Celebrity chef Akira Back confirms second Dubai restaurant

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If its anything like his first, we can’t wait to check it out…

Korean culinary master, Akira Back, only opened his first Dubai restaurant earlier this year, but he’s already ready for his next venture. The celebrity chef took to social media to announce that Paru, the chic Japanese rooftop restaurant in Caesars Resort Bluewaters is actually his brainchild.

The Michelin-starred chef shared an image of the stunning restaurant with his 38,000 followers saying it was his second location in Dubai. The restaurant’s own account posted a screenshot of his announcement on their stories captioning that they are ‘ready to rock’.

 

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Paru, which opened in March 2019, is described as ‘a rooftop restaurant with stunning views and a contemporary Japanese menu with some of the most spectacular views of the Arabian Gulf and the Jumeriah Beach skyline’ on the Caesars’ website.

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Located on the roof of Caesars Resort Bluewaters Dubai, the restaurant has an oceanic theme to the interiors, with origami-inspired turquoise LED lights running along the ceiling. The hotel has also recently welcomed Bacchanal, inspired by the highly-acclaimed restaurant in it’s Las Vegas counterpart, as well as fellow celebrity chef, Gordon Ramsay’s popular restaurant, Hells Kitchen.

This will be the Chef Back’s 20th restaurant, with others in locations such as Las Vegas, Toronto, Singapore, Bangkok, Seoul, Bali, Jakarta and Hanoi.

Akira Back’s popular namesake restaurant opened in Dubai earlier this year in W Dubai – The Palm. Led by Las Vegas head chef, Giovanni Ledon, the restaurant’s cuisine is centrally Japanese, with Korean and pan-Asian influences running through it.

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