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Chef Wolfgang Puck Opens His Restaurant at Vienna Airport

Wolfgang Puck Kitchen & Bar

Austria’s first restaurant from celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck is now open for business in the arrival hall of Terminal 3.

The opening took place today within the context of a photo session with Klaus Puck, President & COO Wolfgang Puck Worldwide, Oliver Haub and Wenzel Bürger, Managing Directors of SSP DACH, Achim Kretzschmar, Managing Director of SSP Austria, The Food Travel Experts and Julian Jäger, Joint CEO and COO of Vienna Airport.

Wolfgang Puck operates more than 100 restaurants across the globe, has a star on the Walk of Fame, has been cooking for the stars of Oscar night in Hollywood for decades and now for guests at Vienna Airport. The international catering legend Wolfgang Puck has moved into the arrival hall of Terminal 3 with his first Austrian restaurant located at Vienna Airport. At the “Wolfgang Puck Kitchen & Bar,” guests will enjoy international classics, Wolfgang Puck signature dishes, gourmet pizzas and naturally Austrian cuisine in a restaurant, bar and to go area covering 700m². The new restaurant is being operated by SSP – The Food Travel Experts, a longstanding catering partner at Vienna Airport.

“I am extremely pleased to be able to open a restaurant today at the very place where my brother began his journey many years ago. I can hardly wait for Wolf to travel to Austria in the near future in order to visit the restaurant and to personally inaugurate it once again within the context of a grand opening. I hope that the guests will enjoy the dishes we have prepared for them here,” says Klaus Puck, President & COO and brother of Wolfgang Puck.

“We look forward to intensifying our close cooperation with Vienna Airport. At the same time, we are proud to have attracted a franchise partner in Wolfgang Puck who stands for high quality and healthy international cuisine like no one else and who has his culinary roots in Austria,” state Oliver Haub and Wenzel Bürger, Managing Directors of SSP DACH.

“In the new restaurant operated by Wolfgang Puck, guests can experience a culinary journey from Hollywood to Austria. I am pleased that the international celebrity chef has chosen Vienna Airport as the site of his first establishment in Austria. Together with our longstanding catering partner SSP we can thus offer our passengers a new and highly exclusive culinary highlight,” adds Julian Jäger, Joint CEO and COO of Vienna Airport.

“Wolfgang Puck Kitchen & Bar” now open at Vienna Airport

The new restaurant of Wolfgang Puck located directly in the arrival hall in the public area of Terminal 3 is accessible to all guests and is open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. The new catering outlet spanning 700m² features a modern interior and golden design elements and offers a restaurant, bar and to go area. In the restaurant with an open kitchen, guests can enjoy high quality Californian and traditional Austrian food interpreted in a modern way. The menu offers signature dishes from Wolfgang Puck such as tuna tartar, smoked salmon pizza with caviar, chinois salad, the Wolfgang Puck burger as well as Austrian specialities such as Wiener Schnitzel, beef goulash and Carinthian cheese noodles from Wolfgang Puck’s hometown. The bar serves signature cocktails such as the legendary Wolfgang Puck Bloody Mary, local and international draught beers, Wolfgang Puck wines from California and much more. The to-go area produces fresh smoothies, bowls, salads, sandwiches, breakfast and vegetarian and vegan dishes from fresh local ingredients. In his global carrier, Wolfgang Puck has cooked his way to two Michelin stars and now operates more than 100 restaurants spanning the globe from America to Japan. He has been represented in Europe since June 2021, namely in Budapest, and now also at Vienna Airport. His success story began in 1982 with the “Spago” in Los Angeles, which has remained one of the most popular trendy restaurants in Beverly Hills until this very day. For decades Wolfgang Puck has cooked for the stars on Oscar night in Hollywood, and now for guests at Vienna Airport.

SSP – The Food Travel Experts lures international stars to the airport

SSP is the largest catering partner at Vienna Airport and already successfully operates three Jamie Oliver establishments along with Starbucks and Leberkaspepi in Terminal 3. Most recently it added Trzesniewski in the public area of Terminal 2. With the new Wolfgang Puck establishment, the restaurant operator has now lured another international hit to the airport. The company SSP - The Food Travel Experts operates fine dining restaurants, bars, coffee shops, food courts, bakeries and convenience stores in the Travel Channel. The company, which specializes in food and beverages for travellers, is mainly present at central transport hubs. The SSP Group is represented in 35 countries.

 
 

 

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