Jakarta’s eating scene is about to get all of the merrier with English chef Tom Aikens’ eponymous restaurant on the newly-opened five-star resort The Langham Jakarta within the SCBD space.
Providing a traditional European eating expertise and a bar, Tom’s patrons can get pleasure from numerous British and French-influenced dishes with spectacular views of the capital’s skyline from The Langham’s 62nd flooring.
The menu is personally curated by Aikens himself, who is understood for his spectacular feat of getting been awarded two Michelin stars on the age of 26. The Norwich-born chef, restaurateur, and media persona is the youngest British chef to have garnered that recognition.
“At Tom’s, the produce is the hero. We’re celebrating flavours and harmonizing style and texture, working with the world’s greatest meat, imported or dry-aged to perfection in-house, together with poultry and seasonal seafood ready and cooked on the bone, which is a superior methodology of cooking,” Aikens stated in a launch.
The restaurant can be helmed by govt sous chef Giles Langford, who was educated by Aikens. Langford, who initially studied agriculture and horticulture earlier than shifting to gastronomy, can even create a rooftop eco-garden on the resort to develop herbs that can be solely used at Tom’s.
On the restaurant, there can be customized culinary service for visitors, introduced in extremely styled à la carte Gueridon service — by which meat carvings, burrata, and numerous desserts are ready in a trolley in entrance of visitors. In the meantime, drinks equivalent to champagnes and cocktails can be introduced and ready for visitors on the desk.
A full of life cooking course of, courtesy of the restaurant’s Marrone open kitchen, is ready to be a part of the eating expertise at Tom’s. There’s additionally a mezzanine lounge overlooking the restaurant with its personal devoted bar menu, consisting of sunshine bites and handcrafted cocktails. There’s a bar related to this lounge, which claims to have the most important and most diverse whiskey picks in Jakarta.
Gaylord Lamy, The Langham Jakarta’s basic supervisor, stated that they’re wanting ahead to unveiling Tom’s after years of meticulous planning and dealing carefully with Aikens’ group to craft, and later current, the culinary imaginative and prescient into actuality.
“Set to raise eating experiences in Jakarta, Tom’s is spacious but intimate, and can be one of the crucial fascinating gastronomic ventures and social gathering locations when it opens,” Lamy stated.
The Langham Jakarta, which opened its doorways to the general public as we speak, additionally options different eating places and bars, such because the resort’s signature Chinese language restaurant T’ang Courtroom, Alice brasserie the place you possibly can get pleasure from afternoon tea, and The Langham Membership Lounge.
Tom’s by Tom Aikens
The Langham Jakarta 62nd flooring, District 8, SCBD Lot 28, South Jakarta
Opening hours: breakfast at 6.30am-10.30am (breakfast); lunch at 12pm-2.30pm (Mon-Fri), 12pm-3pm (Sat-Solar); dinner at 6pm-10.30 (day by day); bar opens at 12pm to late night, day by day
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