The Viennese Cuisine, which has been around for 1000 years, is a result of the pleasure-loving lifestyle of the Viennese people, who just love to eat and cook well.

Spend a week watching famous Viennese chefs at work, then trying your hand at it; and indulging in Viennese food and Viennese wines.



Herzerl Tours now offers you cooking classes for 2, 4 and 6 persons. We are working with a group of wonderfull Viennese private chefs!

Contact us about this directly!
Please email us at: sms@herzerltours.com








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EMAIL: sms@herzerltours.com
PHONE: 914-771-8558
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Get to know the fabulous Viennese Cuisine at the cooking venues we have chosen for you. Spend time watching famous Viennese chefs at work, then trying your own hand at it and then eating what you have prepared with wines from Vienna.


Visit a traditonal produce market with your guide (taste some of the wonderful Viennese sausages);

Attend cooking classes at the traditional Viennese Culinary Institute "Am Judenplatz", and at some new chef's venues we have discovered.


Tour the famous Augarten Porcelain factory and the Imperial Table Museum to see the Habsburg Porcelain collection.


Attend a Viennese Apple Strudel demo in the Residenz Cafe at the Schönbrunn Palace;

Dine at several well-known Viennese restaurants.


Come along to a wine tasting session directly at a Viennese vintner.

And as you cannot go to Vienna without "tasting the culture" you'll visit some of its great museums and palaces. Add a concert of Viennese music and you've got the culinary tour of a lifetime!

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What is included in your tour price:

  • Six overnights (D/O) in 4 Star hotel, including buffet breakfast
  • Three half-day cooking classes with lunch & beverages
  • One apple strudel demonstration & coffee and cake
  • Private guided tour through the Augarten porcelain factory & lunch
  • One wine tasting & dinner at a famous Viennese vintner
  • A concert with music from Mozart and Johann Strauss,
  • A visit to Vienna's traditional produce market
  • Welcome dinners including beverage
  • De-Luxe coach for transfers and sightseeing as mentioned
  • Experienced guide/assistant for services outlined)
  • Vienna Card and entrances as mentioned

What’s not included:

  • meals and drinks not mentioned
  • Gratuities and personal expenses

For further information E-mail us at: sms@herzerltours.com
or call us at 914-771-8558
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Day 1

Departure from an airport in the United States to Vienna. You’ll be in a new “old” world in the morning.

Day 2

apple strudel

Arrive at the Vienna Airport and transfer with private coach to a charming Viennese hotel, located close to the Inner City.

In the afternoon you’ll stroll through the historic Inner City of Vienna with an English speaking guide including a visit to the historic produce market “Naschmarkt” (to see where the chefs buy the produce), ending up for an early dinner in Vienna's oldest restaurant, Restaurant GRIECHENBEISL..

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Day 3

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After your buffet breakfast you will attend your first cooking class at the Studio Adante where you will receive instructions how to cook Viennese dishes. For lunch you will eat what you have prepared

you can spend your free afternoon in one of Vienna's museums or do some shopping.

Dinner on your own in one of Vienna's charming pubs, elegant restaurants or famous Bitzinger Wurst-Stand oin Albertina Square(it won the contest for best Würstel Stand).

Day 4

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Two smiling Austrian chefs

After your buffet breakfast at the hotel you will go on a Vienna city tour in private coach including entrance to Schönbrunn Palace.

 After that you will stroll across the palace square to attend a private Viennese Apple Strudel demo at Café Residenz (Schönbrunn), which you will taste with your coffee. Followed by a light lunch at the Cafe


Your afternoon is free


Dinner is on your own

Day 5

Student chef preparing pastries

More delicious Viennese desserts

After your buffet breakfast you will attend your second cooking class at the famous Culinary Institute of Vienna in the Inner City, where many Viennese “toque” chefs got their training. There you try your hand under guidance of a Chef Instructor on how to cook Viennese dishes; you will then eat what you prepared.

The free afternoon gives you may take the occasion and attend the Spanish riding School rehearsal or visit the famous catacombs where the Habsburg emperors lay in their caskets.

Stop for dinner on your own in one of Vienna’s many typical pubs (We will assist you with choices)

Day 6

Augerten Pottery
An example of Augarten Pottery

Inside Lobmeyer Glas MuseumInside Lobmeyer Glas Museum
Photo courtesy of: Austrian Tourist Board

After buffet breakfast meet your guide at the hotel and start with walking tour including the visit of famous Viennese Lobmeyer Glass museum and Imperial Silver and Tableware Collection at the Habsburg Winter Palace.

Following this you will visit the Baroque Augarten Palais, home of the famous Augarten Porcelain manufacture. First there is lunch at Restaurant Augarten followed by a guided tour through the porclain factory and gift shop!

After dinner – on own, attend a Johann Strauss concert at the lovely Wiener Kursalon, located on the Ringstrasse

Day 7

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Austrian Imperial PalaceAustrian Imperial Palace
Photo courtesy of: Austrian Tourist Board

After your buffet breakfast you will attend your third cooking class at Andrea Becker's culinary venue. There you will receive instructions by one of their chef/ professors on how to cook some of the well known Viennese dishes which you will then eat.

Local Vineyard
Local vineyards
Photo courtesy Susanne Servin



In the afternoon you will set out with your guide by public transportation (like a native) across the Danube to Vintner Wieninger in Stammersdorf -still part of Vienna. There you will taste whites and reds grown in his own vineyards on the surrounding hills. And then you will experience another Viennese tradition – the Heuriger – where you will eat and drink and listen to Viennese music – also at Wieninger’s.

You return by public transportation to your hotel.

Day 8

After your last buffet breakfast you will transfer from the hotel to Vienna airport in private coach with English speaking assistant for your flight back to the USA.

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Each participant will get a “Wiener Küche” certificate after having cooked at all three venues.

Serve up a taste of  viennaIn preparation for your tour, you may wish to cook these authentic recipes from the Culinary School in Vienna. OR, you may enjoy VIENNESE CUISINE served at the NYC Austrian Restaurant Blaue Gans on Duane Street

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