Regatta Food Hall opens at the Grand Hyatt Baha MarNew restaurant celebrates local and global cuisines
Regatta Food Hall, the newest restaurant, located in Baha Mar’s east tower, lower level, features a diverse array of local and global cuisines in an upscale self-serve setting.
An assortment of American and international classics are served for breakfast and dinner. Featuring five distinct stations, diners can choose from baked, grilled, smoked and roasted, seared and fried, and confectionary goods.
The breakfast selection boasts five cooking sections including four made-to-order omelette and waffle stations, smoothie stands, cheese board and charcuterie, fresh coffee and imported tea. Menu highlights include quinoa breakfast bowls, chia puddings, Bahamian delicacies such as seafood stews, silky grits and Johnny cakes, plus an array of baked pastries, Danish and breads, including house-made gluten free options, cold-pressed juices, mimosas and beer cocktails. Breakfast is served daily from 7 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Featuring an extensive array of global cuisine, each station represents the culture of destinations around the world including Asia, Europe, Caribbean and the Americas. The space boasts a large rotisserie oven, and the open-kitchen is home to large wood-burning grills for steak, lobster tail and smoked brisket. Highlights include carne asada grilled cheese, fish tacos, knockwurst kabobs, jerk chicken, traditional Bahamian conch fritters and peas and rice.
Regatta Food Hall’s team of pastry chefs serve a sweet selection of desserts including classic Bahamian rum cake, Nutella cupcakes, crème brulee, Gateaux cake, house made ice pops and gelato, and chocolate pots de crème. Dinner is served daily from 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Regatta Food Hall is led by chefs de cuisine Robert Allum and Shyju Babu, along with a team of the finest Bahamian culinary talent.
“In addition to the wide variety of breakfast and dinner choices, guests will also experience the finest Bahamian and regional food options produced by some of the best local culinary talent in Nassau,” said Brent Martin, executive chef, Grand Hyatt Baha Mar. “Combining the backgrounds of chefs Allum and Babu, with the incredible experience our team of Bahamian chefs together, creates an advantage in blending cultures and culinary styles like no other. Regatta Food Hall will be both an experience and journey in culinary culture for our guests.”
Boasting 17 years of experience, Allum has created robust and flavorful menus for acclaimed restaurants and award-winning hotels around the world. He previously held positions in several five-star kitchens including Six Senses Hideaway Zighy Bay and Grand Hyatt Dubai.
With 11 years of culinary expertise, Babu has held positions at luxury resorts around the world including Madinat Jumeirah Hotel and Mövenpick Jumeirah Beach in Dubai. Known for creating a fusion of favors, Babu is integrating a vast array of authentic cultural cuisine by blending Indian, Italian and Asian flavors.
In addition to being transported on a culinary journey, guests of Regatta Food Hall experience a sophisticated space with modern furnishings and comfortable seating. Art work produced by local Bahamian artists don the walls throughout the space. The overall aesthetic of the restaurant reflects that of the resort’s vibrant design, paying tribute to Bahamian culture.
Regatta Food Hall is the newest addition to Grand Hyatt Baha Mar’s managed 20 internationally inspired dining outlets, including pan-Asian eateries, ornate cocktail lounges, swim-up pool bars, a French café, and pastel airstream food trucks. Breakfast prices are $32 for adults and $10 for children ages 5-11,with optional alcohol packages available. Dinner prices are $54 for adults and $15 for children ages 5-11, with option alcohol packages available. Children ages five and under dine complimentary.