Hakkasan was founded in London in 2001 and quickly established itself as the most successful modern Cantonese restaurant concept in London. It has since expanded to locations including Miami, Abu Dhabi, Mumbai, Dubai, San Francisco, Las Vegas and New York. Offerings in Beverly Hills and Shanghai are opening soon. The Hakkasan group is owned by Abu Dhabi investment company Tasameem. Hakkasan opened to critical acclaim, achieving a Michelin star in 2003.