Las Vegas, Nevada
Taking a cue from its name, Panacea (a mythological cure-all) will offer all of the above, as well as a plant-based food menu, hookahs for vaping therapeutic oils and extracts, and an area for ceremonial preparations of tea, kava-kava (a legal, mildly psychoactive plant) and cacao. Plans also include DJs, health classes, health coaches and access to medical doctors who embrace his philosophy.
The small 1,900 Sq.-ft. former retail space is located in Boca Parks Fashion Village. The design challenge was to design a unique upscale restaurant on a modest budget. The project includes a new commercial kitchen, dining areas, a tea bar, lounge, second level mezzanine and new outdoor patio area.