Moevenpick Hotel Bur Dubai hosts the Swiss Culinary Festival featuring more than just food

From May 7 to 17, the Moevenpick Hotel Bur Dubai is hosting a Swiss Culinary Festival for the second time. Swiss performers and yodellers, together with guest chef Peter Spoerndli from Switzerland will bring once again a "true Swiss taste" to Dubai.

Guests can indulge in Swiss delicacies and treat themselves to chocolates, lots of cheese, chocolate works classes and other Swiss culinary highlights.

Pamper yourself
Pamper your palette with a lavish lunch and dinner buffet featuring Swiss delicacies including cheese Raclette, cheese and meat fondues, cold cuts and many other traditional dishes.

Your meal will be complemented with a huge variety of chocolates, cakes, tarts and dipped fruits from the dessert buffet.

You can also enjoy an a-la-carte menu or the varied daily buffet menu For lunch, indulge in traditional Swiss, international and local cuisine for only Dh85 per person. (Friday brunch Dh120 per person).

Experience a Swiss-style evening for Dh99 or Dh149.

Among other selections you may try Tatar with air dried beef, chicken fricassee Zuger Art, sliced veal Zuerichoise, roesti bernoise, Buendner beef and many other regional specialties.

All-you-can-eat chocolate
Chocolate lovers can enjoy an all-you-can-eat chocolate buffet for only Dh45 per person. And those who like to work hands-on can experience "chocolate works".

Become a master of delectable chocolate desserts by learning the techniques of creating delicious fondue, dipped sweets, mouldings, tempering and much more.

All you can make and take home for Dh200 inclusive of all ingredients, recipes, souvenir menu, apron, snacks and beverages.

Folk music
The Rhine River Band returns with Swiss folk music. The band plays traditional Swiss instruments and showcases the cow bell symphony, yodel melodies, the singing saw and the world famous Alpenhorn.

Take home
The Swiss Culinary Festival will offer a unique glimpse into the rich and diverse Swiss culture as well as an opportunity to take home a little Swissness.

Experience this Swissness at the Moevenpick Hotel Bur Dubai and enter the draw to win 2 roundtrip business class tickets to Zurich including a 3-night stay at one of the Moevenpick hotels in Switzerland and many other prizes.

Opening ceremony
The "heese cutting" opening ceremony will take place on May 7. "It gives me great pleasure to bring the Swiss Culinary Festival to Dubai again.

"The Moevenpick Hotel Bur Dubai is currently the only Swiss hotel in the UAE and we are proud to go back to our roots with this wonderful event and reintroduce the rich Swiss culture to an ever more diverse community in Dubai," said Michael Nugent, general manager of the hotel.