Food Unplugged

At Food Unplugged, everything revolves around the original preparation of food, i.e. without electricity or gas. Original, authentic, regional and with plenty of passion, the culinary artists will conjure up fantastic creations on your plate and spoil you. 

The next Food Unplugged event is scheduled for 2025. Stay tuned for more information!

Enjoy the luxury of a Michelin-starred restaurant in a lovingly rustic ambience in the middle of the forest: seasonal and local products as well as kitchen artists who put their heart and soul into their work make the Food Unplugged a unique experience. indulge in a multi-course menu at the highest level at the Forrest Dinner in the evening, try the delicious Wood Food in the afternoon and stock up on local products at the Food Market on Sunday.

The next round of Food Unplugged will take place in 2025. More detailed information will be communicated as soon as possible. In the meantime, sign up for our newsletter to be the first to know about advance ticket sales and secure your place early for next year!



From Friday to Sunday evening, the Fürenalp cable car barbecue area will be transformed into an outdoor kitchen for connoisseurs. The following highlights await you at Food Unplugged:

Forest Dinner

Experience culinary delights prepared by first-class chefs without electricity at the forest dinner. Let yourself be enchanted by unforgettable menus and enjoy the breathtaking atmosphere in the middle of the forest. Spend unforgettable moments with your loved ones in this unique location!

Wood Food

Didn't get a seat for dinner? Come by and treat yourself to a taste of next year. Enjoy a drink or two and let yourself be tempted by little treats! Try unforgettable, sustainable and energy-free snacks prepared by various chefs from our local kitchens.

Food Market

Stroll through the various stalls and discover the variety of our local stores! Here you can pack up memories in the form of snacks and enjoy them at home too.

Menu Forest Dinner

Friday & Saturday evening

Amuse Bouche

Restaurant Spannort


Pointed cabbage I ricotta I lovage
Grilled pointed cabbage with smoked ricotta served with lovage mayonnaise, spice sauce and pine nuts

Restaurant Spannort


Asparagus I suet I cassis
White asparagus with grilled beef tallow and cassis leaves, served with snake bread and smoked butter

Villa Hundert


Salmon trout I rye I peas I wild garlic
Warm smoked Ennetmoos salmon trout with mousseline sauce (butter sauce), served with rye, peas and wild garlic capers

Bistro Trübsee & Restaurant Golfstubli


Suckling pig I beer I rose hip
8h cooked suckling pig in beer sauce, served with fermented rosehip, spring potatoes and root vegetables

Wirtschaft Grafenort & Hotel St. Josefshaus


Rhubarb I Sponge I Spruce
Grilled rhubarb cream with sponge cake in rhubarb butter and pine cone caramel

Brasserie Konrad at Ski Lodge Engelberg

Menu Wood Food

Saturday and Sunday, 11.30 am to 4.00 pm

Pork belly I noodles I vegetables
Noodle soup with pork belly from ‘Holzen Fleisch’, vegetables and herbs

Brasserie Konrad at Ski Lodge Engelberg


Gitzi I cucumber I bread
Gitzi gyros from ‘Meierskählen’ with tzatziki and grilled pita bread

Restaurant Spannort


Trout I wheat I mint
Smoker-cooked ‘Ennetmoos trout’ with wheat and mint dip

Hotel St. Josefshaus & Wirtschaft Grafenort


Vegetables I mayonnaise I herbs
Root vegetables cooked in embers with herb mayonnaise, served with pickles and rye crumble 

Bistro Trübsee & Restaurant Golfstubli


Mushrooms I halloumi I dip
Skewers with ‘Kernser mushrooms’, served with leek, grilled halloumi and dancing dip

Restaurant zum Schweizerhaus


Homemade ice cream 
With milk from ‘Hof Neufallenbach’: chocolate brownie | raspberry | spruce needles

Alpina Einhorn

Heroes of the kitchen

In the evening, they will spoil you with refined courses at the Forest Dinner. In the afternoon, you can try your way through their delicacies at the Wood Food. Find out more about the talents of the Forest Kitchen:

Villa Hundert

A food journey through forests, meadows, streams and mountains. Presenting the honesty of produce while exploring and preserving the flourishing flavors of nature. An ever changing menu with its roots in the north and its heart in the Swiss alps.

Storytelling through taste.
From heart to heart

Restaurant Spannort

A special kind of gourmet experience awaits you in the Spannort Restaurant. A young, bright service team guides you through creative menu compositions made from fresh, regional products with a lot of charm and mischievousness. Here you can feel, taste and see the love of detail. The cosy rooms with lots of wood and the small terrace on the village street invite you to linger and enjoy.

Brasserie Konrad at Ski Lodge Engelberg

Our chef, Filip Bjelke has a real love for local ingredients and nature. Before joining us in Engelberg, he gained experience in various restaurants around the world, always focussing on using seasonal produce and supporting local suppliers. 

Wirtschaft Grafenort

In the cosy restaurant, refined dishes are lovingly and carefully prepared for you. Only regional and seasonal ingredients are used, with a preference for local produce. Down-to-earth dishes are combined with surprising elements, preferably from French cuisine, to create exquisite culinary delights.


YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT. True to this statement, we present the finest dishes in the Wirtschaft zum Schweizerhaus, which are prepared in our kitchen with market-fresh and, where possible, local produce. Our head chef always knows how to combine fresh ingredients in such a way that our dishes are surprisingly exciting and the smells and tastes delight the nose, palate and stomach in a variety of ways.

Hotel St. Josefshaus

On 1 June 2024, Benjamin Schmidt will take over the reins in the kitchen at Hotel St. Josefshaus. He is no stranger to Engelberg. His trademark: He effortlessly manages the balancing act between traditional, innovative and modern cuisine. Benjamin Schmidt loves to prepare culinary delights with fresh and, above all, regional products.

