Sustainability

Hospitality - Noticeably - Sustainable

Hospitality in harmony with nature - of course!

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For us, the approach of sustainability comes from the inner drive and awareness that there is no planet B. We have been taking steps towards sustainability and a greater sense of ecological responsibility since 2001.

We want to offer our guests the best quality and help our environment at the same time. We don't just want to dream of a better future, we want to actively help shape it. So in 2021, we switched to 100% organic - yes, that's right, one hundred percent. All food, all drinks. Without exception!

What does that mean? We are the largest fully certified organic restaurant in the world. And we are very proud of that.

Prizes & Awards

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EU Organic Awards Winner 2023 "Best Organic Restaurant"

In order to produce more organic products, demand must be stimulated. This is why the European Commission, together with IFOAM Organics Europe and other organizations, presents the EU Organic Awards in 7 categories. In 2023, we received the EU Organic Award for "Europe's Best Organic Restaurant".

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Bio Austria Gold Partner

As a Gastro-Partner of Bio-Austria, we stand for a quality-assured, certified organic catering offer for our guests. In addition, we receive support for the search for ideal suppliers and carry the BIO AUSTRIA "Partner Logo".

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Environmental Award 2019

On April 2, 2019, we received the Environmental Award of the City of Vienna for the one hundred percent use of organic food, fresh preparation and the rich vegetarian offer.

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Best family business in Vienna 2023

Value creation, consistency and trust - Austria's best family businesses were brought before the curtain and honored by the "Presse" and its partners: We were delighted to receive the "Outstanding Family Business in Vienna" award.

Logo - Bio Gastro Trophy

Bio Gastro Trophy 2020

As a voluntarily organic-certified company, we have been rewarded for our commitment and quality with the Bio Gastro Trophy. This is the only way guests can be sure that organic food is always served where it says organic.

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EXCELLENT PARTNER COMPANY 2024

We have been a partner company of Jugend am Werk since 2016. We are proud of our employees and the joint contribution we make every day.

 

 
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SUSTAINABLE HOSTING PRICE 2023

Together with the "Wirtshausführer Österreich", METRO has created an award that recognizes successful sustainable concepts in the hospitality industry. We were honored as the winner in the "City Inn" category at "Alles für den Gast".

Responsible enjoyment

Tastes better

It is thanks to our producers & suppliers that we can prepare fresh meals with 100% organic, mainly regional products from Austria and seasonal goods from Europe.

Adamah, Berger Schinken, BioBalkan, Brau Union, Großingerhof, Haubis, Mohr-Sederl, Sonnberg, Wiener Dirndl, Wiener Gusto and many more.

Transparency is important to us - that is why you will find a voluntary overview of the origin of our main products in the table below. This list is constantly updated and expanded.

Together with our guests, we stand for a conscious approach to our planet. We want all the resources we use today to be safeguarded for future generations!

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Origin labeling

Ajvar

Serbia

Beer

Austria

Leaf salad

Austria (seasonal Italy/ Spain)

Crumbs

Austria

Bread/Pastry

Austria

Butter

Austria

Ducat potatoes frozen product

Germany

Eggs

Austria

Potatoes

Austria

Pickled gherkin

Austria

Feta

Greece

Tarte flambée

Germany

Gouda

Austria

Cucumbers

Austria (seasonal Italy/ Spain)

Oat drink

Germany

Chicken

Austria

Yogurt

Austria

Coffee

Central & South America

Cocoa

Dominican Republic

Cauliflower

Austria (seasonal Italy)

Carrots

Austria

Ketchup

Austria

Garlic

Spain

Horseradish

Austria

Pumpkin seed oil

Austria

Almond drink

Germany

Apricot roaster

Austria

Flour

Austria

Milk

Austria

Parmesan

Italy

Pepperoni

Austria

French fries frozen product

Austria

Cranberries

Austria

Radi

Austria (seasonal Spain)

Beef

Austria

Beet

Austria

Sour cream

Austria

Whipped cream

Austria

Pork

Austria

Celery

Austria

Bread cubes

Austria

Mustard

Austria

Sunflower oil

Austria

Spare ribs

Austria & EU

Ice cream

Austria

Pork knuckle meat

Austria

Pasta

Austria

Tofu

Austria

Curd

Austria

White cabbage

Austria

Wiener Dirndl jam

Austria

Onions

Austria

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Eco & Green Events

Events with responsibility

As an ÖkoEvent Gastro partner business, we fulfill all the culinary criteria for implementing environmentally friendly events in accordance with the Viennese ÖkoEvent and ÖkoEvent plus quality seals.

