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Jul 12, 2012

Austrian Celebrity Chef meets Austrian Celebrity Chef

Austrian celebrity chef Johann Lafer meets Erich at his Wuerstelstand in Chinatown!
You probably can imagine  how surprised and honored  Erich was when Johann Lafer and his family suddenly appeared at the Wuerstelstand.
Johann Lafer is a well renown chef in Europe. He became famous through his his televised cooking shows and numerous  cookbooks. He also made appliances in Europes biggest prime time TV shows with millions of viewers.

Johann Lafer was born in Graz, Austria, the same town as Arnold Schwarzenegger. Already as a kid he was very clear what he wants to persue in life: 
> Learn how to cook
> Become a famous soccer player
> Live like knights in a fortress and of course
> Become a helicopter pilot

Well, as we know today it didn’t really work out with soccer! However he became a big star among the world’s chefs and his other dreams came true as well.
Additionally he found his personal fortune as a husband and dad.
His professional life has been recognized by many awards from communities, countries, states and international organizations.
After graduating from the chef college in Graz he got hired from Hotels in Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Paris and many more.
In 1994 he and his wife Silvia (since 1994) fulfilled castle dream with the 1000 year old Stromburg and opened the Relais & Châteaux-Hotel “Lafers” Stromburg” including Restaurant “Le Val d’Or” and Gasthaus “Turmstube” (nowadays: Bistro d’Or). 
He later opened a culinary school, started his TV studio for televised cooking, wrote books, etc. etc.
It’s an almost never ending list of achievements.

Click here to explore his world (unfortunately in German only): Johann Lafer

Another famous autograph for Erich’s guestbook.

Jul 9, 2012

Well, the "battle"and "war" on the KAESEKARAINER has been won!!!
Thanks to the support of all our friends