At the end of September 2018 a gigantic cheese festival will take place in Central Switzerland: Lucerne becomes the cheese capital of
In the framework of the official Swiss Cheese
Championships, the 11th SWISS CHEESE AWARDS, and in addition to the public competition, the event includes Switzerland’s largest cheese market with about 70 market stalls and a ‘Chäser-Zmorge‘ (cheese breakfast). At the heart of the festival stands the question of who will become the SWISS CHAMPION. About 900 cheeses in 28 different categories vie for this title. The judging procedure is public and is accompanied by an attractive gourmet tourwith a competition.
During the three days visitors can sample a cross section of Switzerland’s cheese production on the Schweizerhofquai in the centre of Lucerne. Alphorn blowers, flag wavers, live cheesemaking and other attractions enhance the cheese festival. The conclusion on
Sunday morning takes the form of a lavish Chäser-Zmorge with Switzerland’s heartiest cheese buffet and musical entertainment.
The 11th SWISS CHEESE AWARDS from 28 to 30 September 2018 in Lucerne are organised by FROMARTE, the umbrella association of Switzerland’s cheese specialists, with the support of the local organising committee and representatives of the
Master Cheesemakers of Central Switzerland (ZSKM). Further information: www.cheese-awards.ch