Fairmont Jakarta introduces its latest series of ‘When Jakarta Meets’ by highlighting Japan as the destination theme this year where one could experience Japan’s comprehensive lifestyle destination and special culinary delights.

Executive Chef Tatsuya Sakamoto from Senshu Restaurant, Pastry Chef Yuki Nakamura from Swissôtel Nankai – Osaka and grand mixologist of Mixology Salon Tokyo Shuzo Nagumo are among the hosts of this year’s event. Photo courtesy of Fairmont Jakarta/NOWJAKARTA

After successfully highlighting the United Kingdom and the USA in prior years, the annual event has been known as a thematic destination which allows one to experience the highlighted country to the fullest. This year’s ‘When Jakarta Meets Japan’ is selected to celebrate the 30th anniversary of sister cities Jakarta and Tokyo.

During the event between 18 to 22 September, Fairmont Jakarta will be hosting guest chefs and mixologists from Japan to have a special session at the hotel. Executive Chef Tatsuya Sakamoto from Senshu Restaurant, Pastry Chef Yuki Nakamura from Swissôtel Nankai – Osaka and grand mixologist of Mixology Salon Tokyo Shuzo Nagumo are among the hosts of this year’s event. 

When Jakarta Meets Japan will feature five key events such as afternoon tea in Peacock Lounge, bar takeover in Barong Bar, gastronomic experience in View Restaurant, buffet dining in Spectrum and a party at K22 Bar. 

Fairmont Jakarta’s restaurant, VIEW will present a Japanese gastronomic dinner where guests could enjoy an 8-course meal by Chef Tatsuya Sakamoto. Priced at IDR 2 million ++ per person, patrons could savour special menu such as Foie Gras Chawanmushi, Abalone with Liver Sauce and Black Truffle, as well as Kagoshima Beef Sirloin available from 18 to 21 September.

On 19 September, stop by at Barong Bar to witness creative mixologist Shuzo Nagumo from Mixology Salon Tokyo perform his skill concocting exquisite cocktails during a bar takeover. Nagumo will bring speciality cocktails from Tokyo using high quality Japanese green tea leaves. Nagumo, who is also the owner of the Mixology Salon has brought the bar to success as one of Asia’s best bars for innovating signature ‘tea tale’. Cocktail lovers could enjoy Nagumo’s mixology creation with only IDR 150,000++ per glass or IDR 500,000 for a 2-hour free-flow. 

Spend your Friday night at K22 Bar on 20 September as award-winning mixologist Shuzo Nagumo will be also hosting Night in Tokyo. Nagumo will present a range of special cocktails for the party. Reserve your table for a fun cocktails experience while enjoying live performances from Hiroaki Kato, Japanese dancers and Taiko. Asia’s Next Top Model finalist Jesslyn Lim will be hosting the party along with guests DJ Yasmin and Freya who are ready to turn up the heat during the program. Get all the experience for IDR 300,000 per person. 

Fairmont Jakarta also invites guests for its Japanese-inspired Afternoon Tea at Peacock Lounge which will be available every day from 19 to 21 September. Pastry Chef from Swissôtel Nankai Osaka, Yuki Nakamura will be presenting a number of delicacies such as the Sakura Pana Cotta, Wasanbon Roll Cake, Matcha Tiramisu, Yuzu Tart and Mitarashi Dango. Invite your loved ones to enjoy the afternoon at its finest, priced at IDR 588,000++ per set, inclusive of two beverages of coffee or tea.

For only one day on 22 September, enjoy the full experience in the Taste of Japan Sunday Brunch, where patrons get a chance to witness the collaboration of Japanese chef, pastry chef and mixologist for a culinary experience at hotel’s all-day dining restaurant, Spectrum. The buffet spreads extensive Japanese dishes from different regions like Kyoto, Nagasaki, Hokkaido and Okinawa. 

Selection of desserts such as Japanese Strawberry Shortcake, Black Sesame Pudding, Japanese Sweet Dumplings, Sweet Potato Tart, Warabimochi and Dorayaki are also available during the Sunday brunch. Meanwhile, Shuzo Nagumo will present his cocktails creation to complement the special brunch. Experience all-in-one Japanese Sunday Brunch, which is available at IDR 688,000++ per person including a welcome mocktail for fellow guests. 

For more information or reservations, call +62 21 2970 3333 or email to diningreservations.jakarta@fairmont.om

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