MANY people are attracted to Niseko because of its year-round activities. Takeshi Yamamoto, owner of Charcoal Yakitori Dining Enya in Kutchan, is no different.
Takeshi is from Osaka originally and worked in real-estate management before opening up his old restaurant Big Cliff (where Paddy’s is now) and his current restaurant Enya in Kutchan. Enya literally translates to ‘fire house’ – he loves playing with fire and experimenting with charcoal to make the best smoke for his delicious yakitori. On any night, people can be found enjoying themselves at Enya. In the future, this Kutchan entrepreneur wants to continue to provide great hospitality and make customers happy with his great yakitori.