Discover Germany | Special Theme | Summer in Austria
Three culinary concepts under one roof Located in the heart of Innsbruck, the Soulkitchen combines three outstanding concepts so guests can discover a new culinary adventure each time they visit. The unique venue has quickly turned into a clear favourite for locals and newbies alike. We explore why.
sic breakfasts to detox options. It features a stunning 17 different food stations and guests can dine on the large sun terrace, which has 400 seats and is even heated on cooler days.
TEXT: MARILENA STRACKE I PHOTOS: THE SOULKITCHEN
Is it possible to create a harmonic synergy of three uniquely different hospitality concepts that will all be equally successful? Absolutely. The Soulkitchen in Innsbruck shows how it is done. “Founding the Soulkitchen kind of happened by chance. We had been thinking about a new concept, Barefoot Coffee, for a while when a very interesting huge location suddenly became available to us,” explains owner and entrepreneur Heiner Raschhofer. “We used the opportunity to combine three different concepts under one roof. The umbrella brand Soulkitchen was born. It combines our enterprises Raschhofer, my Indigo and Barefoot Coffee.” The special arrangement of three different concepts sets the Soulkitchen miles apart from other restaurants. Guests can enjoy 36 | Issue 53 | August 2017
home-brewed craft beers and juicy organic burgers or move over to the café Barefoot Coffee, which invites to indulge in breakfast and snacks by day but turns into a trendy bar with sophisticated cocktails by night. “Each concept is clearly set apart and offers space to get to know something new. Using architecture and interior design, we tried to clearly separate ourselves,” Raschhofer adds. “The freely suspended pizza oven by Marana Forni, the big central fireplace and the different bars are just some of the specialities in our Soulkitchen. The show kitchen, where all the food is prepared, gives guests a glimpse behind the scenes.” A true delight is the Brunch Boulevard, held on Sundays and public holidays. Innsbruck’s biggest all-inclusive brunch offers anything the heart desires from clas-
It goes without saying that the Soulkitchen frequently hosts a variety of great events and regularly welcomes internationally renowned DJs, which emphasises the innovative character of the venue. Of course the Soulkitchen, or parts of it, can also be individually booked for private events. The best testimony is probably the guests’ feedback: “I’m going home to the Soulkitchen.” www.soulkitchen.world
Discover Germany promotes German, Swiss & Austrian Design, Tourism, Food, Culture and Business.