Mushroom Picking & Wild Vegetable Gathering;

Shinshu is rich in satoyama areas, with traditional landscapes where people and nature coexist, so that you can harvest various mountain foods throughout different seasons. Some examples are wild vegetable gathering in spring and mushroom picking in autumn both of which are popular outdoor activities. There is no doubt of the thrill felt when you find their in clusters.

Kaiseki Cuisine

Ikenotaira Hotel & Resort serves traditional Japanese cuisine(Japanese Multiple course) "KAISEKI" filled with local food and seasonal fresh Nagano ingredients.
You can enjoy a dining experience like no other marked by artistic and delicious dishes with your eyes too. Kaiseki cuisine is the most formal style of Japanese food, usually eaten in high class restaurants on special occasions. When you sample the kaiseki ryori, which makes the most of in-season ingredients, Shinshu's (the traditional name for the Nagano region) profound sense of the seasons will be conveyed to you.

Buffet style

Buffet-style restaurant (Hyoga) serves a kaleidoscope of Lake Shirakaba-ko area specialties, we serve delectable Japanese cuisines, Asian and international dishes including sushi, sashimi, steak... and fresh vegetables straight from local farms. The menus are chainging in every month . Discover our hotel's commitment to quality that will change the way you see all-you-can-eat restaurants, from dishes using local ingredients to steak and homemade desserts, each plated artistically and beautifully.

Dinner Buffet

70 kinds of Japanese, Asian and international dishes including sushi, sashimi, steak.... are now in Open Kitchen - Sky Lounge. Sky Lounge... a buffet style Open-kitchen restaurant commands panoramic views of the lake of Shirakaba and Mt. Kuruma.Other than the typical dishes such as tempura, sushi...etc, we will have seasonal dishes provided every day. The seasonal menu changes monthly.

Breakfast Buffet

With the entire view of Shirakaba Highlands, this is the starting place for your wonderful holiday.

Chef's Introduction

Dishes that make you smile when you see them and taste them Using ingredients and seasonings from around the world while retaining the tradition of seasonal Japanese cooking, we serve a cuisine that offers a safe, happy satisfaction, such as KAISEKI (individually served exclusive Japanese dishes), as well as newly created dishes. Cuisines which bring Happiness Dishes to be tasted with EYES and TONGUE In Ikenotaira Hotel & Resort, we promise you a flavor of country-side you can find nowhere in the city. Like a spring breeze brushes through your taste buds; red leaves wash down your throat, customers can savor the seasonal change in form of food. Ikenotaira Hotel & Resort proudly presents its dishes using a selection of fresh homegrown ingredients from local farms. Not simply serving food to satisfy hunger, we cherish every story behind the ingredients. Nagano prefecture in an inland region. Mountain and its vegetation is a gift from God to the natives. Everything from the land have been being treasured with a thankful heart. Imagine! What can be more luxurious to enjoy the natural gifts right at its land of origin. Other than the freshly harvested vegies, we gather ingredients and spices all round the world so as to delivery an authentic gourmet feast. From traditional Japanese Multi-Course menus to contemporary fusion recipe, there is no shortage of gastronomy here in Ikenotaira's table. Certainly there shall be more than one dish can satisfy your appetite.

Chef Atsushi Mugishima
Awaken by the spiritual call of Japanese Food's beauty, Chef Mugishima began his cooking journey. Having his skills polished in some of the most renowned traditional Japanese Restaurant like "Minokichi", he finally joined Ikenotaira Hotel & Resort at 2005. With the mission of delivery the seasonal change via an array of recipe, Chef Mugishima continues to pull off delicious cuisines for real. Every bite in your mouth is a heartfelt combination of our chef's traditional master skills and ever-changing innovative ideas.

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