The Story of Gerstner and the Opera

Cake and music a perfect pairing

Some weeks ago, we told you that the Opera celebrated its 150th anniversary. And for this occasion, many activities are put together and many people wish the Opera all the best. As in every bday party, a cake could not be missing and this was the responsibility of the Gerstner K. u. K. Hofzuckerbäcker.

Founded in 1845 by Anton and Barbara Gerstner, the confectionery became a royal supplier in 1873. Initially, it was located at the Stock-im-Eisen-Platz, right next to the Stephansdom. It moved to a new location on Kärntner Straße 6 in 1866. It was only between 2008 and 2014 that the company moved to the Palais Todesco.

The partnership between the Opera and Gerstner goes back to 1869. The confectionery took over the food services of the Opera. We can’t think of a better cake for the Opera. Something like a royal cake for an imperial Opera! Here you can find some pictures of that impressive cake! (Cr).

Cafe Gerstner And The Opera

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