Celebrating 150 years of luxury
1873 – the year of the Vienna World‘s Fair.Bustling activity dominates the city. Vienna was filled with excitement and energy that held people in its spell, especially Xaver Loibner, the young scullion. He created the first square cake for Emperor Franz Joseph I. on the special occasion of the opening of the luxurious Hotel Imperial Vienna on 28 April 1873. Legend has it that this event marked the birth of the renowned Imperial Torte Wien. Even 150 years later, the Hotel Imperial and its exquisite Viennese master confection still fascinate gourmets and connoisseurs with its uniqueness.
Let’s celebrate the 150th birthday and enjoy the Imperial Torte at the legendary Café Imperial Wien or from the comfort of your home.
150 ANNIVERSARY Magazine
Further historical highlights along with compelling stories are awaiting you in our anniversary magazine.
A Success Story Goes Around the World
A Viennese confection goes around the world. For generations now, the Imperial torte Vienna has been made by hand with passion and attention to detail. We offer worldwide shipping through our online shop.
Great attention to detail is essential in the preparation of the consummate Imperial Torte Vienna. Our confectioners exercise the utmost care in the selection and processing of choice ingredients. The finest marzipan, oranges and raspberries are the ingredients for the exclusive varieties of our famous viennese cake.
For generations now, the Imperial Torte has been made by hand with passion and attention to detail. An exquisite enjoyment for every Viennese and Viennese traveler.
A SUCCESS STORY GOES AROUND THE WORLD
It happened in 1873 at the Hotel Imperial Vienna. The Imperial Torte was created in honor of Emperor Franz Joseph.
Still made by hand and with passion to detail at the Hotel Imperial today. Dive with us into the imperial world and learn more about our exquisite master confection…