Il Tavolo Zurich – Foodie Zurich at Its Best!

Il Tavolo Food Festival Zurich

Il Tavolo Zurich – Foodie Zurich at Its Best!

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One of the top food events in Zurich each year is Il Tavolo Food Festival. This year it takes place for the fourth time from the 24th– 28th June 2015 and promises an exciting feast of foodie treats!

There are a number of events throughout the week which make up the festival. The Opening Night on 24th June at 7pm features a kitchen party  – “ready for take off” at Gate Gourmet, Borddienststrasse, Zurich Airport. Some of Zurich’s top chefs with be cooking taster portions of their fabulous creations. The following night, 25th June is Il Tavolo “No Limits”. Restaurants, food trucks, hotels and cookery clubs are invited to stage their very own food event on a particular theme.

Il tavolo food festival zurich

Thursday 25th June is the “Dashing Chef” event which takes place at all the host hotels. After creating a course at one hotel they dash on to the next hotel to cook another course there. It’s a fun, entertaining event.

Saturday 27th June is the Il Mercato-Lunch from 12 noon to 3pm at the Engrosmarkt Zurich taking place at an amazingly long communal table – over 200m in length! The same evening the Il Mercato-Dinner takes place at the place from 7pm till 1am.

On Sunday 28th June the Familienbrunch takes place, again at the Engrosmarkt, from 10am till 1pm. It’s a feast for young and old with fabulous food and a great atmosphere. There is even entertainment laid on and it’s a great place to meet friends and have a relaxing fun time – without having to do all the cooking!

Il Tavolo Food Festival Zurich

Il Tavolo Zurich – Foodie Zurich at Its Best!

The key chefs taking part in the event are as follows:

Maurice Marro & Olivier Rais, BAUR AU LAC



Patrick Hetz & Ingo Kühn, THE DOLDER GRAND

Dietmar Sawyere, WIDDER HOTEL


Oli Fischer, Div Director Culinary Excellence Europe & Africa

Mike Thomi, Ristorante Da Angela


Michael Bolliger, DREI STUBEN

Rebecca Clopath, Max Havelaar Ambassador

Die Gastrosophinnen, Cookery Club

The photos here were from the opening pop up launch at August Restaurant in Rennweg, Zurich.

Il Tavolo Food Festival Zurich

If we’ve whet your appetite sufficiently and you’d like to have more information or buy tickets for the event please go to the website.


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