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Storchen Restaurant Hotel

Restaurant Storchen

Situated in the idyllic village of Schmidhofen lies a charming inn: the Storchen Restaurant Hotel. Belonging to the Helfesrieder family, this establishment is above all known for its brilliant cuisine which has rightfully been awarded a prestigious Michelin star. Here, chef Jochen Helfesrieder cultivates his family tradition, haute cuisine, by transforming high-quality regional products into authentic specialties and classics. The chef’s local delicacies, such as his wild-caught fish dishes, are complemented by exquisite wines from local and national vintners. You can enjoy your lunch or dinner in the traditional dining room, or in the green garden by the pond – if the weather allows it.

Storchen Restaurant Hotel

Bad Krozingen, Germany
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Jochen Helfesrieder

Jochen Helfesrieder
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Jochen Helfesrieder is chef at his family’s establishment Storchen Restaurant Hotel. The chef gained his culinary training at the Colombi Hotel Freiburg and later worked in various high-end restaurants throughout Switzerland and Germany, like Lampart's Hägendorf, Chesery Gstaad, and Sölringhof Sylt. After this, he joined the kitchens at Storchen, where his surprising flavour combinations are a treat for every gourmet’s senses.

1 Michelin star

Local delicacies

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Storchen’s cuisine

Hotel restaurant Storchen’s award-winning cuisine is characterized by the chefs’ refined regional delicacies, ranging from wild fish dishes to culinary delights from other countries. The surprising flavour combinations will surely be a treat for your senses. In the afternoon, chef Jochen Helfesrieder offers a 3-course lunch menu. For dinner, you can order dishes à la carte or opt for the Der Grosse Storch menu (available in 3-, 4-, 5- or 7-courses). Expect lovely options such as the Halibut poached in olive oil, with vegetable bolognese and homemade parmesan gnocchi.

Bad Krozingen area

This family-run hotel and restaurant is located in Bad Krozingen, a tranquil spa town in the sunny German state of Baden-Württemberg. With over 1500 hours of sunshine per year, Baden-Württemberg proudly holds the German record. Popular excursion destinations in the area include Kurpark Bad Krozingen (park with plenty of sports opportunities), the Duft- und Krautergarden (herb garden), and Stadtmuseum Litschgihaus (history museum).The nearby city of Freiburg is known for its famous "Bächle", the narrow waterways in the alleys of the old town. Germany’s largest lake, Lake Constance, is also nearby and extremely popular for hiking, sailing, and cycling.

Hotel Storchen

Storchen Restaurant Hotel is where comfort, luxury, and relaxation meet. This hotel offers 8 hotel rooms which are modern and stylishly furnished. Some of the rooms are also equipped with a balcony or terrace.



Storchen Restaurant Hotel Felix und Nabor Straße 2 79189 Bad Krozingen Germany


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Opening times

Tuesday 12:00 - 12:15 18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday 12:00 - 12:15 18:00 - 21:00
Thursday 12:00 - 12:15 18:00 - 21:00
Friday 18:00 - 21:00
Saturday 12:00 - 12:15 18:00 - 21:00


5-course menu, including aperitif, overnight stay & breakfast in a double room

from € 192 per person

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Discounted enjoyment for all under 30: 3-course menu including aperitif, greeting from the kitchen, two matching glasses of wine, mineral water and coffee to finish. When? Tuesdays - Thursdays

€ 95 per Person

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