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).