COMPANY

HEAD OFFICE Kobe head office

PROFILE Corporate profile

Corporate name:
POTOMAK CO.,LTD.
Address
Head Office: 2-8, Hatobacho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture 650-0042
WEST Office : 4F, Daikyo Bldg., 18-2 Akashimachi, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture 650-0037
EAST Office : 1-29-6, Shoto, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0046
THE ALLEY Office:2F, 1-19-11, Dogenzaka,Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0046
Foundation
March 22, 1991
Group capital
124 million yen
Corporate representative
Koji Kanasashi, President
Major business
Cafe and restaurant business, Sweets business, Production & Direction business, Operation business, Entertainment business,Design & Construction business, Licensing business
Emoloyees
Full-time employees: 580 Part-time employees: 2040 (As of end of January 2019)

HISTORY

  1. 2019

    Opened the Vietnamese tea & kitchen ”HASU”.

    Opened the first “Cocteau” brand restaurant in Tokyo ,which specializes in Japanese yam.

    Opened our first restaurant in Fukuoka.

    Opened “Shima-oden MIKE” restaurant, specializes in oden by using awaji island food.
    Opened the first “MIKE” brand restaurant.

  2. 2018

    Opened “PEANUTS HOTEL” in Kitano, Kobe, the first designer hotel in Japan with a theme of SNOOPY.

  3. 2017

    "THE ALLEY" is a high quality tea store of global expansions.
    Opened “FISH IN THE FOREST~TOOTH TOOTH X SORA SHOKUBUTSUEN~” in collaboration with a world traveller and plant hunter, Mr. Seijun Nishihata.

  4. 2016

    Opened our first restaurant in Nagoya.
    Opened “Sanagi Shinjuku” an establishment which unites “Food,”“Art,” and“Culture.”

  5. 2015

    Opened a Michelin-starred French restaurant “Spontaneous” in Kitano, Kobe.
    Opened the first “PEANUTS”brand shop, "PEANUTS Cafe Nakameguro."

  6. 2014

    Tokyo Office moved to Shoto, Shibuya.
    Opened the first “RIBLAB KITCHEN” brand restaurant which specializes in sparerib dishes.

  7. 2013

    Opened “UMEKITA FLOOR” in Grand Front Osaka in Umeda, Osaka.
    We produced the entire restaurant floor within the commercial building for the first time.
    Opened our first restaurant in Kyoto.
    Opened the first "Marfa Café" brand cafe, which is a modern Tex-Mex cafe.

  8. 2012

    『TOOTH TOOTH maison 15th』OPEN
    Opened “TOOTH TOOTH maison 15th” in the former foreign settlement in Kobe, giving a new life to the building which is designated as an important cultural asset in Japan.

    From the President’s blog “Neji Lenon no Noren”

    『TRATTORIA AL POMPIERE』OPEN
    Opened “TRATTORIA AL POMPIERE,” as our first business alliance with an overseas restaurant (in Verona, Italy).

  9. 2011

    Opened the first "COCONOHA" brand cafe.

  10. 2010

    Opened the first “YURT” brand West Coast style cafe.

    From the President’s blog “Neji Lenon no Noren”
  11. 2009

    Opened “Bar & Bistro 64” in the former foreign settlement in Kobe.

    From the President’s blog “Neji Lenon no Noren”
  12. 2008

    Tokyo Office moved to Ebisu.
    Opened the first French bistro "Shiro" brand restaurant which specializes in fish and seafood dishes.

  13. 2005

    Opened the first “Conana” brand restaurant which specializes in Japanese style pasta dishes.
    Opened the first "BARBARA market place" brand restaurant, which is a market style restaurant.

    From the President’s blog “Neji Lenon no Noren”

    Opened our first restaurant in Saitama.
    Started a music label business "fish for music." (present “FISH FOR”)

  14. 2004

    Opened the Japanese restaurant “COCTEAU” in Sannomiya, Kobe.
    Opened our first restaurant in Yokohama.

  15. 2003

    Opened our first restaurant in Tokyo.
    Established Tokyo Office in Meguro.
    Opened “TOOTH TOOTH TOKYO” in Ebisu, Tokyo.

    From the President’s blog “Neji Lenon no Noren”

    Opened the first “BARBARA” brand restaurant in Shinjuku, Tokyo.

  16. 2001

    Moved Head Office to Meriken Park, Kobe.
    Opened our first restaurant in Osaka.
    Opened the cafe “colors” in Umeda, Osaka.
    Opened a cafe in the former foreign settlement in Kobe, occupying an entire building.
    Opened “ROUGHRARE” (present “New ROUGHRARE”)

  17. 1999

    Reorganized So What Ltd. and changed the corporate name to POTOMAK Co., Ltd.
    Moved the Head Office to Kobe Asahi Building.
    Opened “TOOTH TOOTH DINING GARDEN” on the 11F of Kobe Kokusai Kaikan in Sannomiya, Kobe (present “GARDEN RESTAURANT”)

  18. 1997

    Opened “PATISSERIE TOOTH TOOTH,” a western style confectionary shop in Kobe.

    From the President’s blog “Neji Lenon no Noren”
  19. 1995

    The Great Hanshin Awaji Earthquake occurred.
    All shops except TOOTH TOOTH were completely destroyed and closed down.
    Restarted as “BRASSERIE TOOTH TOOTH” which specializes in local French dishes.

    From the President’s blog “Neji Lenon no Noren”
  20. 1992

    Opened “Salon Fuyu no Teien.”

  21. 1991

    Established So What Ltd.

    From the President’s blog “Neji Lenon no Noren”

    Opened “BOP BAR GOA.”

    From the President’s blog “Neji Lenon no Noren”
  22. 1986

    Initiation
    Opened “Restaurant Bar TOOTH TOOTH” in Tor West, Kobe.
    It was our first and legendary restaurant.

    From the President’s blog “Neji Lenon no Noren”
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