chef's bio

Two times James Beard Award nominee (Best New Restaurant and Rising Star Chef), Chef Bernhard Mairinger brought Los Angeles its first taste of authentic Austrian cuisine with BierBeisl Restaurant. The Austrian born chef who started his career in Los Angeles as Chef de Cuisine with the renowned Patina Group which earned 4* stars by the LA Times during his time there, was quickly recognized as one of the Top 30Under30 young talents within LA’s hospitality scene.

Critical acclaim followed, naming BierBeisl one of the Best New Restaurants on the lists of Gayot, Zagat, LA Magazine and Angeleno Magazine. After earning raving reviews from the LA Times and LA Weekly, BierBeisl was included in their 101 Best Restaurants and 99 Essential Restaurants list in LA.

National recognition arrived when Esquire Magazine named BierBeisl one of the Hottest New Restaurants in America and shortly after Chef Mairinger competed against Michael Simon and Jeffrey Zakarian on Food Networks popular show, Iron Chef America.

Other important stops of Chef Mairingers young and successful career include, Hotel Alex Zermatt (Switzerland), Ashdown Park Hotel (UK), Schloss Fuschl Resort and Spa(Austria), Hotel Zuerserhof (Austria), Restaurant Neichel (Barcelona, Spain), Ristorante Da Gianni (Mannheim, Germany), Restaurant Vendome (Cologne, Germany), Grande Sheraton Sukhumvit (Bangkok, Thailand).

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Impress without the Stress

You love having friends over and throwing dinner parties for co-workers or invited guests – but you don’t like to deal with all the stress and hectic to get ready? You hate that you are always missing out on conversations while you are preparing the next dinner course? Let us help. With over 10 years of experience in private dining, Chef Mairinger will create a menu to your specifications. He and his team will help you enjoy being the host, even more than usual. Best thing about it – you won’t even know we were there after the dinner (besides maybe a few leftovers of deliciousness in your fridge!).

Cleanliness and quality are two of the priorities and in experience also what makes us stand out in LA’s large catering market.

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Zagat Guides recognized the young chef’s talents naming him to their 30Under30 list honoring the rising stars of the Los Angeles culinary scene. Rave reviews soon followed in the Los Angeles Times, LA Weekly and other publications. BierBeisl was named one of the hottest new restaurants by Gayot, Zagat, Esquire, Los Angeles magazine and Angeleno Magazine. The LA Times included BierBeisl on their 101 Best Restaurants list and LA Weekly selected BierBeisl for its 99 Essential Restaurant list. The Hollywood Reporter declared Chef Mairinger to be one of the Most Influential Chefs in Hollywood with an A-list clientele.

National recognition arrived when Esquire Magazine named BierBeisl one of the Hottest New Restaurants in the U.S. and Chef Mairinger was included on the James Beard Award shortlist. Chef Mairinger made his national television debut on The Food Network’s Iron Chef America’s Battle Oktoberfest battling two Iron Chefs, Michael Symon and Jeffrey Zakarian. Chef Mairinger’s BierBeisl was also selected as a feature in the Beverly Hills Centennial cookbook. The Beverly Hills restaurant closed and a search for a new location was initiated.

Chef Mairinger has participated in major culinary events and dinners: the LA Food & Wine Festival, Los Angeles Times The TASTE, the Breeders Cup in Pasadena, and numerous underground and pop up dinners, sausage festivals, and events for the Austrian government. His homemade sausages have been selected as #1 in Los Angeles.


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Dinner Kits

To make sure everyone is dining well during these crazy times, Chef Mairinger has started to cook 3 course lunch/dinner kits including some BierBeisl favorites.

Delivered personally by the chef it is not only delicious but convenient having no one else handling the food at any point and time. It is crucial that in our current situation we take all precautions possible to stay safe.

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Upcoming Menu for August 7th:

Given the current circumstances we will continue to serve your meals structured, so all courses can be reheated and are therefore even more safe. Chef Mairinger will deliver the kits on Friday, August 7th directly to your home door or meeting point

Dinner kit includes:

Wiener Schnitzel (Veal, Turkey or Pork) – Austrian style potato salad, peppercress, lingonberry jam

1 kit equals a 2-course meal for 1 person.
Price $45 – 55 / per kit
(Pork $45, Turkey $50, Veal $55)

Payment upon delivery via cash, check or Venmo (@Bernhard-Mairinger) If paid via credit card –  information must be shared before delivery. 3.65% processing fee applies.

Orders must be placed till Thursday 8/5
—— Limited availability ——

Delivery within the following cities:
 Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Bel Air, West Hollywood/Hollywood, Mid City, Highland Park, Downtown, Pasadena, Glendale, West LA, Santa Monica, Venice, Mar Vista, Pacific Palisades, Malibu, North Hollywood, Encino, Tarzana, Topanga Canyon

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Chef Bernhard Mairinger

Call me at +1 (323) 767 9672
Write me at info (at) chefbernhard (dot) com