HONG KONG – Nestled among the luscious greenery of Bodrum Peninsula’s mesmerizing Paradise Bay, Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum offers its guests remarkable experiences and venues within a unique setting – and this year is no exception. It welcomes two new restaurants, Atelier Di Carne and Hakkasan, to the award-winning resort for the 2021 season.
The chic waterfront resort at is the definitive Turkish address, offering panoramic views of Paradise Bay from each guest room and villa, and has rapidly built a reputation not only for luxury and service excellence, but gastronomic innovation across its restaurants and bars as well.
Bringing in an innovative new steakhouse concept, with celebrated Italian butcher Dario Cecchini at the helm, Atelier Di Carne is an exclusive collaboration with Sam Nazarian’s US-based Disruptive Restaurant Group, globally known for hospitality brands such as Katsuya, Doheny Room and Cleo.
Chef Cecchini has built a reputation for being a pioneer in the culinary world and won a legion of fans during his memorable appearance on Netflix’s Chef’s Table series. The Atelier di Carne menus have been artfully curated and reflect his continued passion for the art of butchery, waste elimination and sustainability. Each dish features ethically sourced meats and the finest seasonable vegetables and can be paired with a choice of eclectic cocktails and wines.
Hospitality designer, Stephane Dupoux, was tasked with leading the creation of the restaurant’s interiors and has incorporated a myriad of distinctive textures such as Shou Sugi Ban and cedar wood, mohagony and Carrara marble into the intimate setting. The result is an artful yet refined atmosphere that is not to be missed.
Meanwhile, an award-winning Chinese restaurant Hakkasan has opened its doors within the resort, serving the restaurant’s globally renowned delicacies in an open-air setting, with sweeping views of the Mediterranean Sea.
Hakkasan was originally launched in Soho, London in 2001, masterfully blending authentic Cantonese recipes with contemporary influences, and the restaurant rapidly established itself as a leading destination for modern Cantonese cuisine. Today, Hakkasan continues to serve its dazzling signature dishes across the world, with outposts in the United States, Middle East, India, Asia and Europe.
Setting the benchmark for modern high-end Cantonese cuisine and impeccable service, Hakkasan’s menu provides a truly exceptional tasting experience for guests at the hotel. Hakkasan Bodrum will also feature exclusive musical acts for a refined entertainment experience – adding vibrance to the coastal town of Bodrum with a buzzing new location that is sure to become the 2021 season’s hotspot for the food savvy crowd.
In addition to this new opening, Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum features new venues and take overs, including culinary experiences by “Lucca by the Sea” and “Atelier Di Carne” by Dario Cecchini. The resort also offers the most luxurious holiday and shopping experience with its range of boutiques that include brands such as Chanel, La Perla, Missoni, Orlebar Brown and Vilebrequin.