Be My Guest: Chef Heinz Reitbauer

Steiereck’s Chef Heinz Reitbauer’s quest is perfection – or a reflection of the essence. Chef Heinz Reitbauer ends many of his sentences with a pleasant “ja.” Like a graceful exclamation point, it befits his Restaurant Steirereck, currently listed as number 15 of the “World’s 50 Best Restaurants.” In Austria, he and his restaurant are unarguably […]
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Cynthia Peck
Cynthia Peck is originally from Southern California, but she does not miss the sun. She lived in Tokyo for a decade, and she does miss the food. Now the Konzerthaus and Musikverein are her main living rooms, as are a few select restaurants around town. Trained in Vienna as a professional cellist, she also works at the Austrian Academy of Sciences, translates and edits lots of books about Buddhist epistemology and Austrian history, and is thinking about apprenticing as a chef. What she enjoys most is writing about music.

 

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