Rolling Pin is one of the most prominent gastronomy magazines in the German-speaking world. Every year, the makers honour greats in their field. People who positively influence the gastronomy, hotel, wine and bar scene.
According to publisher Jürgen Pichler and his team, it is the "biggest and toughest industry award".
The numbers show the effort that goes into the awards: 10'000 nominees, 100 Best Chefs, 50 Best Sommeliers, 50 Best Bars, as well as special categories such as Gastronomer, Caterer, Sous Chef or Patissier of the Year.
Innovative spirit, courage, creativity, preservation of tradition at the highest level and further development of the industry are the most important criteria for nomination. The announcement of the winners is the highlight of the annual Rolling Pin Convention. aleno is the official partner of the largest symposium for chefs, restaurateurs, hoteliers, sommeliers, bartenders and service heroes.
And these are the winners of the Rolling Pin Awards Germany 2022
Chef of the Year: Max Strohe | Tulus Lotrek | Berlin
Sommelier of the Year: Willi Schlögl | Bar Freundschaft | Berlin
Bar of the Year: The Grid Bar | Köln
Inspiration Chef of the Year: Rasmus Munk | Alchemist | Kopenhagen
Sous Chef des Jahres: Tessa Theil | Kin Dee | Berlin
Pâtissier des Jahres: Ian Baker | Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski | München
Burning Chef of the Year: Tobias Beck | Ember – Open Fire Cooking | Berlin
Newcomer of the Year: Maurizio Oster | Zeik | Hamburg
Caterer of the Year: Koral Elci | Kitchen Guerilla
Gastronomer of the Year: Wolfgang Hingerl (hier im Interview mit aleno) and Moritz Meyn | Mural | München
Gastronomy Concept of the Year: HYGGE – the Farm | Hamburg
Life's Work: Rainer Becker | ZUMA
Maître of the Year: Oliver Kraft | Lorenz Adlon Esszimmer | Berlin
Wine Legend: Gerhard Retter | Cordo | München
Lifetime Achievement: Fatih Akerdem | The Westin Grand | Frankfurt
MMixologist of the Year: Marie Rausch | Rotkehlchen | Münster
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The aleno team congratulates all nominees and all award winners!!!