#FOURNews | Wachau Gourmet Festival 2016

19 Mar 2016
2 min read
Between March 31st and April 14th 2016 the highly successful Austrian culinary event is back for it’s 9th edition of the Wachau Gourmet Festival…

Over the last nine years, the Wachau Gourmet Festival in Austria, has established itself as one of the most important international culinary festivals. It is mentioned in one breath with festivals in St. Moritz or Rheingau and other benchmarks and has long outrun numerous traditional and well-established festivals.

With exclusive multi-course dinners, cookery shows, table talks with celebrities and exquisite wine tastings, the local restaurateurs and winemakers will once again show that Wachau is a culinary region on an international scale.The program of Wachau Gourmet Festival is enhanced by appearances from internationally renowned star chefs of various Relais & Chateaux and Michelin-restaurants, who will create dinners in this historic and luscious wine region.

Amongst these Peruvian Superstar, 2 Michelin star Nordic chef,Søren Selinand the Japanese-French Atsushi Tanaka.

Wachau Festival is no stranger to internationally acclaimed supremacy as it frequently makes its acquaintance in the form of international restaurateurs and winemakers, eager to make the most of the place where some of the finest white wines in the world are made. For example,WEIN & GENUSS Krems, the top wine tasting event which unites over 60 of the best winegrowers in Lower Austria every year, is another distinctive highlight of the Wachau Gourmet Festival.

If this isn’t enough,the festival not only has the allure of fine wines, it also has the fantastic scenery which produced them. The charming Austrian valley has been formed over time by the Danube river which runs through the grassy hills and meticulously preserved pre-historic architecture, making it aWorld Heritage Site.

Over the years the Wachau Gourmet Festival has been in collaboration with top chefs includingNew York City based NOMA co-founderMads Refslund,Chef WizardRonny Emborg(then of Restaurant AOC in Copenhagen, today Atera in New York City), the king of SmørrebrødAdam Aamann,3 Michelin starred chef Rasmus Kofoedof Geranium, and now these big names will be joined by many more innovative culinary wizards of our time.

To book tickets to this exclusive event as well as the full chef line-up, click here