Wakuda officially opens inside the Palazzo Tower at The Venetian Las Vegas. Wakuda Las Vegas is the chef’s first American restaurant which has won his two-star Michelin Waku Ghin at Marina Bay Sands Singapore and his popular Tetsuya’s in Sydney, Australia.
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The upscale Japanese restaurant, designed by The Rockwell Group, captures the tension between traditional and modern Japan in a bold and thoughtful way through cuisine, design and art. Wakuda delivers its renowned sensory experience using flavor, aesthetics and ambiance. The culinary scenes of Singapore and Las Vegas are set for a revolutionary new offering with the debut of Wakuda.
This 264-seat multi-room restaurant has approximately 60 1 SOUND speakers installed throughout. There’s even a secret bar and private dining room located in the restaurant. The restaurant is inspired by Tokyo’s famous nightlife Shinjuku Golden Gai district, with more than 200 small bars in a six-block area, explaining its artwork and nightlife as well as its sophisticated restaurants. This is a versatile space in terms of sound system, it must be successful for background music as well as a club lounge feel later at night.
This lounge and bar area in the restaurant is set up with a DJ booth to play through the house system. In this space, four Tower LCC44 are mounted using the Tower Wall Bracket. Tower LCC44 columns provide higher SPL and wide 120 degree dispersion covering room and bar. The FSUB45s are hidden under the bench seats and the WSUB45s are mounted on a wall out of sight to provide precise, fast-response bass. The FSUB45 is floor-supported and downward-firing with four 5-inch speakers and a 10-inch passive radiator. The WSUB45 is comprised of the same components except in a different form factor at just 6.6 inches wide, making it another tool for the installer when it comes to hiding subwoofers and maintaining a good his.
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The main dining room features 1 coaxial Cannon C6 from SOUND mounted with C-clamps. The C6s have extended low-frequency, high-fidelity sound thanks to its coaxial 6.5-inch silk dome driver and passive radiator in back. This allows restaurant music to be sonically intelligible and non-invasive, so people can converse and have less ear fatigue. The WSUB45s are suspended from the ceiling, downwards for distributed bass throughout the main dining area. Cannons were also mounted for the outdoor balcony dining area with Floor Sub FSUB45s. All 1 SOUND speakers are IP55 indoor/outdoor.