Thanksgiving in Zurich 2017

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Once a year in the USA tables are gathered with family & friends to celebrate Thanksgiving.

To help keep our American Zuri Girl’s traditions alive and make sure turkey will be on their dinner tables this 24th of November, we’ve kept our eyes out for tastes of the USA right here in Zurich…

Happy Thanksgiving gals!


Give Thanks for Professional Cooks

424230_353744078003352_1742208894_nThanksgiving Meal: A fully prepared, ready to eat, free-range turkey with cranberry sauce and choice of sides: red cabbage, glazed chestnuts and stuffing

When: Available from 23 – 25 Nov, order with 24-hours notice

Where: Baur au Lac. Talstrasse 1, 8001 Zurich (map)

Zuri Girl Tip: If you order 2 bottles of wine, your delivery is franc savvy free within the city

Cost: Takeaway starts at CHF 300 for 4 people

Additional Details:  Email info@agauche.ch | Call 044 220 50 60 / Website


Gold Coast to Go

seehotelThanksgiving Meal: A golden crispy, juicy turkey or a goose with a delicate marroni, apple and plum filling and seasonal sides like red cabbage, chestnuts, pumpkin balls, & orange napkin dumplings.

When: Available from 1 November to 26 December, order with 24-hours notice

Where: Romantik Seehotel Sonne. Seestrasse 120, 8700 Kusnacht (map)

Zuri Girl Tip: Taxi service delivery & wine pairings are available as add-ons

Cost: Starts at CHF 37 / person

Additional Details: Call 044 914 18 18 / Website


Gather with other Americans

Screen Shot 2014-11-13 at 3.51.13 PMThanksgiving Meal: American Football, bowling for the kids and a traditional meal served with American Wine and pumpkin Ale

When: Thursday, 23 November | 18.00 – 21.00

Where: Grain Restaurant. Zürichbergstrasse 71, 8044 Zürich (map)

Zuri Girl Tip: The dessert is pot luck so expect a table of American style home made treats & sweets

Cost: CHF 50 per adult, CHF 15 per child for Members | CHF 60 per adult, CHF 20 per child for Non-members.

Additional DetailsWebsite


5 Star Deliciousness

10150738_792444680793769_6183513500052114230_nThanksgiving Meal: Order what you need and heat up at home. Turkey with gravy & stuffing, stewed red cabbage, roasted pumpkin and dumplings with cranberry jelly and more. (48-hour notice)

When: Starting 23. November – 31. December

Where: Park Hyatt. Beethovenstrasse 21, 8002 Zurich (map)

Zuri Girl Tip: The offer goes through 31 December so perfect for Christmas too!

Cost: 5kg turkey starts at CHF 210 with sides and desserts additional

Additional Details: Turkey To Go Website


All You Can Eat Buffet

Turkey to Go_Marriott ZHThanksgiving Meal: An all-you-can eat buffet including a welcome drink & soft drinks

When: 23 November | 18.00 – 21.00

Where: Marriott Hotel. eCHo Restaurant. Neumuehlequai 42, 8006 Zurich (map)

Zuri Girl Tip: If you prefer to eat at home, check out their Turkey & trimmings to Go option starting at CHF 230 for 4 people

Cost: CHF 89

Additional Details: Marriott Website| +41 44 360 7106


A Popular Spot – Reserve Fast!

screen-shot-2016-11-20-at-9-55-14-pmThanksgiving Meal: A family style l meal including fresh turkeys from a local farm, sweet potato puree with streusel topping, colcannon mashed potatoes, apple sausage stuffing, corn bread, pumpkin pie and lots more.

When: 23 – 25 November | early & late seating

Where: Fork & Bottle

Zuri Girl Tip: Special meal options for vegans, vegetarians and Gluten Free allergies

Cost: CHF 85 / adult and CHF 35 / child

Additional Details: Fork & Bottle Facebookreservations@forkandbottle.ch


You’re the Chef

Zuri Girl’s top Tips for an at-home Thanksgiving

1. Whole Turkeys can be pre-ordered at Globus and Jelmoli while frozen can often be found at larger Migros and the Oerlikon Market.  Zuri Girl recommends ordering from the neighborhood butcher for a fresh, local turkey or the online organic shop farmy. Costs average at CHF 100 / turkey. Remember your oven size is likely quite smaller than an American oven so turkeys are a bit smaller to fit properly.

2. Cranberry, Stuffing & Bread Crumbs are often difficult to find in Zurich. Zuri Girl recommends the Sihl City COOP that has a large international section and “hard to find” products are often available. American Food AvenueJunk Food.ch and American Market offer delivery of common American products.

3. Pumpkin & Butternut Squash: The Burkliplatz weekly market has an assortment of Autumn vegetables. There’s an overwhelming number of varieties so be sure to speak with the merchant prior to purchasing.

4. Start new traditions and incorporate a Swiss Ingredient. Enjoy Sprungli for dessert or Glühwein for Apero. Girlfriends always get a 10% discount at Steinfels La Maision du Vin and free delivery for 6+ bottles.