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List of the famous chefs from Austria. List includes some of the best chefs from Austria, along with photos when available. This list of renowned Austrian chefs is ordered alphabetically, but if you're searching for a specific chef from Austria then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for. List contains chefs like Franz Sacher and Johann Lafer.

This list answers the questions, "What famous chefs are from Austria?" and "Who are the greatest Austrian chefs?"

You can click on the names of the famous chefs of Austria in order to get more information about each one. If you're a food lover then use this list of popular Austrian chefs to discover some new cooks.
Eckart Witzigmann is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Chefs from Austria
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Eckart Witzigmann is an Austrian chef. After his chef-apprenticeship in the Hotel Straubinger in Bad Gastein, Witzigmann moved on to numerous positions in prestigious restaurants around the world, among others as a student of Paul Bocuse in Lyon, France. His work in Germany began in 1970 at the ...more

Birthplace: Bad Gastein, Austria

Nationality: Austria

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Franz Sacher is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Chefs from Austria
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Franz Sacher was an Austrian-Jewish confectioner, best known as the inventor of the world-famous chocolate cake, the Sachertorte. In 1832 Austria's minister of foreign affairs, Prince Metternich, ordered his court's kitchen to create a special dessert for a dinner to be attended by high-ranking ...more

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

Nationality: Austria

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Johann Lafer is an Austrian chef living in Germany. Johann Lafer became well-known through his televised cooking show and his numerous cookbooks. His television show is self-produced. He is a regular guest of the television host Markus Lanz, in whose show he regularly prepares meals in front of an ...more

Birthplace: Sankt Stefan im Rosental, Austria

Nationality: Austria, Germany

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Wolfgang Puck is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Chefs from Austria
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Wolfgang Johannes Puck is an Austrian-born American celebrity chef, restaurateur, and occasional actor. Wolfgang Puck restaurants, catering services, cookbooks and licensed products are run by Wolfgang Puck Companies, with three divisions. ...more

Birthplace: Sankt Veit an der Glan, Austria

Nationality: Austria, United States of America

Restaurant: Spago Beverly Hills

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