Culinary events

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

La Semaine du Goût 2018
Switzerland’s Annual Week of Taste

September 12-13, 2018

Switzerland’s “Week of Taste” highlights regional food products and promotes sustainable practices related to health and the environment, particularly for younger generations. You can attend different events during the “Week of Taste,” like special meals, markets and workshops. Along with many opportunities to taste and learn about delicious Swiss foods, this event has an educational component as well, such as increasing awareness of traditional foods and nutritional eating habits.

Landesmuseum: Zürich
What Does Switzerland Eat?

Until September 23, 2018

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.

Experimental Gastronomy

September and October 2018

Focused on delicious food from talented chefs served in unique and surprising ways, Steinbeisser will come back to Switzerland this fall for two editions of its Experimental Gastronomy: September 19 and 20, 2018 in Basel, and October 20 and 21, 2018 in Bern.

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 current theme, focused on the people who make food. The museum offers exhibitions, workshops, events, presentations and digital content connected to this theme.


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