The Chedi Andermatt celebrates the prestigious ‘Hotel of the Year 2017′ GaultMillau Switzerland Award

5 October 2016

Andermatt, SWITZERAND – The Chedi Andermatt is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the “Hotel of the Year 2017″ GaultMillau Switzerland Award.

Adjudicated by GaultMillau expert inspectors, the news of this prestigious accolade was announced on 5 September 2016. The GaultMillau is a reputable and influential French restaurant guide which awards points based on the quality of produce, the creativity, consistency, technical execution and presentation of cooking as well as the harmony of individual dishes and menus.

On election, GaultMillau Switzerland writes: “A lifestyle hotel with a fascinating architecture. Restaurants with seductive Asian touch. A spa with 35-meter pool. An 18-hole golf course just outside the door: The Chedi Andermatt is GaultMillau Hotel of the Year 2017.”

The Chedi Andermatt can be found in a quaint village in the Urseren Valley at the heart of the Swiss Alps. Jean-Michel Gathy from Denniston Architects designed the 123 rooms and suites resort, combining Alpine chic with Asian features, making The Chedi Andermatt a sought-after luxury destination.

Led by General Manager Jean-Yves Blatt and Executive Chef Dietmar Sawyere, the “Hotel of the Year 2017″ GaultMillau Award is testament to the continued excellence of the staff at the hotel and their consistent commitment to providing unparalleled service and hospitality.

Dietmar Sawyere joined The Chedi Andermatt in 2015, overseeing all food and beverage operations including GaultMillau-awarded eateries, The Restaurant, and The Japanese Restaurant.  Sawyere brought his team of chefs from all over the world to create refined, authentic Asian delicacies, receiving fifteen GaultMillau points in The Restaurant and sixteen GaultMillau points in The Japanese Restaurant, where Sushi Master Taniguchi Kazuki and Teppanyaki Chef Yoshizumi Yutaro continue to impress with exquisite creations. The new pop-up restaurant, The Chalet and The Clubhouse complete the culinary offer.

Delighted to receive such recognition, General Manager Jean-Yves Blatt comments: “Our success is based on the “Chedi” spirit: the perfect match of the unique combination of Alpine Chic and Asian Zen. The power of silence of the surrounding alpine mountains. In the care and exclusive hospitality of our employees. And last but not least – because of the nearly unlimited culinary enjoyment.”

The Investor, Samih Sawiris added:  “This award is the highlight and coronation of 10 years full of work. We are all truly delighted to receive this award.”

In celebration of this award, The Chedi Andermatt have announced a special ‘Hotel of The Year‘ package for guests which includes:

  • Two nights in a Deluxe Room, Grand Deluxe Room, Deluxe Junior Suite, Deluxe Suite or Grand Deluxe Suite
  • The Chedi Grand Buffet Breakfast
  • A four-course Wine & Dine at The Restaurant per person per stay
  • CHF 50 spa credit per person
  • Valet service and parking

Special Room/Suite Services:

  • Welcome drink upon arrival
  • Daily newspaper
  • Non-alcoholic beverages from the minibar
  • Unlimited access to The Spa & Health Club
  • Wi-Fi Internet access in the room/suite and in common areas

Package runs from 5 September 2016 – 30 September 2017 and prices start from CHF 640 (approx. £500) per person.
Click HERE for more details and to check availability.


About The Chedi Andermatt

Open since 20 December 2013, The Chedi Andermatt is the first General Hotel Management Ltd. (GHM) property in Switzerland, the home of the group co-founder Hans R. Jenni. The hotel is situated in the Ursen Valley in the heart of the Swiss Alps and can be reached via three alpine passes, coming from Munich, Milan and Zurich. Jean-Michel Gathy from Denniston Architects designed the resort, combining Alpine chic with Asian features. The reference to nature and refined detail is apparent across the entire hotel, and are especially visible in the hotel’s 123 rooms and suites. The Chedi Andermatt’s culinary options include Western and Asian cuisine in The Restaurant and The Japanese Restaurant. Snacks, drinks, cigars, wines and small dishes are available in The Wine & Cigar Library, The Lobby & Courtyard and The Bar, The Pool, The Chalet and The Clubhouse. A further highlight is The 2,400 square metre award-winning The Spa & Health Club.

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