Michael Schmid owns the Brown Bread Bakery & Restaurant in Tripura Bairavi Lane off of the Dasashwamedh Road. As of January 2012, he has done extensive updating at his new location. There is now a rooftop sitting area with a view of the far bank of the Ganges river. Micheal has provided a great selection of both German and Italian dishes many of which are made with organic products. For updates on the Brown Bread Bakery check out www.brownbreakbakery.com. As Michael has a heart for disadvantaged children, he has started a school called "Learn for Life School" located in Aurangabad colony of Varanasi. For information on the school Michael funds with the proceeds from his restaurant check out www.learn-for-life.net.