Dragon Dance Starts at Fontainebleau Miami Beach’s Bleau Bar at 9 p.m. on Sunday, January 22
WHAT: Fontainebleau Miami Beach’s Hakkasan will celebrate the Year of the Dragon with seven days of menu specials. The celebration will include entertainment and auspicious traditions designed to help ward off evil spirits and bring happiness, wealth and longevity in the New Year, which begins officially on Monday, January 23, 2012.
WHEN: On Sunday, January 22 at 9 p.m. sharp, a colorful thrilling dragon dance, performed by local Kung Fu experts, will begin at Bleau Bar and make its way to Hakkasan. The procession will include traditional jumps and quick acrobatic maneuvers and will be accompanied by drum, gong and cymbal players. Menu specials at Hakkasan will be available Sunday, January 22 through Sunday, January 29, 2012.
MENU/RESERVATIONS: Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 1.877.326.7412. In addition to a special a la carte menu which includes traditional dishes such as Four Happiness Special Dim Sum Platter, Braised Abalone with Seafood in Pumpkin Lotus Bowl and Drunken Prawn Fire in Clay Pot, Hakkasan will offer a limited edition family-style menu celebrating the New Year ($128 per person). Menu follows:
Pan-fried Traditional Scallion Puff
Four Happiness Special Dim Sum Platter
Braised Abalone with Seafood in Pumpkin Lotus Bowl
Drunken Prawn Fire in Clay Pot
Crispy Fried Nut Chicken
Sautéed Assorted Wild Mushroom Black Truffles Sauce and Gai-lan Vegetable
Chinese Long Life Crispy Noodles
Mango Cream, Pomelo with Sorbet
Hakkasan made its U.S. debut at Fontainebleau Miami Beach in April 2009 and offers diners authentic Cantonese fare complimented by a diverse menu of New World wines and sake. The restaurant, located on the fourth floor rooftop, is a seductive enclave of rich textures and hues. Hakkasan is open for dinner daily from 6 pm onward and offers traditional Dim Sum on the weekends from noon – 3 pm. For more information visit www.fontainebleau.com.
About Fontainebleau Miami Beach
A revered Miami Beach landmark for more than 50 years set on 22 oceanfront acres, Fontainebleau Miami Beach boasts 1,504 new guestrooms and suites outfitted with iMacs®; 12 restaurants and lounges, most notably Gotham Steak®, ScarpettaTM and Hakkasan®; two dynamic nightlife venues; the 40,000-square-foot Lapis spa with mineral-rich water therapies and co-ed swimming pools; and a dramatic oceanfront pool-scape. www.fontainebleau.com