In 1997 Johann made his first trip to Houston. He spent a short time here but quickly realized that Houston is a city that would open its heart to the quality and style of food that he so loved preparing. Johann returned to Germany and he and Irmgard-Maria started planning their move to the United States. Their journey began almost two years later.The next two years were spent learning about and becoming familiar with Texas and Houston in particular.
Chef Johann Schuster was born in Transylvania, Romania and at an early age of fourteen started his training at the Culinary Institute of Hermanstadt to later become a chef in some of Europe?s finest restaurants. After years of preparation and training in the culinary arts, Johann traveled to Germany where he met his wife "Irmgard-Maria". They opened their first restaurant in the beautiful Black Forest and spent ten years building the restaurant into an award winning place to dine.