Sample The Chef Special Menu From 18th-26th February at Mogao by Socialicious
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Acclaimed Japanese Chef Tetsuya Yanagida is collaborating with homegrown Modern Pan Asian restaurant, Mogao by Socialicious, located in Dubai Digital Park, Silicon Oasis.
During his maiden visit to Dubai, Chef Yanagida will take over the Mogao’s kitchen and serve a chef select Menu focused on local fresh produce & seafood. Mogao will exclusively be serving Chef Yanigada menu during his takeover stint from the 18th of February to the 26th of February, 2023.
Some of the menu highlights will include Sashmi Moriawase (Chef’s selection of assorted fish), Yakitori Sune Niku (Grilled chicken shank meat with teriyaki sauce); Kushiyaki Bincho Maguro (Grilled Albacore tuna with teriyaki sauce), BENTO BOX of the day and more paired with fine selection of sakes (an alcoholic beverage of Japanese origin), wines & cocktails at Mogao.
Tetsuya Yanagida, an Award-Winning Chef, hailing from Japan, helms the kitchen of Japanese eatery MIYABI located in the Sheraton Petaling Jaya – Malaysia. With over 30 years of experience working in leading Japanese Restaurants, Chef Yanagida has spent more than three decades honing his craft. He has a passion for preparing fresh and succulent dishes highlighting produce from the sea. Chef Yanagida began his career in his home city of Chiba in Japan. Keen to learn with a strong appetite for skills needed in commercial kitchens, he began working across Japan developing his dexterities and understanding of the deep-rooted philosophy and passion for preserving the authentic ways of Japanese cooking. It is with this enthusiasm that Chef Yanagida leads the talented team at MIYABI, crafting a menu of modern design and a touch of the old-fashioned to please any palate.
Chef Yanagida has been the recipient of the Japan Prime Minister Award for Japanese Cuisine Chefs and Occupational Certification, along with the honour of being a licensed FUGU handler (blowfish) – certified to prepare and sell the poisonous fish. He is a firm believer in the traditional Japanese technique, IKEJIMA – a special way of preparing and cleaning live fish to promote sustainability in seafood and maintain seafood freshness for longer. Chef Yanagida has worked around the world with numerous restaurants and prestigious brands. Diners are always in for a wonderful treat while dining with him.
Prices of the chef select menu dishes start at AED 29.
To book this exclusive experience, guests can call at 04-5548220 or WhatsApp 052 5968678
Speaking of this collaboration, Ramya Sivaprasad, managing partner at Mogao by Socialicious said, “We are very excited to welcome Chef Yanagida to UAE. We believe his visit will offer a one of a kind dining experience to our customers and will be a huge learning experience for our team”.