The Styrian native ranks amongst the top restaurateurs in Austria. Bernd Schlacher started out at 20 years of age as a waiter at Restaurant Wiener (he later worked as a hotel manager in Jamaica for a year), before he took over the Motto in the 5th district in 1991 and turned it back into a cult pub. He brought the MOTTO AM FLUSS to life in 2010 and it now forms the heart of his pub family. His motto: “We don’t offer our guests extravagant frills, but instead a cosy, high-quality ambiance.” – In addition to Motto am Fluss, the Motto Group also includes the Bakery Motto Brot, as well as the restaurant Chez Bernard – which are located in the Boutique Hotel Motto, located on Maria Hilfer Straße in Vienna’s 6th district, as well as the event location Weitsicht Cobenzl with its Café Rondell. Motto Catering, based in Vienna’s Austria Center, is also part of the Motto Group.