Discover Germany, Issue 83, February 2020

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Culinary delights on the shores of Lake Heidsee Idyllically located in the Grisons Alps, the ‘La Riva’ restaurant on the shores of Lake Heidsee in Lenzerheide offers gourmets some true culinary treasures. TEXT & PHOTOS: LA RIVA, N. TRUCKSESS LENZERHEIDE

The restaurant’s young chef Dominique Schrotter guarantees superior cooking, which attracts and delights lovers of outstanding cuisine from near and far. He has been awarded with 16 Gault Millau points, one Michelin star, eight Guide Blue points and recognised as a member of the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, as well as the ‘Swiss Guild of Established Chefs’ and, together with his team, regularly conjures up outstanding culinary pleasures. “In our kitchen, we use regional products fresh from the market,” 34  |  Issue 83  |  February 2020

uine hospitality takes centre stage here. Dominique Schrotter loves to create new compositions and interpret classic dishes in new ways, exciting foodies with his imaginative creations.

Dominique Schrotter stresses. With a creative approach and lots of passion for details, these are worked into veritable delicacies. However, not only what ends up on the plate in La Riva is unique. The first-class wine list, too, includes numerous exquisite wines as ideal pairings for every meal. La Riva guests can enjoy superior cooking and exquisite tableware including fine porcelain and shining silver, which will turn every meal into an experience. Gen-

Dominique Schrotter, chef de cuisine in ‘Restaurant La Riva’.