After graduating from Hotel Management School in Merano, Luis worked at Romantik Hotel Stafler, Hotel Alpen Royal, Jöhri Talvo in St Moritz,  Döllerer's Genußwelt in Goling, Almhof Schneider in Lech and Ristorante Arquade – Villa del Quar in Verona.

Since 2007 he has headed the kitchen of the gourmet restaurant in the Relais & Chateaux Castel Fragsburg above Merano.

With his own unique culinary style Luis creates exceptional menus, attracting guests from far and wide. That’s because he is able to surprise them with new stimulating sensory impressions every day and to impress them with dishes from regional products and flavours from around the world.


FOUR Questions with Luis

Describe your culinary philosophy in 5 phrases…

Creative, down to earth, innovative, health-conscious, sustainable


What is your greatest inspiration?

The quality and variety of products.


If you could take a plan ride to any restaurant in the world, just for one meal, where would you go?

Grant Achatz' Restaurant Alinea.


What three things would you take to a desert island?

A boat, water, and a compass.



1 Michelin Star

16/20 | Gault Millau

Restaurant of the Year, 2013 | The Great Restaurant & Hotel Guide


Castel Fragsburg

Via Fragsburg, 3

39012 Merano Bolzano


+39 0473 244071