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Cooking course

Cooking and baking courses

Viennese cuisine is seasoned with the ingredients of the imperial and royal monarchy and sweetened with the famous Viennese pastries and cakes. The best way to become familiar with Viennese cuisine is to learn how to prepare it yourself.

Directly around the corner from the Vienna Naschmarkt is the cooking studio of the culinary platform,, where cooking courses are offered on fixed dates: from Viennese cuisine to baking workshops for tortes or Christmas baking. Standard cooking courses in English are also on the programme. For groups, individual courses are also put together based on interests (such as on Viennese pastries and cakes).

In the Wiener Kochsalon of the Wrenkh family, there are culinary workshops on changing topics such as "Wrenkh Classic" (vegetarian cuisine) right up to Austrian cuisine. In addition to this, you can participate in an apple strudel workshop (German - English presentation possible). The Kochsalon is also rented out for groups and cooking events.

Under the patronage of Toni Mörwald, in the Kochamt, which is situated in the Palais Ferstel in the 1st district, courses are regularly held on Austrian cuisine.

"Kochen in Wien" also holds cooking seminars continually on classic Viennese cuisine - from goulash to Wiener Schnitzel. Cooking seminars in German or English language.

At "Cooking with Peter" including a Naschmarkt tour, it is all about classic Viennese cuisine. The participants buy the ingredients together at the Viennese Naschmarkt, cook a three-course menu and eat it together. It is accompanied by Viennese wine and Viennese water. Program in German and English.

At the Cooking Course in the Gerstner Beletage, the chef presents the menu of the day after an aperitif, then recipes and ingredients are discussed. Two fine wines from the Gerstner wine cellar accompany the social cooking event. English cooking course available upon request.

Insight into the Viennese baking tradition

At the Gerstner Patisserie and Baking Courses, visitors receive an insight into the fine art of patisserie. Participants find out about the secrets of the Viennese apple strudel, delicious petits fours and fine tortes. English cooking course available upon request.

In exclusively bookable apple strudel seminars for groups in the Hofbackstube of Café Residenz guests learn how to make a traditional Viennese apple strudel themselves from pulled strudel dough under the instruction of pastry chefs. The finished strudel can be eaten on site, taken away or delivered. For groups German and English.

Cooking courses for tour groups

The following studios/chefs offer cooking courses on Viennese cuisine and pastries and cakes upon request and exclusively for groups: The programme is customised, based on the size of the group, the budget and the time constraints.

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Wrenkh restaurant
Wiener Kochsalon