Indulge in a luxurious 8-course Japanese meal

Fairmont Jakarta is bringing back the ‘When Jakarta Meets’ series for the third year, highlighting Japan as the destination theme. ‘When Jakarta Meets Japan’ will bring in guest chefs and mixologist from Japan from 18 to 22 September 2019. It will feature five key events, from afternoon tea in Peacock Lounge, party in K22 Bar, bar takeover in Barong Bar, gastronomic experience in VIEW restaurant and buffet dining in Spectrum.

One of the key highlights is the exquisite Japanese gourmet dinner experience that will be held at VIEW Restaurant on 18-21 September 2019, where Chef Tatsuya Sakamoto from SENSHU restaurant will present premium ingredients in an 8-course Japanese gastronomic menu.

On this special occasion, Chef Sakamoto will present his special menu in an exquisite 8-course dinner at VIEW Restaurant.

To begin the experience, guest could delight in the Cooked Horned Turban as the starter, and continued with the “Trio” of Sweet Shrimp, Sea Urchin and Caviar.

The third course will be the famous Chawanmushi – a traditional Japanese appetizer made from steamed silky smooth savory soft egg custard and delicately flavored and packed with fillings. Chef Sakamoto gives a twist on the traditional dish by presenting the Foie Gras Chawanmushi.

The month of September is considered a good month by Japanese as they are entering the autumn season, where the heat cools down and people have many outdoor festivities during the month. Chef Sakamoto dedicates the fourth dish to celebrate the coming of autumn season by presenting the “KINMEDAI”, Autumn Vegetables, “KINOME MISO” and Foam “YUZU”.

The fifth course is the Abalone from “EZO”, Liver Sauce and Black Truffle, to represent the premium ingredient of abalone, which is also considered the king of the shellfish by many due to its deep and rich flavor.

Before the main course, Chef Sakamoto brings the palate refresher with the special fruit base dish brought from the Kochi Prefecture in Japan. Chef Sakamoto presents the Fruit Tomato from Kochi, with sugar content of 8 degrees.

As the main course, Chef Sakamoto features one the world’s finest beef – the Kagoshima Beef. Kagoshima is the largest producer of wagyu beef in Japan. Chef Sakamoto presents the premium “KAGOSHIMA” Beef Sirloin in “SUKIYAKI” Flavor.

To close the gourmet experience, guests could enjoy the Autumn Mushrooms and Chestnut Rice, and followed by dessert.

The special dinner will also mark the presence of the Japanese Ambassador to Indonesia, H.E. Ishii Masafumi on 18 September 2019. Limited seats available on each evening at IDR 2,000,000++ per person.

When Jakarta Meets Japan is brought to Fairmont Jakarta, supported by Le Club AccorHotels, LEXUS, NISSAN, and in partnership with The Embassy of Japan, Jakarta Province Government (Pemerintah Provinsi DKI Jakarta), and Jakarta Japan Club.

For more information or reservations, please call (+62 21) 2970 3333 or email