Chef Noah Hester, of The Blue Dragon restaurant, has been honored as one of the country’s top culinary talents in the inaugural edition of “Best Chefs America.” This is a peer review guide of U.S. chefs, who were chosen after extensive interviews between their fellow chefs and “Best Chefs America” analysts. Chef Hester has been showcased in the informative and exquisitely produced 386-page coffee table book that was released on March 1.
Chef Hester is the head chef of the Blue Dragon restaurant, located on 61-3616 Kawaihae Rd, in Kawaihae. Having grown up in Hawaii, he’s naturally drawn to island fusion cuisine. Hester has played an essential role at the Blue Dragon since opening day in July of 2008.