Trübsee Bistro

The new, cozy bistro on Trübsee cooks with a lot of creativity, joy and passion. The team led by Swedish chef Nico Lundgren impresses with innovative fusion cuisine inspired by Alpine and maritime influences. The presentation of the dishes invites the senses to immerse themselves in a world of taste and aesthetics.

Golf Stubli

The restaurant on the Engelberg golf course not only offers seasonal and regional specialities and exquisite wines, but also a spacious sun terrace with a view of the fascinating mountain world. In combination with the creations of the kitchen team, the concept of enjoyment becomes a true way of life here.

heroes of grapes

To accompany your meal, they will spoil you with harmonious pairings at the Wald Dinner and with refreshing drinks at the Wood Food afternoon. Read more about our talents with grapes:

Brunner Winery

Brunnerweinmanufaktur is a young winery on Lake Sempach. With unconcern, a lot of know-how and entrepreneurial courage, we create extremely cheeky wine combinations in addition to the wine classics.

Winery Ottiger

The young winemaking duo Kevin Studer and Denis Koch cultivate 6.5 hectares in the idyllic location of Kastanienbaum, Horw. In the immediate vicinity of Lake Lucerne and the city of Lucerne, fresh, straightforward and aroma-intensive wines are produced here. At Weinbau Ottiger, the tried-and-tested holds its own, the passion for Pinot Noir is further developed and new projects are realised.

Food Market

In the new ‘Food Market’ section, they offer handmade specialities and local products for sale on Sunday.


We are a family business that has been brewing beers over an open fire in a copper kettle for six years. Whether we brew at home in the Obermatt, or at 1900 metres above sea level, e.g. on the Laucherenalp, as part of an event. No effort is too great for us to offer our guests an unforgettable brewing experience. We produce lagers, wheat beers, pale ale or a dark stout as well as our classic corn beer. Our beers are available in local restaurants and shops. Are you curious? See you soon at an event.


Hiäsigs is located in the Engelberg Valley, surrounded by imposing mountain peaks and snow-covered slopes. Here, the precious products of an organic farm are refined with natural ingredients. Food produced by hand preserves the genuine taste of local products for all to enjoy. Hiäsigs stands for authenticity, quality and the beauty of nature.

Bio Hof Spisboden

The Trüb-Matter family lives together with their two children on the Spisboden organic farm above Engelberg. They run a 27-hectare farm with goats, cows, cattle and ponies. The production of regional beef and goat meat in accordance with Bio-Suisse guidelines is part of their business concept.


Hotel Bellevue-Terminus

The grand house on Bahnhofplatz, with a passion for gastronomy. The Yucatan restaurant serves world food cuisine with the best dishes from all over the world. In addition, there is the ever-changing ChefsPlayground menu, a seasonal playground for our kitchen team. During the winter months, Japanese specialities are served in the LivingRoom by BT.

Mountain restaurant Fürenalp

Fürenalp - a jewel in the middle of the mighty mountain world. Relax in the peaceful oasis at 1850 metres above sea level, in the rustic Fürenalp mountain restaurant, on the sun terrace or in the beautiful natural surroundings. Inspired by the majestic mountains and paired with regional ingredients, Swiss classics and creative dishes are served. The wines are selected with passion and fascination. Sweet dreams come true with homemade cakes and desserts.

Monastery Engelberg

For over 900 years, the Benedictine monastery has shaped the history of Engelberg. As a place of silence and prayer, simple pilgrims as well as crowned heads have been able to experience the hospitality of the monastery here, but also recovery of body, mind and soul. The monastery is a place where cultural treasures from more than nine centuries are cultivated and preserved.

Antik Grafenort

We are a small team of carpenters, wood lovers, old wood experts and interior designers who have settled in the Engelberg Valley. As a reliable specialist company, we offer solid craftsmanship in the field of individual carpentry work. Because we love what we do, our craft is unique, charming and steeped in history.

Perler Ofen

Perler Ofen GmbH has specialized in restoration, optimization and reconstruction of original antique stoves of all types and antique wooden cooking stoves for over 35 years. Perler Ofen GmbH is the largest specialist for antique stoves and wooden cooking stoves in Europe.

Walden Outdoor

"Walden" embodies the longing for original nature experiences. "Walden" offers small and big adventures for everyone who likes to be outdoors. Walden was inspired by Henry David Thoreau, who recorded his experiences of nature in the book "Walden, or life in the woods". With "Walden Outdoor" we supply youth groups, families, people, schools and companies with tents and products of high quality. With Walden Outdoor, we support projects of various youth groups and are tent partners at schools and kindergartens, various cultural events, festivals and celebrations.

TransGourmet Switzerland

TransGourmet is a leading provider of wholesale pick-up and delivery services for restaurateurs, retailers and tradespeople. The company offers a comprehensive range that includes high-quality manufacturer brands, innovative own brands and regional products. TransGourmet is characterized by first-class quality, attractive prices and professional advice.

Engelberger Druck AG

We are Engelberger Druck AG, your efficient and reliable printing partner in Central Switzerland for over 125 years. With our wide range of services, we are there for you - as your printing partner, sales partner, training company, product supplier or management. We are characterised by creative ideas, our versatile range, individual support and flexible services. We put our heart and soul into our work at all times and in all situations, leaving nothing to be desired. 

Impressions 2024

As in the previous year, Food Unplugged 2024 was again big success, here's a little recap!

Impressions 2023

Atmospheric ambience, cozy get-together and delicious food - the Food Unplugged 2023 was a complete success.