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About Okku

Okku - New Style Japanese Dining

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Smart, sophisticated and glamorous - welcome to the world of Okku!

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Concept

Introducing a New Style of contemporary Japanese cuisine to the Middle East dining scene catering to the discerning fish and meat lovers, as well as vegetarians alike.

For the first time, "cutting" edge service, style, and design are combined with a see-and-be-seen atmosphere that is set to revolutionize the Dubai restaurant scene and elevate it to a whole new level.

Okku has scanned the globe, to put together one of the hottest management and kitchen teams in the industry, who have all relocated to Dubai to set a new standard in modern Japanese cuisine.

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Behind the vision

OkkuEntrepreneurs Markus Thesleff and Ramzy Abdul Majeed are the founders of Okku. Long time friends, they have decided to add their energy and creativity to the global reputation of Dubai.

Serial entrepreneur, Markus Thesleff, known for his phenomenal success with the global brand Pangaea; the iconic and glamorous private members lounge that has won every major industry accolade including Best Club multiple times (London). In 2005, Markus launched yet another exclusive member's lounge, AvivA located beneath the ultra-hip 5-star Baglioni Hotel, which has played host to some of fashions most high profile parties - Armani, Robbie Williams, J-Lo and Vanity Fair to name just a few. His latest venture, Maya which opened during London Fashion Week in September 2007, is already a London hot spot - it's the only London club to have won the prestigious World's Finest Clubs award for the past few years. Celebrity icons: including Alexander McQueen and Sienna Miller. Although humble and driven, with a strong track record Markus is undoubtedly on the creative and operational side Okku

Ramzy Abdul-Majeed brings with him a strong financial background that began as a Chartered Accountant with PriceWaterhouseCoopers in London before moving into private equity at Société Générale where as a Fund Manager he helped run publicly listed funds concentrating on the Middle East and Eastern Europe. Ramzy settled in Dubai in 2004 and has successfully assisted in a number of independent deals in the region. Ramzy is the numbers and figures man with an in-demand "Midas" touch.

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Events and Catering

Okku provides innovative ideas through menu selection, presentation and service. Our team of staff has a strong and varied history in the private caterer/hospitality sector offering the highest standards in all aspects of their events.

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Food and Bevereges

The kitchen team reads like a who's who of the Japanese culinary A-list. Dine on delicacies dreamt up and dished up by distinguished chefs from the foodie capital cities of Tokyo, New York, Los Angeles and Las Vegas.

Okku will be serving up unique Japanese delicacies yet to be discovered in the GCC. With a team of celebrity chefs (who have cooked for the likes of Madonna, George Clooney, Bill Clinton, Vogue's Anna Wintour, Hillary Swank and Denzel Washington to name a few) bring over 119 years of experience to the Sushi Bar and kitchen.

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Location

Nestled in the Über-luxe, 5-Star, Monarch Dubai Hotel at the iconic address of One Sheikh Zayed Road, Okku is guaranteed to attract the world's jet set.

This will also be the first unveiling of a new ultra chic brand with global aspirations, with further openings in London, Las Vegas, and Hong Kong from 2009.

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Recruitment

YOU have the opportunity to become a part of the hottest project Dubai has ever seen! The search is on to find the most unique, talented and dedicated individuals to become members of the Okku team. We are looking for the best of the best, to work alongside some of the most experienced professionals in the hospitality industry! Think you can handle it?

Think you've got what it takes?
If so, email your cv and recent photo to: recruitment@okkudubai.com
and we'll decide if you're ready for the challenge!

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Pangaea London

Pangaea

Pangaea London

The inspiration for Pangaea is deeply rooted in its name and concept. It reflects the history of the super continent that covered over half the earth which is comprised of all the present day continents...

The original Pangaea Night Club & Lounge opened in New York 2001. The enormous success of Pangaea New York culminated in the opening of Pangaea Marbella, London and Miami..

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Pangaea Marbella

Pangaea

Pangaea Marbella

Pangaea Marbella, follows on from the enormous success of Pangaea New York A roof top terrace, al fresco bar and scintillating views of the Mediterranean, ensures Pangaea Marbella is the place to be seen on a hot summer evening

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Pangaea NY

Pangaea

Pangaea New York

Nestled between Serafina and Joe's Pub, Pangaea arrived and quickly became the most popular kid on the block.

Large, cozy, rotund couches line the red brick walls creating intimate, yet open lounging spaces. Airy white cotton fabric sheets hang above the low wooden tables and benches evoking a sexy middle eastern feel, carried throughout the aesthetics of the space. The music is varied, including 80's, house, hip hop and international lounge beats. Though there is no dance floor the aisles are alive with groovers, movers and tambourine shakers.

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Pangaea NY

Pangaea

Pangaea Miami

The atmosphere of Pangaea Miami, is inspired by the sophisticated game lodges of east Africa. Featuring raw material structures, horned animal skulls, spears and cartographic art.

This beautifully finished interior, also features airy cotton sheet draped high above wooden tables and plush louge seating. From the booth elebated above the back bar, the DJ plays international lounge beats, house. Rock and hip-hop accompanied by live rhythems of percussionists and costumed dancers.

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Aviva London

Aviva

Aviva London

Situated underneath the Baglioni Hotel, the five star boutique hotel renowned as a hot spot for visiting celebrities, AvivA represents the epitome of luxury. With an emphasis on the quality of service, it is certain touches that set AvivA aside from London's other nightspots.

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Aviva London

MAYA London

MAYA's superior Vegas-style service and amenities means its clientele will be pampered from the moment they step out of their chauffeured cars and enter London's newest night boite of metropolitan escapism. Leading personages from the creative communities, including Alexander McQueen, Sienna Miller, Johnny Borrell and Dennis Hopper, will be plutocrats for the Club. To be in possession of MAYA's strictly invitation only gold card � privileges and access beyond the fathomable - will be something of a coup. .

Expect sophistication, style Brought to you by the award-winning teams behind some of London's most successful Clubs: Pangaea, The Cuckoo Club, Amika, Movida and 43 South Molton, MAYA will inject a refreshing hedonist spirit into the West-End when it launches during London Fashion Week. and the ingenuity of an all-star cast.

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Contact

The Monarch Dubai Hotel

Mezzanine Level
One Sheikh Zayed Road
Dubai - UAE

Phone: +971 4 501 8777
Fax: +971 4 501 8785

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