Chef Franck Giovannini. Credit Restaurant de l’Hôtel de Ville.

The Lake Geneva Region continues its reign as the gastronomic center of Switzerland.  Once again, chefs from the Region have come out on top as both Michelin and Gault&Millau announce their annual awards. Chef Franck Giovannini (above) from Restaurant de l’Hôtel de Ville in Crissier has been awarded Best Chef of the Year by the Gault&Millau, which gave him 19 points, while Michelin once again bestowed 3 stars on Chef Giovanni.

Chef Florian Carrard. Credit Gault&Millau

One other noteworthy award went to Chef Florian Carrard at Hotel Valrose in Rougemont, who was named “Discovery of the Year“ in French-speaking Switzerland by Gault&Millau. There are 97 restaurants in the Lake Geneva Region in the Gault&Millau 2018 for a total of 1,365 points and 12 restaurants in the Michelin Guide 2018 with a total of 17 stars.