Culinary Events

Here’s my quick list of major Swiss culinary events that take place throughout Switzerland. For a complete list of all current and upcoming events, visit

Lausanne à Table
More than 40 events and 150 dates

Miam Festival, @Lausanne à Table

March through December 2022

The nonprofit association, Lausanne à Table, organizes a fun, sophisticated program of culinary events each year. These range from large food festivals to intimate dinners to culinary workshops and much more. The full schedule of events and information about how to register is online.

St. Moritz Gourmet Festival 2023
Theme: Middle Eastern Cuisine

January 20-28, 2023

The 29th edition of the St. Moritz Gourmet Festival will feature Middle Eastern Cuisine in Switzerland’s Upper Engadine Valley. The full program, including the festival’s guest chefs, will be announced in late October. Tickets go on sale in early November 2022.

For more information about this event from the perspective of a guest chef, check out my interview with Tomer Tal, who leads the kitchen at George & John in Tel Aviv, Israel.

La Semaine du Goût
Switzerland’s Week of Taste – 23nd edition

September 14-24, 2023

La Semaine du Goût (French) / Die Genusswoche (German) / La Settimana del Gusto (Italian) – The 23nd edition of Switzerland’s “Week of Taste” takes place from September 14 to 24, 2022. With many different kinds of events held in locations throughout the country, the Semaine du Goût highlights regional food products and promotes sustainable practices related to health and the environment. For 2023, the city of Fribourg has been selected as the Ville du Goût.

Zürich’s largest food festival

September 2023

FOOD ZURICH represents the largest food-focused festival that takes place in the City of Zürich. With a focus on the “culinary future,” the seventh edition of this festival will include workshops, food tours, markets and more.

If you would like to share information about an upcoming culinary events in Switzerland, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Updated: December 7, 2022