• PRESS RELEASE – LAI SUN DINING PRESENTS A NEW 1 MICHELIN-STARRED TAKUMI BY DAISUKE MORI THIS LATE MARCH

    Indulge Your Senses with a Brand New French-Japanese Dining Experience in Cross Lane, Wan Chai 

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    <<17th March, 2017 – Hong Kong>> The beloved 13-seater hideaway in Cross Lane, Wan Chai, 1 Michelin-starred, Wagyu Takumi has undergone a resplendent makeover under the collaborative direction of Executive Chef Daisuke Mori and Lai Sun Dining. Presenting a fresh name, a sophisticated new interior, and a polished identity, Takumi by Daisuke Mori is the new and improved French x Japanese private dining experience that Hong Kong gourmands have been waiting for – and all will be unveiled at the end of March.

    With Chef Mori’s French-dominated culinary background in world-renowned establishments such as 1* Restaurant Taillevant in Paris and 3* Chateau Restaurant Joel Robuchon Tokyo, Japanese-born Chef Mori is ready to take Takumi by Daisuke Mori on an entirely different route from its former identity with a new menu and focus, all while retaining the refined French x Japanese foundation of his cuisine.

    In addition to the above, Lai Sun’s impressive collection of restaurants on Cross Lane will see a further series of exciting new changes in the coming months, to be announced very soon. 

    Key Restaurant Info

    Tel: 852-2574 1299 (one day advance booking recommended)

    Address: Shop 1, The Oakhill, 16 Wood Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

    Opening Hours: Lunch – 12pm-2:30pm (Tuesday-Saturday) | Dinner – 6:30pm-10:30pm(Monday-Saturday, Sunday closed)

    Website: www.wagyutakumi.com

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/wagyutakumi

    About Takumi by Daisuke Mori

    Helmed by Executive Chef, Daisuke Mori, Takumi by Daisuke Mori blends the finest French culinary traditions with Japanese ingredients and sensibility to create a unique cuisine that is rarely found elsewhere in Hong Kong. Seating 13 diners in a relaxing open kitchen environment you and your friends can view the preparation of your dining experience as it unfolds before you. The set menu is inspired by seasonal ingredients which are mainly from Japan, France and Europe.

    About Executive Chef Daisuke Mori

    Daisuke Mori, Executive Chef at Takumi by Daisuke Mori, with a unique international culinary background that reflects his penchant for blending cuisines. Daisuke Mori currently heads the Michelin-starred kitchen and highly acclaimed French-Japanese restaurant Takumi by Daisuke Mori in Hong Kong. After completing an intensive vocational training course at the famous Tsuji Culinary Institute in Osaka, Japan in 2001, Mori set his sights on some of the finest French dining establishments in the world, kicking off his career at none other than 3 Michelin-starred Chateau Restaurant Joel Robuchon in Tokyo. Mori’s love for fusing French culinary traditions with fresh Japanese seasonal ingredients grew, and led to his impressive stints in world-renowned 2* Restaurant Taillevent in Paris and 1* Restaurant Signature at the Mandarin Oriental Tokyo. From 2010 to 2014, Mori spent time in Poznan, Poland to lead fine dining restaurants such as Restaurant Jadalnia and 5-star boutique hotel Blow Up Hall 50/50, and perfected his craft of French-Polish cuisine – which lends subtle hints to his unique signature imprint at Takumi by Daisuke Mori today.

    About Lai Sun Dining

    Lai Sun Dining, a subsidiary of the Lai Sun Group, is a high-end hospitality company that owns, develops, manages and operates a portfolio of luxury restaurants. Since introducing its first Chinese restaurant Island Tang in the heart of the financial hub in Central in 2008, the company is now operating more than 17 restaurants in Hong Kong, Macau and the mainland China.