IIf you haven’t heard of Sekai Hospitality, the Houston-based restaurant and nightclub group, read on – then consider yourself in the know. Set to open two new vibrant nightclubs in Houston in the coming weeks, this ambitious group is trying to conquer the glittering club world with Sekai Night and Day debuting at EaDo later this month, followed by Wyld Chld on the Washington Avenue Corridor through November.
“Houston has gained international recognition for its food, cultural offerings and parks, and we want to create the same excitement and destination appeal for its daylife and nightlife,” Sekai Hospitality Said Sal Wise, co-managing partner.
Sekai intends to create a one-of-a-kind luxury service and ambience experience. In November, slip into the spot at 5922 Washington Avenue that Benjy Levit’s restaurant called The Classic once occupied will be Wild child. It is referred to by Brooklyn-based designer Marc Dizon, whose resume includes two projects in Rome with architectural lighting fixture Richard Meier, as well as stints to work on the famous Hakkasan in Las Vegas and The Druid Garden Bangalore, India. We can’t wait to see what this international designer will do with this new club-boutique comprising 7,500 square feet of interior space (divided between the stage and the ground floor), as well as a 1,300 square foot patio. and a 1,000 square foot rooftop terrace.
Meanwhile, across town at EaDo at 1505 Saint Emanuel Street, Egyptian company Studio Five is working with Sekai to convert a 26,000 square foot warehouse into a mega club dubbed Sekai Night and Day. The opening date is set for Friday, October 29 with as a guest, “We are Galantis”(Composed of musical artists Christian Karlsson and Linus Eklow) with an opening set by DJ Jeremy Nite. Look for a 36-foot main bar, 27 VIP tables, stadium-style seating, as well as a 1,000-square-foot resort pool with 16 cabanas.
During the grand opening, VIPs with deep pockets can reserve one of 17 VIP sofas and 10 daybeds for $ 1,500 and $ 500 each, respectively, or go all out for a top dance VIP table for 4. $ 500 for the evening.
“Just as design is essential in setting the benchmark for Sekai Hospitality, so too is the drive to create an unparalleled ambience with state-of-the-art sound and lighting,” said Army Sadeghi, Co-Managing Partner of Sekai Hospitality. .
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Bringing a full sensory experience – with sound, video and lighting to boot – Sekai partners with L-Acoustics on the audio system and Audiotek, a specialist supplier, designer and installer, to create a rich acoustic sensation . Admission to Sekai Night and Day Opening Night on October 29 is $ 30, October 30 is $ 20, and October 31 is $ 10 per person. For online tickets and information, go to here.