Chef Biography

Chef Karl – Heinz Mraz worked from 1958 to 1971 at his mother’s coffee shop in the 11th district.  Then he opened his own Viennese “Gastwirtschaft” in the 22nd district before opening Mraz & Sohn with his son Markus (see Markus Mraz), in 1991.

In 1998, Great Chefs Television filmed Chef Karl preparing “Huehnerfluegel in Tempurateig” (Chicken Wings in Tempura) as an appetizer for ORF’s Great Chefs of Austria television series and Discovery Channel’s Great Chefs of the World (episode 166) television series.

Chef Karl Mraz passed away in 2012, but his son Markus has continued the tradition with his sons. Mraz & Sohn in Wien is a must stop. 


Chicken Wings in Tempura

Serving: 4 Print Chicken Wings in Tempura By Great Chefs October 9, 2015 A simple dish combines interesting flavors: the tempura batter contains turmeric, and the vegetables are scented with fresh herbs. Chicken thighs would also work well, and provide more meat; extend the frying time if you use them. Did you know that no […]

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