With a rich culinary heritage that brings together Swiss and Italian flavours, St. Moritz, nestled in the Engadin Valley, offers food lovers a sublime gastronomic experience. With several of its restaurants perched at elevations exceeding 1,800 metres, dining in St. Moritz is a true elevation of the senses, giving a whole new depth to the phrase 'Haute Cuisine'.
Whether you're seeking traditional dining experiences in timeless grand dining rooms, sipping cocktails in contemporary lounges or delighting in breathtaking panoramic views from summit restaurants, St. Moritz caters to every culinary whim. The fusion of Italian and Swiss cuisines manifests in an array of tantalising dishes. From comforting fondues and raclettes to flavorful capuns and paninis, the gastronomic landscape is diverse and enticing.
Yet, perhaps, the jewel in St. Moritz's culinary crown is the local favourite, the Engadiner Nusstorte. This exquisite nut tart, crafted with cream, caramel and walnuts, stands as a testament to the craftsmanship of Engadin confectioners. Over the years, this dessert has evolved into a world-renowned delicacy sought after by food enthusiasts worldwide.
For those seeking a celebration of global culinary arts, the St. Moritz Gourmet Festival is an event not to be missed. Here, world-class gastronomy takes centre stage, offering an immersive exploration of flavours. Furthermore, the Engadin Valley houses traditional alpine dairies, offering an authentic taste of the Swiss dairy tradition.
And for whiskey aficionados, St. Moritz is home to the world's largest whiskey bar, presenting an impressive selection that spans globally renowned and lesser-known distilleries.