced last week that it will assume management and operations of the Pineapple Grill Restaurant, located at The Bay Course Clubhouse in 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. CLICK HERE to view complete article

Pineapple Grill Feature on Go Hawaii.com
This locals' favorite features delightful flavors and components of exciting California Coastal Cuisine, Pacific Rim & Hawaiian Regional Cuisine by Chef de Cuisine Robert Barrera. Nearly every ingredient he works with comes fresh from a high-quality, local source. Pineapple Grill's award-winning wine program continues to evolve. They have received numerous awards both locally and nationally. CLICK HERE to view complete feature


Honors & Accolades

"Best Dessert" - 'AiPono Silver Award, Maui No Ka 'Oi Magazine, 2015
"Best Business Lunch" - 'AiPono Gold Award, Maui No Ka 'Oi Magazine, 2014
"Award of Excellence" (for Global Wine List & Wines By The Glass Program) - Wine Spectator
Top Five, "Best Restaurants on Maui" - Honolulu Magazine Hale 'Aina Award, 2012
"Best Wine List" - Ai'Pono Gold Award, Maui No Ka 'Oi Magazine, 2014
"Best Bar" - Ai'Pono, Maui No Ka 'Oi Magazine Silver Award - 2014, Gold Award - 2012
"Best Breakfast" - Ai'Pono Gold Award, Maui No Ka 'Oi Magazine, 2013
"Restaurant of The Year" - Ai'Pono Silver Award, Maui No Ka 'Oi Magazine, 2012, 2011
"Best Service" - Ai'Pono Silver Award, Maui No Ka 'Oi Magazine, 2012
"Best Hawaii Regional" - Ai'Pono Award, Maui No Ka 'Oi Magazine, Gold Award - 2012, Silver Award, 2011
Best Maui Restaurant, Gold Award - Honolulu Magazine, Hale 'Aina, 2011
"Best Restaurants on Maui" - Silver Award, Honolulu Magazin, Hale 'Aina Award, 2010
"Restaurant of The Year" - Ai'Pono Gold Award, Maui No Ka 'Oi Magazine, 2010 & 2009