World-renowned Michelin-starred chef Akira Back, who opened his first restaurant bearing his name in Türkiye at the JW Marriott Hotel Istanbul Marmara Sea in Ataköy last November, is getting ready to meet his guests in Istanbul for the first time.

Chef Akira, who will come together with lovers of modern Japanese cuisine in Istanbul for the first time with his unique tasting menu, will offer an unforgettable gastronomic experience to his guests for two days on September 6-7.

The menu, consisting of a total of 8 different dishes, will introduce guests to signature dishes of Akira Back, as well as flavors that have never been served at the restaurant before, such as "Watermelon Carpaccio" and "Loup de Mer." Chef Akira Back will also provide guests with the chance to try a reinterpreted version of "AB Tuna Pizza," which is one of Elon Musk's favorites.

Michelin-starred chef Akira Back is a renowned chef known for his innovative and modern approach to Japanese cuisine with a Korean twist. He was born in Korea and raised in Colorado, USA. Chef Akira Back gained international recognition for his culinary talents and has been awarded Michelin stars for his exceptional culinary skills.

Japanese flavors and Korean ingredients

He has created a unique culinary style that combines traditional Japanese flavors and techniques with Korean ingredients and influences. Some of his signature dishes include items like "Tuna Pizza," which has become widely popular, and other creative dishes that showcase his fusion of flavors.

Chef Akira Back has established restaurants in various locations around the world, including the United States, Asia, and Europe. His restaurants often offer a contemporary and upscale dining experience, and they are known for pushing the boundaries of traditional Japanese cuisine.

His ability to blend different culinary traditions and flavors has made him a prominent figure in the culinary world, and diners seek out his restaurants to experience his innovative dishes and culinary expertise.