Christian Stan, at 18 Jan. 15, in Gourmet, Hotel Restaurants, News

Mandarin Oriental, New York is set to welcome Three-Star Michelin Basque Spanish Chef Eneko Atxa to Restaurant Asiate for an exclusive, three-night Eneko Axta at Restaurant Asiate culinary pop-up, showcasing his creative cuisine in New York City for the first time from February 18 to 20, 2015.


Eneko Atxa will be showcasing his creative cuisine at Asiate Restaurant for the first time from February 18 to 20, 2015


Exterior view of Mandarin Oriental, New York


Hudson and Central Park views from Mandarin Oriental, New York

Spain’s youngest chef to obtain the prestigious three Michelin Stars, Chef Eneko Atxa from Azurmendi Restaurant in Bilbao, Spain and Aziamendi Restaurant in Southern Thailand will showcase traditional Basque cuisine with an imaginative seven-course dinner menu.

eneko atxa grilled red mullet

Grilled Red Mullet by Eneko Atxa

red tuna

Red Tuna by Eneko Atxa

Guests will enjoy a gastronomic journey through Northern Spain highlighting Chef Eneko’s acclaimed signature dishes including Bloody Mar with fresh sea urchin, Oyster with algae and vegetable foam, Pigeon with fried cauliflower, and Strawberry & Roses with strawberry ice cream and rose merengue. Wine Director Annie Turso has curated a menu of wine pairings of Chef Eneko’s territory to complement the culinary experience.

cauliflower garlic potato

Cauliflower Garclic Potatoes by Eneko Atxa

coffee pudding

Coffee pudding by Eneko Atxa


Honey by Eneko Atxa

Dinner reservations for Eneko Atxa at Restaurant Asiate are available from February 18 to 20, 2015. The seven-course menu is priced at USD 185 per person with wine pairings for an additional USD 110 per person. Seating is very limited to ensure an intimate dining experience with Chef Eneko and his renowned cuisine. Reservations can be made by calling +1 (212) 805 8809 or by emailing

Hangar-7; Gastkoch; Juni 2013; Eneko Atxa; Portrait;

Eneko Atxa is Spain’s youngest chef to obtain the prestigious three Michelin Stars

About Eneko Atxa 

Born in the Basque Country, a region which is recognized worldwide by its great gastronomic tradition, Chef Eneko Atxa is a solid reference in the international haute cuisine arena. Five years after the opening of his restaurant Azurmendi, the third Michelin Star was granted in November 2012. This was an historical moment for Biscay, since Azurmendi became the first restaurant with three Michelin Stars. Throughout his career, Chef Eneko has received a number of professional recognitions, such as being named “Signature Cuisine Champion of Spain for Young Chefs” in 2003 and “Best Cook of the Year” in 2004 by the prestigious gourmet French club, Fourchettes. In 2008, he received the “Basque Country Award for Best Cook of the Year” granted by the Basque Academy of Gastronomy and in 2010, he was appointed as “Chef of L’Avenir” by the International Academy of Gastronomy.

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