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About the Foundation
Annual theme
The faces behind food
Precision, stamina, creativity... just some of the demands of jobs for foodies uncovered in our new annual theme.
Every Sunday
Brunch with artisanal produce
A bountiful buffet, regional produce, time for togetherness in an idyllic setting… The Alimentarium Sunday brunches promise pure pleasure!
Call for participation
Visual arts: Your artwork in the Museum!
What if your own work of art went on display in the Museum in 2019?
We’re open
tomorrow from 10:00 to 17:00
Let’s talk about food!

Food has quite a history! Join us as we retrace different chapters, looking at traditions, social issues and personal preferences.

Annual theme
The faces behind food
From fruit picking to a master chef’s prowess, humans intervene on every level to make, combine and enhance the food we eat.
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
So tasty you’ll want seconds!
Chef's special from 1 November
CHF 19.00

Wild boar steak in blackcurrant gravy
Mashed potato and pumpkin
Parsnip and celery fricassee
Gala apples with cranberries

“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...

25.10.2019

Olympia Yarger is a cutting edge Australian insect farmer on a mission

27.09.2019

The craze for the ketogenic diet has now gone global. However, its credo “sugar is dead, long live fat” seems partly counterintuitive.

28.09.2017
What the Fork ?!

In this episode, Philippe Ligron goes fishing on Lake Geneva and explains the secrets of his recipe for a mighty marinade.

3 min 48
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...