Do you have what it takes to be an 'ulu ambassador?

'Ulu ambassadors are passionate home cooks, eaters or professional chefs who want to spread the word about ‘ulu and it’s benefits through their culinary skill and creativity. We invite YOU to be a part of the RevʻULUtion by helping to promote 'ulu (breadfruit) – a local food that is delicious, versatile, and sustainable! Use #ulurecipe and tags us @hawaiiulucoop when sharing your creations on social media so we can find and help promote you, too!


Congratulations to the winning recipes!

Mahalo to all the participants of our first ʻUlu Recipe Contest in summer 2020! Your entries were amazing and made it incredibly hard to select only two winners. View the four finalists in the slideshow below, and donʻt forget to check out their ʻonolicious recipes here.

WINNER: Handmade farm to table ʻUlu Pierogis by Justine Ma of Hawai'i Island

A spectacular made-from-scratch recipe using ʻulu flour for the dough and mature ʻulu for the filling!

WINNER: Kimo's Politically UNcorrect Carne Asada 'Ulu Fries by Bill DeBoe of Hawai'i Island

ʻUlu grown in Hawaiʻi fueled with a southwest mainland concept combine to make a spectacular plate that is great for sharing, keeping to yourself, or for curing that mean hangover.

FINALIST: ʻUlu Chocolate Chip Cookies (Gluten Free) by Nina Beatty of O'ahu

This recipe uses 100% ʻulu flour as the base and main ingredient. There is no better go-to sweet than a good old chocolate chip cookie!

FINALIST: ʻUlu and Ali'i Mushroom Pierogi by Chad Bunish of Hawai'i Island

A Hawaiian spin on Polish favorite. These little dumplings are filled with savory 'ulu, Hāmākua mushrooms and local cheese.

ʻUlu Recipe Contest Winter 2020-21

The next round of our ʻulu recipe contest is now open! The deadline to submit your one-of-a-kind ʻulu creations is March 31, 2021. Two winners will each receive a $100 gift card to another one of our professional ʻUlu Ambassador restaurants. Judging criteria and submission form are below.

Judging criteria:

Creativity (1-5 points)
Appearance (1-5 points)
Instructions are clear and easy to follow (1-5 points)
For an extra five points, post an image or video of your recipe on social media with hashtag #ULURECIPE and tag us @hawaiiulucoop!

Next deadline to submit your recipe to be eligible for the next giveaway is March 31, 2021. Restaurant location to be determined.

Good luck everyone!

In partnership with the Chef Hui and Magics Beach Grill