2011 German Restaurant Awards

The German Restaurant Award is one of the most prestigious accolades in the industry and the winners for 2011 have now been announced: Claudia Stern, proprietor of Vintage in Cologne, came out on top in the food category while Peter Weide, of Vielmeer in the Baltic seaside resort of Kühlungsborn, triumphed in the beverage category. Karl-Heinz Stockheim of the Stockheim restaurant and catering group was honoured with a lifetime achievement award.

The award winners are representative of the many opportunities to enjoy innovative cuisine, high-quality produce and regional specialities in gourmet Germany.