Kamon Teppanyaki, Hong Kong
Design concept came up from personal diving adventure experience in Japan. Without fancy cooking tools and ingredients on diving boat, pure taste of freshness was delicious. Moreover, gorgeous 270 Victoria Harbour View leads to a dynamic and lively atmosphere. The spirit of Teppanyaki is enjoy both watching the skilled maneuvers of the chefs preparing the food as well as the cuisine itself. Fusion of Japanese Teppanyaki with French touch on the dishes, enlighten the design with Japanese and French fine dining core spirit - dignified ambiance and detailed decor.
UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
Fine dining is the extraordinary dining experience, combines fabulous food, high quality service, and world class restaurant design. The tastiest food called Freshness. An excellent design can escalate the scene of freshness. Kamon Teppanyaki expresses the design concept Power of the Ocean fully by its selection of materials and design details, bringing the foodie to enjoy the freshness meal. Design also maximize the visualization of the famous harbour view.
OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
Elegant Japanese cube-shape marble tank at the entrance, real little craps swim between the golden bronze craps ornament, ripples lays on the water surface seems all the fishes come alive. A corridor with movable wooden boards leads customers from entrance to the dining area. Flipping the boards seems the floating of water, with the mirror of the ceiling and the craps ornament at the other side of the wall, foodie like a fish flashing into the deep ocean. Entering the dining area, a shipbase like artpiece at the ceiling above chef cooking area, like dining in the sea where we can have the freshest food.
PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
The project started in June 2016 and finished in September 2016 in Hong Kong.
FITS BEST INTO CATEGORY:
Interior Space and Exhibition Design
PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
Fish scales like ceiling mirror, reflection of bronzed wall with white stone made and bronze fishes decoration, smooth line dancing on the marble table, interactive movable feature wall of the corridor shows the Dynamic and Power of Ocean. Same level of the dining table and the Teppanyaki steel stove increase the affinity with chef, communication and interaction with chef will enhance dining experience and a personalized taste fits the definition of fine dining.
SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
The total area is 295.2 sq m, and main dining area is 162.3 sq m, VIP room is 31 sq m and VVIP is 24.2 sq m. Louis Grey (marble) is wisely be used as its pattern is fin like and perfectly matches the design theme. Fabric used for the chair is Lelievre of Astral, a professional choice for elegant and comfortable chair.
dignified, detailed, impressive, fine, Japanese
Objectives-To familiar with the dine-in customer expectation and enhance the business of the restaurant.
Type of research-Interview with restaurant owner on fine dining business and firsthand experience on Michelin fine dining restaurant.
Results and Insights-Merge four Teppanyaki stove areas to one large area at the centre of the main dining area can facilitate the operation and serving of food. It enhances the lively atmosphere in the restaurant to have party-like dining ambience.
Freshness is a conceptual feeling of human desire, how to present Fresh from interior aspect? Reflective materials are used to recreate illusion of liquidity.
Design fully utilized the harbour view without ruined by the mixture of scent and smoke created by Teppanyaki stove. The design allows mass air press in-out by a rising platform and ceiling. Huge air circulation takes place at the ducts in platform and the ceiling to ensure the air-conditioning and air quality are good. Moreover, the single-in and single-out air hole at the cooking stove reduces the amount of smoke.
TEAM MEMBERS (1) :
Ms Emma Lai
Image #1. Photographer Vincent Chi-wai Chiang, In Cube Design Limited, 2016.
Image #2. Photographer Vincent Chi-wai Chiang, In Cube Design Limited, 2016.
Image #3. Photographer Vincent Chi-wai Chiang, In Cube Design Limited, 2016.
Image #4. Photographer Vincent Chi-wai Chiang, In Cube Design Limited, 2016.
Image #5. Photographer Vincent Chi-wai Chiang, In Cube Design Limited, 2016.
Copyrights belong to Vincent Chi-wai Chiang, 2016.