Almost two yeas since a premature announcement of its demise, BarMasa and Tetsu from chef Masa Takayama has shuttered on schedule at Aria to be replaced by the “opulent seafood, sushi & steak” of Catch Las Vegas.
Expanding from its Los Angeles, New York, Dubai, and Playa del Carmen, Mexico, successes, Catch describes itself as “known for attracting A-listers from around the world” and will bring “an elevated, interactive atmosphere from early evening to prime-time dinner, late night and special events.” The spacious footprint is situated between Sage and Julian Serrano Tapas.
The bright and airy space has been allocated an estimated $6,712,055 for its makeover, creating “a high-energy, indoor-outdoor dining experience.” Opening the rear section of BarMasa could create possible patio views of the Cosmopolitan and the The Bellagio — CityCenter — Monte Carlo tram traveling overhead.
Catch recently updated its website to promote a “late fall” Las Vegas debut, serving “globally inspired high-end seafood selections such as the Catch Roll, Truffle Sashimi, Wagyu on a Rock and Cantonese Lobster,” plus “stunning handcrafted cocktails.”
Current job descriptions require potential staffers to be familiar with surroundings of “superior quality and presentation, consistent with AAA Five Diamond/Forbes Five Star standards.”
Chef Takayama’s sushi had been a fixture at the resort since Aria’s opening day in 2009, adding Tetsu’s teppan grill specialties in 2012.
The go-to dining destination for celebrities from Hollywood to New York City will arrive on the Las Vegas Strip as ARIA Resort & Casino debuts CATCH Las Vegas. Arriving Fall 2018. https://t.co/0fr6EM23db pic.twitter.com/C4pnQ4elj6— ARIA Las Vegas (@AriaLV) February 3, 2018
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