Archive for November, 2014

NEWS & REVIEWS

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
“If you like nothing better than to sidle up to a counter and tell the friendly chef to “gimme the day’s special”, sit back and inhale whatever he puts in front of you, then chef Gary Ng is your man.”

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“Excellent food from a jovial chef. Best omakase, sushi and sashimi in a most unassuming place!”

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“This is the best value Sushi Omakase meal that I have come across so far… 4.5/5”

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“There’s a rambling menu including sushi, grilled items and set meals, but those in the know opt for the omakase sets. This is where Ng offers his best.”

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HAKUMAI MENU – SETS

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

SETS



定食

Hakumai’s set menus are designed for time-constrained diners who demand uncompromised quality. With over 20 carefully curated sets to choose from, guests are offered a delectable range of raw to cooked dishes made from imported ingredients.

 

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HAKUMAI MENU – KAISEKI

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

KAISEKI



会席

Kaiseki is a style of traditional Japanese dining that serves a series of pre-determined dishes. Each dish is prepared with the freshest ingredients. Typically served in Japanese onsens (hot springs) ryokans, Kaiseki is the favoured choice by traditionalists.

 

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HAKUMAI MENU

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

OMAKASE



おまかせ

Translating to “entrust”, Omakase involves leaving the menu selection entirely to the chef. The preferred choice for haute Japanese cuisine, guests are presented with not only the freshest, but also the best in season, as well as the chef’s signature dishes.

 

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SUSHI AND SASHIMI – RIGHT COLUMN

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

SASHIMI SPECIALITY
Through careful selection by our experienced team, guests are served the best quality of fishes. Beyond the selection process, premium fishes are kept chilled throughout their journey from Japan to the restaurant to ensure freshness and taste are not compromised.

SUSHI AND SASHIMI – LEFT COLUMN

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

SUSHI SPECIALITY
Every piece of sushi in Hakumai is prepared with the finest ingredients. At its core is rice, which is a premium Koshihikari variety sourced from Japan’s Niigata prefecture. Skilfully pressed with the freshest fish, each piece is lightly brushed with specially concocted sauce.

SUSHI AND SASHIMI

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

“The dining experience at Hakumai is not complete until the guest has tasted the specialties – Sushi & Sashimi.”

MEET CHEF GARY NG

Saturday, November 8th, 2014

HOMEGROWN CULINARY STAR
Starring at the forefront of Hakumai is Chef Gary Ng. With his forte in sushi and sashimi, Chef Gary’s dishes are epicurean expressions of his delicate techniques and craftsmanship honed over two decades of culinary practice.

MENTORED BY LEGENDARY JAPANESE ITAMAE MASTERS
With five years of pupilage under the renowned Japanese Itamae chef Nogawa, Chef Gary mastered the art of pressing sushi and creating ingredients and sauces from scratch. Later, Chef Gary underwent another five years of training by Japanese master Nakasei-San as a sushi chef at Nakasei. It was then he mastered the skills of preparing sushi and the art of keeping fish fresh.

Chef Gary takes pride in keeping true to the revered tradition of haute Japanese cuisine but brings with him an additional element of originality. His creative culinary twists have become guest favourites in his menu such as the ever-popular Truffle Chawanmushi.

SERVICE EXTRAORDINAIRE
The cult following that Chef Gary has commanded is testament to his expert culinary skills and humble personality. True to the Japanese way of service, Chef Gary never fails to entertain with his cheeky Singaporean banter. Yet, he is serious in his passion to educate his guests on how the dishes are prepared and the proper way to enjoy each dish. With Chef Gary at the helm, Hakumai promises guests a luxurious serving of premium and authentic dishes in a fuss-free dining experience that makes everyone feel right at home.

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A FRESH TAKE ON TRADITION

Saturday, November 8th, 2014

At Hakumai Sushi & Omakase, we love Japanese food as much as you do. From Niigata Perfecture’s koshi rice to Tsukiji Market’s seasonal seafood, every ingredient is imported from the motherland. We treat our guests like family and we’re home to a highly skilled yet down-to-earth team. Our chef commands over two decades of experience in haute Japanese cuisine and is renowned for his authentic omakase and creative culinary expressions. Experience a new interpretation of fundamentalist Japanese cuisine.