Secularization forces the Franciscan monks to sell their island, which had been used as a vegetable garden, to the landlord Anton Gruber for 1300 gulden. Gruber opens a pub and the people of Munich give the Praterinsel its present name.
Anton Gruber runs into financial difficulties and sells the Prater site to the liqueur and vinegar manufacturer Anton Riemerschmid, who relocates his production to the island.
Prof. Richard Riemerschmid rebuilds the main house to its present form.
Riemerschmid moves company headquarters to the outskirts of the city and the idyllic ensemble lies fallow
The imposing vaulted halls are renovated and from then on operated as an event location.
The PRATERSTRAND is founded to provide idyll and vacation feeling in the city in summer.
Feinkost Käfer takes over the operation of the Praterinsel and adds the location to the list of exclusive locations.