• Herbert Hintner, born on 2.09.1957 in Pichl – Gsiesertal as the oldest son of 4 children
  • In 1972 after completing secondary school he began training as a chef in Hotel Centrale in the Gader valley
  • Vocational school in Bozen
  • Various hotels in South Tyrol
  • First contact with creative cuisine in Hotel Klosterbräu in Seefeld
  • In 1982 marriage to Margot Rabensteiner, daughter of Peter Rabensteiner and Rosa Stimpfl, owners of the Restaurant Zur Rose in Eppan
  • Herbert Hintner’s philosophy: creative and innovative preparation of traditional cuisine with regional products
  • Margot Hintner constantly tries to incorporate the same philosophy into the wine list
  • Training and further training of the young is very important for Herbert Hintner
  • Herbert Hintner found taste training in the secondary school at St. Michael/Eppan very exciting
  • Herbert Hintner and his wife Margot, who manages the service, succeeded with consistency and hard work in gaining recognition in national and international restaurant guides.
  • In 1995 MICHELIN distinguished the Restaurant zur Rose for the first time with one star
  • Gault Millau with 2 bonnets and 16/20 points
  • Veronelli with 2 stars
  • Gambero Rosso with 86/100 points
  • Espresso 16.50/20 points
  • Godio prize winner for the best Weinsuppe (wine soup) in 1994
  • The 2008 Veronelli Cfef Patron distinction
  • Author of “Meine Südtiroler Küche” (My South Tyrol cuisine) published in 2007
  • Award for the Mediterranean Cook book
  • 6 years Italian president of the association of the Jeunes Restaurateurs d’Europe
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