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A deliciously colourful summer menu
Summer offer from 4 July to 23 August 2020!
Beurk ! Yuck ! Igitt ! The food we love to hate
Temporary exhibition 2020 - 2021
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today from 10:00 to 18:00
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The food we love to hate
It’s all about food we abhor. To help us understand this emotion, we need your input! We would like to collect your stories.
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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.

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Seasonal recipe

Limited availability – Book now!
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Restaurant
So tasty you’ll want seconds!
Chef’s special throughout July
CHF 19.00

Lamb tagine with vegetables and candied lemons
Wheat semolina with apricots and roasted almonds
Spicy tomato sauce with mustard seeds

“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...

Nettles may sting, but they are also very tasty!
05.03.2020
When you know what to look for, food is everywhere
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
20.01.2015
Why do we eat fish on Fridays? Why fried food for carnival? Days of feasting and days of abstinence have marked the Catholic calendar since the Middle Ages.
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...