Akira Back Launches ‘Uncorked’ : An Exquisite Special Pairing Menu, Hosted By Chef Giovanni Ledon


Dubai- – Famed for its uber-stylish setting and stunning views of the Dubai skyline, Akira Back, at the iconic W Dubai – The Palm, is setting the scene for an incredible dining experience with ‘Uncorked’– an eclectic six course pairing menu, showcasing the very best of culinary creativity.  

Hosted by Akira Back’s Chef De Cuisine, Giovanni Ledon, and in-house Sommelier, Irina Baeva, Uncorked will take place every 2nd Thursday of the month, starting on August 11th and is priced at AED 699 per person. 

Offering an adventure for the soul, diners will be treated to a welcome drink, six delectable dishes- with an impressive blend of mouth-watering Japanese cuisine with Korean essence, accompanied with six, perfectly paired glasses of grape to elevate the dining experience. 

Located in the exclusive Akira Back, Private Dining Room, Chef Gio will kick-start the culinary adventure with Avocado and Caviar, served with Thai basil, habanero, luxurious Oscietra Caviar, and nori rice crackersfollowed by panko fried Dibba Bay Oyster and King Crab and Sweet Corn, made up of corn foam, king crab and green olive.

Foodies will then be treated to a refreshing Yuzu Sorbet to cleanse the palate, following by a selection of showstopping mains, including Lamb Chops, served with a red wine reduction and succulent Wagyu Short Rib, accompanied with salsa Negra, yuzu mojo, yucca and burnt leeks. End the night on a sweet note with a delicious Strawberry and Cream dish with mochi veil. 

With each dish perfectly paired with a stunning grape, as recommended by in-house Sommelier Irina Baeva, the mood is set for an unforgettable dining experience, Akira Back style. 

Akira Back Wine Pairing Menu: Uncorked 

What: Six course wine pairing menu hosted by Akira Back’s Chef De Cuisine, Giovanni Ledon and in-house Sommelier, Irina Baeva. 

  • Inclusive of one welcome drink, six dishes, six glasses of paired wine and water 

When: Available every 2nd Thursday of the month, starting from August 11th and 28th 

Time: From 7:30pm with dinner starting at 8:00pm

Where: Akira Back Private Dining Room, W Dubai – The Palm

Price: AED 699 per person and up to 12 people 


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