S.Pellegrino's Sapori Ticino 2017 is already underway with this year's stunning 11th anniversary celebrations including a line-up of unique dinners hosted in some of the most exclusive settings in the picturesque Swiss canton of Ticino.
A selection of resident chefs from some of the region's most spectacular restaurants and hotels will host a number of special guest chefs and evenings until 18 June.
From S.Pellegrino Young Chefs to Ladies night and a whole host of unmissable Italian guest chefs and four hands dinners, here's look at just seven of the unmissable lakeside dinners happening in April/May.
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Find individual event details below.
A Special Evening at La Fattoria di Guido Sassi - Lugano
Chef Fabrizio Fontana will host an evening with Mauro Elli of Il Cantuccio restaurant just a stone's throw from Lake Como at La Fattoria di Guido Sassi. A perfect opportunity to experience traditional Lombard cooking techniques in a modern environment at one of the most fascinating restaurants in the region.
A Special Evening with Franck Giovannini
On 30 April Nicola Costantini will host a very special evening at Restaurant Ciani in Lugano with the great Franck Giovannini of the famous 3 Michelin starred Restaurant de l'Hotel de Ville in Crissier. Dedicated fans of Giovannini's signature cuisine won't want to miss this unique experience.
Ciani Lugano, Piazza Indipendenza 4 6900 Lugano
S.Pellegrino Young Chef Night - Seven Lugano, The Restaurant
S.Pellegrino Young Chefs return for a one off evening at Seven Lugano The Restaurant at the table with some of the best culinary talents of the future, including Anne-Sophie Taurines, Alessandro Rapisarda, and Matthias Walter. Each of the three young chefs were regional finalists in the under 30 S. Pellegrino Young Chef 2016 competition, and national winners for Switzerland, Italy and Germany respectively. The occasion will serves as the perfect opportunity to showcase the recipes that took them to the top.
Seven Lugano - The Restaurant, Via Stauffacher 1 6900 Lugano
Ristorante Galleria Arte al Lago - Lugano
Frank Oerthle hosts Sandro and Maurizio Serva at Ristorante Galleria Arte al Lago. The first appointment with the Italian chefs from Le Soste association will be with brothers, Sandro and Maurizio Servant of Ristorante La Trota. From Rieti, tradition and local products will be the foundation for a kitchen that has freshwater fish at the heart of the menu.
Ristorante Galleria Arte al Lago/c/o Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola, Viale Castagnola 31, 6900 Lugano
Ristorante Ciani - Lugano
Martin Dalsass, from Restaurant Talvo by Dalsass, will arrive at Restaurant Ciani in Lugano on May 8 to prepare a unique four hands dinner with chef Giancarlo Morelli. The two great chefs and friends are sure to create a memorable night, in sophisticated spin on a Mediterranean influenced menu.
Ladies Evening with Patrizia di Benedetto
The first of two events during the series with dinners dedicated to women: On May 9, at the Ristorante Metamorphosis Lugano, Chef Patrizia Di Benedetto del Bye Bye Blues Palermo, The Parks Association, will be at the pass serving an entirely female audience.
Metamorphosis Lugano, Palazzo Mantegazza Riva Paradiso 2
Claudio Sadler Contemporary and in Evolution at Villa Principe Leopoldo
The gastronomic journey continues apace with a dinner at Villa Principe Leopoldo in Lugano, where chef Dario Ranza will host on Claudio Sadler on 14 May, owner of the eponymous two Michelin star restaurant in Milan. Great personality and unique recipes served in a convivial atmosphere with 5 star service are a guarantee.
VIilla Principe Leopoldo, Via Montalbano 5 6900 Lugano
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