Bad Ragaz, Switzerland

Meet Sven Wassmer, the man responsible for the the wonder that is Memories. Within the Grand Resort Bad Ragaz, and with Andreas Caminada’s lauded Igniv for a neighbour, Wassmer was always going to bring his A-game. Indeed, he worked under Caminda at his flagship, Schloss Schauenstein, before moving on to another two-star establishment in the Vals resort. Clearly rooted in the Swiss Alps, his approach is driven by the natural world, following micro-seasons and channelling nostalgia into a modern, pared-back cuisine that speaks of the great outdoors. He invites guest to ‘Taste again, as if you’ve never tasted before’. Within a dazzling fine-dining space that plays on the theme – stonework, abundant wood – the menu plays out over seven, nine or 11 courses. That might include his take on raclette – a refined dish of confit mountain potatoes in brown butter with Gruyère and truffle, or maybe pike perch with preserved lemon and fermented JerUSlem artichoke, or char with burnt crème and fir. The country’s cooking ha

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Grand Resort Bad Ragaz, Bernhard-Simonstrasse 14, Bad Ragaz, St. Gallen, 7310


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