Tucson restaurant news: OM Modern Asian Kitchen’s Grand Opening Benefits Tucson Children’s Museum
Tucson’s newest dining concept – OM Modern Asian Kitchen & Sushi Bar hosts its grand opening on April 10. A very generous 50 percent of all sushi profits will be donated to the Tucson Children’s Museum.
The restaurant is located in the former Neo of Melaka location on 1765 E. River Road and is open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily and until 1 a.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.
According to the owner Allen Yap, OM is taking a modern approach to Asian cuisine by blending distinct and vibrant flavors of Southeast Asia, while using classic French techniques and presenting them with a distinctive, contemporary flair just don’t expect lettuce wraps and egg rolls.
John Kujundzich, executive chef of OM, recently came from the AAA Four Diamond-awarded Hotel ZaZa in Houston, Texas, to oversee OM’s kitchen. Since arriving in Tucson, he has been integrating seasonal flavors to the menu with sushi chef Yuki Watabe, who has worked at establishments such as Benihana and Sakura and owned Yuki Sushi.
Come, savor the sushi and other fine fare while knowing that 50 percent of your sushi purchases on April 10 will be going towards supporting the Tucson Children’s Museum.