Sponsored: Culinary mastermind Chef Akira Back, returns to Dubai to launch impressive epicurean experiences
Drop everything, re-think those weekend plans and head over to the stunning W Dubai – The Palm for a memorable November. The internationally renowned Michelin-starred chef, Akira Back, is set to reveal two innovative offers: The Greatest Hits and Social Saturday at Akira Back.
November 19 and 20 will see the adrenaline-fueled, modern Japanese restaurant feature a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to the meet the man of the hour, as chef Akira Back steps into the kitchen to create a gastronomic blend of Japanese cuisine with Korean essence.
The Greatest Hits
Prepare for a fabulous Friday on November 19, as you feast on a set menu boasting a celebration of Akira Back’s most popular creations. We’re talking 13 delectable dishes, including bestsellers such as the tempting Tuna pizza, Grilled octopus with a smoked jalapeño sauce, and a sumptuous Scallops half shell served with a creamy kimchi butter sauce.
The Butter mochi cake and Chocolate in cup will ensure a sweet end to an unforgettable night. Diners of The Greatest Hits set menu will also receive a signed copy of Akira Back’s Greatest Hits recipe book, a compilation of his world-renowned dishes.
Social Saturday at Akira Back
The culinary adventure continues on November 20, with the launch of Akira Back’s lunch concept, Social Saturday at Akira Back. Hosted by the man himself, diners can indulge in three starters, with a choice of hot and cold dishes to choose from, including a Velvety spinach salad, Eggplant miso, Lobster tempura or AB tacos.
For mains, diners can take their pick from one sushi or sashimi dish and one heartier option such as the sinful Miso black cod or 48-Hour short rib, served with root veggies. Every excellent meal must end with a decadent dessert and the Harumaki or the Spice souq will hit just the spot. Social Saturday at Akira Back is the perfect way to end the weekend and will continue every Saturday after the launch.
The scene is set for two remarkable dining experiences, with uninterrupted views of the Dubai skyline; and live entertainment from Jul and Co delivering interpretations of rare funk grooves, rock classics and bossa-nova anthems, revisited by keyboards, talk-box singing, flute playing and live drums.
The Greatest Hits on November 19 from 7-11:30pm. AED1,599 per couple (inclusive of soft beverages and a 13-course sharing menu.
Social Saturday at Akira Back on November 20 (and every Saturday after) from 1-4pm. AED395 per person (inclusive of soft beverages), AED495 per person (inclusive of house beverages) and AED695 per person (inclusive of bubbly).