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Lausanne à Table is a non profit organisation that offers fun and convivial food events in Lausanne area. In 2018 the program will happen from April to October.

La Chocolatière’s egg hunt

La Chocolatière’s egg hunt is an event in the Easter spirit for children and adults alike, in Parc Mon Repos.

It’s up to you find the (imitation) eggs hidden in the park, which can then be traded for chocolate at La Chocolatière (located just opposite the park). Many rewards made from delicious artisanal chocolate will be handed over to the best hunters!

Dates

Wednesday, April 5 (postponed to April 12 in case of bad weather)

Time

From 2 to 4 pm (in half-hour segments)

Price

Adults CHF 5.- / children up to age 12 CHF 3.-
Registration required, limited places: www.lachocolatiere.ch

Place

Mon Repos Park and La Chocolatière

The 20 km’s brunch

Runners of the Lausanne 20 km or cheerers, make the most of the welcome offered by the twenty or so restaurants along the route and everywhere in town, on Sunday, April 23 for the 20 km’s brunch: a terrace with music right on the route, an athlete’s brunch, a runner’s special, detox cocktails offered on presentation of the race number are some of the surprises prepared by the restaurateurs.

Dates

Sunday, April 23

Time

Varies depending on the establishments

Place

In partner restaurants
Registration: booking recommended with partner restaurants
Full programme : www.20km.ch/a_table

A taste for the open air

Come and taste at the Jetée de la Compagnie, right by the water’s edge, the revisited culinary delicacies that abound in Lake Geneva: chilli con fish, plancha of féra, fish burger or tartar of lake fish.
In addition to tasting these dishes, you can learn about cuts of fish and preparing perch filets with Johannes De Graff, professional fisherman in Allaman, and Véronique Steffen from Poissons du lac.

Dates

Sunday, April 30

Time

From 12 am to 5 pm

Price

Portions between CHF 10.- and CHF 12.- (possibility to pay in Lémans)
Open to all without registration (within the limits of available dishes)

Place

La Jetée de la Compagnie

Open Wine Cellars in Town

A week before the Vaud Open Wine Cellars event, the Vins de Lausanne are anticipating the pleasure with the Open Wine Cellars in Town. Come and taste specialties from the five estates of the Vins de Lausanne, from Lavaux and La Côte, and discover the iconic venue of the Town Hall.

Dates

Friday, May 26 from 4 to 8 pm and Saturday, May 27 from 10 am to 7 pm

Price

Free entry, as from age 16, free tasting, direct sales.

Place

Town Hall

LAUSANNE BEER CELEBRATION

This festival highlights the Swiss craft malting scene and promotes meetings with reputed foreign breweries. Tasting booths with brewers present who will explain their beers and tell their histories, food booths, home-brewing contest and other surprises will enliven these two days.

Crédit photos | Echec & Malt

Dates

Friday, June 2
Saturday June 3

Time

From 4 pm to midnight (Friday)
From 12 noon to midnight (Saturday)

Price

Free entry

Purchase of the glass at the entrance CHF 6.- (compulsory)
CHF 3.- per tasting (1 dl)

Place

Cantine de Sauvabelin

1ST AUGUST PICNIC

In one of Lausanne’s most beautiful parks, the Esplanade de Montbenon, a local market with the best artisans from the area and fine products will let you assemble your picnic and savour it, with grass beneath your feet and looking out across Lake Geneva.

Crédit photos | Lausanne à Table, Elise Heuberger

Dates

Tuesday 1 August

Time

11am to 11pm

Price

Free entry

Cancelled in case of bad weather

Place

Esplanade de Montbenon

Miam Festival

Following the success of the Lausanne Foodtrucks Festival in 2015 and 2016, the Miam Festival will be a proper festival of gourmet food!
Restaurateurs, caterers, foodtrucks, craftsmen, producers, grocers, winegrowers and local brewers gather during three days to offer you a proper festival of gourmet food. The Miam Festival will also include a festive programme with culinary activities, workshops for children, masterclasses with leading chefs, workshops on wine and cocktail demonstrations.

Dates

Saturday, June 3
Sunday, June 4
Monday, June 5

Time

6 pm to midnight (Saturday)
11 am to midnight (Sunday)
11 am to 9 pm (Monday)

Price

Free entry, open to all

Place

Place de la Riponne, Rue de la Madeleine, Place de la Palud and Place Arlaud
Free entry, open to all

Yellow Mafia Market

The Quartier de la Cité becomes a traditional Asian market. Come to discover and taste the extraordinary variety of dishes and flavours from Vietnam, Japan, China, India and other Asian countries. Change of scenery guaranteed.

Dates

Saturday, June 17
Cancelled in case of bad weather

Time

1pm to 9 pm

Price

Free entry, no registration

Price of dishes: between CHF 5.- and 20.- per portion

Place

Esplanade of the Cathedral and Escaliers du Marché

Time to eat!

Dozens of restaurant owners are each setting a table for four in a public location of the Vaud capital. The first four people to sit down will be able to savour a meal offered by our Lausanne restaurateurs. Over the previous days, clues will be scattered on our Facebook page to help you find the tables.

Dates

Thursday, September 7 at lunchtime

This event will take place regardless of weather.

Price

Offered by Lausanne restaurant owners

Places

In many parts of Lausanne (it’s up to you to find the tables)

Closing fondue

Come to the Valency Park to share a magnificent fondue with friends. Restaurateurs renowned for their fondue will serve the fondue pots and – we promise – we won’t forget the bread and the delicious local white wine.

Dates

Sunday, October 15

Time

12 am to 4 pm

Price

Modest Free entry, no registration

Places

Valency Park