Roka Akor to Host One Night Only Tequila Dinner

Roka Akor UniRoka Akor (7299 N. Scottsdale Road) is hosting a one-of-a-kind tequila dinner on Tuesday, September 6. Prepared by Executive Chef Jason Alford, guests will enjoy a five-course menu paired with premium tequila cocktails created by Roka Akor’s very own Bar Chef, Chris Gorogias.

Priced at $100 per person, the summer-inspired menu will be an open seating format in which guests can make a reservation between 4:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. Limited tickets are available and reservations are required. Reservations can be made by calling the restaurant at 408.306.8800 or emailing Scottsdale@RokaAkor.com.

The five-course tequila dinner menu is as follows:

First Course
Chilled Heirloom Sweet Corn Soup with mint pesto, pistachio and popcorn

Xicaru Mezcal with Lillet Rose, agave, lime, and mint

Second Course
Hokkaido Uni with local mangalitsa chicharrones and charred lime
Scallop Ceviche Tacos with mezcal and agave
Roca Patron Anejo, fresh strawberry ,jalapeño, lemon

Third Course
Braised Pork Belly with compressed local watermelon salad, yuzu garlic dressing, and arugula
Chilled King Crab with watermelon radish butter
Don Julio 1942 with Grand Mariner, lime, and flame orange

Fourth Course
Kozatsu Wagyu with shiso chimichurri
Summer Squash with sansho salt, olive oil, and dehydrated fresno
Barrel Aged Casamigos Anejo Manhattan

Dessert
Sudachi Flan with anise foam and polverones
Fortaleza Reposado with green chartreuse, spiced coconut, and lime zest

About Roka Akor

Roka Akor brings an unparalleled combination of thoughtful design and contemporary Robata Japanese cuisine to four locations across the U.S., including Scottsdale, AZ, San Francisco, and Chicago and Skokie, IL. The restaurant’s name is derived from two words: RO and KA. The meaning of the first word is hearth, a gathering place where people socialize and take in the ambience; the latter stands for a burning fire and projecting energy. Managed by JNK Concepts, Roka Akor’s menu changes seasonally, including a rotating selection of prime-cut steaks, seafood, and vegetables with Japanese-inspired marinades and sauces, along with sushi and sashimi. The restaurant’s design features a centrally located robata grill that provides the heart of the visual experience, surrounded by rich wood décor and sleek lighting.

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