Johannes has been selected three years in a row for the Best of Palm Springs Awards for European Cuisine and now qualifies for the 2022 Palm Springs Business Hall of Fame. Each year, the Palm Springs Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Palm Springs area a great place to live, work and play.

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2022 Palm Springs Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Palm Springs Award Program and data provided by third parties. The Palm Springs Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Palm Springs area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value. The Palm Springs Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in our community. Our mission is to recognize the small business community’s contributions to the U.S. economy

Eat well, live better” is the motto of chef Johannes Bacher, whose award-winning European cuisine has been satisfying discerning taste buds in downtown Palm Springs for more than two decades. Bacher lends a taste of his native Kössen — the small town in Tirol, Austria, where Bacher was raised — to dishes such as cheese spätzeln (housemade noodles in fontina and Gruyère cheeses) and his signature Wiener Schnitzel, which was featured in 1,000 Foods to Eat Before You Die, a book listing the world’s best restaurants. Voted Best Fine Dining and Best Continental Restaurant by Palm Springs Life Readers, Johannes impeccable service, upscale casual and hip décor is “Simply the Best of the Best.” Zagat-rated.

Open for dinner at 5 pm. Closed Monday and Tuesday. Reservations only by calling the restaurant directly at (760) 778-0017 or through OpenTable. Johannes is located on the corner of Indian Canyon Drive and Arenas.