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About the Foundation
Summer menu

This summer, the Alimentarium chefs are going all out to bring you an amazing summer salad buffet!

Getaway Garden Tours
Every Sunday from 4 July to 29 August, our guides will be on hand for a guided tour of our Garden, including a small tasting session.
Summer offers

Visits full of surprises, wacky workshops, a cosy atmosphere, a Terrasse with a breathtaking view of Lake Geneva, tasty dishes made with love... this is just a glimpse of what summer is like at the Alimentarium!

#vegan
The Alimentarium’s new temporary exhibition brings veganism to the fore. Nutrition, gastronomy, ethics, ecology, activism, popular culture… #vegan explores numerous facets of a consumption pattern that is becoming a widespread social phenomenon.
Welcome to our Terrasse
You can now sit back and enjoy a breathtaking view of Lake Geneva! Can we tempt you with our seasonal dishes lovingly prepared by our Chef and his team? We look forward to welcoming you!
 
Preparing for your visit
Safety is of prime importance for the Alimentarium. We can therefore assure you that we are taking the COVID-19 situation very seriously. We have taken the following steps for your protection.
We’re open…
today from 10:00 to 18:00
We are open!

Our Museum is open as per its usual hours, with all due attention paid to the official health and safety measures. We look forward to welcoming you!

Vegan
The Alimentarium’s new temporary exhibition brings veganism to the fore. Nutrition, gastronomy, ethics, ecology, activism, popular culture… #vegan explores numerous facets of a consumption pattern that is becoming a widespread social phenomenon.
what's on

workshops

Roll up your sleeves!
Sharing knowledge and skills is what we do. With passion. That’s why the Alimentarium organises daily culinary workshops and classes led by qualified chefs.
yum!
Restaurant

The Alimentarium prepares tasty takeaways!

In our Restaurant
Our team of chefs proudly presents a selection of tempting takeaway meals!

“A self-service gourmet restaurant may seem a little unusual, but it’s what’s on the plate that counts. The food is pleasantly surprising, very good even, with a choice of dishes and finesse in the flavour. Well done! Keep it up.”

MJ P on TripAdvisor
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Magazine

Feed your curiosity

Our Magazine is jam-packed with food-related articles and videos. Science, history, society, nutrition...

07.06.2021
Today’s scientists agree that modern societies’ consumption of meat is a cause for concern for the environment and for consumer health...
26.05.2021
The word ‘vegan’ is a recent invention. However, many people have refrained from eating animal products, since the dawn of humankind…
22.08.2017
Cutting out or cutting down on meat products would have positive effects on our health and the environment. Here’s why.
Academy
Games
Digestix
Put the organs in the right place so that food can be digested, and win as many points as you can.
Knowledge
Eggs and cholesterol
Eggs were long considered as perfect food, particularly for the quality of their protein. However, they declined in popularity in the 1980s when it was discovered that...