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Global hospitality companies Tao Group Hospitality and Hakkasan Group are re-opening modern Chinese cuisine curator Hakkasan Restaurant located inside MGM Grand on the Las Vegas Strip.

Hakkasan Restaurant - Filet Mignon
Hakkasan Restaurant – Filet Mignon

Hakkasan Restaurant is reopening after an extensive renovation of the interior space and a completely re-engineered menu. The first day of operations will be Thursday, July 1.

“With the reopening of Hakkasan Restaurant being our first significant endeavor since the acquisition of Hakkasan Group, we knew this was our opportunity to create a distinctive Hakkasan dining experience that could only be found in Las Vegas,” said Jason Strauss, Co-CEO of Tao Group Hospitality. “We started that reimagination of Hakkasan Restaurant with a refreshed arrival experience upon entry to the main dining room and bar area which have been opened up to give it a social and community environment. With a menu that we’ve rebuilt from the top-down, Hakkasan Restaurant will now evolve to become that perfect pre-party, social gathering spot that we’ve envisioned it to become.”

With a reimagined menu that introduces new dishes while giving a refreshed taste to Hakkasan classics, this new spin to Hakkasan’s menu includes a variety of Dim Sum available a la carte; a raw bar featuring Oysters with caviar, Lobster Cocktails, and a Raw Seafood Tower; and new dishes including:

A-5 Wagyu Scallion Pancake with sweet cilantro soy, chili aioli
Crispy Guangdong Whole Lobster with crispy garlic, black bean chili soy
Tomahawk Steak 32oz aged bone-in ribeye, black garlic steak sauce

Not to be forgotten, for those familiar with Hakkasan’s signature dishes, the greatest hits return including:

Vegan Dim Sum Basket including wild mushroom and truffle, edamame jade, crystal vegetable, pea shoot

Vegan Dim Sum Basket
Vegan Dim Sum Basket

Roasted Chilean Seabass with bumblebee honey

Roasted Chilean Seabass
Roasted Chilean Seabass

Crispy Duck Salad with pomelo, pine nuts, shallots

Signature Peking Duck, first course served with pancakes, cucumber, and scallion; second course stir-fried with choice of ginger scallion sauce, black truffle sauce, or black bean sauce

Black Pepper Beef Filet Mignon with asparagus, bell pepper, merlot sauce

Jasmine Smoked Wagyu Short Rib with sweet glaze, pickled lotus root

Jasmine Smoked Wagyu Short Rib
Jasmine Smoked Wagyu Short Rib

On the cocktail front, a fresh lineup of concoctions is being introduced along with some timeless Hakkasan classics including:

Han Dynasty with Old Forrester Bourbon whiskey, plum wine, grapefruit bitters, hickory smoke
Heart & Seoul with Absolut Elyx vodka, soju, Luxardo Maraschino, cold-pressed lime, pineapple, raspberry
Scorched Melon with Olmeca Altos Plata tequila, rock melon, tamarind, cold-pressed lime, firewater bitters, atomized mezcal

On the sweeter side of things, a range of Instagrammable-friendly options are available featuring:

The Strawberry made with hibiscus sorbet, madeleine cake, Cointreau
Spikey Lemon made with yuzu, calamansi gel, almond cake
Hakka Lollipops made with yuzu-raspberry, green tea-strawberry, chocolate-sesame, lychee-rose, peach-almond

About Hakkasan Restaurant

Hakkasan Restaurant provisionally reopens Thursdays through Saturdays 5:30 p.m. till 11 p.m., and Sundays 5:30 p.m. till 10 p.m.

Hakkasan Restaurant is located at MGM Grand, 3799 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV 89109. To make reservations, call 702-891-7888 or email. Visit their website, Facebook, and Instagram.

ABOUT TAO GROUP HOSPITALITY

Tao Group Hospitality delivers distinctive culinary and premium entertainment experiences through its portfolio of restaurants, nightclubs, lounges, and daylife venues. Tao Group Hospitality acquired Hakkasan Group in April 2021. The combined company operates more than 60 entertainment dining and nightlife venues in over 20 markets across five continents and features a collection of widely recognized hospitality brands. These include Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Beauty & Essex, Avenue, Cathédrale, Koma, Hakkasan, Yauatcha, Omnia, Ling Ling, Jewel, Casa Calavera and more. Tao Group Hospitality is part of Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. (MSG Entertainment) (NYSE: MSGE), a leader in live experiences.