Chef Hiromi Yonekawa flew in from Japan and was appointed chef at Yumi – the exclusive Japanese restaurant located on level 27 of Sheraton Dhaka in Banani.
Born in Osaka, chef Hiromi practices the Osaka style of cooking and has more than 30 years of global experience in Japanese cuisine, reads a press release.
He is also one of the first chefs to introduce Aburi Sushi – a type of smoked sushi.
Recently, he introduced an eclectic new menu at Yumi which includes his signature dishes – Dynamic Spider Roll, Miso Katso Chicken and Smoked Aburi Sushi.
The new menu features many contemporary Japanese dishes such as Sakana Tartare, Lobster Spicy Mayo, Gindara Saikyo Yaki and includes many new sushi, sashimi and tempura made from the finest imported ingredients.
All exotic fish imported from overseas as ingredients are vacuum packed and stored in -80 degree super freezer to ensure maximum freshness.
Curated by international Teppanyaki chef Kharak Singh Ishant, the signature restaurant also offers fine Teppanyaki cuisine every evening.
“Teppan” means iron plate and “Yaki” translates to pan-fried or grilled and is often called “hibachi” outside of Japan. A Teppanyaki meal features various meat, seafood and vegetable dishes cooked on a large iron griddle that gives guests front-row seats to the action, as chefs work their magic with ingredients and ingredients. fire on the teppan.
Each Teppanyaki session lasts approximately 2 hours, and guests are entertained with the chefs’ teppan skills while enjoying an unlimited supply of hot dishes from the grill. It is a unique experience that is not offered by any other 5 star hotel in Dhaka.
“Yumi represents true authentic Japanese taste in Bangladesh’s most fascinating setting, which is complemented by top international chefs and well-trained service staff. You have to visit to enjoy this unparalleled experience,” said Shakapath Hossain, who is the managing director of Unique Hotel & Resorts PLC, the company that owns Sheraton Dhaka and Westin Dhaka.
Nestled at the highest point of Banani, Yumi is a sophisticated Japanese izakaya that showcases true-to-authentic flavors in an exciting, breathtaking setting with sweeping panoramic views of the city from above.
The restaurant has two floors with a seating capacity of 118 people at a time. It is currently open daily for dinner from 6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.