Sicilian Food Festival

Elia Russo as guest in Lucerne

The Sicilian Food Festival starts on September 23, 2021 at the Hotel Schweizerhof in Lucerne. The star chef of the partner hotel Villa Neri, Elia Russo, does us the honor and lets our palates enjoy a touch of Sicily.


Opening night im Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern
Thursday, September 23, 2021

For the opening evening of the Sicilian Food Festival, Elia Russo, the celebrity chef from Villa Neri in Linguaglossa, Sicily (IT), will delight guests with authentic Italian cuisine.

The 5-course menu costs CHF 185.00 per person (including aperitif, drinks & wine accompaniment) and starts at 6.30 pm.
Already at 17.00 o'clock a wine tasting takes place (additional CHF 30.00).

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Elia Russo combines technical excellence with respect for local ingredients. He creatively reproduces Sicilian local recipes, creating an incredible variety of experiments and combinations. In Italy, Elia Rosso is already in the "Guida Identità Golose" and is also mentioned in the Michelin Guide. Elia Russo's guest chef menu will subsequently be on the menu of the Galerie and Pavillon restaurants at the Hotel Schweizerhof Lucerne until the end of the year.

After his visit to Lucerne, Elia Rosso will travel on to the Hotel Savoy Baur en Ville in Zurich (Sept. 28 & 29, 2021) and serve his delicacies at the Restaurant Orsini. Then it's up to Stoos for the last stop on his tour on Oct. 1 & 2, 2021. Enjoy Sicilian dolce vita in Lucerne. Treat your taste buds to a vacation in Sicily. Buon appetito!

The Guest chef Menu

Guest chef menu opening evening

Guest chef menu after opening evening



Opening evening
5-course menu complete CHF 185.00 (incl. aperitif, drinks & wine accompaniment)
5-course menu complete CHF 135.00 (excl. drinks)
Additional wine tasting at 17.00 (CHF 30.00)

After the opening evening
5-course menu complete CHF 135.00 (excl. drinks)
5-course menu complete CHF 185.00 (incl. aperitif, drinks & wine accompaniment)
Additional wine tasting at 17:00 (CHF 30.00)