Hannes Richter

Wolfgang Puck Receives James Beard Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award

Austrian chef Wolfgang Puck has been a culinary institution in America for many years now. Annually he caters numerous celebrities at the Academy Awards Governors Ball in Los Angeles. This time however it was Wolfgang’s turn to receive an award honoring his lifetime achievements.  The James Beard Foundation invited to the so-called Oscars of the food world on May 7, 2012, in New York City.

Hannes Richter
Hannes Richter

Traditional Austrian Heuriger Opens in Finger Lakes, New York

If you are craving Spaetzle, Wiener Schnitzel and exquisite Austrian wine, then Dano’s Heuriger is where you should go. Located in Lodi, New York in the beautiful Finger Lakes region, Dano Hutnik, co-owner and chef combines the traditional Viennese Winery Restaurant concept with the region's award winning wines and superb Viennese-inspired cooking.

Hannes Richter
Hannes Richter

Decoration Plasser American

On April 29, 2012, Austrian Ambassador Dr. Hans Peter Manz awarded Mr. Josef Neuhofer, president of Plasser American, the Decoration of Honor in Gold for Achievements for the Republic of Austria during a dinner in Virginia Beach, VA.

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Hannes Richter

Austrian chef Wilhelm Jonach honored


On Friday, June 1, Austrian certified Global Master Chef Wilhelm Jonach was awarded the ‘Decoration of Honor in Gold for Services to the Republic of Austria’.
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Hannes Richter

Eurovision Song Contest Party at the Embassy


More than 200 enthusiastic guests joined us for our Eurovision Song Contest Party on May 26. The event was broadcasted live from Baku via satellite and shown on a big screen in the atrium of the Embassy.
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Hannes Richter

EU Open House


More than 4.000 Washingtonians visited the Embassy of Austria on May 12, 2012 for the EU Open House Day. The Delegation of the European Union and the Embassies of the 27 EU Members opened their doors and gave an insight into their culture, typical food and traditional music or sports.
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Hannes Richter

Organic Lunch at Capitol

On May 10, 2012 Austrian ambassador to the U.S. Hans Peter Manz and our Counselor for Agriculture and Environment Hans Kordik joined the European Delegation

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