Japanese Chef Masaharu Morimoto to open Dubai restaurant

Japanese Chef Masaharu Morimoto to open Dubai restaurant

Good news for Japanese food lovers. The very well-known chef Masaharu Morimoto who is famous for his classic combination of western and Japanese ingredients is opening his new restaurant in Dubai.

The legendary star of Japanese cooking show “Iron Chef America” has always been about taste, presentation and quality. The menu will be seasonal in his restaurant. His most exotic and signature dish tuna pizza and sushi platter will be on the table. Desserts are also a part of Japanese fine dining.

Morimoto Dubai is Morimoto’s first opening in the UAE at the Renaissance Downtown Hotel in Dubai’s Business Bay. It follows the success of his 14 restaurants around the world, which are located in New York, Mumbai, Delhi, Tokyo, Philadelphia, Napa, Bangkok, Maui, and Mexico City.

The two-level restaurant will serve sushi. The first dish he mastered at his hometown in Hiroshima from a 24-seater sushi counter as well as teppanyaki corner managing by one of the chefs from Morimoto’s Michelin-starred restaurant in Japan.

The restaurant comprises 250 seats across an indoor dining and lounge area, as well as a bar area, teppanyaki, sushi counter, three private dining rooms and four outdoor terraces overlooking the Burj Khalifa. The menu will be the result of a combined effort between Morimoto and his team.