Cuisine and indulgence in St. Johann, Oberndorf, Kirchdorf and Erpfendorf
'Eating and drinking keep body and soul in union.' In the scores of restaurants, lodges and alpine inns, you often find exceptional, traditional dishes. The cuisine of the Kitzbühel Alps is tasty and to many different tastes. It ranges from the local Tyrolean dishes, such as Kaiserschmarrn (Emperor's pancakes), Gröstl (seasoned pan-fried meat and potatoes) and Backhendl (chicken schnitzel), as far as sophisticated national and international dishes. The clarity of the water, the pristine natural setting and ingenious chefs make the area positively gourmet territory!
Culinary arts of the Kitzbühel Alps
The Austrian cuisine encompassing Wiener schnitzels and Germknödel is famous the world over. The Tyroleans too have many a hearty treat to serve up, like Gröstl (seasoned pan-fried meat and potatoes) or Kasspatzln (Tyrolean cheesy pasta). The Kitzbühel Alps are a veritable treasure chest of dishes from the region and beyond - simple and austere one the one hand, full-bodied and extravagant on the other.