Gold Medal for the VIENNA Lounge with Tailored Taste

Vienna Lounge is 'Global Lounge of the Year' at the Excellence Awards 2024 by Priority Pass

New takeover in Linz

The DoN group will take over the operation of the Promenadenhof Linz.


DoN group has won the public tender for Café Rondell and the event space Schloss Cobenzl.

New Openings of VAPIANO and Fat Monk

On 1th February VAPIANO and Fat Monk opened new restaurants in the new VIO Plaza in Vienna Meidling.

Veganuary VAPIANO

Veganuary – campaign in cooperation with Planted until 31st of January, 2024 .

Pasta in the spotlight at VAPIANO Mariahilferstrasse

On the occasion of the upcoming World Pasta Day on Ocotber 25th, VAPIANO Austria is using a Mixed-Reality-Video for the first time.

First Beer Festival at the ÖBB On-Board Service

On selected Railjet trains on the Western route, until the beginning of October the DoN's service teams are dressed in traditional attire to celebrate the DoN's Beer Festival with beer and pretzels.

Fat Monk opens the 8th store in Vienna

Fat Monk Deli-Bowls continues to expand and opened a new Pop-Up Store at myhive at Wienerberg Vienna.

Culinary Partnership at the Highest Level

DoN Catering will be the new culinary partner at Swarovski Crystal Worlds in Wattens starting from October 1, 2023.

Digital learning as a new tool at DoN group

Since April 2023, DoN has been integrating digital and self-directed learning into its corporate culture through the DoN Academy and its partner wîse up.

DoN's and hobex improve cashless payment on the train

New collaboration between DoN's and hobex payment systems brings state-of-the-art payment terminals to ÖBB's long distance trains

VAPIANO introduces Pasta Tuesday

NEW: Every Tuesday every pasta only € 9.90 for all in-house and take-away orders.

Fat Monk opens the 9th store

Fat Monk Deli-Bowls continues to expand and opened two more locations in March in Vienna. The next store opening followed at Westbahnhof on April 19th.


In cooperation with Brau Union, DoN promotes the qualification of around 500 service staff in rail catering and brings beer expertise to the on-board service of ÖBB long-distance trains.

Fat Monk new in Berlin

On January 31st Fat Monk has opened its first location outside of Austria, in Europe's largest food hub, at the Manifesto Market in Berlin.

DoN and Walter Group

On January 11th the new Walters Restaurant x DoN Flavour Districts at Walter Business-Park has opened its doors to the public. With its cutting-edge design and state-of-the-art amenities, the new culinary hotspot offers an elevated dining experience for lunch.

Fat Monk-Deli Bowls expands

DoN expands with Fat Monk-Deli Bowls in Vienna, Linz and Berlin.

DoN at Congress and Messe Innsbruck

The catering group DoN will take over the catering at the Congress and Messe Innsbruck as of january 2023.

VAPIANO Austria expands vegan offer

Sustainability on the menu: VAPIANO Austria expands vegan offer.

DoN takes on the culinary lead at Burgtheater

The catering group DoN will take over the operation of the canteens and public buffets at the Burgtheater as well as its venues at the Akademietheater and the casino at Schwarzenbergplatz as of September 2022.


DoN Flavour District - the new, smart lunch restaurant. With a combination of fixed dishes on several themes and changing offers, the cashless concept is just as convincing as the table service.

ZUR LIESL - new brew pub inside the Linz brewery

On April 7th April,2022 DoN opened the new brew-pub Zur Liesl in the Linz brewery.


On December 13th, 2021 our 14th VAPIANO restaurant opened in the ShoppingCity Seiersberg in Graz. An exclusive feature is the new "VAPIANO Diretto" ordering service, which was launched for the first time in German-speaking countries.

Rolling Pin Award - Restaurateur of the year 2021

One of the most important awards in the industry confirms the successful path of the companies around the DoN group. The coveted award was presented to Josef Donhauser at the Rolling Pin.Convention, Austria's most important event in the gastronomic scene, on 24 October 2021 in Graz.

Fat Monk opens culinary autumn with St. Martin´s goose BOWL

Successful DoN owned brand "Fat Monk – Deli Bowls" at QBC and Wien Mitte releases new products: seasonal special bowl with St. Martin’s goose and special soup.

Vapiano opens restaurant in Graz-Seiersberg and tests new ordering process

With the VAPIANOs acquired in June 2020, the DoN group is once again expanding and will open the 14th restaurant in the ShoppingCity Seiersberg in Graz before Christmas 2021.

The new Bruckner's: A culinary variety as diverse as the music styles of the world

Modern culinary diversity from all continents paired with Upper Austrian cordiality - the newly opened Bruckner's in Brucknerhaus Linz offers modern cuisine, in which dishes and influences from all continents are represented. Nostalgics can even eat the favorite dish of Anton Bruckner.

Austria's largest private caterer DoN continues to expand

DoN Group acquires majority stake in renowned event caterer "LUX & LAURIS" from Wiener Neudorf, as well as its lunch pro "officemenü".

ÖBB & DoN: On the way to good taste

DoN will take over the management of the ÖBB long-distance trains from April 2018
New catering concept focuses on enjoyment, quality and sustainability
Picture credits: © ÖBB, Harald Eisenberger

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