Our philosophy & values

For us, the Tiger and Palmen Group, values and standards are an important factor in our dealings with employees, customers and business partners. We are aware of our cultural and social responsibility and always strive to proactively shape it. Therefore, we record relevant principles and guidelines in our corporate philosophy, which forms the basis for our actions.


Our guidelines

  1. The promise to the guests, the artists and our employees
  2. Community and enthusiasm
  3. Diversity and equal opportunity
  4. Employee development
  5. Cultural Heritage
  6. Sense of responsibility
  7. Constant striving for renewal



About the Tiger & Palmen Group

The Tiger & Palmen Group includes four popular Frankfurt institutions. Each of the four companies has its own identity, but together they captivate with a common vision. As is well known, the Tiger & Palmen Group stands for top performance, credibility, team spirit paired with innovation, and future as well as sustinability an quality. We see ourselves as a service-providing company and always place the gueast at the center of all operational processes. All our guests, regardless of appearance, gender or origin experience a warm and professional service.


Robert Mangold

Managing Director Tiger & Palmen Group

The hotelier and restaurateur Robert Mangold is responsible for the management of the Tiger & Palms Group as Managing Director. This includes all areas of the commercial departments, technology, human resources, marketing and sales as well as the gastronomies of the Tigerpalast Varieté Theater, the 2-star restaurant Lafleur, Relais & Châteaux, the event and banquet gastronomy of the Gesellschaftshaus Palmengarten and the Caféhaus Siesmayer.

Since the founding of the Varietétheater Verband Deutschlands, he was a deputy member of the executive committee from 2003 to 2013 and has since presided over the association as president. Mangold is a member of the Frankfurt Rhine-Main Chamber of Commerce and Industry, DEHOGA Vice President Hesse and Chairman of the Frankfurt District Association. For the 30th anniversary in October 2018, he received the prestigious Binding Culture Award in Frankfurt am Main together with Margareta Dillinger and Johnny Dillinger.

Margareta Dillinger

Artitic Director

Together with Johnny Klinke and Matthias Beltz, Margareta Dillinger founded the Tigerpalast Varieté Theater in 1988. She has been one of the most accomplished connoisseurs of international artistry for two decades.
At the Tigerpalast she is responsible for the artistic direction of the management. Dillinger shows herself to be a dedicated promoter of young artists from all over the world and regularly travels to various circus festivals and artistic events to discover new talents.

In 2000, she was awarded the honorary plaque of the city of Frankfurt for her international and cultural work. In addition, in 2007, she received the Goethe Plaque of the State of Hesse, for her commitment to the Tigerpalast, which she received together with Johnny Klinke. On the occasion of the 30th anniversary in October 2018, she received, together with Klinke and Mangold, the prestigious Binding Culture Prize in Frankfurt am Main, the highest cultural honor in Hesse. 

Johnny Klinke

Director Tigerpalast

Together with Margareta Dillinger and Matthias Beltz, Klinke founded the Tigerpalast Varieté Theater in 1988. At the Tigerpalast he is responsible for the management, stage operations and events outside the theater. In addition to many engagements for international and cultural initiatives in the Rhine-Main area and consulting activities for various institutions, he is a sought-after jury member of various circus festivals.

In 2007, together with Margareta Dillinger, he received the Goethe Plaque of the State of Hesse. For the 30th anniversary in October 2018 he received together with Margareta Dillinger and Robert Mangold the prestigious Binding Culture Award in Frankfurt am Main, the highest cultural honor in Hesse.



29. October 2021

Reopening of the Tigerpalast after the closure due to the covid pandemic

23. October 2021

7. Palmengartenball at Gesellschaftshaus Palmengarten


Covid Pandemic and start of our Lockdown-Service


Restaurant Lafleur is awarded 19 out of 20 points from Gault Millau


30-Year Celebration Tigerpalast


Hessischer Kulturpreis / Binding Kulturpreis for Tigerpalast


Andreas Krolik is selected Germany's Best Chef by Gault Millau


The Tiger & Palmen Group is awarded the Chefs Trophy for its excellent training of young professionals


Restaurant Lafleur joins the international association Les Grandes Table Du Monde


Die Fliegende Volksbühne has a guest appearence at Gesellschaftshaus Palmengarten with Der Herr von Wutzebach


The Papageno-Theatre celebrates its 20-year-anniversary at Gesellschaftshaus Palmengarten

Since 2015

Interwhiskey takes place annually at Gesellschaftshaus Palmengarten

Since 2015

Abenteuerspielplatz Riederwald's Kids Carneval takes place at Gesellschaftshaus annually


2. Michelin Star for the Restaurant Lafleur


The Loveball takes place for the first time ever at Gesellschaftshaus Palmengarten

January 2015

TASTE at Gesellschaftshaus Palmengarten - 20 gourmet chefs from Germany present current culinary trends in front of over 1.000 people

2014 - 2016

Human Rights Watch Charity Gala at Gesellschaftshaus Palmengarten


Gala event with Bundespräsident Joachim Gauck and guests

December 2013

Die Fliegende Volksbühne presents its show at Gesellschaftshaus Palmengarten

Sice 2013

The popular cider fair - Cider World has a new home and will be held annually at the Gesellschaftshaus Palmengarten

Sice 2013

Annual Fraport Skyliners Basketball macht Schule charity gala held in the Gesellschaftshaus

Sice 2013

The Frühlingsball of the Palmengarten Frankfurt takes place annually in the Gesellschaftshaus

Since 2012

The Family Fair of the City of Frankfurt am Main takes place annually in the Gesellschaftshaus Palmengarten


Opening Gesellschaftshaus Palmengarten and Restaurant Lafleur


Award of the Goethe Plakette by the State of Hesse


Opening Caféhaus Siesmayer


Opening KiKo Palmengarten


Founding of der Tiger and Palmen Gruppe


Michelin Star for the Tigerpalast


Organization of the 1200th anniversary of the city of Frankfurt: Historical high wire walk.


Opening Tigerpalast and Palastbar Gourmetrestaurants


Founding Tigerpalast