It’s already blazed a trail through the capital’s dining scene. Now as Edwardian Hotels London announces the 13th October opening of Peter Street Kitchen,Manchester is all set to get its first taste of a dynamic new concept that skilfully embraces the art of shared dining.
Part of a multi-million-pound investment, this vibrant new space will spearhead theF&B offering at the revitalised Radisson Blu Edwardian hotel, one of only two fivestar hotels in central Manchester. Guests here will be able to choose from an array ofsmall plates from two different cuisines, in this instance contemporary Japanese andMexican, within a sophisticated yet unassuming setting.
Whether large groups or those wanting an intimate dinner for two, all will be seduced by an array of exquisitely prepared small plates. Showcasing flavours and ingredients from both nations, the venue will also cater for private dinners for which the staff willespecially use the traditional hibachi, the iconic Japanese charcoal brazier.
From Mexico come such colourful and piquant offerings as Shredded crab with spicy ginger mayo tostadas; Robata Mezcal-glazed smoked paprika ribs and Mayan-spiced marinated chicken ensalada with cashews, black lime & sesame oil. Meanwhile, clean and sophisticated Japanese flavours take centre stage in dishes that include Yellowtail sashimi with spicy yuzu soy; Chilli lemon roasted baby chicken served on a Peter Street Kitchen bincho grill; Warm Wagyu beef Japanese flatbread with driedchilli & yuzu mayo and King crab tempura with amazu ponzu.
Desserts also draw on the fragrant flavours of Japan including the moreish Chocolate bento box with matcha white chocolate ice cream and Fuji apple crumble mousse with yuzu salt.
Complementing the restaurant offering is the equally stylish Bar and Rikyu Lounge located in the building’s stunning original brick colonnades. Here guests can enjoy unusual beverages such as yuzu flavoured sake alongside a world class cocktail collection curated by Dan Berger (The Ned, The Blind Pig, Social Eating House),winner of Bombay Sapphire UK’s Most Imaginative Bartender 2015 award. This space will also host a series of regular Rikyu brunches featuring free-flowing Japanese-inspired cocktails, signature dishes and live entertainment.
Peter Street Kitchen will also offer the pinnacle of service, with staff having gone through an intensive seven-week training period, including an immersion into Japanese food and drink, culture and etiquette.
Peter Street Kitchen has been overseen by Edwardian Hotels London’s Service Excellence Director Amir Jati, who established global private dining during his tenyear tenure at the Robert De Niro co-owned Nobu before going on to mastermind the hugely successful openings of the May Fair, Leicester Square and Monmouth Kitchens. Said Amir, “This concept has proved enormously popular in London, with Leicester Square Kitchen in the top five of both Peruvian and Mexican restaurants.
We know that Peter Street Kitchen will be a similar game-changer within Manchester’s booming restaurant scene.”
The opening of Peter Street Kitchen is being supported by a PR campaign that features an outstanding piece of filmmaking premiered across various digital platforms. Showcasing the journey of a Geisha from Japan to Manchester, with music performed by the city’s Hallé Orchestra, the film provides the cultural cues of Japan which are brought to life within Peter Street Kitchen’s offerings.
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