MIAMI, FLA (October 17, 2016) Available now, Hakkasan restaurants around the world celebrate the 15th anniversary of the original Hakkasan in London’s Hanway Place by launching local ‘Only At’ dishes and cocktails. This special offering will represent the individuality of each restaurant and its location, featuring dishes and cocktails exclusive to each restaurant. The Only At menus celebrate local culture and cuisine, using seasonal ingredients while still using Hakkasan’s modern Chinese cooking techniques.
In the fifteen years since the first Hakkasan opened in London, eleven restaurants have opened globally in the UK, China, India, US and the Middle East. The Only At collection reflects Hakkasan’s ability to innovate and identify new ways to offer guests a unique culinary experience.
Hakkasan, located in the iconic Fontainebleau Miami Beach, known for its modern approach to traditional Cantonese cuisine. Chef de Cuisine Jian Heng Loo has created the Only At dishes featuring a number of delectable locally sourced ingredients such as Florida spiny lobster, sourced directly from BleauFish, the hotel’s ocean-to-table seafood program. Menu highlights include Steamed crystal lobster dumplings;, Crispy shredded beef in Chinese honey served with mandarin pancakes, Seared snapper with supreme homemade soya sauce; Stir-fry South Florida spiny lobster in XO sauce and Stir-fry spicy lamb with baby bamboo shoots. Locally inspired cocktails include the Serpent’s Tongue featuring Bulleit Bourbon, honey syrup, fresh lemon, crushed ginger, pepper; and the refreshing Frescor – Hendrick’s gin, lemon, cane syrup, fresh ginger and mint.
Inspired by ingredients and flavors inherent to these regions, the Only At dishes and cocktails showcase local influences and expertise to create a unique collection. All eleven Hakkasan restaurants will feature a selection of small eats, main dishes, desserts and cocktails that will form the innovative Only At collection. These menus will change twice a year and have a strong emphasis on seasonality, highlighting the originality of each Hakkasan restaurant around the world.
The Only At collection is available now at Hakkasan Fontainebleau Miami Beach. For menus, visit hakkasan.com/locations/hakkasan-miami/menu/only-at-fontainebleau/
About Fontainebleau Miami Beach
A spectacular blend of Golden Era glamour and modern luxury, Fontainebleau Miami Beach merges striking design, contemporary art, music, fashion and history into a vibrant guest experience. A revered landmark and symbol of style and sophistication since its opening in 1954, Fontainebleau Miami Beach boasts 1,504 guestrooms and suites appointed with lavish amenities and iMacs; the world-renowned LIV™ Nightclub, 12 restaurants and lounges including two restaurants from Chef Michael Mina – StripSteak and Pizza & Burger – Michael’s Backyard Kitchen; two AAA Four Diamond signature restaurants, Scarpetta and Hakkasan; the 40,000-square-foot Lapis spa with mineral-rich water therapies and invigorating treatments; a dramatic oceanfront pool-scape offering lush cabanas; and is home to BleauLive, the innovative concert series that combines intimate performances with memorable weekend escapes.
Fontainebleau Miami Beach
Founded in 2001, Hakkasan is one of the world’s most recognized restaurants known for its modern approach to traditional Cantonese cuisine. Since the original London offerings at Hanway Place and Mayfair, Hakkasan has expanded internationally and now holds a collection of 12 restaurants across North America, Europe, United Arab Emirates and Asia. Hakkasan offers a distinctive dining experience where modern Cantonese cuisine, world-class mixology and dramatic design converge. Cinematic Energy is at the heart of everything at Hakkasan, from the design of its interior and the execution of its Michelin-starred modern Cantonese menu to its impeccable style of service. Executive Head Chef Tong Chee Hwee has led the Hakkasan kitchen since its inception, and his dedication to the art of Chinese cuisine has achieved numerous awards including multiple Michelin stars at Hakkasan locations across the world. Leading Hakkasan’s international culinary expansion is Chef Ho Chee Boon, a Michelin-starred chef with over 24 years of experience.
Information provided by Karen Barofsky, Brustman Carrino Public Relations