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  1. Niseko HANAZONO Resort

Come join us for
an ultimate culinary journey

led by 3-Star Michelin Chef Nakamichi

We are pleased to announce Restaurant Asperges HANAZONO will re-open for the 2014 – 15 Winter Season.
New menus will be available here very soon.

Owner-chef Hiroshi Nakamichi

Head-chef Hiroshi Nakamichi

Born in Noboribetsu, Hokkaido in 1951. He moved to France when he was 23 years old, and at the age of 31, won the grand prize and a special award at a world cooking competition in Australia. Chef Nakamichi presented his cuisine at the G8 Summit in Toyako, Hokkaido, in 2008. In 2011 he was designated as one of the Ryori Masters by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in recognition of his immense contribution to Hokkaido cuisine.

Chef Nakamichi's flagship restaurant Moliere in Sapporo was awarded three Michelin stars, while Asperges in Biei garnered one star in 2012 in the special edition of the Hokkaido Michelin Red Guide. Chef Nakamichi will specially design the lunch and dinner menu of Asperges HANAZONO using the freshest Hokkaido produce to delight the most discerning of taste buds.

Chef KATO Kazunori

Chef Kazunori Kato

Born in Matsuyama City in Ehime Prefecture in 1969. He is currently at Asperges, where he has supervised since the opening in 2007, after having worked at Ukaitei in Hachioji,Tokyo, Auberge Suzuki in Seijo, Tokyo, and Maccarina, a sister restaurant in the village of Makkari in Hokkaido. Asperges received one Michelin star in 2012. He will be supervising the restaurant Asperges HANAZONO as well.

Lunch Menu

New menu will be coming soon.


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Shuttle Bus Services

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Asperges HANAZONO is located adjacent to the HANAZONO 308 Ski Centre at Niseko HANAZONO Resort. It is a short 15 minute drive from Hirafu and the town centre of Kutchan. For detailed route maps from surrounding locations, please see the following links:


12 noon - 4:00pm
(Last order 3:30pm)
6:00pm - 10:00pm
(Last order 8:30pm)
Closed on Thursdays
Open on
Xmas - 25th Dec. (Thu)
New Year - 1st Jan. (Thu)
Chinese New Year - 19th Feb (Thu)

Media Information
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Bel Air Magazine(Hong Kong)
Bel Air Magazine(Hong Kong)


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