Sarah Wiener, born in Halle in 1962, grew up in Austria (Vienna) and moved to Berlin in the 1980s, where she opened her first restaurant. She became known to a wider audience through numerous series, such as "The culinary adventures of Sarah Wiener" on the cultural channel Arte. In 2007 she founded the Sarah Wiener Foundation, with which she campaigns for healthy eating habits in children and adolescents in schools and kindergartens. She has been a member of the Austrian Greens in the European Parliament since 2019. There she is a member of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development (AGRI).