Events / Dinner

Globetrotting Phenom

Thu, March 15, 2018

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $160 Public Price: $210 Phone: 212.627.2308
Reservations Policy

Akira Back

Akira Back Restaurants, Bangkok, Thailand; Dallas; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Hanoi, Vietnam; Jakarta, Indonesia; Las Vegas; New Delhi, India; Seoul, South Korea; Singapore; and Toronto

With restaurants in nine countries, the whimsical and adventurous Japanese–Korean cuisine of chef Akira Back has proven globally irresistible. Back, a former pro-snowboarder with over 24 years in the kitchen and a multitude of awards, is known for his use of exotic ingredients and crave-worthy, clean-cut masterpieces that showcase his style and artistry.


Hors d’Oeuvre

Boricha & Beets > Roasted Beets with Boricha Yogurt and Oats

A.B. Taco > Chickpea and Roasted Tomato–Stuffed Wontons with Micro-Cilantro

Uni & Eggs > Castella-Style Tamago with Uni, Kizami Wasabi, and Osetra Caviar

Champagne Piper-Heidsieck Brut NV


Pizza with Zucchini, King Oyster Mushrooms, Micro-Shiso, and Gold Flakes

Protea Chenin Blanc 2017

Jeju Domi > Jeju Island Red Snapper with Micro-Cilantro, Crispy Shallots, Natto Powder, and Shishito Pepper Umami Sauce

Shimizu-No-Mai Pure Dusk Junmai Daiginjo Sake NV

Okdom > Jeju Island Sweet Tile Fish with Crispy Skin and Scales, Wakame Salsa, and Yuzu Essence

Flor de Campo Pinot Noir 2014

Acorn-Fed Ibérico Pork Rib Cap with Ssamjang and Endive Kimchi

M. Chapoutier La Bernadine Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2015

Sujeonggwa > Cinnamon with Dates and Persimmons

Kracher Cuvée Beerenauslese 2015

A selection of fine wines will be served with this dinner.