Chef Biography

Markus Mraz was born October 10, 1968 in Vienna and was raised working at his father, Karl’s, Gastwirtschaft in the 22nd district of Vienna. He then worked at several other Vienna restaurants in the 6th and 11th districts, as well as working under Great Chef Walter Jost at Tummlerhof in Seefeld, Tyrol.  In 1989 Chef Markus opened his own restaurant in the 9th district cooking Italian style, and in the winter worked in the film catering business.

In 1991 he began creating the “kitchen-art” at his father Karl’s restaurant, Mraz & Sohn.In 1998 Great Chefs paid a visit to film both Karl and Markus for their television seriesGreat Chefs of Austria for ORF, and Great Chefs of the World for the Discovery Channel.

Karl passed away in 2012, and Markus and his son, Manuel, have continued the successof Mraz & Sohn today.


Fillet of Pike with Argula Risotto and Red Wine Scallions

Print Fillet of Pike with Argula Risotto and Red Wine Scallions By Great Chefs April 20, 2016 Ingredients fillets of pike – 2 lbs raw scallions or pearl onions – 1 lb risotto rice – 250 grams arugula Salt & pepper – to taste lemon – to taste white wine – to taste red wine […]

Ginger Mousse with Pineapple-Coconut Salad

Serving: 4 Print Ginger Mousse with Pineapple-Coconut Salad By Great Chefs October 15, 2015 Ginger blends with white chocolate in chef Markus Mraz’ chilled mousse molds. The mousse is placed on a bed of fresh pineapple and coconut, giving the dish a Pacific Rim flavor. The chef makes curved chocolate strips to press into the […]

Restaurant Info

Address: Wallensteinstraße 59, 1200 Wien, Austria
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