29 top chefs and producers present their best recipes in “Zermatt for Gourmets”. This book was awarded the Silver Laurel 2010 of the Historia Gastronomica Helvetica at the end of April 2011, and is the very best reference for the printer Weber Thun and the pleasure destination Zermatt.
Wolli, the young black-nosed sheep and Zermatt children’s mascot, is the main figure in “Wolli’s Cookbook“. The new children's cookbook is a birthday story with 18 dishes drawn up by Zermatt star chef Heinz Rufibach, together with many beautiful drawings.
Anyone who would like to prepare an Easter dish following the lines of creative cuisine can already invite their guests. Because the recipe from Zermatt gourmet chef, Heinz Rufibach, promises success. A tasty treat to melt in the mouth.
Easter is a time full of colourful surprises for kids. Who wants to make an Easter bunny? And who wants to meet Wolli, the young Zermatt black-nosed sheep who likes kids? He’ll be around at Easter with his friend the Easter bunny!
The Breithorn (4164 m) near Zermatt has now been mastered with a snow bike: a world record. Never before have no fewer than nine people ridden down on snow bikes from a mountain over 4000 metres high. The adventurous group was made up mainly of Valais celebrities, who rode down from the famous glacier-mountain summit towards the Matterhorn glacier paradise (3883 m).
Following the numerous inclusions of Zermatt hotels in both GaultMillau and the Michelin Guide, three Zermatt hotels have also made it into this year’s edition of the Best of Swiss Gastro restaurant guide.
The organizers of Zermatt Unplugged are currently over the moon, with one concert sold out and a sharply increasing demand for all other concerts. As early as last week, OneRepublic were able to put up the “sold” sign! And now the Swedish group, Mando Diao, are gaining ground.
With teamwork, knowledge and experience, Daniel Aufdenblatten and Richard Lehner from Zermatt saved the lives of three mountaineers. On Annapurna (Nepal) in spring 2010, they carried out the highest-ever mountain rescue – at 7000 metres altitude – by helicopter. In Washington DC today, they received on march 8 2011 the ‘Aviation Oscar’, the Heroism Award, for their feat.
Martin Anthamatten is the golden boy! Yesterday he took surprise first place in the sprint discipline in the Ski Mountaineering World Championships in Claut, Italy. The man from Zermatt is thus the 2011 World Champion in the newest discipline in ski mountaineering.