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    Mercato del Gusto

    4 june 2023


Committed to pleasure, dedicated to Ticino: we invite you to the "Mercato del Gusto" on Sunday, 4 June 2023.

The Sunday market with over 40 market stalls will make the hearts of gourmets and Ticino lovers alike beat faster. Local producers present their delicacies, while top chefs prepare dishes with Ticino ingredients.

Admission is free. Consumptions are paid for individually, and the portions of our star chefs have a fix price of CHF 5.-!  

A presto in Ascona!

The chefs

10 top-level chefs who boast an impressive cumulative number of 13 Michelin stars and 138 Gault Millau points are on hand.

Discover them all

The exhibitors

From fruit and vegetables to delicious cheese or even snails, discover all the exhibitors of the Mercato del Gusto. 

Discover them all


Participate in our contest by simply filling in the cards at the Infopoints. Great prizes await you! 

Winners will be drawn at random and contacted individually. 

What could you win? 

one overnight stay with dinner at Locanda Barbarossa (1* Michelin), Castello del Sole, Ascona

one overnight stay at Hotel Storchen, Zurich

one brunch at Hotel Storchen, Zurich

one dinner at Restaurant Buech, Herrliberg

one breakfast at Hotel Alex Lake Zurich, Thalwil

a Kai TDM Shun Premier Santoku knife, Tim Mälzers Series, worth CHF 279.00 offered by Coltelleria Bianda, Locarno

one set of steak knives with wooden handles, Sknife, Swiss made, worth CHF 956.00 offered by Coltelleria Bianda, Locarno

Farm Open Days

Together with more than 80 farms in Switzerland, we invite you to discover our exciting world made of rice, rare mais species, and much more.

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Practical information

From how to reach us to how to pay, find all the answers to your most pressing questions.

Know everything

Download the Mercato del Gusto map

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The Living Circle – is a hand-picked group of first-class hotels and restaurants in incomparably beautiful locations, run by dedicated hosts. Rice, vegetables, fruit and a whole array of exquisite products – including wine, of course – is whisked fresh from our own farms directly to your table. That is how we define luxury. That is The Living Circle – luxury fed by nature.

Discover The Living Circle website