Tis the season for Cherry Blossom Spring: Sesame-Hyatt Centric’s “Sakura Matsuri” Offers a Culinary Escape to Japan


Mumbai, 01st April: Ready to be transported to the heart of Japan as Mumbai’s innovative culinary haven, Sesame – Hyatt Centric Juhu, unveils its captivating Sakura Matsuri – a cherry blossom festival. From April 5 to April 26, embark on a multi-sensory journey celebrating the magic of the Cherry Blossom season.

“At Sesame, we’re delighted to celebrate the beauty and cultural significance of the Cherry Blossom season with our ‘Sakura Matsuri’. We’ve meticulously curated a menu and transformed the ambience to allow our guests to embark on a sensory journey to Japan. From the delicate flavours to the vibrant presentation, every element aims to capture the essence of Hanami and create an unforgettable experience that celebrates the fleeting magic of spring.” 

Chef Rahul Shrivastava 

Prepare to be swept away by the enchanting ambience of “Hanami” as you step into Sesame. This immersive experience celebrates the traditional Japanese practice of cherry blossom viewing, with meticulous attention to detail transforming the restaurant into a vibrant canvas. At the core of it all stands a magnificent sakura tree, serving as the focal point of the experience. Delicately hand-painted cherry blossoms adorn the restaurant, enhancing the visual allure. These elements collectively transport you to Japan. Be sure not to overlook the special weekend workshops, providing a delightful immersion into Japanese culture to complement the captivating surroundings.

The heart of “Sakura Matsuri” lies in its specially curated menu. Led by the expertise of Chef Rahul Shrivastava, embark on a delightful exploration of Japan’s finest flavours. Each dish is a culinary masterpiece, showcasing fresh, seasonal ingredients artfully transformed into exquisite creations. 

“Through this curated menu, we aim to transport our guests to the heart of Japan, allowing them to experience the essence of the Cherry Blossom season through a delightful exploration of taste and tradition,” says Shilpi Khanna the General Manager. 

Indulge in the delicate whispers of Salmon Tataki with Shirae, a symphony of textures that awakens your senses. Dive into the bounty of the ocean’s finest offerings with the Scallop and Amaebi Ceviche and the Hanami Roll. Prepare to be swept off your feet by a wave of main courses. The Tantanmen‘s fiery kiss awakens your taste buds, while the Tsukumen‘s rich broth offers a soulful comfort. For pure indulgence, the Karage Katsu Curry delivers a playful textural adventure, a delightful dance of crispy and creamy. Finally, the Black Cod Miso, a comforting embrace of familiar flavours, melts on your tongue, a testament to the exquisite marriage of bold innovation and timeless tradition.

Sesame’s “Sakura Matsuri” transcends a simple dining experience. It’s a cultural immersion, a celebration of art, and a tribute to the fleeting beauty of the Cherry Blossom season. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to embark on a delightful journey to the heart of Japan, right here in Mumbai at Sesame – Hyatt Centric.

Located in the vibrant city of Mumbai, Hyatt Centric Juhu Mumbai offers a luxurious escape with its contemporary design, unparalleled hospitality, and breathtaking views of the Arabian Sea. Situated in the upscale Juhu neighbourhood, the hotel provides easy access to iconic landmarks, shopping districts, and entertainment hubs, making it an ideal destination for both business and leisure travellers.

Featuring spacious and elegantly appointed rooms and suites, each offering modern amenities and personalised service, Hyatt Centric Juhu Mumbai ensures a comfortable and memorable stay for every guest. Guests can indulge in a culinary journey at our diverse dining venues, showcasing a fusion of international flavours and local delicacies.

Date: April 05 to April 26.  

Reservation number – +91 86578 84964

Address: Lobby Level Sesame – Hyatt Centric Juhu, Juhu Tara Rd, Santacruz West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400049