Discover Germany, Issue 33, December 2015

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Discover Germany | Wine & Dine | Restaurant top air

A Michelin-star rated restaurant is Stuttgart airport’s best feature For 24 years now the restaurant top air is holding a Michelin star for its outstanding dishes. In November 2015, the team around head chef Marco Akuzun defended their success, making their restaurant the only star-honoured restaurant at a European airport – again. TEXT: JESSICA HOLZHAUSEN | PHOTOS: RESTAURANT TOP AIR

Thirty-four-year-old Marco Akuzun, a rising star among chefs, was awarded his first Michelin star two years ago and defended it last year and this year again.“Of course we did our best, because that is something we always do,”he says.“We do not bear a star in mind, but always our guests. No matter if they are passengers, business people or those who simply enjoy good food.” And great wines: for 20 years now sommelier and restaurant manager Ralf Pinzenscham helps guests to make the right choice. The restaurant top air is one of only few German restaurants holding a Michelin star

continuously for so many years. It is not the only proof of the restaurant’s quality: Gault-Millau 2016 rates the restaurant with 15 points and, in summer 2015, US broad-

caster CNN declared it to be one of the best airport restaurants worldwide. Restaurant top air is not only for passengers or flight enthusiasts, but for everyone taking a delight in great food and outstanding wines. Next to á la carte and fixed menus, the restaurant also caters individual wishes when booking the restaurant for a business event, celebrations or weddings. The gourmet restaurant first opened its doors in 1984 and is part of the Wöllhaf group, a company operating various restaurants, cafés, conference centres, bars and shops at German international airports.

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