Saké The Rocks celebrates a decade of modern Japanese decadence
In honour of its 10th birthday, Saké The Rocks will showcase the delightful, modern riff it brings to Japanese cuisine at an exclusive, seven-course dinner, paired with Champagne, wine and Japanese drinks, on Wednesday, 16 October at 6.30pm ($179pp).
Hosted in the restaurant’s upper-level, private dining room – a stylish ensemble of sandstone, heritage timber and modern décor – 40 guests will be wooed by Saké chefs and brothers Yosuke Hatanaka and Shimpei Hatanaka and their seven exquisite dishes that represent some of Saké’s biggest hits of the past 10 years.
Birthday Dinner Menu:
Ocean trout and scallop tartar
Trout roe | avocado | coriander and orange truffle ponzu
NV Ruinart Rosé Brut – Reims, France
Apple| cucumber | coriander | tomatoes | rocoto | yuzu white soy
Mansakuno Hana Junmai Ginjo – Akita, Japan
Radish meringue | mushrooms | thickened dashi
2018 Grace Gris de Koshu - Yamanashi, Japan
Smoked batter | spicy roe | coriander | garlic yuzu butter ponzu
2017 Ravensworth ‘Seven Months’ Pinot Gris Riesling – Canberra District, NSW
Edamame | mushrooms | buckwheat | yakiniku sauce
2018 Ten Minutes by Tractor ‘10X’ Pinot Noir – Mornington Peninsula, VIC
Scampi foie gras | akami zuke | seared salmon with lemon salt
Amabuki Junmai Daiginjo 50 – Saga, Japan
Passionfruit | nut crumble | miso caramel
Choya Kokuto Umeshu – Osaka, Japan
Fans of Saké The Rock’s beautiful cocktails can learn the secrets behind three of classic hits – Hattori Hanzo, Miss Wednesday and Zen Old fashioned – at a masterclass on Saturday, 19 October, from 2pm-4pm. Guests will learn to recreate this charming trio and enjoy the cocktails with bar bites ($70pp).
Photo by Anna Kucera
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