五徳企業集団 GOTOKU International Pty Ltd- Connects between five countries of Japan, Australia, Korea, Taiwan & Canada -

To be the BEST in the restaurant consulting industry in Australia

Company Information

五徳企業集団 ( GOTOKU INTERNATIONAL PTY. LTD. )

President Katsuyoshi (Ken) Sadamatsu
Origin Awai, Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture, Japan
Address L2 212 UnitA/ 451 Pitt Street, Manning Building, Sydney NSW 2000
Phone 02 9211 3144
Mobile phone 0402 20 7733
FAX 02 9211 3533
Motto “When in Rome, do as the Romans do.”
  • 1984

    Ken arrives in Australia with the working-holiday visa.
    He acquires a permanent residency visa when working at Blue Trout Restaurant.
    Ken masters continental cuisines from all over the countries while working as a chef at Hyatt Hotel.

  • 1987

    Ken co-opens a curry restaurant in Glebe, Sydney with his wife Echiko and investor Kohei Higuchi.

  • 1992

    Ken sells the ownership of the curry restaurant.

  • 1993

    MASUYA Restaurant is established in Sydney.

  • 1998

    Sushi train restaurant SUSHI BAR MAKOTO CITY store is opened.

  • 2000

    Ken’s business successfully provides approx. 7,000 lunchboxes at Sydney Olympics.

  • 2002

    DINING BAR MUSASHI is opened.

  • 2004

    Sushi train SUSHI BAR MAKOTO CHATSWOOD store is opened.

  • 2007

    Upon requests from Japanese government bodies, Ken starts a marketing business for food ingredients.

  • 2008

    Miso Japanese Restaurant is opened in Sydney.

  • 2009

    Ken launches a consultation business for promoting Japanese sake in Australia.

  • 2010

    Ken establishes the business concept of Izakaya TORIICHI, a bar specialized in junmai-sake, and launches a management consultation service.
    Ken also holds a food fair for Japanese ingredients upon requests from the Japan Restaurant Association.

  • 2011

    Ken appoints Echiko Sadamatsu and his staff to the representative positions for his restaurant businesses.
    He runs a food fair for sake and Japanese ingredients upon the request from the Japan Restaurant Association.
    While visiting sake breweries in Japan, Ken promotes the concept of ‘food tourism’ to make an appeal Japan as the best tourist country in the world.
    Ken promotes Japanese sake with the ‘Japan Brand’ project of the Small and Medium Enterprise Agency.
    Gotoku International Concultant Pty. Ltd is established.

  • 2012

    Ken launches a consultation business to support restaurants from Japan to expand their business in Australia.
    He conducts consultations for nurturing of global staff for customer attendants at hotels and inns in Japan, chefs, and managers.
    Ken starts a new business to open cooking schools in Sydney for Japanese food and sushi.
    New store consultation is started for SUSHI BAR MAKOTO No.3.

Consulting Business

Recruitment

Australia: Recruitment of and interactions with working-holiday makers from Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Canada.

Personnel training

Ingredient procurement from fish markets, organic markets and wineries, as well as the creation of menus

M&A consulting service

M&A consulting for the restaurant industry in Australia and Japan.

Education

Support for the establishment of Japanese cuisine cooking school in Sydney

SUSHI business

Promotion of sushi throughout Australia using the freezing technologies from Japan.

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