We can also organize events in accordance with the Green Events Standard of the Austrian Ecolabel.

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You would like to organize an EcoEvent with us?

Sustainable commitment

Sustainability is important to us in all areas, which is why we also pay attention to it in procurement and disposal as well as with our partners.

100% organic

Everything - really everything - that we serve is certified organic. This means that our food and drinks meet legally defined criteria for cultivation, care, manufacture and production: they are guaranteed to be GMO-free and are produced without synthetic chemical fertilizers and pesticides. Necessary additives and processing aids are strictly regulated. Animals that provide eggs, milk or meat are a key criterion. They must be kept in a species-appropriate manner - with regular access to the outdoors and sufficient space.

100% green electricity

We are fully committed to the energy transition and demonstrably purchase 100% Austrian green electricity from wind, sun, water and biomass - certified with the UZ46 "Green Electricity" eco-label!

Edible oil > Bio diesel

We are proud that we collect and deliver all our used cooking oil in so-called "Wöli containers" and also contribute to sustainability in this way.

Public transport instead of car

Whether it's an annual pass and free rental bikes for our employees or good advice for our guests: "Please come by public transport - the beer tastes much better then!" We are easily accessible by public transport and if you don't use your car, you can save 1.5 tons of carbon dioxide per year!

5 stars = 1 tree

As a thank you for your 5-star rating, we are making a joint contribution to climate protection! You can find out exactly what here.

Organic bees on the roof

Yes, you read that right! Organic bees... Because if you want to label your honey organic, you have to treat the colonies as such! This starts with the housing, the winter food, the honey extraction and much more. And the organic beekeeper from praterhonig.eu does an excellent job of this! So our honey bees live in humming and buzzing... er, buzzing and buzzing.

Benefits for employees

As a company, we are only as good as each and every one of us. As a family-run company with a long tradition, we care a great deal about the well-being of our Luftburg citizens. That's why we take care of: - free organic lunch - weekly team sports - team-building activities - regular employee training - support for further training - accommodation if required - public transport allowance - family parties & excursions - flat hierarchy & "open door policy"

Partner company of Jugend am Werk

We have been a partner company of Jugend am Werk since 2016. We are proud of our employees and the joint contribution we make every day.

Social commitment

Working together for a good cause and sharing - every year we take part in many campaigns and support charitable projects! We collect cup deposits and free donations for bouncy castle jumping, sell rolls for a charitable cause, supply instead of dispose and are always happy to participate in neighborhood sharing! You can read about what we supported last year in the Spring 2023 Sustainability Report.

Sustainability Report

Transparency is important to us! We want our guests to see, in black and white, how we do business and what waves their order from the waiter makes. That's why we prepare a sustainability report every year, which serves us for our own control, but also for your control. What do we do, how do we do it and where are we going – let's answer with this report!

DEclaration on accessibility

For us, accessibility means that our premises and workplaces are designed in such a way that they are accessible to everyone without assistance. As a family-friendly and family-oriented restaurant, we like to think of everyone! The older family members with walking aids, the child who needs a high chair, the aunt in a wheelchair, the dad who only eats vegetarian food, the mom looking for space for the baby carriage and the four-legged Strolchi - everyone should feel at home with us.

We've got a lot of plans ahead of us

One thing is certain: we will certainly not be resting on our laurels!

Get out of gas! CO2 neutral heating

Climate neutrality at the operating site

Expanding origin labeling - focus on Austria

New concepts with research-based start-ups on the topic of waste prevention

Sustainable (expansion) construction

And much more

For reasons of better readability, the masculine form is used for personal designations and personal nouns in this document. Corresponding terms apply to all genders in the interests of equal treatment. The abbreviated form is used for editorial reasons and does not imply any judgment.