||Chef James, a Philadelphia native, moved to Hawaii in 1980 and has never looked back. He has been showcasing his Pacific Rim style of cuisines at 505 Front Street in Lahaina, Maui, for more than fifteen years. He previously worked for the five-star Grand Hotel Quellenhof in Bad Ragaz, Switzerland. Chef James, a James Beard Nominee, has won numerous culinary awards, such as, the Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence several times, the only Maui restaurant to be a recipient of the Distinguished Restaurants of North America Award, and Best Chef and cuisine awards from the Gourmet and Travel & Leisure magazines and local media. Pacific'O Restaurant.