The Steinbeisser’s Experimental Gastronomy, series of special dinners continues, in collaboration with chefs and designers investigating the role of food and our relationship with it. For example, last June in Amsterdam the hosted chef was André Chiang.
For the first time in Vienna, the guest chefs were Lukas Mraz (Mraz & Sohn), Philip Rachinger (Mühltahlhof) and Felix Schellhorn (The Seehof), aka ‘Healthy Boy Band’. After meeting in 2016 at the culinary art festival Gelinaz !, these three Austrian chefs continue to work as an ‘Art-Culinary-Collective’ investigating the food world in unusual ways, with anarchic humor, and through performance.
The dining experience took place in October, at the studio of the Austrian artist Constantin Luser. For the occasion, Healthy Boy Band created a menu using only vegan ingredients with twelve designers making special cutlery and tableware.
‘Why do we eat the way that we do and are there other options?’ this is the question that arises at Steinbeisser’s Experimental Gastronomy. Let’s try to answer it by looking through these mouthwatering food images. Enjoy!
Corn bread served on a soapstone plate by Pia Groh | Photo Thomas Albdorf
Eating with spoons by Lisa Fält | Photo Thomas Albdorf
“Götterspeise” jelly and nasturtium sorbet served in a small bowl by Gregor Titze | Photo Thomas Albdorf
“Healthy sausn” beetroot served on a clay plate by Petra Lindenbauer | Photo Thomas Albdorf
“Kürbislefön” crunchy, hot and sweet-sour pumpkin variations served on spoons by Lisa Fält | Photo Thomas Albdorf
“Kuru fasulye” beans served on a foraged sand plate by Erik Haugsby | Photo Thomas Albdorf
Plating on clay bowls by Petra Lindenbauer | Photo Thomas Albdorf
Preparing porcino matcha served in raw clay chawan by David Louveau | Photo Thomas Albdorf
“Quit cheese" quince with hay and marigolds served on a clay cloud plate by Sofie Nørsteng | Photo Thomas Albdorf
“Roast pork” celery served on a clay plate by Petra Lindenbauer | Photo Thomas Albdorf
Setting spoons by Lisa Fält | Photo Thomas Albdorf
Tomato x.o. served on a clay plate by Lillian Tørlen | Photo Thomas Albdorf