HAKKASAN ABU DHABI CELEBRATES BRAND’S 20TH ANNIVERSARY WITH A LIMITED-EDITION SET MENU
This year, Hakkasan restaurants around the world is celebrating the brand’s 20th anniversary with a celebratory set menu. To mark the grand milestone, Hakkasan Abu Dhabi, the renowned dining destination at Emirates Palace will be offering the limited-edition set menu starting from Wednesday, 21st July. The pre-set menu is inspired by the original menu from 2001 when the brand started its journey from Hanway Place in London.
Designed by Chef Andrew Yeo, Group Executive Chef, the limited-edition menu will highlight the most popular dishes since the global chain’s inception. The special 3-course menu will serve up some of Hakkasan’s most renowned signature dishes which were introduced in Hanway Place and will be served alongside newer favourites, showcasing the journey of the brand.
The Michelin starred London restaurant is renowned for its contemporary flavour as traditional Cantonese recipes meet modern techniques offering innovative dishes and award-winning cocktails. The anniversary set menu is an exquisite amalgamation of the old and new, priced at AED 488 per person. Highlights of the set menu include Hakkasan’s signature Dim sum trio (Scallop shumai, langoustine har gau, abalone and chicken parcel), followed by Steamed hand-dived scallops with browned butter black bean sauce and Oatmeal Seabass The selection of mains include Stir-fry black pepper rib-eye beef served alongside a Golden mixed vegetable yam ring with a macadamia nut. The final main dish will be the Supreme stock braised lobster, encased in egg noodle nests and served with lobster wontons.
To add an extra layer of indulgence, a delicious vanilla and plum dessert accompanied with caramelised chocolate cream will be served to conclude the meal. The twentieth anniversary will also welcome the return of the classic favourite – Hakkatini cocktail, served in a vintage style tall martini glass, available in addition to the set menu. For those who want a perfect sip to celebrate the special occasion, a supplementary option of a glass of Louis Roederer Brut Premier bubbly will also be available at AED 98 only.
Hakkasan promises to take guests on a gastronomical journey from the minute they enter the venue, through its discreet, yet tastefully chic interiors that place the spotlight on the culinary spectacle to ensue. Guests can dine surrounded by rich, modern ethnic design indoors or on the expansive outdoor terrace with stunning city skyline views.
In conjunction with the brand’s 20th anniversary, Hakkasan Abu Dhabi turned 11 years in June 2021, this year is set to be a landmark year for Hakkasan group. In addition to its 10 locations around the world, including two restaurants in London, as well as establishments in the United States, the Middle East, India, China and most recently it has expanded in Turkey.
ABOUT TAO GROUP HOSPITALITY
Tao Group Hospitality delivers distinctive culinary and premium entertainment experiences through its portfolio of restaurants, nightclubs, lounges and daylife venues. Tao Group Hospitality acquired Hakkasan Group in April 2021. The combined company operates more than 60 entertainment dining and nightlife venues in over 20 markets across five continents and features a collection of widely recognized hospitality brands. These include Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Beauty & Essex, Avenue, Cathédrale, Koma, Hakkasan, Yauatcha, Omnia, Ling Ling, Jewel, Casa Calavera and more. Tao Group Hospitality is part of Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. (MSG Entertainment) (NYSE: MSGE), a leader in live experiences.
Established in 2001 in London, Hakkasan now has multiple restaurants around the world located in the United States, Middle East, India, Asia and Europe, where both London restaurants hold a Michelin star. Hakkasan offers guests a world-class culinary experience. The menu is a modern interpretation of authentic Cantonese cuisine, using the finest ingredients and expert traditional techniques to create timeless yet innovative signature dishes such as the Grilled Chilean Seabass in honey and Crispy Duck Salad. Hakkasan’s atmosphere is vibrant, intriguing and inviting. Originally designed by renowned interior designer Christian Liaigre, the space embodies the modern ethnic now found in Hakkasan restaurants worldwide. Since the opening of the original London restaurants at Hanway Place and Mayfair, the brand has expanded globally. Destinations include Miami, Abu Dhabi, Mumbai, Doha, Las Vegas, Shanghai, Dubai, Bodrum (opening Summer 2021), Istanbul (opening Late 2021), and Muscat (opening Late 2022).
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