Katsuya opened doors to its tenth location at Baha Mar, the $4.2 billion integrated resort development located along the pristine beaches of New Providence in the Bahamas. Designed by Philippe Starck, the modern japanese cuisine restaurant is centrally located in the heart of the largest casino in the Caribbean with 250 seats, and is sbe’s first concept to open at the luxury resort destination.
Katsuya Baha Mar is the tenth location in an expanding worldwide portfolio that includes Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Miami, Dubai and Kuwait. In addition to Baha Mar, the brand will add a second location in Miami when SLS LUX Brickell opens later this year, and has plans to open 11 more locations by 2020 – over half of which will open doors in the Middle East.
Katsuya Baha Mar comfortably accommodates 250 diners, with indoor and outdoor patio seating, both featuring two bars in each area. The new restaurant features Philippe Starck’s bold, sleek and contemporary design, dominated by natural wood elements. Katsuya’s main dining rooms feature high ceilings with warm tan and grey wall accents, while the iconic Dragon Room, best used for private dining and events, uses custom wallpaper resembling dragon scales for a dramatic yet glamourous touch.
Guests are offered traditional sushi rolls, sashimi platters, and robata grills. Katsuya is a culinary journey through the senses of sight, sound, smell, and taste. Master sushi Chef Katsuya Uechi’s signature dishes include Yellowtail Sashimi with Jalapeño, Seared Tuna with Japanese Salsa, Baked Crab Hand Rolls, Crispy Rice with Spicy Tuna, Wahoo Sashimi with Crispy Onion, Katsuya Ceviche, Salmon Sashimi with Caviar, and Japanese Octopus Carpaccio.
Designed to be paired with food, Katsuya offers a handcrafted, award-winning cocktail program and extensive sake menu choices such as, Burning Mandarin with Absolut Mandarin vodka, hand-crushed serrano chili, freshly squeezed lemon and orange juice and a splash of cranberry; Cucumber Watermelon Mojito with Bacardi rum, crushed seedless watermelon, english cucumbers, fresh mint and freshly squeezed lime juice; Katsuya Fresh with Grey Goose vodka, Rock Sake, hand-crushed english cucumbers and freshly squeezed lime juice; The Samurai with Maker’s Mark bourbon, yuzu juice and fresh ginger; White Grapefruit Cosmo with Belvedere Pink Grapefruit vodka, Cointreau, freshly squeezed lime juice and white cranberry juice; Rico Siempre with Avion Silver tequila, organic muscovado syrup, freshly squeezed lime juice and ginger beer.