History of HANAKEN

Aug, 1997
Started as Nao Food Service at Toshima-ku,Tokyo.
Feb, 1998
Established HANAKEN Co,.Ltd. at Ikebukuro Toshima-ku,Tokyo.
Apr, 1998
Opened the first Tokyo tonkotsu “BANKARA” ramen restaurant at Ikebukuro Tokyo with a limited restaurant space of 50㎡, having only a 30 pax seating capacity. Naoki Kusano, the Ramen King, made a grand impact on the industry with his original interior design and pork based tonkotsu ramen with sweet and tender pork fatback. First month sales skyrocketed up to 7.5million and increased significantly by 1.5million yen after six months.
May, 1999
Increased capital to 10million yen.
Oct, 1999
Opened its 5th Franchise restaurant
Apr, 2001
Opened its 10th Franchise restaurant
Dec, 2002
Opened its 15th Franchise restaurant
Apr, 2004
Opened the first “Misoya SEIBEE” Franchise Ramen restaurant
Apr, 2005
Opened the 2nd “Misoya SEIBEE” ramen restaurant in Shinbashi Tokyo. Opened the Tokyo tonkotsu “BANKARA” ramen restaurant at west gate of Ikebukuro Tokyo.
Jan, 2006
Opened the “BANKARA” annex Ramen restaurant in Ginza Tokyo.
Feb, 2008
Opened the first overseas “BANKARA” Ramen restaurant in Bangkok,THAILAND.