Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo have announced a highly anticipated partnership with Chef Rene Redzepi and Noma, ranked for the fourth time as the #1 restaurant on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants’ list. From 9 to 31 January 2015, the hotel’s Michelin starred Signature restaurant will be completely transformed to house Noma and its culinary team. Fifty guests will be indulged at each lunch and dinner seating with a slice of culinary history and a taste of Noma’s philosophically interpreted cuisine using seasonal, locally sourced Japanese ingredients and influences for the very first time.
“We are extremely pleased to welcome Chef Redzepi and his talented colleagues who will make Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo their home in January 2015,” said General Manager, Anthony Costa, “It is a great honour and a unique opportunity to introduce the #1 ranked restaurant in the world to the culinary delights of Japan,” he added.
Chef Redzepi, widely recognized as one of the world’s most influential chefs, has a deep passion and respect for Japanese cuisine, and it has been a long-held dream of his to spend time in Japan and apply his philosophy using Japanese ingredients. “Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo prides itself on offering guests stimulating and exceptional cuisine. We are delighted to help make Chef Redzepi’s dream a reality, while at the same time bringing a taste of Noma’s award-wining cuisine to Japan,” said Costa.
Bookings for dinner will be available from 23 June 2014, and can only be made when booking the ‘Noma at Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo’ accommodation package online through the Group’s website at www.mandarinoriental.com/tokyo/. The package is priced from JPY 149,500 for two and includes on night of accommodation in a Mandarin Grand Room, dinner at ‘Noma at Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo’ on the night of stay, breakfast and a special commemorative gift. This package is available from 9 to 31 January 2015, is subject to availability and is non-refundable. Tax and service charge are not included in the package price. Additional nights may also be booked at prevailing rates. Additional dinner guests will also need to book the ‘Noma at Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo’ accommodation package.
Bookings for lunch between 9 and 31 January 2015 will be available from 23 June 2014 and are subject to availability and are non-refundable. Reservations may only be booked online via Noma’s website at http://noma.dk/japan. Lunch at ‘Noma at Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo’ is offered at JPY 39,000 per person plus tax and service charge.
Due to the limited number of seats available, Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo and Noma will offer a waiting list for each lunch and dinner booking as soon as online reservations begin on 23 June 2014. Guests who are unable to make an online reservation, can put their names on the waiting list through their ‘Noma at Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo’ accommodation package for the next available seating, subject to cancellation. Guests can leave their details by email at email@example.com. For lunch, guests can place their names on the waiting list via Noma’s website at http://noma.dk/japan.