Leading the innovative culinary team at The Mill House is Executive Chef Jeff Scheer. From a small town in southeastern Ohio, Jeff was drawn to the kitchen at a young age, acquiring his love for cooking from his grandmother.
Studying and apprenticing (both in the kitchen and in the fields) throughout California and Oahu, upon arriving in Maui, Jeff knew he had found home. At the helm of The Mill House dining experience and all the venues it encompasses at Maui Tropical Plantation, Jeff has created the ultimate "farm to table" model, growing and sourcing unique and timely ingredients that are literally yards from the kitchen.
This translates to an experience that is varied, endlessly creative....and unique on the island of Maui.
In 2015, Jeff earned the coveted ‘Aipono Award title of “Chef of the Year”
Kumu Farms cultivates over 35 specialty crops on 80 acres of the Maui Tropical Plantation grounds. Both organic and non-organic produce is seasonally grown, harvested daily, and served fresh at The Mill House.
KUPA’A FARM, OKO’A FARM AND OPRAH’S FARM
These three farms are a close part of The Mill House ‘Ohana. It is their sustainably grown and flavorful produce that makes each dish we serve really pop. We are in constant contact with them and receive farm fresh deliveries from them several times throughout the week. Mahalo to Gerry, Ryan and Russell.
PLANTATION CATTLE & BEEF AND BLOOMS
Look upon the hillside of Maui Tropical Plantation and you will see our Texas Longhorn grazing on native grasses. They are joined by Black Angus, Wangus, and Wagyu Beef, raised by Beef and Blooms, one of the first organic cattle ranches in Hawaii. This family run operation also raises cattle in Upcountry Maui.
MILL HOUSE ROASTING CO.
Growing and roasting 100% Maui Coffees. We brew their 100% Maui Dark Roast coffee for our guests in the restaurant. Visit the Roasting Co. Cafe open daily, 8 am - 4 pm.
The mission of the Mill House would not be possible without the hard work of many farmers and ranchers throughout Maui.
maui chef's table
JOIN US FOR SEVEN UNIQUE COURSES AT THIS INTERACTIVE EVENT
Located on the grounds of the Maui Tropical Plantation, Maui Chef’s Table explores the modern tastes and textures of our island’s local and organically grown produce, fruit, and proteins.
The open-air kitchen concept allows you to watch as each course is created. Executive Chef Jeff Scheer assembles an amazing team for each memorable evening, including Sous Chef Rosanna Ha, formerly of Mourad and Boulevard in San Francisco and Sous Chef Tak Toride, formerly of Morimoto Maui. Each Chef is uniquely creative and inventive while sharing the same core values for sourcing and preparing food.
Mill House Roasting co.
specialty coffee roaster
Being on the Maui Tropical Plantation has it's perks, like having room for our personal coffee roaster; Mill House Roasting Co. All our coffees are brewed from beans roasted on-site, and they have plenty extra to share with you. Visit the roasting cafe where you'll find 100% Maui coffees and Mill House freshly-baked goods!
Open 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.