AkiraBack in The Colony Photos by Nathan Hunsinger

The Dallas metropolitan area is known for doing things Bigger and Better. In the culinary world, there is nothing Bigger and Better than Akira Back which is located in the Grandscape Development in The Colony, Texas.  The Akira Back brand is a diverse portfolio of restaurants and lounges around the globe which pride themselves on creating innovative culinary experiences combined with a social atmosphere and elegant ambiance. The mission statement is to make unforgettable memories for our guests by revolutionizing the dining experience through one-of-a-kind dishes and gracious service.

The namesake Akira Back restaurant serves modern Japanese cuisine which embodies the modern dining experience with world-class food, service and ambiance. The restaurant is a melting pot of culture with a focus on Chef Akira’s life experiences from traveling the world as a professional snowboarder and Chef. The restaurant represents the roots of his culture along with the roots of his culinary training. His passion is to provide a food and beverage experience that is unique and leaves people emotionally connected with aspects of his food, personality and life.


Born in Korea and raised in Aspen, Colorado, Michelin Star award winning Chef Akira Back brings a sense of adventure and boundless creativity to his culinary creations. Before embarking on his career in the kitchen, Back spent his early years as professional snowboarder, appearing in extreme sports movies and garnering praise from the sport’s top trade publications. Back eventually retired from snowboarding and took his need for speed and desire for adventure to culinary school. 

Chef Back has since brought his culinary expertise and artistry across the globe. He currently operates 20 locations under his banner in cities such as Paris, Las Vegas, Dallas, Dubai, Beverly Hills, San Diego, Toronto, Singapore, Seoul and more. Over the next 2 years, he has an additional 10 planned restaurants opening in cities including: London, San Francisco, Doha, Riyadh, Marrakech and Istanbul. In addition, Akira Back will be opening multiple venue concepts overseeing the entire food and beverage programs of 5 star hotels in both London and Orlando.


Tuesday – Thursday | 5PM – 10PM

Friday – Saturday | 5PM – 10:30PM

Sunday | 5PM – 9:30PM

Last call 15 minutes before closing


5765 Grandscape Blvd, The Colony, TX 75056