Sample The Chef Special Menu From 18th-26th February at Mogao by Socialicious
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Acclaimed Japanese Chef Tetsuya Yanagida is collaborating with homegrown Modern Pan Asian restaurant, Mogao by Socialicious, located in Dubai Digital Park, Silicon Oasis.
During his maiden visit to Dubai, Chef Yanagida will take over the Mogao’s kitchen and serve a chef select Menu focused on local fresh produce & seafood. Mogao will exclusively be serving Chef Yanigada menu during his takeover stint from the 18th of February to the 26th of February, 2023.
Some of the menu highlights will include Sashmi Moriawase (Chef’s selection of assorted fish), Yakitori Sune Niku (Grilled chicken shank meat with teriyaki sauce); Kushiyaki Bincho Maguro (Grilled Albacore tuna with teriyaki sauce), BENTO BOX of the day and more paired with fine selection of sakes (an alcoholic beverage of Japanese origin), wines & cocktails at Mogao. Tetsuya Yanagida, an Award-Winning Chef, hailing from Japan, helms the kitchen of Japanese eatery MIYABI located in the Sheraton Petaling Jaya – Malaysia. With over 30 years of experience working in leading Japanese Restaurants, Chef Yanagida has spent more than three decades honing his craft. He has a passion for preparing fresh and succulent dishes highlighting produce from the sea. Chef Yanagida began his career in his home city of Chiba in Japan. Keen to learn with a strong appetite for skills needed in commercial kitchens, he began working across Japan developing his dexterities and understanding of the deep-rooted philosophy and passion for preserving the authentic ways of Japanese cooking. It is with this enthusiasm that Chef Yanagida leads the talented team at MIYABI, crafting a menu of modern design and a touch of the old-fashioned to please any palate.
Chef Yanagida has been the recipient of the Japan Prime Minister Award for Japanese Cuisine Chefs and Occupational Certification, along with the honour of being a licensed FUGU handler (blowfish) – certified to prepare and sell the poisonous fish. He is a firm believer in the traditional Japanese technique, IKEJIMA – a special way of preparing and cleaning live fish to promote sustainability in seafood and maintain seafood freshness for longer. Chef Yanagida has worked around the world with numerous restaurants and prestigious brands. Diners are always in for a wonderful treat while dining with him.
Prices of the chef select menu dishes start at AED 29.
To book this exclusive experience, guests can call at 04-5548220 or WhatsApp 052 5968678
Speaking of this collaboration, Ramya Sivaprasad, managing partner at Mogao by Socialicious said, “We are very excited to welcome Chef Yanagida to UAE. We believe his visit will offer a one of a kind dining experience to our customers and a huge learning experience for our team.”
Chef Tetsuya Yanagida Tasting Menu at Dubai
SUSHI & SASHIMI
Chef’s selection of assorted fish
Assorted sliced sashimi on sushi rice
ABURI SUSHI MORIAWASE
Assorted broiled sashimi on sushi rice
Salmon tartar with pickled wasabi – arugula, Tobiko, Yakinori
帆立の生揚げ トリュフオイル仕立て イクラ
Quick fried scallop with Truffle oil soya sauce – ‘Ikura’ Salmon roe
Grilled Yellow tail and Grilled ‘unagi’ Eel in the Sushi rice bowl
CHIRASHI SUSHIAssorted sashimi in sushi rice box
本日のお弁当BENTO BOX of the day
Grilled Dish / Sashimi / Deep fried / Unagi Sushi rice and Miso soup
焼き鳥 もも肉 YAKITORI MOMO NIKU
Grilled chicken thigh with teriyaki sauce (2 sticks)
焼き鳥 すね肉 YAKITORI SUNE NIKU
Grilled chicken shank meat with teriyaki sauce (2 sticks)
串焼き サーモン KUSHIYAKI SAMON
Grilled Salmon with teriyaki sauce (2 sticks)
串焼き うなぎ KUSHIYAKI UNAGI
Grilled Eel with teriyaki sauce (2 sticks)
串焼き ハマチ KUSHIYAKI HAMACHI
Grilled Yellow tail with teriyaki sauce (2 sticks)
串焼き ビンチョウ鮪 KUSHIYAKI BINCHO MAGURO
Grilled Albacore tuna with teriyaki sauce (2 sticks)
Mogao is a licensed modern Pan-Asian restaurant at Dubai Digital Park, Dubai Silicon Oasis – an extension of its primary brand, ‘Socialicious’ established in 2017.With Chef Nim Budha’s inspiration and culinary expertise, Mogao aims to bring individuals from different cultures together. It aspires to become a place for people from around the world to dine together and create deep human bonds. This kid-friendly venue resonates with Dubai’s philosophy of becoming the most inclusive city in the world. Mogao’s interiors are both warm and whimsical and incorporate everyday objects such as steamer baskets and woks in artistic ways. The organic interiors and moody ambience with the pop of colour red gives the space a unique touch with heightened culinary experience.With top-notch Sunday brunches, ladies’ nights, art activities, family brunches, kids’ activities, and a host of other activities, the restaurant has it all and is keen to deliver them in a fine approach. Experience the vibrant Asian culture packed with flavoursome dishes, and a soulful community