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Restaurant of the Month Germany
Modern luxury and traditional charm Michelin star-awarded chef Heinz Winkler hosts guests in his own hotel The Residenz Heinz Winkler, nestled between the Bavarian Chiemsee lake and mountains, offers its guests relaxation and world-class cooking in a traditional and luxurious setting. TEXT: JESSICA POMMER | PHOTOS: RESIDENZ HEINZ WINKLER
When Heinz Winkler opened the Residenz Heinz Winkler in 1991, his name was already famous in the world of hospitality: by the age of 31, the trained chef had already been awarded three Michelin stars, making him the youngest chef in Germany to achieve this honour. Ten years later, when he acquired the old hotel “Post”, which
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originated from the year 1405, he fulfilled his life’s dream. Winkler transformed the old building into a modern resort, while preserving its traditional charm. Nowadays, visitors to the Residenz Heinz Winkler can stay in rooms or suites that either belong to the historical building stock or the attached new wing.
Each room in the Residenz Heinz Winkler has its own individual design and character. The delicate interior design reaches the pinnacle of comfort and luxury and all of the 32
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