Group's long march to success

PUBLISHED : Friday, 10 September, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 10 September, 2010, 12:00am

Aqua Restaurant Group has accomplished a lot in a decade, and the road to its present position has featured a host of memorable milestones. Some of their biggest moments include:

September 2000

Aqua Hollywood Road opens - Aqua Restaurant Group formed

May 2001

Aqua named one of the world's 100 hottest tables by Cond? Nast Traveller

April 2002

WasabiSabi opens (Times Square, Causeway Bay)

May 2002

Water Margin opens (Times Square, Causeway Bay)

November 2003

Ayuthaiya opens (Festival Walk, Kowloon Tong)

December 2003

Aqua and Hutong open at One Peking Road (Tsim Sha Tsui)

March 2004

Aqua and Hutong featured in Wallpaper magazine

May 2005

Hutong named one of the world's 100 hottest tables by Cond? Nast Traveller

October 2005

Time magazine ranking among the world's seven best sky-high restaurants

January 2006

Aqua luna, red-sail Chinese junk boat launches

January 2007

Tivo and Yun Fu open (Wyndham Street, Central)

February 2008

Vivo opens (Elgin Street, SoHo)

April 2008

Shiro opens (Pacific Place, Admiralty) December 2008

Hutong receives a Michelin star

September 2009

Aqua London opens (London)

October 2009

Aqua's all-suite boutique hotel, Hullett House opens (Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon), with five restaurants and bars: St George, Loong Toh Yuen, The Parlour, Stables Grill and Mariners' Rest

March 2010

Ayuthaiya opens in new home (Hollywood Road, Central)