The Michelin Guide has announced its selection for Switzerland 2021, and it is an endorsement of the quality of fine dining in the country.
Despite a challenging year and ongoing uncertainty, the Michelin Guide has announced its selection for Switzerland, and there are 24 two-star restaurants included. Four restaurants joined the two-star tier for the first time, while 19 restaurants were awarded the Michelin green star.
The new two-star restaurants in Switzerland are Cà d’Oro, located inside the Grand Hôtel des Bains Kempinski in St. Moritz, Magdalena in Schwyz, run by chef Dominik Hartmann, Sens in Vitznau, on the shores of Lake Lucerne, by Dutch chef Jeroen Achtien, and Swiss native Stefan Heilemann’sWidder Restaurant in Zürich.
Restaurants Cheval Blanc by Peter Knogl in Basel, Le Restaurant de l’Hôtel de Ville in Crissier, and Schloss Schauenstein in Fürstenau all retain their three stars, and there are 18 restaurants that gain one star for the first time.
“In these tough times, it is also encouraging and exhilarating to see new talents emerge who are brimming with energy and ingenuity, in terms of both culinary identity and their commitment to making the dining ecosystem a virtuous one,” said Gwendal Poullennec, international director of the Michelin Guides.
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