Heinz Winkler (chef)

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Heinz Winkler (chef)
Born (1949-07-17) July 17, 1949 (age 68)
Brixen, South Tyrol
Culinary career

Heinz Winkler (born July 17, 1949 in Brixen, South Tyrol) is an Italian-German two-Michelin star chef.

Heinz Winkler was the youngest ever chef to receive 3 Michelin stars, when, in 1981, he was 32 years old. He also was the first Italian chef to receive 3 Michelin stars.

Awards[edit]

1. Annual honorings

20 times (1981-1990, 1993-1994, 2000-2007)

3 times (1989-1991)

9 times (1997-2005)

  • "Three caps in the Varta Leader

6 times (2000-2005)

  • "Five suns in the magazine "Der Feinschmecker"

7 times (1999–2005)

  • "Five cutleries at the "Aral Schlemmeratlas"

8 times (1998–2005)

  • "Top Ten at the "Aral Schlemmeratlas"

8 times (1998–2005)

  • ""Five Star Diamond Award" for Heinz Winkler and for the

Hotel Residenz Heinz Winkler lent from the "American Academy of Hospitality Sciences" 9 times (1997–2005)

2. Additional honorings

  • 2005

"No. 1 in "Gustav Volkenborns restaurant ranking list" published in the magazine "Focus"

  • 2004

""Chef of the year" in the magazine "Die Bunte"

  • 2002

"No. 2 in the magazine "Die Bunte" ""Chef of the year" in the magazine "Die Bunte"

  • 2001

"Bundesverdienstkreuz of Germany, the highest decoration from the President of Germany. The first Chef to receive it "No. 2 in the magazine "Die Bunte"

  • 2000

"No. 2 in the hitlist of the "DM-Journal"

  • 1998

"L´Art de Vivre prize for "Great culinary art and hospitality" ("Große Kochkunst und Gastlichkeit")

  • 1997

""Chef of the year" in the magazine "Der Feinschmecker" ""Grand Prix del Arte de la Cocina" lent from the "L' Académie Internationale de la Gastronomie"

  • 1995

"Cultural prize of the European Economy ""Restaurateur of the year" in the Gault Millau Leader "Admission in "L'Art de Vivre Hotels und Restaurants" "No. 2 in the hitlist of the "DM-Journal"

  • 1994 until now

"Commissaire General of Eurotoques

  • 1992

"Chancellor Vranitzky presents the Austrian International Honorary Trophy of the "Trophée Gourmet"

  • 1988

"Honorary member in the club "Chef of the Chefs"

  • 1984

"Gold medal for "Europa à Tavola" in Italy

  • 1982

"First prize in the "Ullstein Gourmet-Journal"

  • 1981

"First three-star chef in Italy "At the age of 32 the youngest three-star chef in the world

  • 1979

""Chef of the year" "2nd star in the Guide Michelin

  • 1978

"1st star in the Guide Michelin

CV[edit]

Apprenticeship:

Hotel Laurin, Bolzano followed by 7 years of work in well-known international hotels and restaurants in Germany, Switzerland, Italy and France

1973 - 1977:

Winter season: Chef de cuisine in the Pontresina Castle Hotel and Kulm Hotel in St. Moritz Summer season: Chef de cuisine in the Bad Schachen Hotel

1978:

In the team of Paul Bocuse

1978 - 1991:

Chef in the Tantris Restaurant, Munich

1987 - 1992:

Manager of the Tristan in Mallorca

1991:

Opened his own restaurant the Residenz Heinz Winkler in Aschau in Chiemgau (Bavaria)

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