Celebrate the Art of Sake and Expert Mixology, Curated by Elliot Faber and Chef Noel Adrais, at IZU which celebrates Japanese and Peruvian Flavors
The exquisite fine-dining restaurant and bar, IZU at The Ritz-Carlton Bangalore, invites all cocktail enthusiasts and sake lovers in the city to indulge in an unparalleled beverage adventure at the “Samurai Spirits”. This extravagant event will feature Elliot Faber, a globally renowned Sake and Cocktails Master, who holds the esteemed title of SAKE SAMURAI, recognized by the Japan Sake Brewers Association. Elliot, the founding Beverage Director for the Michelin-starred Yardbird Hong Kong and RŌNIN restaurants, will be hosted by Gormei, a Hong Kong and Kolkata-based Culinary Experiences Curator, for a meticulously curated Sake journey throughout India. This extravagant event will commence on September 28, 2023, and promises to be an unforgettable experience for all guests]in the heart of Benfaluru.
The ‘Samurai Spirits’ celebrates the art of sake and expert mixology and promises an unforgettable journey of flavors and cultures, bringing together the vibrancy of Peruvian flavors with Japanese techniques to create a unique and immersive experience. Bringing this art of sensory experience in a glass, Faber will showcase an exclusive menu alongside Chef Noel Adrais, who has curated the quintessential Nikkei menu which is a perfect balance between the Peruvian and Japanese flavors.
Complementing Elliot Faber’s expert mixology skills is Chef Noel Adrais, a seasoned Master Chef with over 20 years of experience working with the most renowned names that introduced Japanese cuisine to this part of the world. Chef Noel Adrais and Elliot Faber have come together to create an unforgettable culinary experience for you. While Chef Noel’s artistic and modern impressions of Japanese dishes will leave you craving for more, Elliot Faber’s handcrafted cocktails and sake pairings will perfectly complement these dishes and take your dining experience to the next level.
Elliot Faber will captivate guests with an exquisite menu and immersive experience at this upcoming bar takeover at IZU. In addition to showcasing the versatility of Sake as an ingredient in fine cocktails, he will also present standalone libations. A total of 8 Sake-based experiences will be presented, featuring the fusion of Japanese and Peruvian cultures. The sensational journey of flavors and cultures crafted by Elliot Faber and Chef Noel Adrais promises to leave a lasting impression. Each bite and sip will be meticulously balanced, ensuring an unforgettable experience of the art of sake and expert mixology.
“I look forward to spreading Japanese beverage culture in India by way of Japanese craft alcohol, highballs, and craft cocktails in collaboration with international spirits brands at The Ritz-Carlton Bangalore,” said Elliot, who is Co-Founder of Sake Central – the world’s leading advocate for sharing sake culture internationally. Elliot is also a published author, Sommelier, IWC Judge, WSET sake educator and Senior Whisky Advisor to Zachys Wine Auctions.
Indulge in a culinary adventure that combines the exquisite flavors of Peru and Japan. Savor the perfect blend of Peruvian and Japanese influences in every dish, meticulously crafted to tantalize your taste buds. Discover the art of sake and expert mixology as you sip on handcrafted cocktails and sake pairings, expertly curated by Elliot’s mixology expertise. Meanwhile, Chef Noel’s culinary prowess will transport you to a world of exquisite flavors, where the freshest ingredients and traditional techniques are used to create unique and unforgettable dishes.
Let this culinary journey take you on a cultural exploration, where every bite and sip tells a story of the fusion of two distinct cuisines.