PLATO 428 BC – 348 BC
Tobias Funke, star chef with Gault Millau points, Executive Chef and Managing Director of the «Gasthaus zur Fernsicht» in Heiden AR, makes Heiden a real culinary hotspot in the region. Under his leadership, however, there is not only gourmet gastronomy offered but also a restaurant with traditional „Swiss Alpine Food“, a bar with a cigar lounge, a café in the village or in winter a fondue chalet and an ice rink in the middle of the village with breathtaking views of Lake Constance.
„Cooking is intuition and creativity, but also skill and experience,“ Tobias Funke is convinced. Nevertheless, he says: „Cooking doesn’t have to be that difficult!“ and offers cooking courses for small groups. „Of course, the courses can be customised individually. I will not only show you the basics of cooking, but also let you into my personal recipes and my cooking philosophy,“ says Tobias Funke.
A few years ago, a restaurant was built high above Lake Constance, which was a blessing for Eastern Switzerland: the “Gasthaus zum Fernsicht”.
Portuguese red mullet
Pig „56 days matured“
Dry Age Duck
Ora King Salmon
If you enter the Guide Michelin starred temple of deliciousness, you will be enchanted. For this experience, Tobias Funke and his team are constantly creating new compositions using international, specifically selected or cultivated products. The Incantare ranks 24th among the best restaurants in Switzerland.
All dishes are created by Tobias Funke and his team and cooked with fresh, exquisite ingredients. All menus are produced with Swiss products only and are characterised by two typical features: Full flavour and that little something extra.
A cosy meeting place with breathtaking views in the midst of the beautiful gardens of the «Gasthaus zur Fernsicht». Here you may begin an evening full of culinary adventures or round off a perfect dinner with numerous taste experiences for your palate. Along with our extensive selection of drinks, you may also enjoy a range of light snacks. Or treat yourself to a cigar from our ample assortment.
By twos, with friends, with your family: Get spoiled with culinary delights and enjoy the special atmosphere of the fondue chalet in Heiden. Whether you are planning a business event, birthday party or Christmas celebration, there are a lot of things possible in the wooden chalet.
The newspaper «Sonntagszeitung» wrote: „… presumably the best fondue chalet in Switzerland.“
Ice Rink Heiden
Whether you would like to ice-skate or curl (reservation below), whether you are new or experienced on the ice: the ice rink Heiden offers fun for everyone on an ice-covered surface of 850 m2. Those ice skaters who get hungry or want to warm up may do so in the authentic Swiss fondue chalet right next to the ice rink.
In the middle of nowhere. An oasis in the midst of nature, designed to the last detail. A place where nature is everywhere around you and the landscape is seamlessly framed. A surrounding where everything necessary and nothing unnecessary is available.
A unique place to forget everyday life and recharge your batteries.
Tobias Funke loves to share his knowledge. Therefore, it’s not surprising to find him on speaker stages of well-known institutions more and more or in consulting other companies. Find some examples below.
„my Switzerland“ Ferientag KKL Luzern
Topic: Future, Trends, Pop-Up Projects
CEO Pascal Vautier invites to a discussion about „Energy and Food“
Topic: Energy und sustainability in fine dining
Topic: The past, the present and the future
Would you like to book Tobias Funke for your own event (in german only)? Inquire without obligation.
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