Press Release


PALM SPRINGS, CA – December 29, 2014: Beginning January 1, 2014 Chef Johannes Bacher will return to the Johannes Restaurant kitchen and create culinary masterpieces to the delight of his customers. Following a whirlwind 2013 that included numerous awards, functions and media obligations that kept Bacher on the restaurant floor instead of behind the counter, Bacher decided it was time to return to doing what he loves best…!  

Bacher is eager to refresh the menu with old and new favorites highlighting his award-winning Contemporary Continental Cuisine with an Austrian flair that offers restaurant goers dishes with a variety of subtle flavors from around the world. 

Johannes was honored as one of the country’s top culinary talents in the inaugural edition of Best Chefs America 2013 and again in 2014. This is the first-ever peer review guide of U.S. chefs, who were chosen after extensive interviews between their fellow chefs and Best Chefs America analysts.“I am thrilled to be nominated by my peers and included in Best Chefs America,” states Chef Bacher.  “This recognition is truly an honor and gives me yet another reason to be appreciative of my fellow professionals and chosen profession.” 

Restaurant Hours: Open at 5 p.m.        

About Chef Bacher, Johannes Restaurant

Johannes Bacher is known as the “Eclectic Chef”. Offering Contemporary Continental Cuisine with an Austrian flair, Chef Bacher continues to use his many years of traveling the world as the inspiration for his subtle, creative dishes that are exciting and tastefully show off his Austrian roots. As a guest, you will delight in his eclectic and delicious menu selections, extensive wine list both European and American, and Johannes impeccable service. Johannes is open 5 days a week at 5 PM. Enjoy private events in one or more of the tastefully and inviting rooms. Patio dining is available for pleasant desert nights, or cozy up to the bar if you prefer a more relaxed dining experience. Whatever you choose your experience will be one of the best in Palm Springs. Located at 196 Indian Canyon Drive – for reservations call (760) 778-0017, follow us on Facebook and Twitter or make reservations through Open Table.