Culinary events

Here are some recommendations for current and upcoming culinary events in Switzerland:

Caves Ouvertes (Open Wineries)
Throughout Switzerland

May 2018

During the month of May, wineries throughout Switzerland open their doors and welcome you to try their wine. It’s a great opportunity to learn about Swiss wine and talk directly with the people who make it. Swiss Wine Promotion has compiled all the information you need to plan your visit this year.


More than 140 events

May 24 – June 3, 2018

The 3rd edition of FOOD ZURICH presents 11 days of culinary events. This year’s theme is “Teilen – Essen ist, was uns verbindet” (Sharing – Eating is what unites us). This citywide food festival kicks off with an opening party at the Jelmoli Food Market and ends with a FOOBY FOOD ZURICH PARTY that will take place at the Zürich Engrosmarkt.

Chef Alps: Zürich
International Cooking Summit

May 27-28, 2018

An incredible line-up of internationally acclaimed chefs will be in Zürich again this year for Chef Alps 2018. The 7th edition of this 2-day event will showcase the incredible talents of these chefs, who will cook live on stage and share some of their culinary secrets.

Landesmuseum: Zürich
What Does Switzerland Eat?

Until September 23, 2019

Was isst die Schweiz?”is now being hosted by the Landesmuseum ZürichThis exhibition looks at many aspects of food in Switzerland, exploring its connections to history, art, culture and more.

Lausanne à Table
Over 50 culinary events

April through December 2018

For its 7th edition, Lausanne à Table has planned 50 culinary events that highlight local food, restaurants and producers from the Lausanne region.

Alimentarium: Vevey
The Faces Behind Food

Until March 31, 2019

Visit the Alimentarium, the world’s first food-themed museum, and discover its new theme, focused on the people who make the food we eat. It will present this theme through various means, such as exhibitions, workshops, events, presentations and digital content.

If you would like to share information about an upcoming food-focused event in Switzerland, please don’t hesitate to contact me. And, for additional information about culinary events, I recommend visiting