Join celebrity chef Akira Back at a unique and creative dining experience with modern Japanese fare and a Korean essence that will stimulate and excite your senses.
- 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
- 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
- Tuna Pizza
with thinly sliced Tuna, umami aioli and a sprinkle of truffle oil
- Seoul - mate
with unagi kabayaki, seared foie gras and balsamic teriyaki
- 48-Hour “Tajima” Short Rib
slow cooked to retain tenderness and juiciness
Meet the Team
Born in Korea and raised in Aspen, Colorado, Chef Akira Back brings a sense of adventure and creativity to his culinary creations. A professional snowboarder turned chef, Akira became the youngest Executive Chef for Nobu Matsuhisa before opening his own celebrated restaurants – Yellowtail and Kumi. He has recently been awarded a Michelin Star for Dosa in Seoul. Following his successes, Akira opened his namesake Akira Back restaurants in cities around the world and is now bringing the exciting experience to Four Seasons Hotel Seoul.
“My cooking will never be at a standstill because I’m always exploring. I hope to bring everyone with me on a journey of innovation and discovery."
More Dining Options
Our Michelin-starred, Cantonese restaurant brings the grandeur of Shanghai’s swinging 1920s to modern Seoul, using premium ingredients, unique presentations and Chef de Cuisine Koo Kwok Fai’s authentic recipes to delight your senses. In line with the latest government regulations, Yu Yuan remains open and serving a la carte menus for lunch and dinner. The restaurant's closing hours of 9:00 pm and a maximum of 4 persons per table under the government regulations still apply. This will remain in effect until January 31, 2021. Please help to comply with this mandatory ruling by vacating the restaurant no later than 9:00 pm. Our apologies for any inconvenience that this regulation may have caused, but the safety and well-being of our guests and staff is our top priority. We appreciate your compliance.
Sun-drenched marble walls, gleaming metal accents and cognac leather banquettes perfectly match the contemporary renditions of classic southern Italian dishes you’ll find here, each prepared with passion and showmanship in our open kitchen.
The Market Kitchen
Reminiscent of a bustling European market hall, this show-stopping buffet is an international bazaar of foods, flavours and cuisines, all prepared à la minute at interactive, live cooking stations.
Wine Bar Boccalino
Modern Italian chic meets vintage flair at Wine Bar Boccalino. Take in the casual yet stylish vibe of Wine Down Happy Hour and enjoy a glass or bottle before or after dinner in its intimate, seductive ambiance.
Exotic, glamorous and steeped in the worldly romance of its namesake bon vivant, the legendary Charles H. Baker, this intimate bar discreetly hidden away on our lower level is where cocktail connoisseurs go to find the perfect drink.
Whether you want to share a romantic dinner in the privacy of your room or suite, need to host an impromptu meeting or are just looking for a quiet evening in, our extensive, in-room menu offers just what you’re looking for, day or night.