Set in a light, abundantly lush and breezy backdrop, Takato brings unparalleled Japanese and Korean fusion to Fort Lauderdale for guests to enjoy an indoor, outdoor and open-air bar dining experience. The oceanfront sanctuary located steps from the hotel delicately blends the beloved soul of Executive Chef Taek Lee’s ancestry and invites diners on a culinary journey through his Asian heritage.
Takato, meaning ‘in a state of extreme happiness’ in Japanese features an upscale menu with sharable small plates and entrees with a spotlight on sushi plus an array of handcrafted cocktails, curated sake and vegan wine collection.
Meet Executive Chef Taek Lee (Taka)
A world-class hospitality team with an uncompromising commitment to quality is led by Executive Chef Taek Lee (Taka). As one of South Florida’s most accomplished chefs with a career spanning more than 20 years at some of the nation’s leading restaurants, Chef Taka has helmed the kitchen as Executive Sushi Chef at ZUMA and Makoto and Executive Chef at Monkitail. keeping true to his roots, Chef Taka has a deep admiration for Korean and Japanese techniques while adding his own variations to his menus at his newest and most rewarding venture to date.
For more information, please visit Takato’s website.