Event sponsor: Sansibar
The Sansibar is a well-known restaurant on Sylt . It has 160 indoor seats in the restaurant and 250 outdoor seats on the terrace and in the dunes. In the wine cellar , a vault under the wooden hut in Zanzibar, there are 30,000 bottles, divided into 1,100 items, worth several million euros.
In 1974, the Swabian cook Herbert Seckler moved to Sylt at the age of 22. First he found work in the catering trade in Westerland and then bought a kiosk , which stood on the nudist beach between Rantum and Hörnum. There he sold home cooking , sausages and French fries . The snack bar was called "Zanzibar". Out of the season, Seckler worked on butter ships in order not to run into financial difficulties. After the Zanzibar beach restaurant, hardly known at the time, burned down in 1982, Seckler decided to build a larger Zanzibar. In 2009 Herbert Seckler was awarded the gastronomy critic Gault-MillauNamed "Restaurateur of the Year" , the Zanzibar was awarded 13 points.