2018 Staff Party

2018 Staff Party

Like each year, the whole Auberge de Savièse staff got together at the Brasserie Lipp for the traditional Staff Party. This was the occasion to enjoy a wonderful, friendly moment together and get ready for a new year of team work!  
Jane and Dolly’s cheese fondue

Jane and Dolly’s cheese fondue

This week, we were greatly honoured with the visit of actress and singer Jane Birkin who was staying in Geneva for the Anitgel Festival. We took much pleasure in serving a cheese fondue to this great lady who was accompagnied by her dog Dolly. Santiago was obviously...
Our waiter, José Manuel, on the walls of the city

Our waiter, José Manuel, on the walls of the city

For its latest advertising campaign, Migros has chosen to have portraits of dozens of Swiss citizens taken across the whole country. This is why you might happen to see a picture of one of our waiters, José Manuel, proudly wearing his Auberge de Savièse colors on one...
Enjoy Malakoffs at the Auberge de Savièse

Enjoy Malakoffs at the Auberge de Savièse

Malakoffs are small cheese fritters, specialties from canton of Vaud and more particularly of the Côte Vaudoise region. The origin of Malakoff dates back to the Crimean War. Numerous soldiers of Swiss origin were in the ranks of the French and English armies, which...
What is a carnotzet?

What is a carnotzet?

Carnotzet comes from “karnótsè“, a word from the French regional dialect that designated a small hiding place where bottles of wine could be stored. The term appeared for the first time in Switzerland in 1894 during the Cantonal Exhibition in Yverdon to...
Pot au feu at the Auberge de Savièse

Pot au feu at the Auberge de Savièse

Did you know that the pot-au-feu (literally “pot on the fire”) is the quintessence of French family cuisine? It is a beef stew, cooked in a broth for long hours and served with vegetables and a marrowbone. During the winter season, Auberge de Savièse...