After an exhilarating day’s skiing, as the sun sets behind the Valais Alps, it’s the moment to enjoy a meal with a difference. Valais offers many ways of discovering local cuisine in an unusual way. How about a dinner in a gondola, an igloo? Here are some suggestions for an original gastronomic adventure in the heart of Valais.
Fondue in a gondola – Grächen
Suspended between sky and earth, enjoy a fondue in a gondola. Several Valais resorts offer the chance to enjoy a new take on “haute cuisine” as you admire views of fairy-tale landscapes. The Hannigalp gondola, for example, at the heart of the Grächen ski area, invites you to finish a day up on the pistes with a delicious cheese fondue: the classic Swiss winter dish and the most convivial of all meals!
Kitchen around – Zermatt
Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at Zermatt’s top restaurants? The gastronomic hotspots of the Valais resort have opened the doors to their kitchens for you and invite you to an exclusive gourmet experience. As you go from one restaurant to the next, discover the secrets and techniques of the leading Zermatt chefs and enjoy an exquisite multi-course meal that showcases local produce. Savour four different dishes prepared before your eyes, and with each one get to know one of the region’s finest wines!