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Mandarin Oriental, Miami Celebrates Summer with Gourmet Food Truck by Sakaya Kitchen

Mandarin Oriental, Miami Celebrates Summer with Gourmet Food Truck by Sakaya KitchenDuring Month of August, 11am-5pm – Mandarin Oriental, 500 Brickell Key Drive, Miami Brickell

Mandarin Oriental, Miami, the AAA Five Diamond city resort, has partnered with Sakaya Kitchen, named one of the best Asian fusion restaurants in the US by Bon Appetitmagazine, to delight guests with a gourmet food truck experience on the hotel’s private beach throughout the month of August. Guests will savor Asian lunch specialties prepared by Chef and Owner Richard Hales while unwinding and socializing on the water’s edge with the backdrop of the Miami skyline.  Beach butlers will graciously pamper and serve guests delectable offerings from the popular Sakaya Kitchen food truck.
The stationary food truck will be positioned on the hotel’s private beach seven days a week from 11am to 5pm in August.  The menu features Grilled Ginger Garlic Breast over Mixed Green Lettuce with Peanuts and Scallions in a Honey Lemon Dressing, Grilled Marinated Hanger Steak over Asian Mixed Green Salad with Bean Sprouts in a Roasted Sesame Dressing, Calamari with Sweet Chili Ssamjang, Korean Fried Chicken Wings, Cracklin’ Duck Herb Sandwich with Black Plum and Cilantro, Angus Beef “Kalbi” Short Rib Soft Taco, “Dirty South” Korean Pulled Pork Sandwich with Kimchi Slaw and Quick Pickle, Ginger Brussel Sprouts and Spicy Tater Tots.
“We are excited to partner with Richard Hales and the Sakaya Kitchen food truck,” said Simon Fricker, director of food & beverage. “Richard’s delicious Asian comfort cuisine coupled with a beachside retreat makes for a sumptuous gourmet dining experience.”
“As the former wine director at Azul, I am thrilled to return to Brickell Key and Mandarin Oriental, Miami this August,” said Richard Hales, chef and owner of Sakaya Kitchen. “It’s a great opportunity to introduce hotel guests to my food truck as well as have local residents experience my cuisine in a beautiful upscale beach setting.”

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