You can enjoy authentic regional and Asian cuisine in our Bamboo Restaurant, which is located just 10 minutes on foot from White Castle in a local fishing village. The Bamboo Restaurant has 4 rooms to provide sufficient space for relaxation and enjoyment. As a special bonus, we offer live music or karaoke twice per week.
In our in-house restaurant, we guarantee international cuisine and will be happy to fulfil your personal requests. German specialties (November to March) are also part of our menu. We serve an extensive “American Breakfast” with bacon, sausages, eggs, ham, cold cuts and much more. You can enjoy your breakfast on the terrace in our romantic garden.
The hotel and restaurant owner is the well-known Michelin star chef, gourmet and restaurant critic Hans Böddicker.
As the son of an innkeeper from the town of Neuenweg in Germany 's Black Forest , Hans Böddicker worked consequently towards his professional goal: butcher, chef and hotelier.
Hans Böddicker studied cooking under chef Walter Haas at the German ambassador's, was part of the junior national team at 19 and furthered his skills at the Kempinski Berlin, German Trade Center in Beirut , the Hotel Intercontinental in Geneva and the Au Vieux Berlin in Paris , where he worked as the sous-chef. He then launched his own business: Hotel Kloster Weitenau and the prominent Schwarze Adler in Gutach.
After two years, Hans Böddicker received the much sought-after Michelin star as well as the toque in the Varta guide. At this time, the Schwarze Adler was still among the 100 best restaurants in Germany . Hans Böddicker cooked up over 45 international gold medals at culinary exhibitions from 1973-1985 and was invited to the national chef team in 1980.
Besides the world-famous CAFÉ DE PARIS, Hans Böddicker's other specialties include herbed butter, goose liver pâté, fish terrine, smoked wild salmon, sauce-, soup- and meat concentrates. These delicacies are produced in the family business in Emmendingen. Of course, you can also enjoy these culinary treats at White Castle. White Castle is also a prime address for fish connoisseurs. Each morning, the restaurant receives fish and seafood fresh from local fishers' night catch.
Hans Böddicker is the recipient of numerous awards: member of the Akademie Deutschland, member of the Chaine des Rotisseurs, examination chairman, juror in the international cuisine contest, lifetime member of the Order of the Knights of Rizal.
Today, aside from White Castle Resort & Hotel in the Philippines, Hans Böddicker also runs the traditional mountain lodge Berggasthof Haldenhof in the Black Forest. He is also the editor in chief and chief inspector for the Aral Schlemmer Atlas.