It almost happened in June… but it will happen for sure this autumn! Think brisk autumn days. Think beautiful colours. Think great food and wine. Think about sharing a fabulous glass of wine and some crazy good food with fellow foodies.
With a team of Foodies in Switzerland chefs, local ingredients, and award-winning wine from this historic vineyard, the theme of the dinner is “Elegant Abundance”. We’ll be celebrating the bounty of this region. And simply enjoying the evening.
a fun apéro
a festive harvest meal
a hosted wine tasting with the winemaker
an assortment of desserts
A fundraising raffle to raise money for refugees from Ukraine (our own version of #cookforUkraine).
If the weather permits, sharing stories and s’mores over an open fire
It is an international event. So far we’ll speak English, French, German, and (add yours)!
COST: 155 CHF / person. Includes a reception apéro, a convivial vine-to-table dinner, a half-dozen wines to taste, a buffet of desserts and more!
VIP experience: 185 CHF / person. Join an exclusive group for a guided tour of these historic vineyards wine winery and a special tasting of reserve wines with the vintners. Arrive on site before the crowd for a special apéro and meet the chefs.
Meet the chefs
Executive Chef, Rolf spent many years abroad and the past 14 years as Executive Chef for Hyatt International in Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia and China. Now responsible for all culinary aspects at Ecole d‘Humanité, he continues to embrace his passion for sustainability in the food chain.
Founder, TrouveByStacey, a discovered, restored, redesigned, refinished, lifestyle & accessories brand. Why settle for an average piece like everyone else when you can have something original? She has style and taste… AND she is also a trained chef.
Save your seat at the table
These types of events are my favorite and I really enjoyed the last one so I am very excited to come back.
I just bought my tickets! Really looking forward to it! 😊
About our vigneron hosts
Wine is our true passion. At Fin Bec, we are continually in search of perfection, determined to offer only the finest quality, which defines our name. Fin Bec: A good life, a connaisseur, and a gourmet!
A unique collaboration developed through the combination of the diversity of vines cultivated along the Rhone, and the expertise of two wine enthusiasts, Yvo Mathier and Jane Masters. With the Fin Bec range of Classics and Specialties, the special grape varieties and soils of the Valais are brought to light.
FAQs about this event
RESERVATIONS & BOOKING A TICKET
How do I make a reservation & secure my seat at the table?
Buy your seat with this link. We’ll need your contact information so we can effectively communicate with you. You will receive a confirmation email as soon as your payment is complete. We can accept payments by TWINT and credit card through this site. Email me if you want to pay by IBAN. Closer to the event, you’ll receive an additional email with pertinent event details and information.
What if I have a ticket, but can’t come to the event?
Due to the nature of the event, we are unable to offer refunds. However, you are welcome to transfer your tickets to someone else. Please contact us at least 24 hours before the event with the new guest’s name and information.
Otherwise, they are welcome to use your name when checking in. You can also try to sell your seats on our Facebook group. We can redirect last minute guests to look there. Please keep in mind that transferring funds is your responsibility.
We are doing everything we can to ensure the safety of the guests. We hope you do the same. We are monitoring the federal guidelines for private events. We are providing hand sanitizer for people at the event. We’re asking for safe distancing. Please be responsible. Please do not attend the event if you are experiencing symptoms of COVID.
What is the price of a ticket? And what is included in the price?
A seat at the table is 155 CHF and includes a reception apéro, a convivial vine-to-table dinner, a half-dozen wines to taste, a buffet of desserts and more!
Is there a waitlist?
Tickets are non-refundable. However, in the current climate, it could become possible that somebody might need to cancel. Please, contact me within one week of the event to see if any spots have opened up. You can also check our Foodies in Switzerland Facebook group for tickets. We’ll redirect guests to look there to buy or sell last-minute seats.
Can you accommodate dietary restrictions or food allergies?
When you buy a ticket, let us know if you have specific dietary requirements. We’ll get back to you about how we can accommodate them.
What is the age requirement?
We will be serving alcohol, so the event is targeted for 16 years old or older.
How are you making this a green event? Does it even make a difference?
When we started last year and thought, do we really need disposable coffee cups and individual creamers? What can we do to reduce waste? All it really took was a commitment to one or two things differently. This year, we’ve tried to describe what we do in our sustainability statement.
What should I wear?
The dinner will take place quite literally, in the vineyards. The terrain is uneven and cobbled. Please dress accordingly for the dates and remember to wear comfortable shoes. It could get chilly in the evening (even after a warm day) so please come prepared with a jacket or blankets to keep you comfortable. We anticipate a beautiful sunset and possibly a moonrise. We are encouraging guests to dress up a little (this is NOT a Zoom meeting :-), but jeans and casual attire are not out of place.
Finally, it is later in the year. We have no control over the weather. We’ll decide in the few days before the event if we eat inside or out.
Due to health department regulations, dogs are not allowed at the event.
Will the event be postponed (in case of weather or COVID)?
We do not anticipate the event being cancelled because of COVID. And this time, right from the start, we have secured a place inside to eat if it is too cold or wet outside. This event WILL not be cancelled or postponed.
When will I receive directions and other important information about the event?
You will receive an email about two weeks prior to the event with directions to the event location, finalized event details, and helpful hints on what to wear and what to bring.
What can I bring, other than my fabulous self?
We have collaborated with some foodiepreneurs for some spectacular “door prizes” at our event to raise money for displaced persons from Ukraine. We have prizes like an outdoor cooking experience, sustainable chocolate subscription, wild meat gift boxes and more. Bring a few extra francs or your your TWINT to be considered for these exciting prizes.
Can I buy a gift certificate?
You can definitely offer somebody else a place at the table. Contact me when you want to make the purchase and we’ll work together to make it happen.
Do you host other private events?
We have a network of locations and suppliers to create awesome experiences, farm-to-table, or vine-to-table events. We can also help you create an interesting team gathering (for people who are now working in a hybrid work environment and decentralized work spaces). Contact us if you would like us to help you organize your experience.
Hi, I’m Jen. I am a foodie. Which means, I like food and everything around food. I like creating. I like sharing. I especially like having unique foodie experiences.
I started the Foodies in Switzerland Facebook group and I think we are a great group. I love that we are an international bunch and we see a variety of cuisines & cultures. I love that we ask questions and for recommendations. What I love most about this group is meeting fellow foodies… which led me to do things like this! Organize big, outdoor, dining experiences and start EdibleSwitzerland.com.
Here’s to us: Foodies in Switzerland! Here’s to enjoying and sharing more online and off. Santé! Cheers!