Tim Raue, Restaurant Tim Raue, Berlin

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Two Michelin-starred chef, Tim Raue co owns Restaurant Tim Raue in Berlin with his business partner of 22 years, Marie Raue. Taking inspiration from Asia and his trips to Hong Kong, each dish is designed to blend Tim’s unique taste for aromas with sweet, sour, herbal and spicy flavourings. Three months after opening, Restaurant Tim Raue received its first Michelin star followed by a second star two years. Restaurant Tim Raue also sits at number 53 on the San Pellegrino list of the world’s best restaurants.

Restaurant Tim Raue interior
Restaurant Tim Raue interior 

Tim was born in 1974 in Berlin. After training to be a chef, he gained his first work experience at the Quadriga restaurant in the Brandenburger Hof hotel, the Bamberger Reiter restaurant, and the Schloss Glienicke restaurant.

Tim was made head chef for the first time at the Rosenbaum restaurant in 1997. A year later he took on the same position at the Kaiserstuben in Berlin and was chosen as the rising star of the year by the prestigious gourmet magazine Der Feinschmecker.

He then took over as head chef and managing director at E.T.A. Hoffmann in the Riehmers Hofgarten hotel, along with his business partner Marie-Anne where he was awarded the title of ‘Berlin Master Chef’.

In 2003, he took on the roles of executive chefs and global culinary advisor at the Swissôtel Berlin, where he manages the culinary operations of Restaurant 44. In 2005 he was named ‘Rising Star of the Year’ by Gault Millau and his restaurant was chosen as one of the ‘80 hottest tables around the world’ by Condé Nast Traveller. In 2007 he was awarded his first Michelin star.

From 2008 to 2010, Tim Raue was the culinary director and corporate executive chef at Adlon Holding GmbH, where, five months after the opening of the MÂ Tim Raue restaurant, he earned a Michelin star and 19 points in Gault Millau.

In 2010, Tim Raue and his business partner Marie-Anne went into business for themselves and opened the Restaurant Tim Raue. Just three months after the restaurant opened the restaurant received its first Michelin star followed by a second star in 2012.

Tim Raue
Restaurant Tim Raue interior 

Tim Raue has since opened two more restaurants in Berlin; the restaurant SRA BUA by Tim Raue in the Kempinski Hotel Adlon Berlin.

The restaurant offers a culinary concept that focusses on Thailand and Japan and is part of the Kempinski global hotel group. 

In 2013 The la soupe populaire Tim Raue restuarant opened at Bötzow Berlin primarily serving German and Prussian dishes which was later awarded a BIB Gourmand in the Michelin Guide.

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Editor 17th May 2016

Tim Raue, Restaurant Tim Raue, Berlin