|Address:||1st Floor,Time Tower Main M G Road, Gurgaon, Haryana|
|Telephone:||91 124 4200950/51|
Sakura, the award-winning restaurant at The Metropolitan Hotel & Spa, New Delhi and the pioneer in introducing authentic Japanese cuisine to India, opened its doors as a stand alone restaurant in Gurgaon.
Located on the first floor of the Time Tower building on the main Mehrauli Gurgaon Road, it serves the enlightened diners of Gurgaon to another choice as well as adds to their repertoire of preferences and meets the needs of guests who have to drive a long way to reach Sakura at The Metropolitan Hotel & Spa.
Conceptualized along the same lines as the flagship Sakura restaurant at The Metropolitan Hotel & Spa, this standalone restaurant with its chic yet simple décor mirrors a contemporary dining experience where the focus remains on the food and everything else adds to the overall experience.
The contemporary Japanese décor creates a visual effect of relaxation and serenity. The fresh and exotic Japanese ingredients, along with the artistic wizardry of Japanese Master Chef, the offerings at Sakura are a treat to the eyes and the palate.
The ultimate expression of flavour, that's the focus at Sakura's Japanese Kitchen. Unrivalled flavour demands total control, every step of the way. With master chefs at the helm, Sakura serves the most authentic Japanese cuisine this side of Tokyo. Come, taste for yourself!
Chef Tetsu Akahira, a well travelled chef, is the Master Chef at Sakura, The Metropolitan Hotel & Spa, New Delhi and Time Tower Gurgaon.
High-end Japanese cuisine and chef Tetsu are synonymous with each other.
Chef Tetsu belongs to Shizuoka province in Japan and started his career at Tomikyu a restaurant with Sushi as a specialty, in Hiratsuka city in Japan. After working for five years at Tomikyu, he moved to International hotel Nikko, Japan as second chef and worked there for another five years. Later he moved to countries like US, Australia, Egypt, Hong Kong and Bangkok. He came to India in 2010, and has since then been associated with Sakura. According to him, "The Indian hotel industry is the second largest hotel industry in Asia-Pacific region after China. The fast growth of the Indian hotel industry gives vast opportunities to hospitality professionals like him to show the talent and culinary skills."
With more than 40 years of solid experience Chef Tetsu believes that innovation is the most important thing in a menu. He likes to experiment with traditional Japanese dishes and tries to innovate as much as he can.
Besides being an authority on Japanese food, Chef Tetsu loves to play golf and read interesting books in his leisure time.