Group, owner of Asia’s best nightclub brand Zouk, has decided on Resorts World
Genting (RWG) as the launch pad for its first-ever vibe dining restaurant, FUHU
Restaurant & Bar. A new concept by Zouk Group, FUHU is a unique dining
experience that offers contemporary Chinese cuisine by Michelin-starred Hong
Kong chef Alvin Leung, served with exciting twists in a fun and lively
up to 150 diners, the 8,000 square feet (750 square metre) space within the
experiential thoroughfare of RWG’s SkyAvenue takes experiential dining to a
heightened sensory level. Meaning ‘lucky tiger’ in Mandarin, FUHU is the
coalescence of dining, music and nightlife with a chinoiserie décor that plays
on elements found in traditional Chinese apothecaries, juxtaposed against a
garden of wonder brought to life by artful lighting and pop art graffiti.
the launch of FUHU Restaurant & Bar, our various Zouk concepts a Resorts
World Genting now offer guests a one-stop entertainment complex with a complete
dining to nightlife journey. The ultimate goal of FUHU is to present a new way
of seeing and tasting, which is why we partnered with a creative culinary
expert like Alvin Leung to curate the menu at FUHU. It is a tripartite goal
that is shared by Zouk Group, Resorts World Genting, and Alvin Leung,” says
Andrew Li, Chief Executive Officer of Zouk Group.
TWIST ON CLASSIC ASIAN FARE
Zouk Group’s partnership with chef Alvin Leung comes to fruition in a
menu of unique yet nostalgic creations that fuses the east and the west,
reimagining Asian flavours with a modern spin on classic Asian fare. The menu
at FUHU is a delight to the senses with Leung’s special dash of je ne sais
quoi; every dish thoughtfully created to reflect both innovation and tradition
in the ingredients chosen, style of cooking, and presentation.
is about fun; a spin-off of what the Zouk brand stands for. Dining at FUHU is
the beginning of a great night out – this is where the fun starts with dishes
that are modern, yet homely and comfortable, distinctly Asian, but with a touch
of western flair,” says Alvin Leung.
food at FUHU is as picture-worthy as it is delectable. The menu at FUHU lends
to both multiple rounds of grazing, or full-blown Chinese meals, complete with
rice and dishes – all presented in high style. The culinary mastermind also
pays homage to different Asian influences in his menu, fusing dishes and
flavours from around the world.
dishes on the menu includes the FUHU Roasted Duck, complete with truffle morel
sauce as the choice accompaniment, Aromatic Crispy Duck, Boston Lobster Noodles
with ginger and scallions, Szechuan-style Hot & Sour Lobster Soup, The
Generals Fried Chicken & Waffle, and Quark Rice Soup.
the bar is chief mixologist Saam Pranill, with over 20 years of experience
creating cocktails at top bars across Asia. Pranill curated FUHU’s cocktail
menu with its Chinese origins in mind, using Asian ingredients and presented in
traditional methods. The entire cocktail menu has a unique vessel for each
drink, hand-picked from different Southeast Asian antique stores, guaranteeing
an experience that is steeped in Asian roots.
signature cocktail is Drunken Tiger, made using gin, campari, and martini
rosso, and nim jiom pei pa kao garnished with orange zest, presented in a dry
gourd. Fu Tong, a vodka, midori, calamansi lime juice, jasmine tea and puffed
rice mix is also presented in a traditional herb container. Another signature
cocktail, The Reunion comes in a Chinese tea set, containing a concoction of
bourbon, honey, calamansi lime, cinnamon, orange, hot water and hongzao (red
as an aperitif, a companion to your main course, or a pre-party tipple, FUHU’s
cocktails are also created with a communal spirit in mind, with serving formats
and portions made for sharing amongst friends.
DESIGNED TO VISUALLY EXCITE
is designed by Malaysian interior design stalwarts, Designstream, who are also
behind many of the breath-taking elements inside SkyAvenue in RWG. The restaurant
transports you through three distinct areas. The journey begins with a Chinese
apothecary shop that greets guests at the entrance, and leads to a hidden
garden corridor that guides the passage towards the restaurant. The path
culminates in a visually stunning, life-sized Sakura tree in the main dining
area that looms over diners as they eat.
to ceiling panels of visually-arresting murals surround the restaurant
interior, handed painted by famous graffiti artist, Kenji Chai, bringing the
story of Lady Meng and the Tiger to life. Elements of traditional Chinese
culture such as rosewood chairs and Ming-dynasty blue and white porcelain
motifs coexist with leatherette banquettes which harken to the supper club of
the eighties. The entire experience, from décor, to taste to setting,
transports guests into the story of Lady M and the Tiger and the excitement
that encapsulates it.
Restaurant & Bar is the fifth Zouk Group-owned establishment to be launched
in RWG in the last year, following the success of RedTail Bar, RedTail Karaoke,
Empire, and Zouk Club.
Restaurant & Bar operates from Monday to Sunday from 6pm to 1am.
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