Located at 2616m, Fluhalp restaurant near Zermatt Switzlerand, has an immense outside deck for enjoying its incredible food and spectacular view of the Matterhorn on clear days. Seen here from the outside with skis lined up from the lunch crowd.
Chalet Etoile, an on-slope restaurant in Cervinia, Italy, on the opposite side of Zermatt, Switzerland, and in the shadow of the Matterhorn. Founded in 1974 and run by Swede Ulla di Frassy and her team of Swedish waitresses and servers, Chalet Etoile is an on-mountain institution of fine dining. Enjoying a meal and drink inside the chalet with one of the resident german shepard dogs to keep you company.
Chalet Etoile, an on-slope restaurant in Cervinia, Italy, on the opposite side of Zermatt, Switzerland, and in the shadow of the Matterhorn. Founded in 1974 and run by Swede Ulla di Frassy and her team of Swedish waitresses and servers, Chalet Etoile is an on-mountain institution of fine dining. Pictured here is Fagottini de Pere con Gorgonzola, miele e noci. The filling is pear and parmesan.
Tucked away high up on the mountain on the Italian side of Cervinia is Refugio Gran Sometta - an alpine rustic restaurant serving incredible home-style food. The chef who started it, Luciano, claims to be the first person to have cooked pasta on the mountain back in 1969. The dishes are all served on paper or plastic as there is no running water. A donut for dessert along with grappa that has been infused with wild mountain strawberries.
Wearing a stylized Italian flag-motif winter hat a skiier has a laugh after a pit-stop at Refugio Gran Sometta - an alpine rustic restaurant serving incredible home-style food. Tucked away high up on the mountain on the Italian side of Cervinia, near Zermatt, is The chef who started it, Luciano; who claims to be the first person to have cooked pasta on the mountain back in 1969. The dishes are all served on paper or plastic as there is no running water.
Located at 2616m, Fluhalp restaurant near Zermatt Switzlerand, has an immense outside deck for enjoying its incredible food and spectacular view of the Matterhorn on clear days. Enjoying dessert on the deck with a variety of house-made schnapps (blueberry, mixed herb, raspberry) to finish the meal.
Located in the hamlet of Findeln, Findlerhof restaurant is absolutely equisite on-mountain dining courtesy of Franz and Heidi. The view from 2051m is equalled only by the food. Pictured here is the kitchen after the rush.
Located in the hamlet of Findeln, Findlerhof restaurant is absolutely equisite on-mountain dining courtesy of Franz and Heidi. The view from 2051m is equalled only by the food.
Located in the hamlet of Findeln, Findlerhof restaurant is absolutely equisite on-mountain dining courtesy of Franz and Heidi. The view from 2051m is equalled only by the food.
Emi the Saint Bernard lies in the wait for tourists to have their photo taken with her with the stunning background of the Matterhorn high on the top of Rothorn  in Zermatt, Switzerland.
Training for a race involves hiking up the mountain with skis on your back in preparation for skiing down it in Zermatt, Switzerland.
Taking in the view before getting some turns in at Zermatt, Switzerland.
Located at 2616m, Fluhalp restaurant near Zermatt Switzlerand, has an immense outside deck for enjoying its incredible food and spectacular view of the Matterhorn on clear days. Seen here from the outside with skis lined up from the lunch crowd.
Tucked away high up on the mountain on the Italian side of Cervinia is Refugio Gran Sometta - an alpine rustic restaurant serving incredible home-style food. The chef who started it, Luciano, claims to be the first person to have cooked pasta on the mountain back in 1969. The dishes are all served on paper or plastic as there is no running water. Pictured here is a Uova Sommeta in a pan (eggs, procsiutto, fontina cheese, bread).
Located 4km from Cervinia on the Italian side of the Matterhorn and Zermatt, Les Neiges d’Antan is a gem of an alpine hotel. Only 24 rooms and family owned and run by Ludivico Bich offers free shuttles to the slopes just 10 minutes away. The wine cellar is spectacular, with a serpentine rock sweating water and cool air in the middle, and the food unsuprisingly divine. Pictured here is one of the hotel's many Land Rovers that will pick you up and drop you off at the hotel and spa.
The Matterhorn gondola in Zermatt, Switzerland.
Deciding which slope to hit in Zermatt, Switzerland.
The Stockhorn Grill, a rustic mountaineer-themed restaurant, in the heart of Zermatt, serves amazing grilled meats and fondue.
Bergrestaurant Blatten, in Zermatt, Switzerland. Pictured here is a mushroom soup served in a bowl with a puff pastry top.
Bergrestaurant Blatten, in Zermatt, Switzerland.
Chalet Etoile, an on-slope restaurant in Cervinia, Italy, on the opposite side of Zermatt, Switzerland, and in the shadow of the Matterhorn. Founded in 1974 and run by Swede Ulla di Frassy and her team of Swedish waitresses and servers, Chalet Etoile is an on-mountain institution of fine dining.
A charcuterie plate the the Bayard Metzgeri-Wursterei Butcher in Zermatt, Switzerland.
Chalet Etoile, an on-slope restaurant in Cervinia, Italy, on the opposite side of Zermatt, Switzerland, and in the shadow of the Matterhorn. Founded in 1974 and run by Swede Ulla di Frassy and her team of Swedish waitresses and servers, Chalet Etoile is an on-mountain institution of fine dining.
Tucked away high up on the mountain on the Italian side of Cervinia is Refugio Gran Sometta - an alpine rustic restaurant serving incredible home-style food. The chef who started it, Luciano, claims to be the first person to have cooked pasta on the mountain back in 1969. The dishes are all served on paper or plastic as there is no running water.
Hennu Stalle (in English, Chicken Coop), one of the biggest and most popular apres ski bars in Zermatt, owned by Norbi Julen.
Hennu Stalle (in English, Chicken Coop), one of the biggest and most popular apres ski bars in Zermatt, owned by Norbi Julen.
The horse-drawn carriage at Grand Hotel Zermatterhof in Zermatt, Switzerland.
The Edelweis Pension overlooking Zermatt village in Switzerland.
A snowboarder in a white ape costume poses in Zermatt, Switzerland with the Matterhorn rising in the background.
Located 4km from Cervinia on the Italian side of the Matterhorn and Zermatt, Les Neiges d’Antan is a gem of an alpine hotel. Only 24 rooms and family owned and run by Ludivico Bich offers free shuttles to the slopes just 10 minutes away. The wine cellar is spectacular, with a serpentine rock sweating water and cool air in the middle, and the food unsuprisingly divine. Rabbit paté wrapped in lardo, house smoked trout-smoked with larch pine cones.
The iconic Matterhorn during a winter storm in Zermatt, Switzerland.